Tagged gov. tim walz


Johnson & Johnson vaccine arrives in Minnesota

The first shipments of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine arrived in the state Wednesday. “This is an exciting development. We now have three vaccines available that are safe and highly effective in preventing severe disease, hospitalization, and death,” said Governor Walz. “The Johnson & Johnson vaccine will help our state quickly provide immunity and get…


COVID-related area closures

If your business or organization would like to be included in this list, please contact Larissa Donovan at news@pbbroadcasting.com The Bemidji Senior Center will be temporarily closed beginning Monday, Nov. 23, through the month of December due to the current COVID-19 infection rates in our community.  The health and safety of the volunteers, employees, and…


Thanksgiving gathering recommendations changed, another press conference today

Gov. Tim Walz, state health department officials and healthcare professionals made an impassioned plea during a press conference yesterday afternoon, to control the spread of COVID-19. Another press conference by the governor is scheduled this afternoon. Recommendations for family gatherings around Thanksgiving have changed, with health experts now saying it is too risky to gather…


New judge in Ninth District

Governor Tim Walz appointed Jerrod Shermoen to fill a vacancy in the Ninth Judicial District. According to a release, the Honorable Charles M. Leduc is retiring from his bench at the Koochiching County Courthouse, in International Falls. Shermoen is the attorney and president at Shermoen-Jaska Law, and handled a wide variety of litigation and administrative…

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