Republicans who control the Minnesota Senate showed their displeasure with Democratic Governor Tim Walz by ousting his commissioner of labor and industry amid a dispute over the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
For car enthusiasts, the third Sunday in August is usually reserved for the Pantowners annual Car Show and Swap Meet at the Benton County Fairgrounds in Sauk Rapids, however, this year's event has been canceled due to COVID-19.
Sherburne County has recorded two more deaths due to complications related to COVID-19. The Minnesota Department of Health says both people were in their 80s. Sherburne County now has 10 people who have died with coronavirus.
As area school district develop their plans on what learning will look like this fall, the Minnesota Department of Education is dedicated to helping them provide the safest learning environment during these strange times.
The Twins lost 6-4 at Milwaukee Tuesday night. The Twins went with a bullpen day instead of a traditional starter. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today. He said doing this twice so far this season due to injuries to their starting pitchers isn't ideal.
CentraCare Spokesman Dr. George Morris joined me on WJON today. He says because of continued increased demand and lack of supplies Covid-19 test results continue to be slow. He says in some cases test results don't come back for as much as 2 weeks.