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(St. Paul MN-) The number of new COVID-19 cases in Minnesota continues to shrink. The Minnesota Department of Health Tuesday reported 583 additional cases, the lowest daily number since March 14th The state's pandemic total now stands at more than 589,000, and of that number, nearly 572,000 … Read more

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(Albert Lea, MN) -- The 2021 Freeborn County Fair is back on after Governor Walz announced the lifting of most by COVID restrictions by July. The fair board in southern Minnesota had canceled the event last month due to the ongoing pandemic. Organizers put out a statement Monday saying, "we … Read more

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(Willmar MN-) An initial court appearance for a Willmar man charged after an April crime spree was cancelled Monday, and another hearing for 39-year-old Michael Seys was scheduled for June 29th. Seys faces 11 charges, most of them felonies, for events that took place on April 24th. He is acc… Read more

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(St. Paul MN-) The Minnesota Department of Health Monday reported zero additional deaths from COVID-19. The last zero death day was April 26th. Minnesota's pandemic death toll is now at 7231. There were 1191 additional cases of coronavirus reported, bringing the state's total to nearly 589,0… Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- The Minnesota House is expected to pass a bill legalizing marijuana this week, but its future in the state Senate isn’t too promising. Democrats control the House, but the Republican-controlled Senate may never bring it up for a vote. That’s not the slam-dunk it used to be.… Read more

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(Kandiyohi MN-) A man was injured in southern Kandiyohi County Monday when a metal bar went into his foot. It happened on property between Lakes Kasota and Minnetaga, south of Kandiyohi, during the noon hour. Kandiyohi County Sheriff Eric Holien says a drag, which is a piece of farm equipmen… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) With Governor Walz lifting COVID-19 restrictions by the end of May, The Barn Theatre in Willmar is making plans to start putting on plays again. Barn Theatre Operations Manager Naomi Lindquist says they are excited to be able to open with a full house. The Barn seats about 220 … Read more

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(Willmar MN-) MnDot says after running into some soft soils on 1st Avenue that slowed the construction process on The Willmar WYE Project, crews should be placing curb and gutter this week and paving next week. The new 45th Street, north of the railroad, should be ready for aggregate surfaci… Read more

LOCAL AND REGIONAL SPORTS

(New York, NY) -- The NFL schedule gets released today, meaning Vikings fans will learn weeks and times for the first ever 17-game season. Minnesota is one of the teams that adds a ninth road game this year. Among the teams outside of the NFC North coming to U-S Bank Stadium are the Cowboys,… Read more

(Minneapolis, MN) -- Minnesota men's hockey announced its home opponents for the 2021-22 season yesterday. In addition to the six other Big Ten teams, the Golden Gophers will host Alaska Fairbanks and Mercyhurst, along with Frozen Four participants Minnesota-Duluth and St. Cloud State. They'… Read more

(St. Paul, MN) -- The Saints were crushed by the Iowa Cubs in their home opener, 11-1. Tomás Telis recorded one of St. Paul's two hits and drove in the only run of the night. Griffin Jax is set to start game two of the six-game series tonight. Read more

(Detroit, MI) -- The Timberwolves won their final road game of the season, beating the Pistons in Detroit, 119-100. Karl-Anthony Towns scored a game-high 28 points, and Rookie of the Year hopeful Anthony Edwards added 22. They finish the year with three home games, the first of which is tomo… Read more

(St. Paul, MN) -- The Wild are in St. Louis to finish the regular season, and will play the first of a back-to-back tonight against the Blues. With two wins in the Heartland, plus two Kings victories over the Avalanche in regulation, the Wild can steal the two-seed in the West Division and o… Read more

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