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By Dan Reed 

Board votes in masks for county buildings


October 29, 2021

Masks will be mandated and the policy guidelines will go into effect Monday, Nov. 1 in any county-owned buildings, as ordered by the Carlton County Board of Commissioners at its meeting Monday. The vote was four to one with commissioner Mark Thell voting no.

“The infection numbers — which are falling at this time — do not justify masks,” Thell said via phone. “Community members I have talked to are not supportive of the move. I question whether a majority of the departments in county government want a mask mandate.”

Carlton County Health and Human Services director Dave Lee said...

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