ALCOHOL

Minnesota Woman Killed in Boat Crash on Dinham Lake

Two others in the boat were also taken to a hospital

ELLSBERG TOWNSHIP, Minn. — Authorities are investigating a fatal boat crash on a northeastern Minnesota lake. Four people were on a boat that struck a dock and boat lift on Dinham Lake in Ellsberg Township Saturday night around 11. Fifty-four-year-old Ann Delanghe of Burnsville was thrown into the water and rescued by witnesses on shore. She was later pronounced dead…

Budweiser Celebrates Barley Growers in Midwest Region

A day full of festivities highlights Anheuser-Busch's appreciation for Minnesota and North Dakota growers

It’s the “King of Beers.” But Budweiser wouldn’t have that title if not for all the North Dakota and Minnesota barley growers that make its beer possible. So, they created Grower Days 2017. “This is my first time being at one of these and we haven’t seen everything yet but there’s crop tours we’re going to be going on so…

Alcohol Saturation Patrols Increase for Fairs Week in Cass County

It is a big week in the county with the fair, downtown street fair and horse racing this weekend

  CASS COUNTY, ND — Law enforcement is cracking down on drunk driving this week. Troopers will be conducting alcohol saturation patrols in Fargo, West Fargo and across Cass County through Sunday. It is a big week in the county with the fair, downtown street fair and horse racing this weekend. So far this year, 17 people have died in…

Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office Offering Incentive for Alcohol Server Training

The coalition will provide a cash card for people who complete the training by September 30th

  GRAND FORKS, ND — The Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office is giving a little incentive to local businesses if they complete online training for alcohol serving. The sheriff’s office is teaming up with the Grand Forks Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition to promote Responsible Alcohol Server Training. They are asking employees and managers of bars, restaurants and liquor stores to complete…

Moorhead Man Injured in Rollover Crash Near Pelican Rapids

They say Arion was not wearing a seat belt and that alcohol is a factor in the crash

  PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. — A Moorhead man is hurt after a crash near Pelican Rapids. Authorities say 28-year-old Brandon Arion was taken to a hospital in Fargo with non-life threatening injuries. They say Arion rolled his pickup into the ditch on the west side of County Road 113 west of Pelican Rapids at about 3:30 this morning. They say…

Sunday Liquor Sales Begin in Minnesota Just in Time for the Holiday

Today marks the first weekend Minnesotans can purchase liquor on a Sunday

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — One “blue law” has finally come to an end, as Minnesotan’s are now able to buy liquor on Sundays. For Minnesotans, it’s something that’s been a long time coming. “They turned it down so many times in the past I didn’t think they’d do it,” said one shopper. “But, they finally did it.” “I think because there’s…

Cass County Deputy Arrests Man on I-29 Allegedly Going 110 MPH

There were three adult passengers in the vehicle at the time

FARGO, ND — A man is arrested for a DUI after a deputy clocks him driving 110 miles per hour. A Cass County Sheriff’s Deputy pulled over 22-year-old Carter Schulke last night about 8:30 on I-29 in the area of Main Avenue in Fargo. Schulke was arrested for under the influence of alcohol and misdemeanor level reckless endangerment. There were…

Authorities Release Little Details Behind Death of California DAPL Protester

They're arranging to send his body back to family members in the Republic of Macedonia

MORTON COUNTY, ND — Authorities are releasing little details behind death of a California man who was found dead near the Cannon Ball River. Authorities say 35-year-old Damjan Nedelkovski of Glendale had alcohol in his system, but no drugs. They say Nedelkovski was a known DAPL protester. Morton County officials say his cell phone had no records since late October…

Judge Finds Liquor License Non-Renewal Unreasonable Near Pine Ridge Reservation

The ruling is a setback for advocates who want to close the stores in Whiteclay

  WHITECLAY, NE — A judge has overturned a decision to bar four Nebraska beer stores from selling next to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The South Dakota reservation is struggling with alcohol-related problems. The ruling is a setback for advocates who want to close the stores in Whiteclay, an unincorporated village of nine people that sells millions of cans of…

Beer Store Owners Appeal for License Renewal Near Pine Ridge Reservation

The appeal says the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission's decision was arbitrary, unsupported by evidence and contrary to Nebraska law

  SOUTH DAKOTA — The owners of four Nebraska beer stores are appealing the decision to not renew their liquor licenses. The stores sell beer and malt liquor just 200 yards south of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota which bars alcohol but continues to struggle with alcohol issues. The appeal says the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission’s decision…