The European chafer’s grub is known to cause more damage to turf grass than Japanese beetles because it spends a longer portion of the summer feeding on turf, which makes them particularly problematic for homeowners, golf courses and turf growers.
A rare wind storm with power similar to an inland hurricane swept across the Midwest, blowing over trees, flipping vehicles, causing widespread property damage and leaving tens of thousands of homes without power.
Associated Press andRYAN J. FOLEY and SETH BORENSTEIN
A news release from Walz’s office said Walz “intends to extend the COVID-19 peacetime emergency by 30 days to ensure the state can continue to quickly and effectively respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Minnesota now nears 60,000 total confirmed positive cases since the pandemic began. The Minnesota Department of Health reports four additional deaths tied to COVID-19, and 556 new confirmed positive cases.
Blue Earth County reports the highest Chlamydia rate compared to all other counties in the state in 2019. The Minnesota Department of Health says it’s part of a statewide rise in sexually transmitted diseases.
Many school districts paying close attention to the daily COVID-19 data released by state health officials. The Minnesota Department of Health reports seven additional deaths tied to COVID-19, and 867 new confirmed positive cases.