Moorhead bars and restaurants reopen for indoor seating

As a part of phase three of Governor Tim Walz's reopening plan, bars and restaurants are able to open indoors at 50% capacity.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Wednesday was a reunion of sorts for staff and customers at Vic’s Bar & Grill in Moorhead. “We have been telling everybody welcome back all day,” said manager, Cassie Verdi. After three long months, the business, like every other bar and restaurant in Minnesota, was able to open for indoor seating. “It is just different to be…

Social Distancing: Restaurants, Bars Open Indoor Dining In MN

Will You Be Heading To Minnesota Restaurants Now That They're Allowing Indoor Dining?

  People can dine-in at restaurants and bars again in Minnesota starting June 10th. They state is loosening its COVID-19 restrictions, allowing indoor dining at restaurants up to 50 percent capacity. Restaurants had been allowed to do outdoor seating since June first, but that can be a crapshoot, as yesterday’s weather showed. Along with the 50 percent capacity limit, restaurants…

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Walz to provide ‘phased plans’ for reopening bars, restaurants at 3 p.m.

KVRR will stream the press briefing here at 3 p.m.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Gov. Tim Walz and his team are expected to provide plans for reopening bars and restaurants in a press briefing on Wednesday. Walz will be joined by Department of Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm, Department of Employment and Economic Development Commissioner Steve Grove, Director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Joe Kelly and Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Myron Frans….

Guidelines Released To Reopen High-Contact Businesses In North Dakota

A new executive order on Friday will address the enforcement action taken against businesses that do not follow the protocols

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota releasing protocols and industry standards for businesses to reopen on Friday. Things will look a lot different the next time you head to your favorite restaurant or bar. Capacity will be limited to 50%. Tables will be spaced out and limited to 10 people. There will be no self-service cups, straws or condiments. Salad bars…

LIVE: Local Mayors and Business Leaders Discuss Gov. Burgum’s Decision to Close Bars/Restaurants

KVRR will be streaming the briefing on and our Facebook page. 

FARGO, N.D.–Metro area government and business leaders are holding a press conference to discuss Gov. Doug Burgum’s executive order closing bars, restaurants, breweries and cafes in the state of North Dakota. All on-sale and on-site operations will close at 12 p.m. on Friday, March 20 and continue through Monday, April 6. Any take-out, delivery, curbside, drive-through or off-sale services are…

MN Governor Orders Bars, Restaurants to Close To Diners Beginning Tuesday

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has ordered bars and restaurants to close to dine-in customers by 5 p.m. Tuesday and continue indefinitely, a move Walz said was necessary to control the spread of coronavirus. The order also closes theaters, museums, fitness centers and community clubs across the state. The governor announced the changes at a Monday evening…

Former ND State Senator Trying To Help Inmates Through Education

You can donate at NDSU's Renaissance Hall Suite 110 until March 15th.

FARGO, N.D. — According to the Prison Policy Initiative, over two million Americans are being held in the prison system. It’s one of the highest rates per capita in the world. That’s why former North Dakota State Senator Tim Flakoll started a book drive to help with inmate reform. “People have a chance to use them during their free time,…

Return Of The Rivalry: Bison and Fighting Hawk Fans Celebrate Game Day

Fans from across the region came together to share in friendly rivalry

FARGO, N.D. — It’s been four years since the Bison and the Fighting Hawks have faced off against each other. For the return of the rivalry, fans embraced a cold morning to tailgate before the game. For one group of grillers, it didn’t stop them from firing up. “Ya know the comradery getting to see all your old friends, a…

Loved Ones Have Unanswered Questions After Missing Minnesota Man Found Dead in Denver

Adam Gilbertson had just moved to the Denver area and was last seen on December 15th. Fox31 Denver's Vicente Arenas reports

DENVER, Colo. — A Minnesota man was relatively new to the Denver area before he disappeared. He was last seen on December 15th and his body was found along a river on January 13th. It’s not the outcome his family and friends were hoping for. They have a lot of questions and as many as 150 people were out looking…

Local Authorities Nab Clay County Inmate Attempting to Walk Away from Jail

Authorities set up a perimeter near 2nd Avenue South and called in a K9 Unit

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A man attempting to escape from the Clay County Jail is back behind bars. Moorhead Police say 25-year-old James Wingo was spotted by an officer as he was walking away from the Clay County Jail. When the officer called out for Wingo to stop, authorities say Wingo took off running. Authorities set up a perimeter near 2nd…