In November, the Canadian government announced that on Jan. 15, essential workers only will be allowed to enter the country if they are fully vaccinated. Northwest Angle mail carrier Fred Caravetta would rather quit.
Now in its second season, the path was officially measured at 5.2 miles recently -- doubling in size from last year -- and Jared Olafson, one of its founders, said the town is eager for a fun winter on the ice again.
Two days after Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz issued the Nov. 20 “pause” order on the state’s high school sports, Warroad High School hockey coach Jay Hardwick shoveled snow off of a 50-by-100-foot area of ice on a pond behind his house across from the Warroad Estates Golf Course just north of the city.
The documentary, titled “On the border,” offers deep insight into how communities along the Minnesota-Canadian border are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic and loss of travel and tourism between the U.S. and Canada.