FACE MASK

NDSU student government hands out Covid-19 welcome kits

Each kit came with an NDSU face mask and hand sanitizer

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU is making sure all of its students have what they need to stay safe while on campus. Student government handed out hundreds of welcome kits during the first day of classes. Students stopped by the Memorial Union to pick up a drawstring bag filled with an NDSU face mask and hand sanitizer. The student body president…

Fargo City Commissioners To Debate Face Mask Mandate

Governor Doug Burgum says such a decision should be left up to businesses and schools

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo City Commissioners on Monday will take up the idea of mandating face masks to slow the spread of COVID-19. Commissioner John Strand has come up with two options. The first would mandate face coverings to be worn in all public settings. The second option has “targeted” policies including requiring city employees to wear masks when they…

Walmart, Sam’s Club to require face coverings beginning Monday

Walmart joins the list of other retailers requiring shoppers to wear a mask inside its stores

FARGO, N.D. — Sunday marks the final day shoppers at Walmart and Sam’s Club can roam the aisles without wearing a face covering. That’s why Ryan Wagner of Kindred, North Dakota said he made sure to stop in before the requirement takes effect Monday morning. “That way I don’t have to put the mask on right away,” he said. Wagner…

Minnesota Governor Asked To Consider Face Mask Mandate

Governors in several states that are seeing rising numbers have mandated mask use

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Health experts are urging Gov. Tim Walz to require masks in public statewide amid concerns that the spike in coronavirus cases elsewhere could happen in Minnesota. Governors in several states that are seeing rising numbers have mandated mask use. Medical groups in Minnesota and the state Health Department are backing a mandate. Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm…

Social Distancing: Mask Comparison

Adam Compares Two Different Styles Of Cloth Face Masks For Social Distancing

Public health officials recommend that we wear masks when we go out in public. They help protect others in case we’re carrying COVID-19 and don’t know it, and they may help protect you from a potential infection. They say a simple cloth mask is sufficient for running errands. Heck, I made one out of a t-shirt last month. It worked…

Grand Forks Police Searching for Alleged Robber

He says the man had one hand in his pocket and said, "I just want your money."

GRAND FORKS, ND — Police in Grand Forks responded to reports of a robbery at about 5:00 this morning. The alleged victim told officers a man approached him in a stairwell at the 700 block of North 43rd Street. He says the man had one hand in his pocket and said, “I just want your money.” The victim handed him…