Minnesota News

COVID-19 By The Numbers For March 26, 2020

FARGO, N.D. -- North Dakota has seen its largest one day jump in positive coronavirus cases since the pandemic began. There are 13 new cases including two more in Cass County, a man in his 20's and woman in her…

COVID-19 By The Numbers for March 25, 2020

FARGO, N.D. -- Coronavirus numbers continue to rise in the region and around the globe. 25 new cases of the coronavirus are being reported in Minnesota bringing the state's total to 287. In our area, just Clay County is reporting…

Minnesota Begins Crackdown on 'Pandemic Profiteering'

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is starting his crackdown against what he calls 'pandemic profiteering'. The Attorney General's Office began its enforcement efforts immediately after the Governor signed an executive order banning price-gouging on essential goods and…

Price-Gouging in Minnesota: Make A Report

Minnesota's Attorney General wants to hear from you this morning about price gouging on toilet paper and other goods sold at inflated prices during the coronavirus crisis. MN AG Keith Ellison tweeted out Tuesday out he's getting reports of ninety-dollar…

COVID-19 By The Numbers For March 24, 2020

FARGO, N.D. -- Cass County has two new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, bringing the official total to three. They include a man in his 70's and a man in his 90's. Both cases are under investigation for how they…

Unemployment applications spike in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota is seeing a large jump in unemployment applications. In the last week more than 149,400 people are seeking help. The most cases are in the food preparation and service industry.…

Moorhead Soldier Found Dead In South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (Stars and Stripes) — A combat engineer with the 2nd Infantry Division sustainment brigade was found dead in her barracks at Camp Humphreys, the military said Tuesday. An official said coronavirus had been ruled out as the…

Gov. Walz suspends evictions, adjusts state tax filing deadline

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is in self-quarantine since his bodyguard has tested positive for Covid-19. Walz has issued executive orders suspending evictions, providing relief to small businesses and collecting inventory for personal protective equipment. He says…

Governor Walz to Self-Quarantine After Contact With COVID-19

ST. PAUL, Minn.--Governor Tim Waz announced he is self-quarantining himself for 14 days after one of his security detail's tested positive for COVID-19 Sunday night. Walz was in close proximity to the individual last week. He will be in quarantine…

Senator Amy Klobuchar Reveals her Husband has COVID-19

WASHINGTON--U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar released a statement on Monday following the news that her husband has COVID-19. Kloburchar says she has not been tested due to her and her husband working in different places for the last two weeks. You…

Cobbers Raise Emergency Funding For Students

MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Most residential students have departed campus at Concordia and Cobbers are transitioning to online learning during the coronavirus pandemic. These circumstances have left some students in a vulnerable financial condition. The college is working to provide emergency…

2nd COVID-19 Case Reported in Clay County

CLAY COUNTY, MN -- Health officials confirm a second case of novel coronavirus in Clay County. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has notified Clay County Public Health of its second lab confirmed case of novel coronavirus, COVID-19. The individual…

Gov. Walz not ready for shelter in place order

MINNESOTA - Gov. Walz says although he is not ready to order residents to shelter in place, it could happen soon if things worsen quickly. Walz says he will continue to ask the federal…