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Congress weighs choice: ‘Go big’ on virus aid or hit ‘pause’

WASHINGTON — Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to ‘go big,’ as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the ... Read more

41 mins ago by Associated Press.

Photos: Celebrating year 103

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41 mins ago by Daily Herald.

Sandvik: ‘Ambulance will come for those showing COVID-19 symptoms’

Mower County Sheriff Steve Sandvik is urging those calling for an ambulance to report if they have COVID-19 symptoms after some have not done so ... Read more

41 mins ago by Daily Herald.

Photos: Lyle Legion holds services at 6 sites

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41 mins ago by Daily Herald.

Hormel executive retires after 34 years with the company, 2 others promoted from within

Hormel Foods Corporation announced the upcoming retirement of Larry Vorpahl, group vice president and president of Hormel Foods International Corporation. Swen Neufeldt, currently vice president ... Read more

41 mins ago by Daily Herald.

Law enforcement and COVID-19

The need for law enforcement never decreases, even during a pandemic. But with the risk of exposure, the Austin Police Department and Mower County Sheriff’s ... Read more

41 mins ago by Mike Stoll.

Starwatch: The jewel of Bootes shines bright

By Deane Morrison Venus has just left the evening sky, and now Jupiter and Saturn are moving in. By mid-month both will be up in ... Read more

41 mins ago by Daily Herald.

LeRoy Summer Fest cancelled because of COVID-19 pandemic

The LeRoy Commercial Club has cancelled the annual LeRoy Summer Fest celebration due to concerns about COVID-19. According to LeRoy City Clerk-Treasurer Patty White, the ... Read more

41 mins ago by Daily Herald.

Feehan receives DFL endorsement for MN 1st Congressional District

The First Congressional District Democratic Farmer Labor Party announced Sunday that Dan Feehan has received the endorsement of the DFL Party as its candidate for ... Read more

41 mins ago by Daily Herald.

Some churches say services still too risky

MINNEAPOLIS — Many religious leaders in Minnesota say it’s too soon to throw open their doors to the faithful, despite the governor’s recent decision to ... Read more

42 mins ago by Associated Press.

Consumer confidence up slightly but remains near 6-year low

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence inched up this month, showing signs of stabilizing, but remained near a six-year low in the face of the widespread ... Read more

42 mins ago by Associated Press.

Ruby’s distributes 400 bundles of food

Ruby’s Pantry Austin distributed 400 bundles of donated food and other items at their Thursday, May 21 pantry held at the Mower County Fairgrounds. With ... Read more

42 mins ago by Daily Herald.

Mower County to re-open to the public

Mower County will re-open to serve the public in person beginning Monday, June 1. In a press release issued Tuesday, the openings will be in ... Read more

42 mins ago by Daily Herald.

4 Minneapolis officers fired after death of black man

MINNEAPOLIS — Four Minneapolis officers involved in the arrest of a handcuffed black man who died in police custody were fired Tuesday, hours after a ... Read more

14 hours ago by Associated Press.

Latest on COVID-19 in MN: 899 deaths; ICU cases hit new high

MPR News Staff Minnesota’s COVID-19 death toll continued its grim ascent Tuesday as the state Health Department reported 899 people have died from the disease, ... Read more

14 hours ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

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