Walz enacts two week stay at home order

MINNESOTA – Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has released his 20th executive order of the year, and this one asks people to stay home unless they are a critical worker.

Beginning on Friday, March 27, 2020 at 11:59 pm through Friday, April 10, 2020 at 5:00 pm, all persons currently living within the State of Minnesota are ordered to stay at home or in their place of residence except to engage in non-essential activities. The order also states March 30 through May 4 will be a Distance Learning period for students, and the bars and restaurants will now be closed until May 1.

Now is the time to respond to the US Census

Trapped in the house due to COVID-19? What a perfect opportunity to fill out the US Census!

The key message right now for anyone with questions about how COVID-19 will affect the 2020 Census: It has never been easier to respond on your own, whether online, over the phone or by mail—all without having to meet a census taker.

MNsure offers special enrollment period

MINNESOTA - MNsure is offering a special enrollment period (SEP) for qualified individuals who are currently without insurance in response to the potential growth of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. This SEP will allow uninsured individuals 30 days to enroll in health insurance coverage through MNsure.

You can still apply for vehicle registration tabs - here's how

WORTHINGTON – With many county government centers closed to the public, people are wondering how to go about renewing vehicle registration tabs and driver licenses. Nobles County Auditor/Treasurer Joyce Jacobs has supplied some information.

She said residents who need to renew tabs for their cars, pick-ups (under 1 ton) and SUV’s can do so through the mail by following simple steps.

Walz signs more executive orders while quarantined; still no shelter in place order

MINNESOTA – Governor Tim Walz is not ready to tell residents to shelter at home, even as he is working from home as a precaution after a member of his security detail was diagnosed with COVID-19.