Liquor Price War Means Cheap Booze In Twin CitiesSince Total Wine stores entered the Twin Cities market, full out price wars have been underway in the local beer, wine and liquor markets.
The Bloody Mary Law Is In Effect, But Cities Still Have To Act On ItSunday turned out to be a bit disappointing to some eager Bloody Mary drinkers.
Minnesota House Defeats Sunday Liquor Sales In Close VoteIt was last call Tuesday at the Minnesota State Capitol for Sunday liquor store sales. The Minnesota House defeated Sunday sales, shutting down the effort for another year. The Senate defeated a similar measure two weeks ago.
Booze Bill Gives House A Shot At Repealing Sunday Sales BanProponents of scrapping the state's long-standing ban on Sunday liquor sales have one more shot this year. The House was set to take up a bill Tuesday afternoon that makes more limited changes to the ban. It would allow craft brewers to sell 64-ounce growlers of beer on Sundays and let bars sell booze at 8 a.m. on Sunday.
Minnesota Senate Defeats Bid To Open Up Sunday Liquor SalesSupporters of Sunday liquor store sales can put a cork in it for now. The Minnesota Senate Thursday killed an effort to repeal a decades-long ban on Sunday sales at liquor stores. Currently, Minnesota liquor stores are open Monday through Saturday, but not Sunday.
Wis. Gov. Signs Bill Allowing For Liquor Sampling At StoresSamples of hard alcohol will soon be offered at liquor and grocery stores in Wisconsin under a bill Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law.
Assembly To Vote On Allowing Wis. Grocery Store Liquor SamplesThe Wisconsin Assembly is poised to vote on a bill that would allow grocery stores to hand out sample mini-shots of liquor.
Reality Check: Will MN Finally Get Sunday Liquor Sales?Minnesota lawmakers are taking aim at a nearly century-old law that's been very difficult to take off the books. Liquor stores cannot legally open on Sundays. If it's hard to understand why, you are not alone. It's an 82 year old law some lawmakers are trying to repeal.
Get Movin' Monday: Best Holiday BuysMany of us will be spending the month of December buying gifts for other people. But the deals are so good on some items, you might want to pick up something for yourself.
Shoppers Stock Up On Last Minute Thanksgiving ItemsShoppers looking for last-minute staples for Thanksgiving dinner waited in long lines across the metro Wednesday. Crystal resident Chase Johnson spent most of his childhood shopping at Almsted's.
Target Eyeing Midway Location For Liquor SalesTarget may be continuing its push to get into the liquor business, as officials with the retailer say they want to add a liquor store inside of its existing Super Target in St. Paul's Midway area. The retailer reportedly also recently filed paperwork to open a liquor store at its St. Louis Park location.
Minn. Lawmakers Prepare For Renewed Sunday Liquor Sales PushMinnesota lawmakers next year are preparing again to take up the issue of Sunday liquor sales. Minnesota is one of only 12 states that require liquor stores to be closed on Sundays. And many Minnesota consumers cross the border to Wisconsin, where Sunday sales are legal.