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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz delivers 3rd “State of the State” Address

Gov. Walz discusses COVID-19, police accountability and helping Minnesotans most affected throughout the pandemic.

MANKATO, Minn. (KVRR) — Minnesota Governor Tim Walz delivers his third State of the State Address. Governor Tim Walz begins his State of the State Address by announcing a major COVID-19 vaccination milestone. “More than 1.5 million Minnesotans have received the vaccine. Over 80 percent of seniors have been vaccinated, outperforming the rest of the nation,”(D) Minnesota Governor Tim Walz…

Fully vaccinated people can gather without masks

NEW YORK  – Fully vaccinated Americans can gather with other vaccinated people indoors without wearing a mask or social distancing. That’s according to long-awaited guidance from federal health officials. They also say that vaccinated people can come together in the same way with people considered at low-risk for severe disease, such as in the case of vaccinated grandparents visiting healthy…

Social Distancing: Double Masking It

Pros & Cons Of Doubling Up COVID Protection

  Masks are the way of the land now during the pandemic. There are mandates in most states and cities. They help protect you from getting COVID, or spreading it if you’re a carrier. They’re even fashion statements now. But the new trend could be double masks. Dr. Anthony Fauci, among others, says wearing two cloth masks is more likely…

Fargo public school students return to in person learning Tuesday

"The most important thing is making sure that our students and staff are masked, making sure that we're practicing good hand hygiene."

FARGO, N.D — Fargo public schools return to in person learning on Tuesday. After an unexpected transition to virtual learning all Fargo public school students are now able to return to campus for in person classes. “Our process in Fargo Public Schools is that we’ve always had what we call a COVID-19 instructional planning committee, so when our committee met…

NDSU increases seating capacity at The SHAC to 50 percent

Woken says they will remain practicing the same guidelines put in place to keep everyone safe.

FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota State University Athletics Department has updated venue capacity for the Scheels Center at the Sanford Health Athletic Complex. “As of our last home competition before Christmas, we were able to have 1,000, but with the new Department of Health regulations, now we can go up to 50 percent,” North Dakota State University Senior Associate…

Detroit Mountain welcomes back skiers with Covid-19 guidelines

Some of the adjustments include wearing masks indoors and outdoors.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.- Detroit Mountain opened earlier this month with safety precautions amid the pandemic. Skiers from Lakes country and beyond could not wait to get their ski gear out for the winter. Some had to cut last season short after Detroit Mountain had to close earlier than expected in March due to COVID-19. “We were able to start making…

Minnesota can expect phase one of vaccine distributions as early as next week

Even with a vaccine in site, the governor insists precautionary measures still must be taken.

MINNESOTA – Governor Tim Walz discusses Minnesota’s plan for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccinations in the state. “Exactly how long we’re going to need to be keeping six feet apart and avoiding close crowds and wearing masks – we don’t know any of that yet,” says  Minnesota Health Department Commissioner Jan Malcolm. What we know is the state of Minnesota…