“I've dressed up for Halloween. I've hiked the Tettegouche," Cindy Stratioti said. "I’ve done a wedding on the top of Enger Tower, doing my best to hold onto the marriage license so it doesn’t go flying."
Services have spent the last year trying to help couples change their wedding plans to fit with state restrictions, but not every niche of the industry has been able to operate with those restrictions.
According to the Minnesota Department of Health, 851 COVID-19 cases were tied to weddings through October, which is second only to restaurants and bars, in terms of origins of social outbreaks in the state.