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Vikings place Thielen on Reserve/Covid-19 List

EAGAN, Minn. – Straight off the Vikings’ heartbreaking 31-28 loss to the Cowboys, Minnesota announced wide receiver Adam Thielen has been placed on the Reserve/Covid-19 list. On its website, the Vikings say “The reserve/COVID-19 list category was created for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an…

Walz expected to announce pausing fall & winter sports on Wednesday

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Governor Tim Walz says he will announce restrictions on sports in Minnesota on Wednesday. Walz expects to pause all high school and club games for fall and winter seasons. That would mean football and volleyball, which are in the playoffs, could see an early end to their seasons. Walz says he’s seen the same spread of…

MN Dept. of Health has new method to contact trace COVID-19 cases

It's hoping to eliminate time spent by contact tracers making repeated calls by sending out a text

MINNESOTA – The Minnesota Department of Health is trying a new method for COVID-19 contact tracing and case investigation. It will send a text to those who have tested positive and their close contacts. Itwill say a case worker from a state, local or tribal health department will be calling to discuss COVID test results or potential exposure. It will…

East Grand Forks High School moved to distance learning

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. – The East Grand Forks School Board voted 5-1 to move high school students to full time distance learning for two weeks beginning November 23rd. Superintendent Mike Kolness and Polk County Public Health Director Sarah Reese also wanted the middle school to move to distance learning. The school board voted 3-3 on that motion. You can…

MN governor would like to see mask mandate in ND & SD

After announcing bars & restaurants will close at 10 every night starting Friday, @GovTimWalz is concerned Minnesotans will go to ND & SD. He’d like to see both states get mask mandates. Walz also praises Gov @DougBurgum for what he’s done with testing and contact tracing apps. pic.twitter.com/zyrJPNDib4 — Austin Erickson (@AEricksonKVRR) November 10, 2020 MINNESOTA – After announcing bars…

Moorhead DMV closed for move to Moorhead Center Mall

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The DMV in Moorhead has closed to prepare its move to the Moorhead Center Mall. Clay County made the announcement on its website. The DMV will stay closed until Monday, November 16 at 8:00 AM while Minnesota transitions from the MNLARS computer system to the MNDRIVE program. While the state moves programs, online services statewide will be…

Keeler eager to represent Moorhead & Oakport Township in the Minnesota House

Keeler defeated Republican candidate Edwin Hahn for the district 4A seat and will represent Moorhead and Oakport Township on the state level.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — After months worth of mostly-virtual campaigning, Democratic candidate Heather Keeler won the first political race she has been in. “I am extremely humbled because it shows that the community has had my back through this,” said Keeler. “I am also really proud of my team knowing that I did not do this alone. I had a phenomenal…

Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith keeps seat, says her priority will be Covid-19 relief package

Smith says she was re-elected because Minnesotans are looking for leadership that can focus on them and what they need.

MINNESOTA – Minnesota Senator Tina Smith wins re-election and says she will continue to get work done to accomplish things for Minnesotans. Smith says she was re-elected because Minnesotans are looking for leadership that can focus on them and what they need. She adds even during a time where Washington has been so divided, she has been able to get…

MN Sec. of State says there’s no issues reported at polling places

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota’s Secretary of State says there’s an “absence” of things to report in regards to issues at the polls or in election offices. Steve Simon says there were no fights over masks, voting eligibility or voter suppression in the state. He adds there were lines in many places in the Twin Cities Metro, but they seemed longer…