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(Minneapolis, MN) -- A petition to change the name of Chicago Avenue in south Minneapolis to Floyd Avenue topped its goal of 15-thousand signatures. George Floyd died in police custody on Memorial Day at the intersection of 38th and Chicago. The Change-dot-org petition says, "we are asking t… Read more

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(New London MN-) There will be a parking lot graduation ceremony for New London-Spicer High School Seniors today at the school in New London. It begins at 2 p.m. Graduates are not required to participate, and could ask for a private ceremony. A stage will be set up in front of the school, an… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) On Saturday a lot of people will be getting rid of cans, bottles and paper they've storing for 2 months since Kandiyohi County ended it's curbside and drop-off recycling program. Jay Baker is the county's Household Hazardous Waste and Recycling Coordinator, and says on Saturday… Read more

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(New London MN-) New London will be saying goodbye to Mayor Bill Gossman at a memorial service Sunday. New London Administrator-Clerk-Treasurer Trudie Guptil says a memorial service for Gossman takes place Sunday from 1 to 530 at the city stage next to the New London Fire Hall on Central Avenue... Read more

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(Willmar MN-) A group of Willmar George Floyd protestors will be dedicating a memorial to the slain St. Louis Park man in Willmar Saturday. They are planning an event from 11 to 1145 a.m. at 414 Becker Avenue Southwest in Downtown Willmar. At 1 p.m. there will be a peaceful protest at Willma… Read more

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(St. Paul MN-) The Minnesota Department of Health reported a sharp one-day increase in COVID-19 Friday. On Thursday they reported 404 more cases of the coronavirus, but on Friday they reported 711 more. Some have been expecting cases to go up after the massive protests and riots in the Twin … Read more

 

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(Willmar MN-) This year, in observance of Doughnut Day on June 5th , The Salvation Army of Willmar will be delivering doughnuts to first responders as a thank you for their work and dedication to the community. In light of the current circumstances we will not be handing doughnuts to the pub… Read more

(Willmar MN-) The JCPenney store in the Kandi Mall in Willmar is being shut down.  J.C. Penney Co. Inc. said late Thursday it will be closing 154 stores in the near future as part of its “store optimization strategy” after filing for bankruptcy protection last month. The Willmar store is on … Read more

(Minneapolis, MN) -- Al Sharpton says there will be another March on Washington rally in response to the death of George Floyd. At Floyd's memorial at North Central University Thursday, Sharpton said there will be a large rally on August 28th, the anniversary of Martin Luther King Junior's f… Read more

(Undated) -- The Minnesota County Attorney's Association has voted to recommend giving the Attorney General's Office the authority to prosecute all officer-involved murders. The Star Tribune reports this would need to be passed by the state legislature during the special session in order to … Read more

(Undated) -- Twenty-nine more Minnesotans have died from coronavirus. The state department of health announced new numbers Thursday, which include 404 new cases. There's now been over eleven-hundred coronavirus deaths and over 26-thousand-200 cases in Minnesota. Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- Governor Tim Walz is activating the Minnesota National Guard to provide safety for Clay County and surrounding areas during demonstrations planned in Fargo in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Walz said, "while Minnesotans turn their attention to rebuilding our communities … Read more

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(Glenwood MN-) A rural Glenwood woman was sentenced Tuesday in Pope County District Court after pleading guilty in February to swindling a man out of more than $5000 worth of property. Judge Melissa Listug sentenced 38 year-old Jana Zenner to 40 hours community service work every year for th… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) Today will be the first day of the Willmar School District summer lunch program. Yesterday was the last day of school and Willmar School District Food Service Director Annette Derouin says they will be changing the bus routes they've been using for the past two months deliverin… Read more

(Hennepin Co., MN) -- The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office has released George Floyd's full autopsy. It shows he previously tested positive for coronavirus. The report says Floyd was likely asymptomatic and doesn't cite coronavirus as a factor in his death. Read more