March 11th stands out in my mind as the day the world seemed different. It was the day I learned Aldi was rationing toilet paper. I had heard of other countries dealing with TP shortages loosely linked to the coronavirus in Wuhan, China but I thought it was an internet joke. Within the next couple of days paper product aisles in stores were totally barren. It wasn't just an online meme.

The world turned into a totally different place within a week as companies shifted to working from home, public gatherings got smaller and smaller, and then a Stay at Home Order was put in place. That time two months ago feels like a totally different life. Here are 15 things that happened in Central Minnesota in 2020 that feel like they happened years ago.

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15 Headlines From Early 2020 That Feel Like They Happened Years Ago

Life is crazy and totally different than how it was when we started the year. But we will get through this. Stay healthy, and stay strong Minnesota.

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