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July 14, 2017
Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota look like Colorado: big opening, then 'mellow out'
ST. PAUL—Two days does not a trend make, but to Christopher Arnold what happened in the first two days Minnesota liquor stores could be...
July 14, 2017 - 3:15pm
Microbreweries eagerly anticipate Sunday sales
DULUTH — Christine Sandal has a unique plan to celebrate Duluth’s newly legalized Sunday growler sales: buy a growler holder for her bicycle. Sandal...
June 14, 2015 - 9:11pm
April 21, 2015
Cult following drives popular Spotted Cow craft beer
HUDSON, Wis. — “Hudson beer runs” are a staple of drinking in the Twin Cities, as the Wisconsin town on the banks of the St. Croix River...
April 21, 2015 - 10:20pm
April 12, 2015
Sunday liquor sales a long shot
ST. PAUL — If things had gone differently at the Capitol this year, you might have been able to head to the liquor store Sunday. But it appears 2015 will wind up much as the past few years have: After lots of talk and attention to repealing Minnesota’s ban on Sunday liquor-store...
April 12, 2015 - 8:07pm
March 25, 2015
No Sunday sales
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday approved a liquor bill that does not allow liquor stores to open on Sundays. On what appeared to be a unanimous voice vote, the committee sent to the full Senate legislation that would allow beer growler refills to...
March 25, 2015 - 8:32pm
February 5, 2015
Kahn again proposes lower drinking age
ST. PAUL — Longtime state Rep. Phyllis Kahn, who has tried for years without success to lower the state’s drinking age, is back this year with two bills that would allow people under 21 to drink in bars and restaurants. “It’s a very good way to deal with the serious problem...
February 5, 2015 - 8:26pm
July 29, 2014
Mankato man arrested in Nobles County on drug charges
WORTHINGTON — A Mankato man is facing multiple drug charges after law enforcement searched his vehicle and allegedly found two bottles of liquor, protein powder that tested positive for THC (the principal ingredient in marijuana), baggies of marijuana and prescription pills. Stuart...
July 29, 2014 - 9:08pm
May 9, 2014
MN Sunday liquor-law feud ends quietly
ST. PAUL — State lawmakers pushing to chip away at — and eventually repeal — the Minnesota law that prohibits liquor stores from opening on Sundays threw in the towel Friday. The effort is dead, for now. “I guess I consider the Rest In Peace date on this today, for the...
May 9, 2014 - 9:21pm
March 6, 2014
Another try at Sunday liquor sales
ST. PAUL — Allowing liquor stores to open on Sundays remains a steep climb in the Minnesota Legislature, so its prime proponent is willing to accept “baby steps.” Sen. Roger Reinert, D-Duluth, has introduced seven bills that to varying degrees allow Sunday sales, including...
March 6, 2014 - 8:18pm
December 27, 2012
Wilmont Liquor to close
WILMONT -- When a couple of "For Sale" signs go up in the windows of Main Street businesses in a town the size of Wilmont, it's enough to cause...
December 27, 2012 - 10:18pm
April 3, 2012
Off-sale liquor stores making gains in net profits
WORTHINGTON -- The city's municipal liquor store fared well in a 2010 report recently released by the Office of State Auditor in March. The annual report provides data for all municipally owned liquor stores. A majority of those stores are located in Greater Minnesota. The combined...
April 3, 2012 - 8:51pm
December 13, 2011
City mulling new liquor store site
WORTHINGTON -- A new municipal liquor store location that would replace the current Diagonal Road site could be a possibility should the Worthington City Council opt to move such a project forward. During their Monday night meeting, council members heard a presentation from McComb...
December 13, 2011 - 10:29pm
July 20, 2011
City council approves liquor store study
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council decided Monday morning to go ahead with a feasibility study for the city's municipally owned liquor store. According to the Minnesota Municipal Beverage Association (MMBA), a store that generates sales more than $600 per square foot is...
July 20, 2011 - 8:34pm
March 28, 2011
Temporary liquor license granted by city
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. will be allowed to serve liquor at a private event at Memorial Auditorium next week, but it will have to pay the $150 licensing fee and $125 for insurance to cover the city's liability for the 2.5-hour gathering. WREDC...
March 28, 2011 - 10:52pm
March 27, 2011
Avoca MLS under new management
AVOCA -- She might be the new manager of the Avoca Municipal Liquor Store, but Jonelle Loehlein of Slayton has already been working there for...
March 27, 2011 - 8:23pm