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Keep on Rolling: Rydjor Bike still working to keep people biking

As the world slows down and recreation options are limited, there is no better time to get out on a bike and ride. With that ... Read more

6 mins ago by Rocky Hulne.

‘This is not martial law’: Local law enforcement addresses EO 20-20

In an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Gov. Tim Walz issued Executive Order 20-20 on Wednesday. Otherwise known as the “Stay at ... Read more

6 hours ago by Mike Stoll.

Schools turning to distance learning

After Gov. Tim Walz’s announcement Wednesday that he had issued a shelter at home executive order, schools across the state will now have to adapt ... Read more

6 hours ago by Eric Johnson.

House damaged in Thursday afternoon cooking fire

No injuries were reported after a Northwest Austin home was damaged in a Thursday afternoon fire. According to a Friday morning press release from the ... Read more

6 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress to support ... Read more

21 hours ago by Associated Press.

EOC establishes Essential Needs phone line, email

The Mower County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has established a phone line and email address for Essential Needs, according to Mower County Emergency Manager Amy ... Read more

21 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Latest on COVID-19 in Minnesota: 4 dead as cases jump to 398

MPR Staff Minnesota now has four deaths linked to COVID-19, up from two Thursday, and the number of cases has jumped to 398 from 346, state ... Read more

24 hours ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

House passes $2.2T rescue package, rushes it to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting swiftly in an extraordinary time, the House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package Friday, tossing a life preserver ... Read more

24 hours ago by Associated Press.

Ellison: ‘Be on the lookout for COVID-19 charity scams’

St. Paul — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison issued a warning to Minnesotans to avoid potential charity scams related to COVID-19. With the number of ... Read more

1 day ago by Mike Stoll.

Stepping up: When Nexus Gerard Family Healing sent out a call for help, Thomas Herrera led the way

Austin is often defined by its people’s willingness to help others when the need is there. Thomas Herrera is no different, and when Nexus Gerard ... Read more

1 day ago by Eric Johnson.

Hy-Vee announces appreciation bonus for its front line employees, new job protective leave benefits

To show its gratitude during this historic time, Hy-Vee, Inc. is giving a front line employee appreciation bonus to all of its part-time and full-time ... Read more

1 day ago by Daily Herald.

APS to continue food distribution

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, the decision has been made to expand the suspension of classes through May 4 for schools throughout the ... Read more

1 day ago by Daily Herald.

3.3 million seek US jobless aid, nearly 5 times earlier high

WASHINGTON — Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — almost five times the previous record set in 1982 — amid a ... Read more

1 day ago by Associated Press.

Trump camp threatens local TV stations over ad

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is threatening legal action against local TV stations in Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin if they don’t ... Read more

1 day ago by Associated Press.

Minnesota House passes $330 million COVID-19 aid bill

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Legislature was poised Thursday to pass a $330 million financial aid package to help soften the economic impact of the coronavirus ... Read more

1 day ago by Associated Press.

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