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Minnesota Hits One Million Mark For COVID Vaccine Shots
A million Minnesotans are now at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19.
COVID Variant Spreading Fast in Southern Minnesota County
The cases mainly involve participants in youth sports.
Olmsted County COVID Testing Positivity Rate Falls Below 5%
An important indicator for measuring COVID-19 activity has passed a key threshold in the Rochester area.
Dozens of Rochester Restaurants Receive Relief Money from DoorDash
Many of our favorite local establishments are still struggling so think local when you're deciding where to go for dinner.
A Half Million Minnesotans Are Now Fully Vaccinated
Minnesota has reached another milestone in the state's battle against COVID-19.
Rochester Will Open An Outdoor Public Pool This Summer
It appears Rochester will have a public outdoor swimming pool in operation this summer.
Olmsted County Weekly COVID Count is Lowest Since Early Sept.
The number of new COVID-19 cases detected in Olmsted County has now been declining for seven straight weeks.
Major Milestones From Start of COVID Pandemic in Olmsted County
The Rochester area is approaching the first anniversary of its beginnings of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Target’s Sales in 2020 More Than Last 11 Years Combined
While the economic fallout caused by the pandemic has taken its toll on many businesses in Minnesota, it actually helped Target have a record year in 2020.
Salads and Wraps Recalled in Minnesota and Wisconsin over Listeria Concerns
J&J Distributing, out of St. Paul, Minnesota, is recalling ready-to-eat salads and wraps that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes (Lm).
New Stimulus Checks Could Hit Bank Accounts in March 2021
The American Rescue Plan would provide $1,400 payments to single Americans making less than $75,000 and married couples making less than $150,000.