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VP Mike Pence doesn’t wear mask during tour of Mayo Clinic

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Vice President Mike Pence tours Mayo Clinic to see how doctors are treating the coronavirus. Pence visited with people who recovered from Covid-19 and are donating plasma. The hope is the antibodies from the patients will help defeat the virus in those getting a transfusion. Pence thanks the clinic for what he says leading on this treatment….

Former Bison Quarterback Recovering From COVID-19

STAPLES, MN (KFGO)  – Former Bison quarterback Arden Beachy has been on both sides of the coronavirus pandemic. He’s a family medicine doctor in his hometown of Staples.  He recently came down with the virus. Beachy says he initially thought seasonal allergies were to blame for his symptoms. “I noticed I really couldn’t taste some of my favorite meals or…

Barnesville Woman Charged In Boy’s Death

Thirty-five-year-old Kellie Jo Anderson of Barnesville was originally arrested last week in Fargo for felony neglect.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KFGO) – Second-degree murder charges have been filed in connection with the death of a young boy in Barnesville, Minn. Thirty-five-year-old Kellie Jo Anderson of Barnesville was originally arrested last week in Fargo for felony neglect. According to documents filed in Clay County District Court, the child was “blue and lifeless” and had multiple bruises on his face,…

Massive Tractor Parade Held Near Oklee, Minnesota To Celebrate Two Birthdays

The 12th birthday surprise was for Rylan Lundeen and Atley Vettleson

OKLEE, Minn. — Dozens of farmers and neighbors with tractors of all shapes and sizes put on a parade north of Oklee, Minnesota. It was in honor of two farm kids who love tractors! The 12th birthday surprise was for Rylan Lundeen and Atley Vettleson. We are told that some even hauled their old tractors in the parade Saturday afternoon…

Fire Departments Across Minnesota Take Part In Homemade Mask Drive

The CDC recommends wearing cloth face masks in public settings while still maintaining physical distancing guidelines

MOORHEAD, Minn. – More than 700 fire departments across the state of Minnesota took part in an initiative that wants to supply workers and people living in congregated facilities with masks. “Governor Walz set an initiative about two weeks ago that today, the 25th, fire departments across the state of Minnesota will be collecting masks. Homemade masks, donated masks, whatever…

Fire engulfs barn, animals not injured

Nobody was hurt

NELSON, Minn. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a barn fire on Homestead Road Northeast in Nelson, Minnesota Saturday morning. The homeowner reported that his barn was fully engulfed in flames on one side. 64-year-old Darwin Krick was able to move his cattle and horses away in time. The barn, however, was a total loss. No injuries were…

Some MN businesses can reopen Monday, distance learning continues for rest of school year

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Gov. Tim Walz announces some businesses can reopen Monday and schools will continue distance learning for the rest of the school year. Industrial and manufacturing businesses like wholesale trade, warehouses can welcome back workers. Office-based businesses that aren’t customer-faced will also be open for business. This affects up to 100,000 workers and 20,000 businesses. In order…

Minnesota will be able to test 20,000 per day for COVID-19, Gov. Walz announces

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Gov. Tim Walz announces the state has built the capacity to test as many as 20-thousand Minnesotans per day for the Coronavirus. It’s all part of a partnership between the health department, Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota. Walz says the collaboration will help assure every person with symptoms gets tested. Funding for the increase…