Our View: Responsibility can keep things open
January 15, 2021
After a holiday season where restaurants and bars were closed for indoor dining, the state has finally allowed them to open dining rooms for dine-in customers, following a few guidelines to keep patrons and staff safe from the coronavirus.
We are pleased that Gov. Tim Walz and health experts, who have relied on science and facts in making difficult and unpopular decisions, see that the spread of the virus is slowing just as a new vaccine is being rolled out. That combination, plus the public’s awareness of safety precautions, means that dining rooms should be able to open safely....