Positive Cases of COVID-19 in Todd County Surge to Near 300; Wednesday COVID-19 Update

Carol McCarthy | May 27, 2020 AT 12:13 pm

Wednesday's COVID-19 update from the Minnesota Department of Health shows 33 new deaths--an uptick from the 18 reported Tuesday--and 510 new positive cases for 22-thousand-646 total positive cases and 932 total deaths in Minnesota.

TUNE IN: Local Schools' Summer Lunch Programs; Tobacco-21 Law; Workplace Wellnesss the latest from PartnerSHIP4 Health

Carol McCarthy | May 27, 2020 AT 10:30 am

PartnerSHIP4 Health's Karen Nitzkorski, Karensa Tischer and Jason McCoy update listeners on building healthy local communities: The continuance of school lunch programs throughout the Summer in Detroit Lakes, Lake Park, Audubon and Frazee; the Detroit Lakes Farmers Market still operating on Saturday's and Tuesday's in People's Park during the pandemic; the passage of the Tobacco-21 law in Minnesota; Workplace Wellness, and more.

Economic Recovery Could Take Cue from Depression-Era Program

Carol McCarthy | May 27, 2020 AT 7:36 am

Jobless rates have soared in Minnesota and across the country as a result of the pandemic, and conservation groups say bringing back a public works program from the Great Depression might ease some of the economic pain in 2020 and beyond.

ACLU: Mpls. Incident Should Renew Calls for Humanity in Policing

Carol McCarthy | May 27, 2020 AT 7:34 am

Four Minneapolis police officers have been fired following the death of a black man Monday night. The American Civil Liberties Union says it points to the lack of humanity by some in law enforcement.

Two Separate Injury Accidents Reported Tuesday on Highway 71 in West Central MN

Carol McCarthy | May 27, 2020 AT 7:31 am

A vehicle passenger and a motorcycle driver were injured in two separate accidents Tuesday on Highway 71 in Hubbard and Wadena Counties.