This Year’s Minnesota State Fair Is Canceled

The Minnesota State Fair will not be held in 2020. The announcement came on Friday, May 22nd following a meeting with the Minnesota State Agricultural Society, who...

New Highest Death Toll from COVID-19 in Minnesota

There have been 33 deaths from COVID-19 in Minnesota yesterday. This is a new one-day high for deaths reported since the beginning of the pandemic in the state, bringing...

Red Lake Man Indicted On Methamphetamine And Firearm Charges

United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the unsealing of a federal indictment charging 46-year-old Arlin Maurice Thunder of Redby with one count of...

Some Churches Defy Gov. Walz’s Order, Plan to Reopen Next Week

Churches across the state have been closed since mid-March. The Catholic Archdiocese of Saint Paul & Minneapolis and the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod have written...

Outdoor Dining Options Available on June 1st, But Restrictions Still Apply

As restrictions start to loosen and more businesses across the state are starting to open up, restaurants and bars will now be allowed to add another option for customers...

Essentia Health Laying Off 900 Workers

Essentia Health is laying off 900 workers, or about 6% of its workforce, to make up for lost revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic. Essentia leadership made that...

Safari North Wildlife Park Opens Drive-Thru Exhibit

Safari North Wildlife Park in Brainerd has opened their gift shop and drive-thru exhibit for the first time today in weeks. The park is not allowed to be open to foot...

Brainerd Lakes Area Golf Community Helping Athletes Navigate Lost Season

Like all other Minnesota State High School League spring sports, the golf season was cut short this year due to COVID-19. But with some creativity and social distancing,...