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COVID-19: Thursday Spike Followed by Big Drop in New Cases
State health officials today reported a significant drop in the number of new COVID-19 cases after reporting a spike yesterday both locally and statewide
Expect Delays in Counting Minnesota Election Ballots
Minnesota's top election official is warning that it could take a week or more to announce the final results from next week's primary election and the general election in November.
COVID-19 Outbreak in SE Minnesota Linked to Sporting Events
According to a press release from Winona County, a COVID-19 Outbreak has been linked back to numerous sporting events.
Rochester Public Schools Will Announce 2020-21 Plans Tomorrow
What are you hoping for? Back to full time school, a hybrid, or distance learning?
COVID-19: Free Community Testing Offered in Plainview
The recent increase in COVID-19 cases in Wabasha County has prompted the organization of a community testing event next week.
Olmsted County to Address Racism as a Public Health Issue
Olmsted County is embarking on a study of race and racism as a public health issue.
Rochester Public Utilities Announces COVID-19 Assistance Program
Rochester Public Utilities has been given $500,000 in COVID-19 relief funds and is using the money to help some of its customers.
New Grant Program Benefits Rochester City License Holders
The City of Rochester will begin accepting applications Thursday afternoon for a new grant program funded by a portion of the money distributed to the city through the federal CARES Act in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
$4 million Approved for Small Business Grants in Olmsted County
$4 million has been allocated to a new grant program benefiting small businesses in Olmsted County that have been hit hard by the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minnesota High School Football Delayed Until Spring
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a dramatic shift for what has long been a fall tradition.
COVID-19: Minnesota ICU Cases Highest In Six Weeks
While Minnesota’s daily COVID-19 death total has been in the single digits for more than a month, there has been another troubling trend.
Rochester-Area Employment Continues To Rebound From Pandemic Lows
Rochester’s employment situation continues to recover from the sharp downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rochester Resumes Enforcement of Permit Parking Zones
A heads up to those who have been parking in Rochester’s residential neighborhoods that require a permit.