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264 Willmar Ave SE, Willmar, Minnesota - October 2019

11 staff members on leave after refusing Willmar district's COVID policy

The staff members were placed on leave after they "opted not to comply."

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Organizers apologize for 'insulting' teacher promo at S.D. hockey game

The hockey team and local business partnered on the "Dash for Cash," which was widely criticized.

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SD hockey team goes viral for 'humiliating' stunt involving teachers

The teachers scrambled to collect $1 bills at center ice, to help pay for classroom supplies.

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Osseo district extends winter break to let teachers 'destress and re-energize'

The school board and district leadership team acknowledged the difficult circumstances the pandemic has created and decided to give everyone some extra time off.

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405 schools now on COVID outbreak list as virus surges among students, staff

A school staff member was among those whose death from COVID was reported in the past week.

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Chisholm school sends some grades home due to COVID-19 outbreak

Elementary students at Vaughan-Steffensrud are subject to the outbreak.

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As start of school approaches, Osterholm urges parents to buy high-quality masks

Dr. Michael Osterholm is worried that some districts aren't properly prepared.

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Unvaccinated students, staff urged to take COVID-19 test 'at least once a week'

The recommendation is for students and staff, regardless of symptoms.

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7th Minnesota school employee dies from COVID-19

The death was confirmed by the health department.

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'Ellen' pays tribute to MN kindergarten teacher battling cancer

Kelly Klein continues to teach kindergarten via Zoom while at her chemotherapy treatments.

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Edina teachers raising money to help colleague's son, who is battling cancer

After being cancer-free for two years, he's battling cancer for the second time.

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Walz confirms major changes to Minnesota's vaccine program

The goal is to make more vaccines available for those 65-plus.

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Minnesota changes vaccine appointment process, here's what to know

Walz also announced plans for a mass vaccination event at Xcel Energy Center.

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Governor Walz to announce 'sweeping' education plan Monday

The governor will address Minnesota at 2 p.m. Monday.

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It could take months to vaccinate MN teachers, people 65 and older

"This is going to be harder than going to Ticketmaster and trying to get Bruce Springsteen tickets," Walz said.

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4 added to list of MN schools with 5+ confirmed COVID-19 cases

There are now 11 schools identified by the state health department.

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School near Duluth has 'high number' of people with COVID-19 symptoms

Wrenshall School District is moving to full distance learning.

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Coronavirus: 3 paths for students, teachers who develop symptoms

The guidance is available for all Minnesota families.