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Published August 17 2012

Last Country Kitchen in F-M closes

FARGO – The Country Kitchen restaurant at 3201 33rd St. S. has closed.

A sign on the door thanks customers for their patronage over the years.

The restaurant opened in 1996.

A restaurant representative declined to comment on the closing of the last Fargo-Moorhead Country Kitchen.

There are Country Kitchen locations in Casselton and Dickinson in North Dakota, according to the Country Kitchen International website.

There are 13 Country Kitchen locations in Minnesota, including Detroit Lakes and Bemidji, the website shows.

A number of Country Kitchens have come and gone in the Fargo-Moorhead area, including one that opened in the West Acres Mall in the 1970s.

It closed around 2000.

In 2008, a Country Kitchen in the Moorhead Center Mall closed. It had been in the mall since 2005.

A building on Eighth Street South in Moorhead that housed a Country Kitchen decades ago is now used as a storage building by its owners.

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