Minnesota State Legislature

MN Cities with Municipally-Owned Liquor Stores Challenge Legislators

150 cities, including Barnesville and Fergus Falls, stand with the Minnesota Municipal Beverage Association

BARNESVILLE, Minn. –¬†For some cities in Minnesota, like Barnesville, a big part of their revenue comes from the sale of one thing: liquor. “It allows us to provide some transfers into the general fund to keep property taxes down. In the past, we’ve been able to do that, and it’s a nice benefit to the community,” said Mike Rietz, the…