Gov. Dayton signs Sunday liquor sales bill into law

It’s official—beginning July 2, 2017, Minnesota’s ban on Sunday liquor sales will be a thing of the past. Governor Mark Dayton signed a bill into law today that removes the Prohibition-era ban and gives liquor retailers the option of being open on Sundays. The bill passed through the legislature with bipartisan support, gaining approval from … [ Read more]

It’s official: September 1, 2016, is “Finnegans Brew Co. Day” in Minnesota

Raise a glass to FINNEGANS on September 1, 2016, as Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has officially proclaimed it to be “Finnegans Brew Co. Day.” Founded on September 1, 2000, FINNEGANS is built on a philanthropic mission—battling hunger. The company contributes 100% of its profits to the FINNEGANS Community Fund, which purchases food to stock local food shelves. “Finnegans directly impacts … [ Read more]

For the Birds: Battling declines in Minnesota’s pheasant population

This Saturday across central and southern Minnesota, hunters will step out into the early autumnal dawn in search of Minnesota’s premier upland game bird: the ring-necked pheasant. The pheasant season, which begins October 10 and runs until January 3, 2016, has historically been one of the more important hunting seasons for many Minnesotans. In recent … [ Read more]