MN CONSTITUTIONAL ARGUMENT: Does Governor Have Authority To Close Businesses During COVID Pandemic?

POLK COUNTY, MN ( A hearing was held Friday afternoon in Polk County District Court at Crookston regarding an order by the Attorney General’s Office that requires the Boardwalk Bar and Grill in East Grand Forks to stop indoor service in defiance of the Governor’s Executive Order. The issue during Friday’s hearing was whether the Constitution gives the Governor authority to issue that shutdown order.