Ad Spot

Cumulative COVID cases exceeds 480K

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 3,992 cumulative cases in Mower County, including 86 “probable cases,” as of Tuesday morning.

According to Community Health Division Manager Pam Kellogg, about 50 cases are still active in Mower County, a decrease of about 35 from the end of last week.

As of Sunday, Feb. 21, 5,261 Mower County residents, or 13.2 percent, have received at least one dose of the COVID vaccine while 2,346 have completed the vaccine series, according to the MDH Vaccine Data Report.

The MDH reports that 31 individuals have died from COVID-19 in Mower County since the pandemic began.

Statewide, the MDH reported 480,091 cumulative cases as of Tuesday morning. Of those, an estimated 12,944 are still active.

As of Tuesday, 25,528 cumulative cases have resulted in hospitalization in Minnesota, including 5,276 in intensive care.

The MDH also reported a death toll of 6,434 on Tuesday. Of those, 4,038 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.

Education

Keeping students in the classroom

News

Ex-cop appeals murder conviction to Minnesota Supreme Court

News

Third US vaccine could raise question: Which shots are best?

Health

Cumulative Mower County COVID cases surpasses 4K

Mower County

MC Historical Society will hold its annual meeting virtually on March 18

Education

Helping get the word out

News

Biden surveys Texas weather damage, thanks emergency workers

News

Congress split on US strikes in Syria on Iran-backed militia

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Predatory offender receives additional sexual assault charges

News

Front-line food plant workers up next for COVID-19 vaccine

News

Projected $1.6B surplus shoves aside deficit

Breaking News

Breaking News: Police investigating Austin woman’s death after finding “suspicious” injury

News

House to vote on virus bill; arbiter says wage hike a no-go

Business

Kramer Honored As Best-In-State Wealth Advisor by Forbes magazine

News

State to vaccinate 70% of seniors before expanding vaccine eligibility

Health Updates

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, flu has disappeared in the US

News

GOP rallies solidly against Democrats’ virus relief package

Mower County

AU: ‘Austin residents will be affected by increase in natural gas prices’

Local Government

Mower County awards $773K in business relief grants

Education

Mower County CEO Program drive-in fundraiser to be held this weekend

News

February spike expected in Minnesotans’ home heating bills

Agriculture

FFA Spotlight: Ag world celebrates National FFA Week

Mower County

The American Legion helps get National Personnel Records Center to reopen

Mower County

In Your Community: Nachos for Animals