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2 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Freeborn County

Freeborn County has two confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to the Minnesota Department of Health on Wednesday. The first case is a person in their ... Read more

2 hours ago by Sarah Stultz.

Ice is out on Fountain Lake

April 1 will be recorded as the date the ice completely melted on Fountain Lake in 2020, according to Mark Malepsy, annual watcher of the ... Read more

2 hours ago by Sarah Stultz.

What you need to do to get your government stimulus check

The IRS and the Treasury Department say Americans will start receiving their economic impact checks in the next three weeks. The payments are part of ... Read more

8 hours ago by Associated Press.

When you’re on your own, we are there with you

As the state and nation battle one of the most challenging times of this generation, we want to let you know we are here for ... Read more

21 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Independent forecast projects Minnesota to hit COVID-19 peak by mid-April

Independent health researchers are predicting the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic in Minnesota to take place in three weeks with peak resources expected to be ... Read more

21 hours ago by Sarah Stultz.

Minnesota death toll increases to 12; 26 are in ICU with coronavirus

Twelve people have died from COVID-19 in Minnesota, up from 10 reported on Monday, while the number of cases in the state since the pandemic ... Read more

21 hours ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Gun sales sour amid coronavirus outbreak

Spikes in gun sales typically follow mass shootings or the elections of presidents who are Democrats, as gun owners fear government restrictions on future firearms ... Read more

21 hours ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Residents reminded of leaf burning ordinance

Albert Lea Fire Rescue would like to remind residents that it is against city ordinance to burn leaves in town, according to a press release. ... Read more

21 hours ago by Submitted.

Rural Finance Authority funding to allow COVID-19 response

Assistance from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s Rural Finance Authority will be available to help farmers whose operations are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, according ... Read more

21 hours ago by Submitted.

Social Security benefits will be paid on time

Andrew Saul, commissioner of Social Security, reminded the public that Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefit payments will continue to be paid on time ... Read more

21 hours ago by Submitted.

MDA services continued during COVID-19 pandemic

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is continuing inspection services during Gov. Tim Walz’s two-week stay at home executive order and throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, according ... Read more

21 hours ago by Submitted.

Building demolition will delay detours near Claremont

Construction crews are expected to begin demolition of buildings and removal April 6 as part of the expansion of Highway 14 between Dodge Center and ... Read more

21 hours ago by Submitted.

DEED announces small business loan programs

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced the Minnesota small business loan guarantee program, which was approved by the Minnesota Legislature last week, ... Read more

21 hours ago by Submitted.

The countdown clock is clicking again for the Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO — The countdown clocks have been reset and are ticking again for the Tokyo Olympics. The model outside Tokyo Station, and others across the ... Read more

22 hours ago by Associated Press.

Department of Health releases more information about state’s COVID-19 patients

Twelve people have died, and 629 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Minnesota as of Tuesday, according to numbers released by the Minnesota Department ... Read more

1 day ago by Sarah Stultz.

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