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After 26 years, Curtis and Judy Black, owners of Maid Rite Cafe in Bemidji, retiring and selling the business as of May 11. Shown above, Judy prepares the steamed-cooked hamburger used for the famous Maid Rite Sandwich. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

Maid-Rite Cafe sold to Lueken's

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BEMIDJI – The Maid-Rite Cafe has been a fixture here for some time. But after 26 years, Judy and Curtis Black have sold Maid-Rite Cafe to Lueken's Village Foods.


The business will remain a restaurant, but will no longer be part of the Maid-Rite chain, according to Judy Black, owner and manager.

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Joe Froemming
Joe Froemming is a reporter/copy editor for the Bemidji Pioneer. You can follow him on Twitter @JosephBemidji
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