Category Archives: Local News

MDH Adds 1,715 New Coronavirus Cases and 16 Deaths on Wednesday

Minnesota health officials reported on Wednesday 1,715 new cases of the coronavirus and 16 more deaths.   According to the Minnesota Department of Health, 6,978 people have died because of the virus.  A total of 4,320 of those deaths have occurred in long term care facilities.   A total of 547,101i cases have been confirmed…read more »

Iowa Reports 655 New Coronavirus Cases and No Deaths on Wednesday

The latest numbers from the Iowa Department of Public Health show, for the third day in a row, no more Iowans have been reported to have died from COVID-19.  There were 655 new cases of the virus.   The number of new positive COVID-19 tests reported for the time period brings the total number of…read more »

BEA Board Approves Hiring New Teachers and High School Roof Bid

At their meeting last night, the Blue Earth Area School Board approved the hiring of Allison Schmidt as the Director of Curriculum, approved the hiring of five teachers and approved the hiring of a new Dean of Students for the elementary.   Some of the new teachers will be replacing teachers, who are retiring at…read more »

MDH Add Another 1,367 Coronavirus Cases and 3 Deaths on Tuesday

Minnesota Health Officials reported on Tuesday 1,367 new cases of the coronavirus and 3 more deaths.   According to the Minnesota Department of Health, 6,962 people have died because of the virus.  A total of 4,319 of those deaths have occurred in long term care facilities.   A total of 545,404 cases have been confirmed…read more »

Iowa Reports 445 New Coronavirus Cases and No Deaths on Tuesday

The latest numbers from the Iowa Department of Public Health show no additional Iowans have been reported to have died from COVID-19 for the second day in a row.  Meanwhile, there were 445 new positive tests for the coronavirus reported statewide.   The number of new, positive COVID-19 tests reported for the time period, brings…read more »

MDH Reports 1,994 New Coronavirus Cases and 2 Deaths on Monday

Minnesota Health Officials reported Monday 1,994 new cases of the coronavirus and 2 more deaths.   According to the Minnesota Department of Health, 6,959 people have died because of the virus.  A total of 4,319 of those deaths have occurred in long term care facilities.   A total of 544,046 cases have been confirmed in…read more »

Iowa Reports 146 New Coronavirus Cases and No New Deaths on Monday

The numbers from the Iowa Department of Public Health show no more Iowans have been reported to have died from COVID-19 and there are 146 new case of the virus.   The number of new positive COVID-19 test reported for the time period brings the total number of individuals who have tested positive up to…read more »