Stillwater News Press staff discuss the week's top stories. Managing Editor Beau Simmons is joined by City Editor Michelle Charles, Editor Tanner Holubar, and Reporter Ashlynd Huffman.

Articles Discussed

Looking back: A timeline of COVID-19 in Payne County: https://www.stwnewspress.com/news/looking-back-a-timeline-of-covid-19-in-payne-county/article_091e7b1a-8602-11eb-b6ae-ab4a296f2813.html

UPDATE: COVID-19 diagnosis in Payne County prompts emergency declaration, city closures: https://www.stwnewspress.com/news/update-covid-19-diagnosis-in-payne-county-prompts-emergency-declaration-city-closures/article_07d62750-6720-11ea-a73c-177e98101ebe.html

City of Stillwater drops mask requirement after businesses threatened: https://www.stwnewspress.com/covid-19/city-of-stillwater-drops-mask-requirement-after-businesses-threatened/article_d05d8636-8bed-11ea-aef2-2b5cebfc0023.html

Bar rules: Emergency declaration puts new limits on nightlife: https://www.stwnewspress.com/news/local_news/bar-rules-emergency-declaration-puts-new-limits-on-nightlife/article_95ffb08d-cfbe-530b-9c35-dc883c2b499f.html

Stillwater Medical activates surge plan to deal with spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations: https://www.stwnewspress.com/news/stillwater-medical-activates-surge-plan-to-deal-with-spike-in-covid-19-hospitalizations/article_709411de-01e5-11eb-aba9-fb2af5146559.html

Q5: Prairie Pandemic Relief Concert to benefit Randy Blake's family: https://www.stwnewspress.com/news/q5-prairie-pandemic-relief-concert-to-benefit-randy-blakes-family/article_09ff5282-8771-11eb-828c-fb3793f9a5b8.html

OSU jazz band donations to ODB https://sccfriends.weebly.com/#/

OUR VIEW: Queuing up for barbecue: https://www.stwnewspress.com/opinion/our-view-queuing-up-for-barbecue/article_44571c1c-57f8-11e9-9619-030f816baad2.html

Jurors hear testimony from nurse, PCSO investigator: https://www.stwnewspress.com/news/jurors-hear-testimony-from-nurse-pcso-investigator/article_4b72ff2b-2dd4-5f76-a8d8-5dd06807ce5c.html