Main streets in small towns all across Minnesota look more like ghosts towns these days with the Governor’s executive orders in place. Bradley Peterson executive director of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities says it’s difficult for businesses in small communities to remain closed in areas where there have been few confirmed COVID-19 cases:

Peterson says towns that are near bordering states are especially noticing the impact.

A recent report by WalletHub says South Dakota and North Dakota have some of the fewest restrictions in place right now.