West central Minnesota school leaders say many factors weighed in changes related to COVID-19
The 14-day COVID-19 case rate issued each week by the state may be the most visible information, but it isn't the only thing used by school districts in deciding what type of learning to offer. State and local officials and regional advisory boards also play a role.
A couple of dogs were found deceased after firefighters responded to a house fire reported Friday in Farming Township. The two homeowners were not in the house at the time of the fire, according to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office.
A Kandiyohi County District Court ruling finds Algene Leeland Vossen mentally ill and orders him committed for six months, but the ruling does not find him mentally ill and dangerous, which would have resulted in placement in the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter. Vossen was earlier found incompetent to stand trial on a murder charge in the 1974 homicide of Mabel Herman.
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