coronavirus

At least five local students have tested positive for coronavirus and more are being tested after suspected exposures. The first was a player on Luverne’s 17U baseball team who tested positive after traveling and playing with his teammates during the July 9 game in Worthington. More recently two...
USDA’s Farm Service Agency will now accept applications for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) through an online portal, expanding the options available to producers to apply for this program, which helps offset price declines and additional marketing costs because of the coronavirus...
Luverne’s annual Buffalo Days celebration was canceled due to social distancing requirements of coronavirus, but the Friday Night Cruise-In organizers decided last week to show off their classic wheels anyway — with an informal “cruising” Friday Night Cruise-In. Dozens of classic cars, trucks,...
After three months of pandemic-driven social distancing, Gov. Tim Walz last week announced another “turn of the dial” to allow business to resume almost as usual in Minnesota. As of Wednesday, indoor dining, gyms and entertainment venues are cautiously reopening. “Thank you, Minnesotans, for the...
Gov. Tim Walz last week announced another “turn of the dial” to allow business to resume almost as usual in Minnesota, effective Wednesday, June 10. (See the front-page story.) The idea is that our coronavirus case numbers have remained conservative, which has given us time to prepare for what was...
The Luverne Redbirds opened their delayed 2020 season with a com-from-behind 4-3 victory over Brandon Valley Thursday, June 4, in Valley Springs, South Dakota. Jake Haugen pitched three innings and hit a three-run home run in the ninth inning to take the lead.
Local baseball fans have been waiting months for the game to start. The high school season was canceled due to coronavirus restrictions, and summer teams have also faced delays. The Luverne Redbirds amateur team is one of over 250 “town ball” teams governed by the Minnesota Baseball Association....
Codie Deutsch learned Wednesday, May 20, that her restaurant could serve patrons for outdoor dining. She and her employees have been filling orders for drive up and take-out breakfast and lunch, but she said they’ve done very few breakfast meals, and lunch is only a fraction of their usual business.
Codie Deutsch of 75 Diner and Felicia Hanson of Sincerely Yours listened intently to Gov. Tim Walz’s online press conference on May 20. As they hoped, he announced another round of loosening restrictions on restaurants, salons and other businesses that were closed on March 18 to slow the...
Vendors and patrons of Luverne’s Farmers Market will meet for their weekly produce and home goods sales this year, but they’ll follow a long list of social distancing guidelines. In a message to vendors, local market organizers shared details. “The health and safety of our vendors, customers and...
Minnesotans will once again be able to access the majority of driver and vehicle services starting May 19, butoffice visits will look different with changes made to protect the health and safety of customers and staff in light of theCOVID-19 pandemic.        The Minnesota Department of Public...
The Minnesota Department of Health confirmed 19 cases of coronavirus so far in Rock County as of Tuesday morning, up one from 18 a week ago. The numbers have leveled off somewhat in neighboring counties where outbreaks sickened hundreds in meat processing plants in Sioux Falls and Worthington.  ...

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