2020: A rollercoaster of Covid realities
A year in the rearview, part 2
January 8, 2021
At the start, it was as if no one really knew how or whether to panic. So they cleared shelves of toilet paper and anything that could be used to kill germs on surfaces.
As the state ordered places to shut down in order to quell the spread of Covid-19, it continued to only slowly seep in just how radically things might change in a pandemic world.
Adam Bailey, owner of Cloquet bar The Jack, was like anyone else trying to navigate just what was happening. "Uneasy," he told the Pine Knot News in early March. "If this lasts just a couple of weeks, we'll be OK. If it's a few months, things will...