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A&W restaurant opens in Bemidji

A new A&W Restaurant opened to the public on Sept. 25 at 515 Anne Street NW in Bemidji. Submitted photo.

BEMIDJI— Located at 515 Anne St. NW, a new A&W Restaurant opened in Bemidji on Monday, Sept. 25.

This is the 29th A&W in Minnesota and the first A&W opened by the Bemidji Cooperative Association. The Bemidji Cooperative Association General Manager and CEO is Galen Teichert and A&W Restaurant Manager is Jennifer Hawkins.

Along with A&W's famous Root Beer, which is made fresh in the restaurant, the restaurant will serve Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders; Papa Burgers; and the Original Bacon Cheeseburger, which was invented by A&W in 1963, according to a release.

There are now 1,100 A&W locations worldwide.