Mask debates are roiling Illinois communities, including bucolic Genoa

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Chicago Tribune

GENOA, Ill. — In many ways, the golden cornfields, sleepy country roads and tidy Main Street in Genoa, Illinois, population 5,200, seems plucked from the pages of Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town.” A close-knit community that voted red in the 2020 presidential election, Genoa has recently become a work-from-home haven for frazzled former city-dwellers who are smitten with its bucolic beauty and small-town charms. It also recently became the latest front in the pandemic culture wars when a handful of students started showing up at Genoa-Kingston Community Unit School District 424 wearing fake masks …

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