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(St. Cloud MN-) Stearns County has reported another COVID-19-related death. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, Stearns County Tuesday reported it's 24th death since the start of the Pandemic this spring. Only 9415 tests were conducted on Monday, which is less than half of the a… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) The American Red Cross needs people of all races and ethnicities to give blood to help ensure a blood supply as diverse as the patients who depend on it. Read more

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(Willmar MN-) As Summer turns to Fall, work on the 50 million dollar Willmar railroad bypass, known as the Willmar WYE, continues. MnDot has issued a project update..."As the utility relocations are being finished, we will complete the grading in those locations, as well as place the gravel … Read more

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(St. Paul MN-) Representative Dean Urdahl of Grove City has been appointed to serve on the Minnesota House Select Committee on Racial Justice. The group holds it's first meeting Tuesday afternoon. The group is co-chaired by DFL Representatives Ruth Richardson of Mendota Heights and Rena Mora… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) Minnesota Senate District 17 candidates Fernando Alvarado, DFLer from Willmar, and incumbent Andrew Lang, Republican from Olivia, participated in an on-air candidates' forum on KWLM's Open Mic Show Monday. They were asked their opinion of the state response to the George Floyd … Read more

(Duluth, MN) -- The state's first saliva testing site for COVID-19 opens tomorrow in Duluth. The state will open the testing site at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. Saliva tests will be free to anyone who thinks they need to be tested. It will be open five days a week, from noon … Read more

 

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(St. Paul MN-) A recent study shows Minnesota is not in the top ten states for teachers. With World Teachers’ Day around the corner and teachers having to implement social distancing or online learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the personal-finance website WalletHub Monday released its r… Read more

(Maplewood, MN) -- A man's dead after being hit by a car in Maplewood. Police say the man was hit in the 12-hundred-block of North Lakewood Drive Saturday night, and the driver drove off. Officers are looking for a car with front-end damage. Anyone with information is asked to call police. Read more

(Minneapolis, MN) -- The University of Minnesota is testing sewage at its Twin Cities and Duluth campuses for coronavirus. The Star Tribune reports the school hopes the testing will help keep its doors open throughout the semester. The testing is revolving around sewage inside residence halls. Read more

(New Brighton, MN) -- The search is on for a kayaker who went missing in Long Lake in New Brighton over the weekend. Police say the kayaker is believed to have entered the water on the east side of the lake Sunday morning. The kayaker had not been found as of early this morning. Read more

(Bemidji, MN)  --  President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden both campaigned in Minnesota Friday.  President Trump told a crowd of supporters at the Bemidji Regional Airport, "Forty-six days from now we're going to win Minnesota and four more years in the White Hou… Read more

(Hermantown, MN)  --  Former Vice President Joe Biden vowed to stand up for union jobs during a stop at the Carpenter's Training Institute in Hermantown.  Biden said, "Here on the Iron Range, we can see the resilience and the grit the communities that built America, the metal they are made, … Read more

(St. Paul, MN)  --  Flags are flying at half-staff across in Minnesota to honor the life and legacy of U-S Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.   Eighty-seven-year-old Ginsberg died Friday from complications of pancreatic cancer.  Governor Tim Walz ordered flags lowered Friday night th… Read more

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(St. Paul MN-) The day after Minnesota reported the most COVID-19 tests given in a single day, the Minnesota Department of Health also reported a single day record amount of people testing positive for the virus. On Thursday 29,431 people were tested, and on Friday they reported 1099 additio… Read more