A representative of a Taco Bell franchise coming soon to Rice Lake has said that the intended opening date of Oct. 16 has been pushed back to Oct. 30. On that day, a Chamber ribbon-cutting will take place at 9 a.m., with the drive-thru opening at 9:30 a.m.
"Our construction has gotten behind," the company rep said. "We've also had some equipment issues, neither one of the doors is functioning correctly and we've had four pieces of equipment and a few other things that are not up to spec. We were waiting for a menu board. We still don't have internet."
"Our grand opening is delayed until the 30th of the month to get all those things in line and show the town all that we want to be able to show them on the first day," she said.