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Willmar, Minn., City Council puts temporary cork in taproom licensing proposal


WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council was prepared at its meeting Monday night to set a hearing on adding a new category to the city code allowing for taproom liquor licenses.

But council members temporarily put a cork in the proposal instead, sending it back to the committee level for clarification.

At issue is whether licensed taprooms also can sell growlers, or half-gallon jugs of brew to go, in addition to the beer sold for consumption on the premises.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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