Early Morning Fire Destroys Popular Sturgis SaloonAn early morning fire has destroyed a popular Sturgis saloon that billed itself as the "world's largest biker bar." Crews from the Sturgis Volunteer Fire Department responded to the Full Throttle Saloon on South Dakota Highway 34 about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday and found heavy smoke coming from the building.
Ramsey Man Charged In Fatal Coon Rapids Bar ShootingA Ramsey man has been charged in the fatal Coon Rapids bar shooting last Thursday, the Anoka County Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
Toby Keith’s Bar Abruptly Closes In St. Louis ParkA popular country bar has served customers for the last time. Toby Keith's I Love This Bar and Grill had been in St. Louis Park's West End since 2009. An employee said the bar fell behind on paying taxes, so the state took away its liquor license.
MNfusion: Apothecary Bar & Lounge Opens At Loews HotelA spoon full of sugar, and bitters, helps the medicine go down at Minneapolis' new Apothecary Bar. On Thursday, Loews Hotel in downtown Minneapolis unveiled its new bar as part of a $10 million renovation that included upgrading 251 guestrooms.
Best Speakeasy Bars In MinnesotaRecall the glory days of drinks and danger at these local bars.
Man Pleads Guilty In 19 Bar Shooting, Gas Station StabbingA 23-year-old Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to both a shooting that injured two people at a bar, and also an unrelated stabbing incident. According to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office, Devin Michael Glen Strouss pleaded guilty to three counts of second-degree assault on Monday.
Attorney: Teen Accused Of Shooting Teacher Didn't Go To The BarNineteen-year-old Bailey Garcia is facing charges after allegedly shooting 46-year-old David Frigaard last weekend.
Nye's Will Likely Become High-Rise Residential SpaceNye's Polonaise Room, a Northeast Minneapolis institution, recently announced it would be closing its doors after 65 years. According to a local developer, Nye's owners are partnering with them to possibly turn the iconic space into a high-rise residential building, with some commercial space underneath.
Winona State University Student Found Dead In Bar's DumbwaiterA 21-year-old Winona State University student was discovered dead inside a bar's dumbwaiter Monday evening, according to the Fountain City Police Department. Shortly before 8 p.m., the Buffalo County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from WingDam Bar and Saloon in Fountain City, Wisconsin. When authorities arrived, they discovered the body of an employee identified as Brooke Baures in the food service elevator.
Nye's Polonaise To Close After 65 YearsNye's Polonaise Room is closing its doors after 65 years.
Man Arrested In Mpls. Bar Shooting Posts $2,500 BondThe man arrested in connection to a shooting that injured two people in a Minneapolis gay bar has been released from jail after posting bond – one significantly lower than the one originally needed.
Honesty Bars: The Bars Where You Pay Whatever You WantIf you've ever stayed at a boutique hotel abroad, odds are you've come across a "Seriously, where on earth did the bartender go -- oh wait, there is no bartender?" honesty bar.