Authorities say that 20-year-old Simon Berihu Gebrehiwot was waving a gun and had a bandanna over his mouth while in the drive-thru lane at Northwest Bank in Estherville at approximately 9:40 a.m. on Thursday.
Officials say unemployment claims in Iowa rose nearly nineteenfold in Iowa last week as the coronavirus pandemic that inflicted economic pain across the country left entire sectors of the job market in tatters.
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate has rescheduled three upcoming special elections to take place this summer as part of efforts to avoid crowds of people gathering and possibly spreading the new coronavirus.
The series will consist of six sessions, although participants may choose to take one, some, or all of the classes. The sessions will provide instruction on various types of welding, including stick, wire, aluminum and stainless steel.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency finalized a rule establishing required renewable volumes under the Renewable Fuel Standard program for 2020, but some organizations and producers said it falls short of promises made in the Oval Office.
MnDOT wants to remind motorists that our district does not run 24 hours like the Twin Cities or Rochester. Roads might not get plowed quite as early around the greater Mankato area, so motorists should stick to driving in lanes that have already been cleared.
The latest United States Department of Agriculture crop progress report stated Minnesota’s soybean and corn harvests are both 30 percent behind the state’s five-year average, and with winter weather settling in, the clock is ticking on harvest 2019.