(Willmar MN-) Kandiyohi County has reached 600 COVID-19 cases since the start of the Pandemic this past winter. The Minnesota Department of Health says Kandiyohi County reported 5 more cases on Wednesday, bringing the total to an even 600. Stearns County reported 26 more cases to bring their… Read more
(Willmar MN-) Kandiyohi County may not be doing any curbside recycling at this time, but things are still very busy at the recycling center. Coordinator Jay Baker says on Saturday they had their 3rd of 4 recycling drop-off events, which he says went very well, and this week they've been rece… Read more
(Minneapolis MN-) A man was shot to death in Minneapolis last night. Police were called to the area of Childrens' Hospital on 10th Avenue South in Minneapolis at 11 p.m. on the report of a man who had been shot. When officers arrived they found the man had already been taken to Abbott-Northw… Read more
(Willmar MN-) The Willmar School Board Monday night approved purchasing 2300 I-pads and cases to be used by students in grades 1-through-5 in the upcoming school year. Superintendent Jeff Holm says they will cost just under $757,000, and they will pay for them with federal CARES Act money wh… Read more
(Starbuck MN-) Four people were hurt in a two vehicle crash south of Starbuck yesterday afternoon. The state patrol says at 4:32 p.m., a westbound car driven by 19-year-old Alisa Samadani from North Oaks went through the stop sign on Pope County Road 18 and struck a pickup that was traveling… Read more
(St. Paul MN-) Senate Republicans have a third day of hearings today (10am) on what they label state and local officials' sluggish response to Twin Cities riots after the death of George Floyd. House Speaker, Democrat Melissa Hortman says about that: Read more
(Fridley, MN) -- A 71-year-old man takes a plea deal in connection with a deadly car fire in a Fridley Walmart parking lot. On Tuesday, Roberto Hipolito pleaded guilty to two counts of starting a negligent fire that caused great bodily harm. Hipolito's accused of setting his van on fire with… Read more
(Crow Wing Co., MN) -- A woman who was recently found dead in Crow Wing County is identified. The sheriff's office says 28-year-old Carly Jackson of Crosslake was found in the Uppgaard Wildlife Management Area Sunday afternoon. Jackson's cause of death hasn't been announced, but it's not bei… Read more
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Real WorldLater this year, Peter Gabriel will release four archival live albums as multiple-LP vinyl sets, three of which have never before been available on vinyl.
Courtesy of BMGA new cover of the classic 1971 T. Rex song "Jeepster" by Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Joan Jett, which will appear on the upcoming tribute album AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex, has been released as an advance single digitally and via streaming services.
Courtesy of Asset Marketing ServicesA new series of collectible fine-silver coins featuring portraits of some of the all-time biggest music stars are available for purchase now at ModernCoinMart.com.
Courtesy of Sony Music Archives/BMG BooksFounding Byrds bassist Chris Hillman is releasing a new memoir called Time Between: My Life as a Byrd, Burrito Brother and Beyond that's scheduled to be published on November 17.
Sony LegacyAC/DC's hugely successful Back in Black album celebrates its 40th anniversary this month, and to mark the milestone, the Australian rockers have launched a new series of YouTube videos looking at the making of the record.