Kooistra Alden Board meeting

Alden Elementary Principal Jacki Kooistra displays a desk divider during Monday's meeting. The board approved a mask mandate that will run through Oct. 1. The topic will be revisited at the September meeting.

Alden Elementary students will be required to wear face coverings in the school building through the first day of October, but the Alden School Board voted unanimously to revisit the issue at its next meeting in September.

The decision was made after an hour-plus-long discussion at a meeting on Monday.

Lascheid Alden Board meeting

Alden Board President Greg Lascheid - seated next to board member Abbey Barrick - speaks during Monday's meeting.

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