Go Fund Me created for family that lost home in fire

A go fund me page and drop-off site for essentials has been created to assist the family that lost their home in a fire.

‘Off the charts’: Virus hotspots grow in middle America; Illinois infant with virus dies

The U.S. leads the world in reported cases with more than 112,000, but five countries exceed its roughly 1,700 deaths.
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This is how much money you could get from the stimulus bill

The income levels are based on tax returns for 2019. For those who have not yet filed their taxes, it will be based on 2018 returns.

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5 deaths from COVID-19, 441 cases in Minnesota; 298 cases in Iowa, 3 deaths

  Gov. Tim Walz announces stay at home order, stimulus package proposal

  Waseca boy’s birthday canceled; community rallies to hold him a parade

  Grant funding supports ending hunger, homelessness

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  Trump seeks to force GM to produce ventilators; Infections worldwide top 590,000

Italy, with by far the most deaths from COVID-19, surpassed China and the U.S. to also record the most infections in the world. With numbers rising in the U.S., though, the grim distinction could be temporary.

  Waseca County sets up phone assist line to help deliver essentials

Hector man killed, girlfriend charged with 2nd-degree murder

  Support services available for area veterans

  The benefits of garden and lawn care, more than just getting some fresh air

  Klobuchar’s husband back home after virus hospitalization

  MDH: 4 total deaths from COVID-19 in Minnesota; total cases at 398

  COVID-19 Quarantine: A look at stress coping strategies to keep a healthy mindset

  One-on-one with Attorney General Barr: DOJ to prosecute hoarders and price gougers

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  Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

The House approved the sweeping measure by a voice vote, as strong majorities of both parties lined up behind the most colossal economic relief bill in the nation's history.

SPORTS

Clarkson’s Elizabeth Giguere wins Kazmaier Award

  Minnehaha’s Jalen Suggs named Minnesota AP Player of Year

The 6-foot-5 senior guard helped lead the Redhawks to a 22-3 record and the top ranking in Class 3A, before the season was canceled because of the spreading coronavirus.

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  North Mankato’s Commerce Drive remodeling project features electric vehicle charging stations

Walz, Flanagan announce Minnesota Racing Commission’s new executive director

  House of Representatives passes COVID-19 Stimulus Package

  Data Analytics Competition moved online

Gov. Tim Walz authorizes disaster aid for Renville County

Gov. Tim Walz announced Friday that he authorized the state disaster assistance for Renville County for damage sustained from a severe winter storm between December 28, 2019, and December 30, 2019.
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  A New York doctor’s story: ‘Too many people are dying alone’

While the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, it can lead to more severe illnesses, including pneumonia and death for some, like those who are older or have underlying health issues.

  United Hospital District establishes COVID-19 Patient Line

Vikings re-sign backups RB Ameer Abdullah, OL Brett Jones

2 more in Iowa die of coronavirus; total cases rise to 235

  Maple Syrup industry benefits from spring weather

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  Advocates work to protect the homeless from the coronavirus

  MN DNR: 2020 angling season will happen

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  Waseca Public Schools selects new superintendent

BUSINESS

  Grant funding supports ending hunger, homelessness

  Loans available for small businesses in Mankato