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COVID-19 News: Yellow Medicine County closes nearly all offices

All Yellow Medicine County offices, with the exception of the Justice Center Main Door location for only…

COVID-19 News: Minnesota Judicial Branch Late Penalties, Collections Referrals, and Drivers’ License Suspensions Temporarily Stopped to Reduce Courthouse Visits

The Minnesota Judicial Branch is discouraging the public from making any non-essential visits to court facilities during…

COVID-19 News: DNR Deer Meetings Postponed due to COVID-19 Precautions

Dan Ruiter, Information Officer for the South Region of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, states this…

COVID-19 News: Redwood Area School District temporarily changes daycare rules (updated)

(NOTE: this article has been updated to include the text of the governor’s letter, and a list…

Red Rock Central School District defines its COVID-19 procedures

Todd Lee, Superintendent of the Red Rock Central School District, sent the following information out to parents…

Legislature passes bill to expand Highway 14 from Nicollet to New Ulm

A bill to fund the expansion of Highway 14 to a four-lane from Nicollet to New Ulm…

Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Department changes some procedures due to COVID-19

Kandiyohi County Sheriff Eric Holien issued a statement on Monday about steps the department is making due…

Governor Walz orders closure of bars, restaurants, public amusement; strengthens unemployment insurance trust fund

Following the Minnesota Department of Public Health’s announcement today that the number of COVID-19 cases in Minnesota…

First COVID-19 cases reported in Blue Earth, Waseca Counties

The first positive case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Blue Earth County by the Minnesota Department…

Area state legislators still available for public despite COVID-19 situation

Although the Minnesota State Legislature is changing its regularly scheduled hours and recess due to COVID-19 concerns…



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