State health officials say a Murray County man has Minnesota’s first case of the West Nile virus this year. The man got sick with West Nile fever earlier this month and is recovering. The Minnesota Department of Health says West Nile virus is a potentially life-threatening disease.
President Barack Obama has declared a major federal disaster for five southwestern Minnesota counties hit by an April ice storm.
Power company officials say Murray County area residents should have energy restored Sunday, but it’s still unclear when Nobles County will be restored.