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Being an essential worker during COVID-19

Being an essential worker during COVID-19

Ryan Barnett

May 14, 2020

Working as a high schooler is a great idea for any teenager. It’s a good way to meet new people, make some money and gain valuable experience in the workforce. I’ve been an employee at YoYo Donuts in Minnetonka since September 2017. It is a great fit for me, as I can work after school and on weeken...

Businesses adjust to the pandemic

The Nest has moved it’s programing online in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, according program coordinator for the SLP Nest Symone Wilson. Gov. Tim Walz signed Executive Order 20-04 March 16 closing all restaurants, bars, and other in-person facilities.

Talia Lissauer

April 24, 2020

When Starbucks modified its hours to close earlier in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Starbucks employee and senior Sarah Wojtasiak said her once calm closing shifts with only a few other coworkers abruptly changed to an earlier shift with a nonstop hectic drive-thru. “Now it's much more busy. It’s kind of h...

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