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University of Minnesota begins testing dorm sewage for COVID-19 at Twin Cities, Duluth campuses

University of Minnesota researchers are testing residence hall sewage for COVID-19 on the Twin Cities and Duluth campuses in hopes of catching cases early and preventing outbreaks among students. The U is among a growing number of colleges nationwide experimenting with sewage testing as a public health tool that could help keep campuses open through fall semester. The...

 

Biden to GOP senators: Don't jam through Ginsburg nominee

PHILADELPHIA - Joe Biden on Sunday slammed President Donald Trump and leading Senate Republicans for trying to jam through a replacement for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and urged more senators to stand with a pair of GOP colleagues who oppose the election-season rush. The extraordinary televised plea from the...

 

Vikings are 0-2 after Colts overwhelm Kirk Cousins

INDIANAPOLIS - At the end of a loss he didn't expect, which gave him a record he hasn't experienced in seven years as Vikings coach, Mike Zimmer tried to sum up a team he didn't recognize. "This team has kind of been built on controlling the time of possession, playing great in the red zone and on third downs, and we haven't...

 

Twins wrap-up Chicago road trip in style, beating Cubs 4-0

CHICAGO – Jose Berrios is a stay-at-home kind of guy. He used the Twins' final road game of the 2020 regular season to try to keep it that way. Berrios shut out the Cubs for six innings, Max Kepler hit his first home run in almost four weeks, and Josh Donaldson contributed two hits and the game's biggest defensive play. It...

 

'Schitt's Creek' sweeps comedy categories at Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES - "Schitt's Creek," the little Canadian show about a fish-out-of-water family, made history at Sunday's Emmy Awards with a comedy awards sweep, something even TV greats including "Frasier" and "Modern Family" failed to achieve. The Pop TV show's awards included best comedy series and awards for its stars, including...

 

Minnesota Red Cross seeks volunteers as crises escalate across U.S.

Julie Buerkle boarded a plane Saturday bound for Florida, but not for the beach. With travel plans nixed during the pandemic, the Roseville 54-year-old found a generous way to use her paid vacation time to help with the Hurricane Sally cleanup. "I love traveling, and I can combine traveling and volunteering at the same time,"...

 

Des Moines says no to governor's demand for classroom return

DES MOINES, Iowa - Students in Iowa's largest school system are facing the possibility that this most unusual school year could stretch into next summer, and the district could be hit with crippling bills because of a dispute with the governor over the safety of returning to classrooms during the coronavirus pandemic. Des...

 

Trump's praise of Robert E. Lee gets pushback from Minnesotans proud of state's role at Gettysburg

Standing in the heart of a state that has gloried in its role in helping save the Union at Gettysburg, President Donald Trump extolled at length Friday the battle prowess of a seemingly odd hero - Gen. Robert E. Lee. Some Minnesota veterans and Civil War historians were surprised to hear the commander-in-chief lavish praise on...

 

Biden, Trump stress jobs as they bring campaigns to northern Minnesota

Hours before President Donald Trump's rally in Bemid­ji on Friday, Democratic challenger Joe Biden flew to Duluth to meet with union members who could be a bulwark of DFL support in an increasingly Republican swath of northern Minnesota. While Biden met with a handful of labor leaders at the Jerry Alander Carpenter Training...

 

Trump lands in Bemidji: President speaks to thousands of supporters at airport

BEMIDJI --- President Donald Trump spoke before a sea of thousands of red-hatted supporters gathered at Bemidji Aviation Services Friday evening, coinciding with Joe Biden's Duluth visit and the start of early voting for the North Star State. He took the stage just after 6 p.m. after deplaning to fanfare and cheers of "four...

 

COVID-19 Community Testing

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) works in partnership with communities to provide safe and free on-site COVID-19 testing in areas with outbreaks, increasing cases, or other barriers to access existing test sites. Visit COVID-19 Community Testing to sign up for an appointment or learn more. ___________...

 

DFL Party Statement on Pence's Plan to Visit Minnesota Next Thursday

St. Paul, MN - Today, DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement in response to reports that Vice President Pence will visit Minneapolis, Minnesota next Thursday: “There is nothing Pence can say to Minnesotans that will distract the reality of the Trump administration’s failed leadership in our state. As we near 2,000 coronavirus deaths in Minnesota and...

