Sturgis bikers and St. Olaf College students found some common ground this week in Minnesota, but not in a good way: COVID-19 came calling.
Health officials have confirmed 15 cases among Minnesotans who traveled to South Dakota for the massive motorcycle rally earlier this month, and they expect more to come.
In Northfield, Minn., 17 St. Olaf students were suspended for the fall semester for being at an off-campus party without wearing masks or social distancing, and where at least one person was infected with COVID-19 and exposed others.
“This is the kind of reckless behavior that will put an end to our in-person semester, and it must stop,” David Anderson, the school’s president said in a message sent to students. “Others in attendance exposed