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Here are some of this week's top stories from the KBRFRadio.com Newsroom


MINNESOTA HEALTH OFFICIALS RELEASE NEW GUIDANCE ON COVID TESTING

Minnesota health officials are updating COVID-19 testing recommendations as a new dial-back period began Friday.


LIST OF LOCAL RESTAURANTS AND HOW YOU CAN SUPPORT THEM

In light of the new restaurant & bar restrictions that go into effect tonight at 11:59 pm through December 18th, GFF will resume publishing an updated list of food service hours and availability on a weekly basis.


OVER THE RIVER HOLIDAY FESTIVAL SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 5

The Fergus Falls Downtown Riverfront Council (“FFDRC”) is pleased to announce that planning is underway for the 4th annual Over the River Holiday Festival set for Saturday, December 5th, 2020.


ST. CLOUD TEEN SENTENCED TO 8-PLUS YEARS FOR WILLMAR SHOOTING

The sentence is eight years and seven months in prison for a St. Cloud teen who a shot a man in Willmar last summer.


12 MEMBERS OF ADVISORY GROUP RESIGN OVER PERMITS FOR PIPELINE PROJECT

Twelve members of the Environmental Justice Advisory Group have resigned over the issuance of a permit for the Enbridge Line-3 pipeline replacement project.


WADENA INSURANCE AGENT INDICTED FOR DEFRAUDING CLIENTS OF $524K

An insurance agent from Wadena is facing federal mail fraud charges.


1,100 AREA RESIDENTS EXPERIENCE A POWER OUTAGE DUE TO A FALLEN TREE WEDNESDAY NIGHT

Shortly before 5:30 Wednesday night 1,100 residents in the Rothsay and Elizabeth areas found themselves without power.


GOVERNOR TIM WALZ ANNOUNCES FOUR-WEEK DIAL BACK TO CONTROL SPREAD OF COVID-19

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has issued Executive Order 20-99, ordering a dial back of specific activities to slow the spread of COVID-19.


STATE RECEIVING 2400 DOSES OF COVID THERAPY DRUG

The state is getting a couple thousand doses of a new COVID-19 therapy drug that decreases the need for hospitalizations.


CHIEF OF PUBLIC SAFETY KILE BERGREN RELEASES MESSAGE TO PUBLIC REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS

COVID-19 is continuing to affect the country and the area. Chief of Public Safety Kile Bergren released a message to the public regarding the pandemic.


FERGUS FALLS AREA BECOMES ONE OF THE NATION’S FASTEST GROWING PLACES FOR CORONAVIRUS

The Coronavirus has been spiking in many communities throughout the country and recently the Fergus Falls, Minnesota area has had one of the largest increases in cases.


MINNESOTA NATIVE TO PLEAD GUILTY TO FEDERAL ESPIONAGE CHARGES

A Minnesota native and former Army Green Beret is scheduled to enter a guilty plea to federal espionage charges Wednesday. Forty-five-year-old Peter Rafael Dzibinski Debbins was arrested in August.


STATE HEALTH COMMISSIONER URGES MINNESOTANS TO 'RETHINK' THANKSGIVING

State Health Commissioner Urges Minnesotans To 'Rethink' Thanksgiving


MINNESOTA TO NO LONGER HOST NCAA REGIONAL

Minneapolis will no longer host the 2021 N-C-A-A men’s basketball Midwest Regional.


MDH STARTING CONTACT TRACING PROCESS VIA TEXT

Starting today those who've tested positive for COVID-19, and people they've come in contact with will receive text messages to let them know a health worker will call to contact-trace and provide information about self-isolation.


LOCAL MEDICAL COMMUNITY PENS AN OPEN LETTER TO THE PUBLIC ABOUT COVID-19

COVID-19 Cases Surge, the Time to Act is Now


DECEASED MAN FOUND IN THE PELICAN RIVER IN DETROIT LAKES

The Becker County Sheriff's office is investigating after a deceased man was found, Saturday in the Pelican River in Detroit Lakes.

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