 

Federal Coalition Announces Second Summit on Improving Broadband Access in Indian Country

Washington, D.C. – For the second year in a row, a coalition of federal agencies are working together to address the issue of how to close the digital divide and increase internet access in Indian Country. This year, the Interior Department and the Institute of Museum and Library Services are partnering with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Service...

 

For the mayor of Bemidji, Trump visit is 'monumental' - but complicated

Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht learned about the president's historic visit to her city from a report in the Star Tribune. Though Donald Trump announced plans last week to hold an outdoor rally at a Bemidji airport hangar - which Albrecht said will be the first-ever presidential stop in the city - the mayor said the airport's...

 

MDA Grants Available for Crop Research

St. Paul, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting grant applications for applied crop research that improves agricultural product quality, quantity, or value in Minnesota. The MDA anticipates awarding up to $1,000,000 in total. Minnesota-based organizations with agricultural research capabilities may apply for funding to improve the state’s...

 

Peterson Requests Clarification on Haying and Grazing on Prevented Plant Acreage in Minnesota

(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Collin Peterson is asking for clarification on the exclusion of Minnesota counties in the Risk Management Agency's (RMA) decision to permit farmers who planted cover crops on prevented plant acres in select counties in North and South Dakota to hay, graze, or chop those fields beginning September 1st rather November 1st. In a letter to USDA...

 

Sanders Statement on Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

BURLINGTON, September 18 — Sen. Bernie Sanders issued the following statement on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: "The passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a tremendous loss to our country. She was an extraordinary champion of justice and equal rights, and will be remembered as one of the great justices in modern American history....

 

Justice Ginsburg's Death Sets Up Political Battle In The Senate

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday at age 87 will inevitably set in motion what promises to be a nasty political battle over who will succeed her at the Supreme Court. Just days before her death, as her strength waned, Ginsburg dictated this statement to her granddaughter Clara Spera: "My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is...

 

Top Democrats call for DOJ watchdog to probe Barr over possible 2020 election influence

Four House committee chairs are calling on the Justice Department watchdog to open an emergency investigation into whether Attorney General William Barr and other political appointees have improperly influenced the upcoming 2020 presidential election. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.), House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), House...

 

Sanford Thief River Falls offers flu vaccine clinics

FARGO, N.D. – Sanford Health is making it easier than ever to get a flu shot in a year when it’s more important than ever. Sanford Health Thief River Falls, 3001 Sanford Pkwy., is offering seasonal influenza (flu) vaccinations by appointment only to adults and children at flu vaccine clinics from 4 to 7 p.m. on the following dates: • Sept. 22 • Sept. 29 • Oct. 6 ...

 

Red Lake Social Distance Gathering held in Ponemah - P15

PONEMAH, MN - On Saturday, September 5, 2020, a Social Distance Gathering was held at the Ponemah Pow Wpw Grounds from 1 PM until 7 PM. All usual safety measures pertaining to the COVID-19 virus remained in effect during the gathering, which included wearing masks and maintaining social distancing. The one-time event was...

 

Red Lake Social Distance Gathering held in Ponemah - P16

PONEMAH, MN - On Saturday, September 5, 2020, a Social Distance Gathering was held at the Ponemah Pow Wpw Grounds from 1 PM until 7 PM. All usual safety measures pertaining to the COVID-19 virus remained in effect during the gathering, which included wearing masks and maintaining social distancing. The one-time event was...

 

Looking Back to August 2011 - Smokey Bear celebrates birthday at Red Lake DNR - P7

Looking Back to August 2011 - Smokey Bear celebrates birthday at Red Lake DNR...

 

Looking Back to August 2011 - Smokey Bear celebrates birthday at Red Lake DNR - P8

Looking Back to August 2011 - Smokey Bear celebrates birthday at Red Lake DNR...

 

Looking Back to September 2011 - Red Lake Warrior High School Football against Kellhier-Northome - P6

Looking Back to September 2011 - Red Lake Warrior High School Football against Kellhier-Northome...

 

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