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How COVID-19 affected main street businesses in Blaine County

 

March 17, 2021

Kadie and Daniel Dahl pose inside All Dahl'd Up, a ladies clothing store Kadie opened in November, 2020 at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. She said despite some concerns about the pandemic, "People came to shop and supported the store." The couple also operates Wilderness Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Over the past several months I've read several commentaries about how the COVID-19 pandemic (covid) affected businesses nationally. Recreational vehicle sales were up as folks sought ways to vacation and still maintain social distancing. People forced to stay home to avoid exposure to covid were doing more home fix-up, learning new languages and drinking more alcohol as bars and clubs were closed or scaled back capacity and hours. Toilet paper was in short supply for a time.

In late March my wife took her sewing machine for a tune-up to a quilt shop in Havre. I asked the repair technician...



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