FACE MASK

Rally Against Face Masks in Classrooms at NDSU

Some students at NDSU are saying no to COVID-19 overreach.

FARGO, ND (KVRR) — The students that were protesting said that they are not anti mask or anti vaccines but they are anti mask mandates on NDSU campus. “Being anti mask mandate means you are giving the people the right to choose what they want to do. we just wanted to be able to choose what we do with our…

Unvaccinated Students And Staff Asked To Wear Masks In West Fargo Public Schools

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Students and staff at West Fargo Public Schools who are unvaccinated are being asked to wear a face mask in school buildings. The details were presented in a letter to the school district by Superintendent Beth Slette and School Board President Jim Jonas. It is a recommendation and not a requirement. The district will also offer…

Move-In Day For Students At Concordia Where Masks Will Be Required In Class

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia College in Moorhead is requiring face masks in all classes, labs and studios beginning on the first day of class which is Thursday. Students spent the day getting moved into the college to get ready for the start of classes. They head off Monday to “Hands For Change” service projects around the community. Concordia is also…

Petition Started Against NDSU’s Face Mask Mandate in Classrooms

FARGO, N.D. — A Change.org petition has already been started in response to NDSU President Dean Bresciani mandating face masks in classrooms. Starting with classes next Monday, face masks will be required in all classroom settings. In a letter to students and staff, he says Cass County’s designation as “high transmission” for COVID-19 is behind his decision. The petition seeks…

Grand Forks County extends face mask mandate

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — People in Grand Forks County will still be required to wear face coverings in many public settings even though Gov. Doug Burgum is dropping a statewide mask requirement effective Monday. Grand Forks Health Officer Dr. Joel Walz says the order goes into effect Monday as the state mandate expires. The order requires masks in indoor businesses…

Republicans Reject Mask Mandate in Minnesota Senate Chamber, House Has One

State Sen. Mark Johnson/(R) East Grand Forks & State Sen. Ann Rest/(D) New HopeST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Senate Republicans reject a mask mandate for members and staff in the Senate chamber. The 36-31 vote encourages mask-wearing, but does not require them. All 34 Republicans and the chamber’s two independents favored the looser policy, while all 31 Democrats backed the…

Face Masks Now “Strongly Encouraged” In West Fargo After Commission Vote

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The wearing of face masks is now being strongly encouraged in West Fargo. West Fargo City Commission votingĀ  4-1 tonight in a special meeting to approve the city’s COVID-19 New Mask Strategy. The only “no” vote was from Commissioner Mandy George. Masks are recommended for everyone in West Fargo indoors and outdoors around non-household members and…

English Rock Star Calls Fargo City Commissioner “Idiot” Over Face Mask Stance

FRAMPTON FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo City Commissioner is called an “idiot” by English rock star Peter Frampton. He was responding to Dave Piepkorn’s public stance against the use of face masks during a city commission meeting a few weeks ago. Frampton shared video of Piepkorn’s comments on Twitter and wrote: “This idiot is the reason the U.S. is going…

Fargo Park Disctrict Kicks Off Fall In Fargo “Express” Style Due To COVID-19

Visitors are strongly encouraged to wear a face mask and social distance

FARGO, N.D. — The Fall in Fargo event looks different from other years, but families at Rheault Farm can still stroll through the pumpkin patch, as well as purchase one to take home. Visitors are strongly encouraged to wear a face mask and social distance. Guests can take pictures with fall themed backgrounds and stop by a booth where they…

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…