Restaurants face uncertain times with recent COVID-19 restrictions

Restaurants face uncertain times with recent COVID-19 restrictions

November 20, 2020

Restaurants face uncertain times with recent COVID-19 restrictions

WILLMAR—The lack of a robust government response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has often manifested itself in piecemeal restrictions coupled with partial financial help, has left restaurant owners with an uncertain feeling of what the future holds.

Gov. Tim Walz this week ordered a four-week restriction, starting at 11:59 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, on multiple businesses in the state, which includes closing restaurants and bars for indoor and outdoor services but allowing takeout or delivery.

“Of course, we’re not happy about it, but there’s really nothing we can do about it,” Ron Guetter, owner of McMillan’s Family Restaurant in Willmar, said.

Read the full article by the West Central Tribune.