The Blaine County Journal News-Opinion - We've Got The County Covered

South of the Border: "Living with the "new normal"... in Whitlash"


April 22, 2020

Hannah Kultgen, a 10-year old 4H member in Whitlash, is making face masks for nonmedical people. She's issued a challenge to other 4H members to each sew 25 masks for their community. So far she's shipped about a dozen and has requests for 20 more.

More than 90% of the country's residents are under "stay at home" directives and all of us are being cautioned to stay "socially distant" to help minimize COVID-19 spread. We hear the directives will likely be extended further in to the future. Millions are separated from their jobs, either temporarily or permanently.

We see images on the news of major metropolitan areas in the U.S. with streets vacant of people or vehicles. Many businesses are shuttered and schools are closed. In the past few weeks since the onset of COVID-19 we've all been experiencing what social commentators are now ca...

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