The Minnesota Daily, operated by journalism students at the University of Minnesota, told a story that needed be told — excessive drinking at parties run by fraternities and sororities, specifically the February death of Mitchell Hoenig. Read more →
It’s not as if we needed proof, but we’ve got more confirmation than when it comes to getting hammered, nobody beats a Midwesterner. Read more →
The mayor of Edina says taxes are going up in his community because people aren’t buying as much booze at the city’s liquor store. Read more →
In Wisconsin, like Minnesota, it’s legal to ride a bicycle while drunk. Should it be?
The Capital Times in Madison asks today whether that’s such a great idea and, somewhat surprisingly, finds plenty of people who think it is. Read more →
Between 2010 and 2012, 16.4 people per million population died in Minnesota from alcohol poisoning, the Centers for Disease Control said today. Only seven states are worse. Read more →
In Minnesota, liquor store owners killed Sunday liquor sales — again — in the recently concluded Minnesota legislative session. Now, the liquor service industry is flexing its muscle in Wisconsin where it appears to be controlling the fate on a crackdown on drunk driving and efforts to change the state’s drinking culture. Read more →
One statute’s stood the test of time in Minnesota: You can’t sell booze to a minor. Period. Read more →