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Fergus Falls, Breckenridge Pizza Hut Restaurants Close

"We're Sorry But This Location Has Been Permanently Closed"

BRECKENRIDGE & FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Two area Pizza Hut restaurants close. Both the Fergus Falls and Breckenridge locations are no longer open. On the Pizza Hut website, there’s a message that says they have permanently closed. One customer in Breckenridge says she ordered last night. North Dakota also has locations in the area that have closed, including Fargo, Grand…

Grand Forks pub supports Bochenski’s decision to close bars, restaurants early

Grand Forks bars, liquor stores and restaurants serving alcohol had to close early beginning this past Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — As UND students return to campus, Grand Forks has seen a dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases among people in their twenties. “We expect our students, upon their return, either to test before they come back to campus or shortly after,” said UND President Dr. Andrew Armacost a couple weeks ago. 15 to 29-year-olds make up 87…

Grand Forks bars, restaurants to close at 11 p.m. daily beginning Saturday

Mayor Brandon Bochenski's latest emergency declaration includes all classed liquor license holders

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Mayor Brandon Bochenski has issued an emergency declaration temporarily modifying hours of all classed liquor license holders, to include bars, bar/restaurants and offsale to close daily at 11 p.m. The change goes into effect Saturday, August 29th. Bochenski’s announcement comes after a round-table discussion with White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx and…

Social Distancing: Keeping Your Distance When You Eat

Are you ready to head back inside a Minnesota restaurant?

  We showed you what restaurants are looking like in Minnesota this morning now that they can serve customers inside. Things looks a little different than they used to. Along with A 50 percent capacity limit, restaurants workers are required to wear masks. Customers are encouraged to wear masks. Plus, reservations are required for any restaurant. But even with all…

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…

Demonstrators Hold Funeral Procession For Local Restaurants In MN

Part Of Restaurant Rally To Reopen In Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, MINN. – Demonstrators in Alexandria are mourning the death of local restaurants if they’re not allowed to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. They’re mourning quite literally with a funeral procession, complete with a hearse. Copper Trail Brewing Company in Alexandria shared video on Facebook of what they call the Restaurant Rally to Reopen. The brewery says just about every…

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…

Fargo, West Fargo leaders back Gov. Burgum’s decision to reopen businesses

They note that much of the power to control the virus still lies in the hands of the public

FARGO & WEST FARGO, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum says the state is ready to implement Phase One of the North Dakota Smart Restart plan. “We anticipate there’ll be some rules applied to this, but we see it as hopeful to start opening up businesses, get our economy moving again,” says Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney. West Fargo Commission President…