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Minnesota opens applications for emergency child-care grants

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WKBT) – The state of Minnesota has opened the application process for emergency grants for child-care providers during the COVID-19 emergency. The Legislature passed the grant legislation as part of its COVID-19 Response Supplemental Budget, which Gov.…

Winona County sees first COVID-19 death

WINONA, Minn. (WKBT) - The Minnesota Department of Health confirmed today, April 1, the first death in Winona County related to COVID-19. “Our hearts and thoughts go out to their family, friends and loved ones,” said Winona Mayor Mark Peterson.…

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 surpass 1,560 in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. -- The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin has surpassed 1,560. According to numbers from state and county health officials, Wisconsin now has 1,561 confirmed cases of the coronavirus. The new numbers show an increase of 153…