Good Question: Why Do We Drink So Much In The Midwest?A new report revealed the drunkest cities in America, and our neighbors to the east are well represented. Twelve of the top 20 cities are in Wisconsin, and seventeen of the top 20 are in the Upper Midwest.
Report: The 4 Drunkest U.S. Cities Are All In Wisconsin A recent report from the financial news website 24/7 Wall St. lists four Wisconsin metro areas as the drunkest cities in America.
Agents To Conduct Spot Checks At College Bars This FallState officials are planning random compliance checks this fall for underage drinking and illegal gambling at bars around Minnesota college campuses.
Are You A Problem Drinker? More Than 1 In 10 Americans Are, Study SaysMore than one in ten Americans have a drinking problem, and many never get treatment.
'Last Call' Service Drives Bar-Goers Home In Their Own CarsMany will be ringing in the new year by tipping a few back. A few too many can mean you'll have to call a cab -- unless you're at one of several Twin Cities bars that offers a one-of-a kind service.
MSU Student Charged With Dorm RapeA student at Minnesota State University Moorhead is facing criminal charges after being accused of raping an 18-year-old girl during a night of drinking in a dorm. According to the Clay County Attorney's Office, 23-year-old Angel Mario Vega is charged with one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count of providing liquor to someone under 21.
5 UMD Football Players Caught Drinking Suspended From Season OpenerFive University of Minnesota-Duluth football players are sidelined after being caught drinking at a party. Duluth police handed out at least 30 citations for underage drinking at a house party Sunday night.
Health Watch: Your Beverage May Have More Alcohol Than You ThinkHere's a little tip if you're planning on drinking at your 4th of July party - your drink, may be stronger than you think. And depending on how it's made, you could be consuming more than you intended. The National Institutes of Health says most people don't realize how much alcohol is actually in a drink. So they've created a new online alcohol calculator to help.
Mankato Police Step Up Patrol In Troubled DowntownThe college year came to a violent end near one Minnesota campus. Two young people suffered critical injuries within one week in downtown Mankato in May. One left a former Minnesota State University Mankato linebacker in a coma, while another happened when a student tried to jump on the back of a campus bus. Police believe alcohol played a role in both.
Program Rewards Teen Moms-To-Be Who Stay SoberA new program is providing rewards for teenagers who stay alcohol-free during pregnancy. An organization called Healthy Brains for Children is heading the effort. Expecting teenagers are given a cell phone as an incentive but also a Breathalyzer that they will be required to blow into during the day.
The 5 Countries With The Most Expensive Beer In The WorldCheck out the 5 countries with the most expensive beer in the world.
Day Care Owner In Moorhead Guilty Of Neglect A former day care owner in Moorhead has pleaded guilty to neglect and child endangerment after police found her drunk at her home.