Coronavirus-MN

Revenue Commissioner Cynthia Bauerly Leaving Agency

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Revenue Commissioner Cynthia Bauerly is leaving the agency, leaving Gov. Tim Walz with a third open cabinet position to fill. Unlike the other two, Bauerly is leaving on her own. In a statement announcing her departure, Walz praised Bauerly and said there would be a competitive hiring process to replace her. The Republican-controlled Senate has…

Minnesota’s One-Day COVID-19 Positive Cases Is A Record: 1,318

Minnesota has a new single day high for COVID-19 cases: 1,318. The state now tops 90,000 positive COVID-19 tests since the pandemic began. There are two more deaths in Hennepin and St. Louis counties. A total of 248 people are currently hospitalized. There are 123 patients in intensive care, down nearly a dozen since Saturday. North Dakota now has a…

Moorhead Area Public Schools Transitions High School Students To Distance Learning

The move is in response to the increase of COVID-19 cases among that age group

MOORHEAD, Minn- Moorhead High School will transition to distance learning on September 28. Pre-K through 8th grade will continue with the hybrid model. High School students will have an offsite learning day on September 23 to prepare for how distance learning will work. They will learn from home for two weeks. The students are tentatively scheduled to be back in…

LIVE: Zoo Brew 2020

Kick off a wild weekend with us.

By now, they’re old pros at this social distancing thing, and there’s no better time to prove it than during the last weekend of the summer. Zoo Brews 2020 is Friday night at the Red River Zoo and you can raise a glass to the wildest folks around in the region. More than 20 different beers are available, as well…

Moorhead High School to transition to distance learning September 28

MAPS says its goal is to return MHS to a modified hybrid schedule as soon as possible.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Moorhead High School will transition to distance learning on September 28. The Moorhead Area Public Schools’ Incident Command Team made the decision based on increased COVID-19 rates in the community. Parents received a letter from Superintendent Brandon Lunak explaining the transition. High School students will have an offsite learning day on September 23 to prepare for how distance learning…

Trump Stop Is Private Event, Democrat Leader Hopes It’s Not A COVID-19 Spreader Event

BEMIDJI, Minn. — When President Donald Trump arrives in Bemidji Friday afternoon, it’ll be a private event. Those attending will need a ticket from the organizers to enter what law enforcement is calling the “exclusion zone”. We talked to the majority leader of the Minnesota House of Representatives Ryan Winkler who is from Bemidji. The Democrat doesn’t agree with the…

LIVE: Chalkfest 2020

Not a cancellation you have to chalk up to the pandemic!

During the pandemic, bright spots have seemed few and far between. But this weekend, there’s a bright and colorful festival going on right here in the metro perfect for you and the whole family. It’s Chalkfest 2020 — and it’s great to hear about a gathering whose cancellation hasn’t had to be chalked up to Covid-19. There are some changes…

Big Iron Farm Show Panel Looks Ahead To Agriculture Post-COVID 19

The 40th Annual Big Iron Wraps up Thursday Afternoon

FARGO, N.D. — At the Big Iron Farm Show today, farmers from all over the valley came to talk about what farming this year has in store for them. The farm show is putting safety measures in place such as: hand sanitizer stations, hand washing stations, exhibitor booths spaced further apart, and the food court will be re-located to different…

MN Issues New State Health Department Guidelines for Parents

How to tell if your child should stay home from in-person class, and for how long.

The Minnesota State Health Department is releasing a new guide for parents this morning about symptoms that mean your kids should stay home from school during the pandemic. It’s coming at a critical time, as flu season starts to collide with the coronavirus pandemic. Experts say both illnesses can mimic each other. They also say it is also possible to…

Ag Commissioners Discuss State of the Industry

Big Iron Farm Show returns to West Fargo for its 40th year

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The picture painted by North Dakota and Minnesota’s Ag Commissioners at the Big Iron Farm Show for the remainder of 2020 and the future of 2021 is not a pretty one. “When you see almost a couple of thousand dairy farms go out of business, it’s a big deal,” said North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring….