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Governor Tim Walz Makes a decision on back to school and local school districts react.

Governor Walz announces safe learning plan.

Localized, data-driven approach allows school districts and charter schools to operate in a learning model that is responsive to COVID-19 cases in each community

Local School districts will make decisions next week

After the governor's back to school guidance on Thursday, we look around to the local school districts many will announce their decisions next week.

Fergus Falls Superintendent Jeff Drake, Pleased with decision. School board to make decision next week

Fergus Falls Public Schools Superintendent Jeff Drake said that he was, very pleased that the department of education is letting school districts make the decision locally based on local county incident rates.

Detroit Lakes public school will make announcement next week.

Detroit Lakes Public School District has worked over the last two months to create three models: in-person learning, distance learning and a hybrid learning model. With new State guidance, the School District will now need to decide how they'll implement the models.

MSHSL to Meet on Tuesday and should announce decision of Fall Sports on Wednesday.

After receiving back to school guidance from Governor Walz on Thursday, the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) will now begin to formulate their plan for fall sports and activities.

Tabasco 21 takes effect statewide

You’ll soon need to bring your I-D if you are a young person trying to buy cigarettes in Minnesota, as the legal age raises to 21 to purchase any tobacco products on Saturday.

Fergus Falls Noon Rotary planning their 25th annual peach sale

Proceeds from the Peach Sale will help fund the many local projects that the Noon Rotary Club supports during the year, and it has become a very successful fundraiser because of the consistent quality of the peaches.

Alexandria-Based National Guard Unit Deploying to Middle East

About a hundred National Guard soldiers from more than 60 Minnesota communities are deploying next week for the Middle East.

MN Hunting Sales Start Saturday

Hunters can start planning for the deer season with the 2020 Minnesota Hunting and Trapping Regulations handbook, which is now available on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources deer hunting page.

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