Wisconsin mayor to propose curfew after influx of bar patrons from Minnesota

HUDSON, Wis. (CBS 58) --- A Wisconsin city near the Minnesota border finds itself dealing with Minnesota residents flocking to the city to avoid lockdown orders, and now the mayor is planning to help curb the influx.

In northwestern Wisconsin, there are concerns people's safety in the city of Hudson.

The city is right across the Saint Croix River from Minnesota and recently, large crowds of people have flocked to the town from Minnesota after it announced new restrictions on indoor gatherings and activities.

Crowds of people could be seen inside several bars and restaurants along the busy second street Sunday afternoon, Dec. 6.

"We just came to grab a bite to eat and grab some beers and watch some football games," Mike Nehmzow, a Minnesota resident visiting Hudson, said. "Sitting in your house for how long? It's not a good thing. We need to open back up our state and we need to get things running again."

The Hudson mayor plans to propose a curfew during Monday's city council meeting. 


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