If Governor Walz continues his stay-at-home order, some small businesses have announced they will defy the order. Blue Earth County Attorney Pat McDermott says if a business does…

“The violation of the executive order is a misdemeanor in Minnesota which is punishable by 90 days in jail and a one thousand dollar fine,” said McDermott.

McDermott says it’s a difficult situation because many have empathy towards business owners who haven’t been open since March, but law enforcement’s job is to enforce the law.