Walz Signs Bill to Let Restaurants, Bars Temporarily Offer Takeout Alcohol

Governor Walz signed off today on the approval for restaurants and bars to temporarily offer beer, wine, hard seltzer, and cider with takeout orders of food. The Senate...

Upsala Dairy Farmer Discusses Impact of COVID-19

We’ve seen many businesses across the nation impacted by COVID-19, including the farming industry. Though Craig Roerick, an Upsala dairy farmer, hasn’t...

Downtown Brainerd Businesses Offering “Here For Good” Boxes

The Destination Downtown Brainerd Coalition is asking residents to show support for downtown businesses that were forced to close during this difficult time. Residents...

Golf Courses and Driving Ranges to Reopen in Minnesota

Governor Tim Walz issued new guidelines on Friday regarding outdoor activities, and under the executive order, golf courses and driving ranges will now reopen. Golf...

Public Health Recommendations on How to Use a Face Mask Properly

Cloth face coverings and manufactured face masks are not considered personal protection equipment (PPE), but these masks can be used in public settings in addition to...

Over 100 Dead Due to COVID-19 in Minnesota

As of Friday, April 17th, there have been 111 deaths reported due to COVID-19, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. This is an increase of 17 deaths from...

Lakeland Currents: Distance Learning during the Pandemic

April 24 at 8pm — Tune in or stream with the PBS app and online at video.lptv.org. The Coronavirus pandemic is forcing us to reinvent how we approach many fundamental...

Governor Walz to Provide Update on State’s Response to COVID-19

Governor Tim Walz will be holding a 2:00 p.m. briefing today to discuss how the state has responded to the Coronavirus. Our coverage of the briefing will be on Lakeland...

Governor Walz Expands Outdoor Recreation Opportunities

Governor Walz today issued Executive Order 20-38, which will expand outdoor recreational activities. Under Executive Order 20-38, facilities that may reopen or remain...