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These Are the Counties in the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area with the Most Deaths from COVID-19

Though cases of the omicron variant appear to have peaked in the United States, the virus continues to claim lives. Nearly 1 million Americans have died from the virus – more than the total number of Americans killed in World War I and World War II combined. In the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington metropolitan area, which covers […]
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Man Killed in Officer Involved Shooting Near Bowlus Identified

(KNSI) — The man shot to death by police last month near Bowlus is being identified. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says 59-year-old Charles Bangs was shot and killed by a Minnesota State Patrol Trooper and an Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Deputy on April 28th. A 51-year-old man with Bangs was also shot but is expected to survive. The two men are said to be from Fergus Falls.
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Sarah Lancaster Named 2022 Minnesota Teacher Of The Year

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Education Minnesota selected Sarah Lancaster as 2022’s Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Lancaster teaches first grade at Onamia Elementary School in Onamia, a city in Mille Lacs County. She says this honor goes beyond her own classroom. MORE: What Makes A Great Teacher? Sarah Lancaster (credit: CBS) “It means that I now have this amazing opportunity to be an integral part of this pivotal moment in the world of education, especially now as we’re on the precipice of some change,” Lancaster said. “And I get to speak for my students, my staff, my community, and I get to be their voice.” Lancaster will now represent Minnesota as its candidate for National Teacher of the Year.
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These Are the Counties in the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area with the Most Deaths from COVID-19

Though cases of the omicron variant appear to have peaked in the United States, the virus continues to claim lives. So far, more than 980,000 Americans have died from the virus – more than the total number of Americans killed in World War I and World War II combined. In the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington metropolitan area, […]
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DNR, Mille Lacs Tourism Council hosting meet-and-greet April 28th

(Mille Lacs Lake, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Mille Lacs Tourism Council is holding a community meet-and-greet gathering from 5:30-7pm on Thursday, April 28th at Izaty’s Resort on Mille Lacs Lake. Ann Brucciani Lyon will present a short introduction about the “Keep It Clean”...
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This Is the County in the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area with the Most Deaths from COVID-19

Though cases of the omicron variant appear to have peaked in the United States, the virus continues to claim lives. So far, more than 970,000 Americans have died from the virus — more than the total number of Americans killed in World War I and World War II combined. In the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington metropolitan area, […]
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Addressing childcare shortages in East Central Minnesota

Childcare is critical and central to community health. It impacts not only children, but families and parents’ ability to work, often putting a strain on extended family. A robust economy where everyone has the ability to thrive relies on the availability of excellent childcare, but East Central Minnesota faces shortages.
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Extremely rare albino deer spotted in Minnesota

A nature enthusiast caught a rare glimpse of what appears to be an albino deer near Lake Mille Lacs. Lora Elfmann snapped the photo of the ghostly deer among a pack of white-tails in a field between the towns Isle and Wahkon, which are located on the southeast side of Mille Lacs in east-central Minnesota.
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These Are the Counties in the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area with the Most Deaths from COVID-19

Though cases of the omicron variant appear to have peaked in the United States, the virus continues to claim lives. So far, more than 970,000 Americans have died from the virus — more than the total number of Americans killed in World War I and World War II combined. In the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington metropolitan area, […]
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