Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced on Sunday that all K-12 schools in the state will be closed for eight days starting on Wednesday. The measure was put in place to give teachers time to plan for distance learning to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Many kids rely on school lunches to stay fed during the day, and with the announcement that schools will be closing, several restaurants have said they will give free lunches to any students who need them while they're home from school. Here's a list of places offering free meals for pick up: Kato Burger Pit [...]
by John Maiers It seemed so improbable, but, turns out, not impossible. Ask any of the 5,327 fans that jammed the Verizon Wireless Center in downtown Mankato Saturday night. Sports theatre on the biggest stage around. Minnesota State Mankato and Bowling Green clashed to determine the WCHA Playoff Champion and the privilege of holding high the Jeff Sauer Trophy awarded to the winners. The Mavericks playing host as regular season champs and home-ice titans, with the red-hot Falcons playing team-of-prey, confident, owning a two-game series sweep of the Mavericks in mid-December in Bowling Green, Ohio. It took 61 minutes and 37 [...]
Thomas Rhett plans to release his new single "Look What God Gave Her." on March 1st. The new tune will impact radio on March 4th. The teaser was posted on Rhett's Instagram on February 22nd. This will be Rhett's fourth studio album following 2017s "Life Changes." https://twitter.com/ThomasRhett/status/1098946622506061825 find out more at www.nashcountrydailey.com -Intern Amanda
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz declared a state of emergency Saturday night in Freeborn and Steele counties to help stranded drivers. Gov. Walz ordered the Minnesota National Guard to help rescue those stuck amid heavy snow and whiteout conditions. The armories in Owatonna and Albert Lea were also opened as emergency shelters.
With more snow blanketing the area, MnDOT is staying plenty busy. But they also want to warn drivers to be safe in this winter weather. Jed Falgren says to keep a safe distance between you and the next vehicle and to be careful when pulling into an intersection when there’s large snow piles. He also reminds drivers to check their headlights, even if they have automatic ones.