Walz says decision likely middle of next week on whether to extend stay-home and bar/restaurant orders

Dave Bishop | Apr 24, 2020 AT 3:58 pm

Walz says decision likely middle of next week on whether to extend stay-home and bar/restaurant orders

MDH Reports that Clay now has 100 COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths

Aaron Taylor | Apr 24, 2020 AT 11:53 am

​Numbers released Friday by the Minnesota Department of Health indicate there have now been 3,185 presumed positive cases of the Coronavirus in the state, out of 53,787 tests conducted.

Area Workers Encouraged to Attend DEED Webinar

Steve Hesky | Apr 24, 2020 AT 10:06 am

There will be many local people going back work in the coming days and weeks. Today, starting at 11:30a, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development is hosting a webinar dealing with safely returning to work.

Local DNR tells boaters to be careful on early cold water

Dave Bishop | Apr 24, 2020 AT 7:13 am

​As boaters across Minnesota prepare to hit the water, they need to keep in mind tips for being safe on cold water as well as their responsibility for staying close to home and practicing socially distancing.

80 to 100-thousand employees could be back at work as soon as Monday

Dave Bishop | Apr 24, 2020 AT 7:08 am

​Governor Tim Walz is relaxing some COVID-19 restrictions on Minnesota businesses, and officials say 80- to 100-thousand employees in manufacturing, industrial, and office settings -- but not retail -- could be back at work as soon as Monday.

Walz Sounds Doubtful About 2020 Minnesota State Fair

Dave Bishop | Apr 24, 2020 AT 6:29 am

The 2020 Minnesota State Fair could end up a casualty of COVID-19.

Local Athletes Will Miss the Spring Season as Minnesota State High School League Cancels Spring Sports

Dave Bishop | Apr 24, 2020 AT 6:27 am

The Minnesota State High School League is canceling all spring sports and activities with schools closed for the rest of the year.

​Fergus Falls Sunrise Rotary Receives Grant

Steve Hesky | Apr 23, 2020 AT 7:31 pm

The Fergus Falls Sunrise Rotary Club has gotten a generous gift from Rotary District #5580. They were provided with a $1,000 grant to assist local communities who have been hurt by the COVID-19 Pandemic. The money will be donated to help support the Fergus Falls Food Pantry.

​Fergus Falls Superintendent Jeff Drake Talks about distance learning for the rest of the School Year

Dave Bishop | Apr 23, 2020 AT 4:26 pm

Superintendent Jeff Drake of Fergus Falls Public Schools said that this was “not an unexpected decision"

Governor Walz Outlines Next Steps in COVID-19 Response in Minnesota

Dave Bishop | Apr 23, 2020 AT 2:16 pm

The Governor extended distance learning through the end of the school year, announced a plan for up to 100,000 workers to safely return to their jobs, and explained the different factors determining the gradual re-opening of society in Minnesota.