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Commission debates liquor license change

September 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

In response to an anonymous proposal by an interested party, the Dickinson City Commission debated adding an additional liquor license class, one where businesses could sell only off-sale beer and wine. Continue Reading

Fargo debates changes to liquor law

July 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO North Dakota’s largest city is debating changes to a liquor law that prevents competitors from setting up shop close to other stores. Continue Reading

ND leads US in ratio of bars to residents

May 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO North Dakotans’ boozy ways are fueled by the most bars per capita in the United States. Continue Reading

City liquor stores take edge off of your taxes

March 28, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Although the profits aren’t flowing in like they used to, Alexandria’s two city-owned liquor stores continue to save taxpayers money.
Sales at Downtown Liquor and Plaza Liquor totaled $4.4 million in 2012, according to a clean liquor store audit that was presented to the Alexandria City Council Monday night by Dennis Schmitz with CliftonLarsonAllen. Continue Reading

Distillery asks for Sunday liquor sales

March 5, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Minnesotans must loudly demand that lawmakers approve Sunday alcohol sales if the proposal has a chance to pass, its Senate sponsor says.
Sen. Roger Reinert, DFL-Duluth, said the House is not going to consider a Sunday sales bill this year, so he will not pursue it unless the public raises a ruckus about the issue. Continue Reading

Sturgis looks to add second liquor store for rally

February 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic

STURGIS (AP) Heavy traffic at the city-owned liquor store during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is prompting officials to ask for a second location.
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Osakis Council ups liquor license fee, amends liquor ordinance

February 12, 2013 in The Osakis Review

Osakis City Council passed a motion to raise the fee at its Monday, February 4 meeting Continue Reading

Wilmont Liquor to close

December 27, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Last night of business is New Year’s Eve
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 concern throughout the community especially when the two businesses are the bar and the café, local gathering places for noon meals and draft beers. Continue Reading

Bars concerned by proposed liquor changes

December 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Proposed variations to the Dickinson city liquor license ordinance won’t change much, but they would formalize two processes pertaining to the custody of liquor licenses within city limits. Continue Reading

Award-winning distillery remains Pierre’s secret

November 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic

It has taken six years for Dakota Spirits Distillery to establish a reputation for its vodkas, whiskies and brandies. Continue Reading