The College Of St. Scholastica currently plans on reopening its campuses, including residence halls, for the 2020 fall semester. There will be pandemic-related policies and place and they know their plans could change.
Any member of the class of 2020 from the area who comes to the fairgrounds will get either a free corndog or cheese curds with a soft drink as a way of showing appreciation to those that are graduating this year. First responders, nurses, and doctors are also getting the same deal today.
Despite the daily COVID-19 death toll in Minnesota hitting new highs on multiple days during the week, the state has not experienced a surge of fatalities and the weekly total actually matched the four-week average.
A newborn calf was taken from a St. Peter cattle ranch. The owners of the ranch are looking for assistance in locating the calf to reunite it with its mother and to let the public know that cattle theft is still an on-going problem in Southern Minnesota.