Tag: Covid

Ada-Borup Staff & Students All Stepped Up to Meet COVID Challenges

Ada, MN — Perhaps other than our hospitals and long-term care facilities, no one had more challenges and obstacles to overcome over this past year than our school systems. As you might imagine, many school staff and administration are breathing a heavy sigh of relief now that the school year is coming to an end.…
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May 28, 2021 0

Climax-Shelly Principal Dave Rufsvold Recaps the Year of COVID

Climax, MN — School wrapped up for the Climax-Shelly School District on Thursday and it was an up and down year with moments of “normalcy”, but also moments of distance learning and juggling staff while others were in quarantine. During our final Climax-Shelly News this week, Principal Dave Rufvold recapped the year. Rufsvold says that…
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May 28, 2021 0

Traill District Health Unit Talks Moving Forward Post Pandemic

Hillsboro, ND — Traill County appears to be back in “new normal” conditions with the end of their mask mandate, businesses restrictions removed, and vaccinations on the rise. According to Traill District Health Unit, roughly 60% of the county have received their first dose and around 50% have completed the vaccination process. Brenda Stallman with…
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May 20, 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

Titans Superfan Adjusting to Attending Games Virtually

Twin Valley, MN — Pre-pandemic, there may not have been an individual more dedicated to watching high school sports than Kevin Ruud. Ruud is a Norman County East-Ulen Hitterdal Titans Superfan (he’s got the sweatshirt to prove it) and a fan of high school sports in general. Attend any Titans game and he could be…
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March 16, 2021 0

Norman County East Elementary Joins High School in Distance Learning

Twin Valley, MN — The Norman County East Elementary is joining the High School in distance learning for the next week following an outbreak of COVID-19 in the school. It was originally planned that just the high school would be distance learning, but following a community testing event with Norman-Mahnomen Public Health it became known…
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February 23, 2021 0

Norman County East Cancels School Friday After Several Students Test Positive

Twin Valley, MN — Norman-Mahnomen Public Health is strongly encouraging anyone experiencing COVID-19 symptoms to get tested following a recent outbreak of positive cases. The Norman County East School cancelled school Friday for all students after several students had tested positive. The district will use the day off for a thorough cleaning and allow staff…
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February 18, 2021 0

NWMF Launches COVID Community Hereos Campaign

Bemidji, MN — The COVID-19 pandemic has been a trying time for all of us, but some of us have risen above and made meaningful impacts on our community during the challenging times. The Northwest Minnesota Foundation wants to recognize those people, businesses, and organizations through their COVID Community Heroes Campaign. That’s Kari Cooper, Northwest…
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February 12, 2021 0

Mahnomen School Board Addresses Short & Long Term Facility Needs

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Monday night, February 8th. At the meeting the board had some discussions on facility update for both the short and long term future. For the short term, the board approved going forward with replacing an HVAC unit in the elementary, according to…
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February 11, 2021 0

Ada-Borup School Board Provided Updates on Consolidation, Construction, and COVID-19

Ada, MN — The Ada-Borup School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday morning where they were provided updates on consolidation, construction, and the COVID-19 situation. With both the Ada-Borup and Norman County West School Boards approving the consolidation resolutions, the districts are moving forward with the next steps, which includes submitting their plans…
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February 10, 2021 0