ST. CLOUD -- A longtime St. Cloud burger joint is closing its restaurant, but they're not going away completely. Maid-Rite restaurant at 3267 Roosevelt Road is closing its doors after October 31st.

CEO and Owner Terry Anderson says COVID-19 restrictions and a change in building ownership are the primary reasons, the Benton County Fair being canceled in August also contributed to the problem.

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He says they are hoping to continue to offer Maid-Rites at the Benton County Fair and at Cash Wise in St. Cloud and Waite Park as long as they have access to an approved kitchen.