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Possible virus exposure cancels Solway’s Board of Appeal

Cancellation of Solway Townships Local Board of Appeal and Equalization Meeting Scheduled for April 7, 2020 Dear Solway Residents, Due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus in Minnesota, social distancing is being practiced. In addition Governor Walz “stay at home” order discourages gatherings. As you are aware churches, community organization, and citizen groups of all…

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County seeks volunteer pool for possible COVID-19 response

County seeks volunteer pool for possible COVID-19 response Just as other counties around the state are doing, St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services is working to establish a pool of volunteers who are willing to help in the fight against COVID-19. Volunteers are anticipated to be needed for a variety of tasks ranging…

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Governor Tim Walz Unveils Data Dashboard, Outlines State’s Priorities in Responding to COVID-19

Governor Tim Walz Unveils Data Dashboard, Outlines State’s Priorities in Responding to COVID-19 Dashboard tracks virus in Minnesota and provides the latest available data on available ventilators, ICU beds, personal protective equipment, and testing Governor Tim Walz today unveiled a new State of Minnesota COVID-19 dashboard that tracks the virus in Minnesota and provides the…

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County assembles online resource directories to serve people and businesses

County assembles online resource directories to serve people and businesses St. Louis County has assembled two online resource directories to help connect people and business owners with services that can assist them during challenging times created by the COVID-19 pandemic. One guide highlights community service providers for individuals; the other highlights business resources. Links to…

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City Council returns to live viewing Monday

City Council returns to live viewing Monday It is not the way Proctor’s city council wanted to allow its citizens to view their meetings live. The meeting will be live via the TRAC 7 channel on YouTube beginning at 6 p.m., Monday, April 6. ‘The Proctor City Council is open to the public and we…

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GRANDMA’S MARATHON HAS BEEN CANCELLED

GRANDMA’S MARATHON HAS BEEN CANCELLED Grandma’s Marathon–Duluth, Inc. has cancelled their 2020 race weekend of events scheduled for June 19-20, 2020, due to the unpredictability of the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) pandemic. The decision comes after careful deliberation by the Grandma’s Marathon staff and board of directors along with medical and public agency leaders in an effort…

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St. Louis County has 12 confirmed cases of COVID-19

St. Louis County has 12 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in St. Louis County have more than doubled from five last Thursday to 12 on Monday. In the same time period, statewide totals jumped from 346 to 576 cases, with a total of 10 deaths, according to the Minnesota Health Department. On…

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Five new COVID-19 cases announced in St. Louis County

Five new COVID-19 cases announced in St. Louis County The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has confirmed five new presumptive cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in St. Louis County. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the county to 10. The first case was reported March 21. One of the patients – a woman…

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Governor Walz Signs $330 Million COVID-19 Response Package

Governor Walz Signs $330 Million COVID-19 Response Package   [ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz today signed a bill to allocate $330 million in COVID-19 aid in Minnesota, bringing the state’s total response to more than $550 million to manage the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill was passed by the Minnesota Legislature on March 26,…

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2 new cases in St. Louis County raises total to 5

2 new cases raises COVID-19 infected in County to 5 Two more cases of COVID-19 were identified in St. Louis County on Thursday, bringing the county’s total to five. Statewide totals reached 346, according to the Minnesota Health Department, with a second death reported in Ramsey County. A St. Louis County spokesperson said that the…

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