Google+ CoronavirusIndianaLocalNews Pinterest Previous articleElkhart County to issue mandatory public face mask orderNext articleIndiana has a lack of school nurses ready for the coming school year Jon ZimneyJon Zimney is the News and Programming Director for News/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel and host of the Fries With That podcast. Follow him on Twitter @jzimney. By Jon Zimney – June 29, 2020 2 1014 Google+ Twitter Face mask ordinance extended until September 7 in St. Joseph County (Photo Supplied/Indiana State Prison) It was due to expire on July 4, but with no vaccine or medication to prevent or treat COVID-19, health leaders in St. Joseph County have extended their face mask ordinance through Sep. 7.The revision is basically to keep doing what’s already happening:Any business establishment open to customers shall make alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol readily accessible at the entrance and in proximity to hightouch surfaces.A face covering over one’s nose and mouth shall be required for any persons entering an enclosed public space or place of business, unless such persons have a medical exception indicating that a face covering is ill-advised for health reasons, or the face covering prevents the persons from delivering or receiving services. The face covering shall be worn at all times when physical distancing of at least six feet cannot be maintained.Health leaders say taking measures such as frequently washing hands, physical distancing and wearing face coverings are the most effective ways to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Twitter Facebook Pinterest WhatsApp WhatsApp Facebook
SAINT LOUIS, Mo. – Eleven members of the Drake University football team have been selected to the All-Pioneer Football League teams as voted on by the league’s 11 head coaches. The Bulldogs had four student-athletes selected to the first team, one to the second team and six earned honorable-mention honors. Fifth-year senior John Hugunin (Oswego, Ill.) claimed the fourth All-PFL accolade of his career and his second first team honor. The linebacker set a PFL record with nine forced fumbles, while leading the Bulldogs with 116 tackles, ranking 20th in the nation, to go with 15 tackles for loss. Junior defensive lineman Mack Marrin (Mendota Heights, Minn.) recorded 12.5 tackles for loss and a PFL-best 8.5 sacks–ranking 15th in the nation–in addition to his 49 tackles to earn first team honors after being named PFL Freshman Defensive Player of the Year and All-PFL honorable mention in 2014. Drake had two representatives on the offensive first team in fifth-year offensive lineman Jack Beck (Whitefish Bay, Wis.) and senior tight end Eric Saubert (Hoffman Estates, Ill.). Beck started every game at right tackle after earning honorable mention All-PFL honors in 2014. Saubert led the Bulldog receiving corps with 55 catches for 580 yards and seven touchdowns. Junior running back Conley Wilkins (Overland Park, Kan.) was the lone Bulldog to garner All-PFL second team honors, as he was the only rusher to average over a 100 yards per game in league play, recording 104.8 yards per game. Wilkins finished the season with 834 yards rushing, nine touchdowns and 105 receiving yards. Drake’s six All-PFL honorable mention selections included one offensive player, three defenders and two special team players. Punter Cam Bohnert (Edmond, Okla.), cornerback Brad Duwe (Dubuque, Iowa), safety Bob Quilico, Jr. (Schaumburg, Ill.), quarterback Andy Rice (Stevens Point, Wis.), long snapper Michael Vankat (Omaha, Neb.) and defensive lineman Al Wegener (Overland Park, Kan.) received honorable mention All-PFL honors. Ten of the 11 league members had at least one student-athlete named first-team All-PFL with league co-champion Dayton leading the way with seven first-team honorees. In addition to the 59 student-athletes recognized on the league’s first and second teams, 72 student-athletes received honorable mention recognition. The Academic All-PFL team, highlighted by the league’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year, will be released Wednesday, concluding the league’s awards week. Print Friendly Version
Travel group Cox & Kings Ltd. has opened its first dedicated Foreign Exchange branch at Panjim in Goa. Ravi Menon, Head, Foreign Exchange, Cox & Kings Ltd inaugurated the branch that has been designed as a one-stop-shop for all foreign exchange requirements.The flagship store would offer a slew of products like buying and selling of all frequently traded foreign currencies, sell pre-paid cards, enable Money Transfer business where tourists can receive money from overseas, as well as provide domestic money transfer facilities. Students who wish to travel overseas from Goa for further studies can avail Foreign Currency Draft and Outward Remittance facilities through this outlet.According to Menon, “Goa is a key market as it receives a large number of foreign tourists. Our bouquet of foreign exchange products and services are designed to cater to this segment. Our branch will cater to all the requirements which are allowed under Authorised Dealer CAT II activities.”As per data released by the state government in 2015, Goa received 5.40 lakh international tourists, an increase of 5% over 2014. This year the state is expected to attract even more tourists especially from traditional markets such as USA, UK, France, Germany and Russia.