Tag: COVID-19

Falls High School moves to Distance Learning as COVID cases mount

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (3/25/2021) International Falls – In the same month that Falls High School returned to full in-person learning, grades nine through twelve will be transitioning to distance learning. Independent School District 361 Superintendent Kevin Grover joined The Morning Show to update the Borderland on the rising case totals – now 20 students…
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March 25, 2021 0

NMPH Encouraging Anyone Seeking a Vaccine to Get Registered for Waiting List

Ada, MN — Norman-Mahnomen Public Health is again strongly encouraging anyone in Norman County who would like to get the COVID-19 vaccination, regardless of what priority group they fall under, to contact them to get registered. Depending on the vaccine allotments each week, Public Health Director Sarah Kjono says they have been able to call…
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March 25, 2021 0

Riverwood Healthcare’s Dr. David Taylor COVID-19 update

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/24/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Riverwood Healthcare’s Chief Medical Officer Dr David Taylor returned for another update with COVID-19, vaccinations, and how distribution in the Lakes area has been favoring as Spring returns. Dr Taylor remains optimistic about getting in front of COVID-19, but numerous variants may be making their way to…
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March 24, 2021 0

ISD 361 Superintendent Kevin Grover’s Monday message to ISD 361

“Good Morning,   ISD 361 continues to see an increase in Covid-19 cases and are updating you that we had several additional cases at Falls High School since my last message on Thursday bring the current total to 11 students/staff at FHS and 1 student at FES that have tested positive for Covid-19.  The majority…
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March 22, 2021 0

Minnesota 3A Representative Rob Ecklund joins The Morning Show as COVID numbers rebound

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (3/22/2021) International Falls – Minnesota 3A Representative Rob Ecklund joined The Morning Show on Friday to recap the previous week, live from the Twin Cities. While this week’s hearings were not geared toward northern Minnesota, or the Borderland, the coronavirus is still prevalent in both areas. Rep. Ecklund, while referencing high…
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March 22, 2021 0

Riverwood’s Dr David Taylor discusses latest COVID-19 vaccine Phase, vaccination clinics

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/17/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Riverwood Healthcare’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Taylor broke down what the public needs to know on the latest phase of eligible recipients of the COVID-19 vaccines and other important information. Dr Taylor says the latest expansion brings down the 65-and-older phase to those in Phase 1B…
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March 17, 2021 0

District 10B State Rep. Dale Lueck talks loosened COVID-19 restrictions, vaccines with weekly conversation

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/16/21) (Aitkin, MN) — District 10B State Representative Dale Lueck returned following Governor Tim Walz’s announcement of loosening COVID-19 restrictions and what that means for the Lakes Area in our weekly conversation. As schools districts in the listening areas continue to get their staff and educators vaccinated, Representative Lueck noted the…
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March 16, 2021 0

NMPH Director Reflects on One Year of COVID-19 Pandemic

Ada, MN — It’s been a year since COVID-19 became an official global pandemic and the world as we knew it changed. Schools went into distance learning, people were working from home, bars and restaurants shut down, and initially there were still many unknowns about the coronavirus and how it spread. We reflected on this…
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March 15, 2021 0

Governor Walz Dials Back Restrictions as Vaccinations Increase

[ST. PAUL, MN] – As Minnesota continues to make progress vaccinating Minnesotans and slowing the spread of COVID-19, Governor Tim Walz today announced that on March 15 Minnesotans can begin safely gathering with more friends and loved ones, supporting Minnesota’s small businesses, and visiting large venues. “Minnesotans should continue to take simple steps to protect…
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March 12, 2021 0

Norman-Mahnomen Public Health Discusses the Next Priority Group for Vaccinations

Ada, MN — The announcement this week that eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine is expanding to the next two tiers comes at an ideal time for local public health officials. According to Director Sarah Kjono, Norman-Mahnomen Public Health has already exhausted their list of those in the first priority group and have already begun vaccinating…
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March 11, 2021 0