“We’re going to do everything we possibly can to keep the businesses open. Why would we do anything different? There’s zero motivation from anybody to anything down. But if you notice, I’m wearing a mask,” said Williams County District 2 Commissioner Steve Kemp.
After having to reduce hours and having to adapt to changes due to COVID, the Taube Museum of Art has returned to regular hours and is now welcoming patrons inside with a new exhibit featuring artists both from, and new to, North Dakota.
Minot Public Schools will continue with the current in-person delivery model of instruction for the time being, despite the state’s elevation of Ward County from low to moderate risk level, according to Superintendent Dr. Mark Vollmer.
In a packed city building with residents lined down the hall and watching in overflow rooms, the city commission unanimously approved plans for the COVID-19 shelters. But not without debate and contention.