CLAY COUNTY

BCA investigation underway at home in Baker, Minn.

BAKER, Minn. – The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Clay County Sheriff’s Office is at a home in Baker, Minnesota. The home is on 118th Street South. Baker is between Sabin and Barnesville. The BCA says no comment will be made until an initial investigation is finished. Categories: Crime, Local News, Minnesota News Tags: Baker, BCA, bureau of…

MN Dept. of Health gives reasons why Clay Co. coronavirus cases are so high

MINNESOTA – Health experts respond to the high amount of coronavirus cases in Clay County. It is eighth in the state with 215 cases and fifth in deaths with 14, but 16th in population. “Congregate care, as well as some congregate living situations where we’re seeing cases. So, that would include homeless shelters, that type of thing. So, two situations…

Minnesota Coronavirus Cases, Deaths Continue to Rise

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The confirmed cases of COVID-19 and the number of deaths related to the virus continue to rise in Minnesota. The State Health Department reports 214 additional cases, bringing the total to 3,816. Of the total confirmed cases, 1,842 no longer need isolation. Fourteen new deaths were also reported, bringing the total to 286. There are currently, 292 hospitalizations,…

Minnesota Reports 159 New COVID-19 Cases, 17 Deaths

The state has a total of 2,071 confirmed cases.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting an additional 159 COVID-19 cases since Thursday, bringing the total to 2,071. The state is also reporting 17 new deaths due to complications with COVID-19. Seventeen marks a record high in a single day for the state, bringing the total to 111. Clay County has the ninth highest number of cases…

COVID-19 By The Numbers For April 2, 2020

A member of the NDSU community has tested positive for COVID-19

FARGO, N.D. — One more person in Minnesota has died from COVID-19, raising the state’s total to 18. There are 53 new cases for a total of 742 since the outbreak began. Clay County is reporting 8 cases. 75 patients are now hospitalized, a jump of 21 since Wednesday, with 38 in intensive care.   Cass County, North Dakota has…

Minnesota DNR Implementing Burning Restrictions Immediately

CLAY COUNTY, Minn–The Clay County Sheriff’s Office shared a message from the Minnesota DNR about burning restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning Monday, the DNR is placing burning restrictions in Grant, Douglas, Pope, Norman, Otter Tail, Clay, Wilkin, Stevens and Traverse Counties. The DNR said, “On a typical year, we try to give the public a couple of snow-free weeks…

Gov. Burgum Predicts Cass County Coronavirus Cases Could Spike

He says that is because roughly 300 samples taken in the county had to be sent to a national lab for testing

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum is predicting a spike in confirmed coronavirus cases in Cass County. He says that is because roughly 300 samples taken in the county had to be sent to a national lab for testing. The test results were initially expected in a couple of days, but could now take up to a week….

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 is a male in his 40’s who recently traveled domestically. The individual is isolated at home and he is being…

Barnesville DQ Closes After Two Employees Report Being Near COVID-19 Patient

They are at home and under self-quarantine

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — Barnesville Dairy Queen has put out a notice that two employees there were near someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. The employees have not tested positive and do not have any symptoms. They are at home and under self-quarantine. As a precaution the Dairy Queen has suspended its operations and closed for the time being. Minnesota…