By WCCO-TV

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Hudson, Wisconsin’s city council has unanimously approved a 10 p.m. curfew in effect Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Business in Hudson, Wisconsin has been hot since Minnesota put its latest COVID-19 restrictions in place. Wisconsin has fewer restrictions.

Hudson Mayor Rich O’Connor floated the idea of a curfew shutting down bars and restaurants, trying to stop the violence that has come with the increase in visitors. The tipping point: three people were stabbed in three different locations in downtown Hudson early Sunday morning.

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The curfew goes into effect Thursday, Dec. 10.

“The reality is we are sort of a suburb of the Twin Cities and for us to be out of sync with them is a slap in the face,” Gary Hines said.

“I think we’ve been through enough and they are taking proper measures for people to come into their bars and I think they should stay open. I think we’ve been through enough and they are taking proper measures for people to come into their bars, and I think they should stay open,” said Brice Buckingham.