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(Dassel MN-) Former Senator Steve Dille of Dassel passed away Wednesday at the age of 75. Dille, a Republican, was a veterinarian and served in the Minnesota House from 1987 to 1993, and in the Minnesota Senate from 1993 to 2011. The Litchfield native was also known as an excellent horsemen.… Read more

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(Willmar MN-)  The first case of COVID 19 has been reported in Kandiyohi County.   The county Health and Human Services department says they were notified by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) that a man in his 60s who resides in Kandiyohi County has tested positive for the virus.   He… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) Funeral directors are facing busy times ahead once the coronavirus threat has passed. Nathan Streed from Harvey Anderson-Johnson Funeral Home in Willmar says most people who lose loved ones during this time of social distancing and Stay at Home orders from The Governor are chos… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) The Kandi Mall in Willmar is temporarily closing. In a news release they say in accordance with Governor Walz executive order which goes into effect at midnight tonight, Kandi Mall will temporarily close Saturday through Friday April 10th. They say protecting the health and wel… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) The Covid-19 pandemic has wiped out 1/6th of The Barn Theatre in Willmar's planned revenues for this season. Barn Operations Manager Naomi Lindquist says A year with Frog and Toad was going to be staged April 16th through the 26th, but when Governor Walz issued his executive or… Read more

 

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Yesterday, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced a stay-at-home order to limit non-essential movement outside of the home. Executive Order 20-20 is intended to slow the infection rate of COVID-19 and to buy time to deal with the anticipated rise in infected patients needing ICU care and to b… Read more

(Minneapolis, MN) -- A former guard for the Minnesota Vikings is dead at 61. Terry Tausch played for the Vikings for seven seasons and died Wednesday. He was part of a Super Bowl-winning team with San Francisco. Tausch's brother says the former NFLer's death was unexpected. Read more

(Undated) -- MLB and its players association have agreed to a deal surrounding the league stoppage due to COVID-19. Multiple reports says players have voted and owners are expected to ratify a deal that will cover an advance in salary for players along with the right to shorten the MLB Draft… Read more

(Undated) -- The NFL Draft will g on as scheduled. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams saying the draft will still take place from April 23rd to 25th. According to ESPN, the memo warns of punishment for anyone that criticizes the league's decision. The commissioner also told team… Read more

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Former Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes is headed to Indy. The Colts have reached a one-year deal with the veteran. Rhodes spent the last seven seasons in Minnesota and has 10 career interceptions. Read more

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