More COVID-19 restrictions anticipated today

Gov. Tim Walz held another press conference call Tuesday, which included more pleas for Minnesotans to take COVID-19 seriously.

Among the panel of speakers was former Republican representative Nick Zerwas.

Zerwas said he has significant comorbidities such as a a congenital heart defect and contracted the virus himself. 

Zerwas stressed that a pandemic is not an issue to take political sides on.

During the presser, Gov. Walz alluded to an announcement expected today, which may include further restrictions on bars and restaurants, fitness centers and gyms, as well as youth sports.

The announcement will be streamed to the Governor’s YouTube channel at 6 p.m


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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