Hoiseth in early talks with Burger King representatives

    Fans of the iconic burger, The Whopper, soon might not have to leave Crookston to enjoy one.

    CHEDA Executive Director Craig Hoiseth confirmed to the Times Tuesday what he mentioned to Crookston City Council members at their strategic planning retreat on Saturday: He talking with Burger King representatives about potentially bringing a franchise to Crookston.

    In bringing it up to council members Saturday, Hoiseth said potential locations were discussed, most likely on the north end somewhere.

    Hoiseth stressed nothing is imminent. But, he added in recalling Saturday’s chat with council members, “They definitely seemed interested in eating Whoppers.”