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One dies, farms damaged during tornado near Dalton

Authorities say a powerful tornado damaged farms and left one person dead in western Minnesota as severe storms moved across parts of the Midwest. The National Weather Service says the tornado struck at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday near Dalton. Three farmsteads were hit, and one of those farmhouses was flattened. Otter Tail County says two people were taken to a hospital …

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KIK-FM Official Soundtrack For Star Storm Firework Show

What’s better than country music and fireworks?! KIK-FM is excited to be the soundtrack of Star Storm this weekend! Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria is doing the annual firework show Star Storm (weather permitting) on Saturday July 4th and will start around 10:00 p.m. on the shores of Lake Darling. This year will be different due to Covid-19 and to allow …

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Pediatricians Say Schools Should Open in Person This Fall

The American Academy of Pediatrics strongly recommends students be physically present for the coming school year, according to NPR. The AAP says there is “mounting evidence” that it’s uncommon for kids to transmit the coronavirus; they are also less likely to get the virus. Meanwhile, thy say that remote homeschooling could actually mean heightened severe learning loss and social isolation, …

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Funny or Die Exec Wears Same “Zoom Shirt” for 70 Straight Days During Pandemic

The New York Times reports that “Zoom shirts”–shirts kept near your home-office desk that are worn only for video calls–are a bona fide coronavirus fashion trend. And nobody’s taken this trend to the extreme quite like Joe Farrell, the executive vice president of Funny or Die. He wore the same Brooks Brothers button-down for 70 consecutive days’ worth of Zoom calls–and …

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2021 Windstock Festivals Returns With Same Line Up, Special Pricing

Winsted, MN – The Winstock Country Music Festival is excited to announce that all 2020 artists scheduled will be returning in 2021 including the 2019 CMA Male Vocalist of the Year winner Luke Combs and GRAMMY award-winning Hootie & the Blowfish lead singer Darius Rucker. BIG TICKET DEAL: Winstock is offering fans and customers special pricing with no fees through …

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