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St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Stewart has cancelled all church services and activities through Easter.

St. John’s Lutheran Church Cedar Mills Mary Martha Guild meeting is cancelled for April and the quarterly voters meeting is postponed until further notice.

The Crow River Mutual Insurance annual meeting that was to be held on Tuesday April 7th at the Peace Center in Hutchinson has been cancelled. No new date will be scheduled.

Crow River Habitat for Humanity Hammer & Nails Dinner Scheduled for April 24 is being moved to October 23rd.

Rush River Maples of Gibbon has cancelled there pancake breakfast scheduled for April 4th

McLeod County has set up a phone line for citizens to access important daily recordings with information about COVID-19.  The line will have a recorded message from Public Health employees, updated daily and/or as necessary, with important information about COVID-19. To access the recordings, call (320) 484-4369.

Governor Tim Walz and Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker have announced that all Minnesota schools serving students prekindergarten through grade 12 will be closed through May 4th. All districts and charter schools will be expected to use distance learning model, on Monday, March 30.

The Pla-Mor Ballroom in Glencoe has suspended events at the ballroom until further notice.

Bluebird Day at Gopher Campfire Club scheduled for Saturday, April 4, has been postponed.

St. John’s Church, rural Biscay, all church activities are canceled until further notice. For online Wednesday and Sunday services and more information, please check the church website at

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced that the agency will indefinitely postpone all public meetings and project open houses statewide.

Hector United Methodist Church has canceled its Soup & Salad Luncheon for April 1st.

Bingo at Hutch VFW 906 is canceled for the remainder of the week.

Hamburg Lions Bingo on April 3rd has been canceled.

Hutchinson Utilities Commission Main Office Lobby will be closed until further notice. Payments can continue to be made via telephone, online, or dropped off at one of HUC’s payment boxes located at the Main Office, 225 Michigan Street SE and Hutchinson City Center, 111 Hassan Street SE.

Until further notice, Hutchinson Utilities Commission will not disconnect customers or charge late fees. As families and the community face the challenges of COVID-19, we want to ensure our customers continue to receive Electric & Natural Gas services to keep their families safe.  If customers have difficulty paying their bills, we are here to help. Please contact customer service directly at (320) 234-0502 to set up a payment plan that works for you.  Hutchinson Utilities Commission will continue to closely monitor this situation and update our website and social media pages with information regarding any necessary changes to Hutchinson Utilities Commission that may impact our customers.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Glencoe – All activities and worship services are canceled through March 31.  Call the church if you are in need of a pastor at 320-864-6157.

Emanuel Lutheran Church, Hamburg, MN has suspended all worship services, activities, and meetings until further notice.

All Pioneerland Library System locations (including Hutchinson and Glencoe) are closed until further notice due to the governor’s stay at home order.  All April and May library programs and events for the Hutchinson Library will be canceled or indefinitely postponed. Please watch for more details!  For best health practices, our the Hutchinson Library Meeting Room will also not be available.  If you wish to reschedule or would like us to post an online notice for your group/members, please email Katy @  They will keep you informed of any additional changes in our operations as this situation continues.  Please do not return items to the libraries at this time.  Due dates for all materials have been extended.  You will not incur any fines.   Pioneerland Library System is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation as it unfolds.

Winsted Sportsmen’s Club Annual Hog and Turkey Roast schedule for Saturday, April 4 is cancelled.

Faith Presbyterian Church, Silver Lake, has canceled all services and activities until further notice.

All Faith Lutheran Church worship services are now streaming on our Facebook Page, FaithLutheranHutchinson, as well as our regular KDUZ and HCVN broadcasts. The office will be closed through April 10, but the staff is available via phone and email. For the latest updates and information go to our website

McLeod County Public Press Release click here

Ridgewater College
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University of Minnesota
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Glencoe Regional Health
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Cedar Crest Estate, Silver Lake – Restricting visitors to only those that are medically necessary. No outside visitors permitted, including family, volunteers, and community members.

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic the Tim Orth Memorial Foundation is CANCELLING their GLENCOE EVENT.  The event was scheduled for Saturday, March 28. The group will be continuing to raise funds for the 12 recipients.  Businesses and individuals may still send donations to RALPH JOHNSON, 558 JUERGENS RD SW, HUTCHINSON MN 55350

All public Masses in the Diocese of New Ulm have been suspended from March 18 until further notice. All Catholics in the diocese are dispensed from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass during this time. Up-to-date information pertaining to the coronavirus, including diocesan announcements, prayers, links to online and television Masses, and other resources, can be found on the Diocese of New Ulm website,

All Christ the King Lutheran Church’s worship services have been moved online to through the month of March.  Soup Suppers, meetings, and Bible studies have been cancelled for March.  Please visit for ongoing announcements and updates.

The Hutchinson Senior Center/ Senior Programming is suspended until further notice.

Zion Lutheran Church Hamball Dinner scheduled for April 5 is canceled.

St Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Arlington has called all services during the month of March.

MDHA Crow River Chapter will be postponing their April 4 Banquet.

City Center closed until further notice; City services will continue.



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