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August 19, 2018
Brenda Long and her mother, June Alleman, both of International Falls, feel sadness as they look over photos of Brenda's brother Gary Trafton (left) and her father, Michael Trafton, both of whom died from alcohol-related illnesses. Bob King / Forum News Service
Drinking ourselves to death: Alcohol-related deaths on the rise in Minnesota
August 19, 2018 - 5:00am
August 17, 2018
A new generation of flavored wine in cans. Photo by Jennifer Chase for The Washington Post.
The next generation of wine coolers tastes like fun
August 17, 2018 - 2:36pm
August 11, 2018
Making your own bloody mary - starting with a stellar mix - is a fun way to experiment with the random spices, hot sauces and liquors you've already got in your kitchen.  Photo by Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Washington Post. Food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post.
How to make better bloody marys at home
August 11, 2018 - 10:03am
July 19, 2018
Certified sommelier Justin Blanford says he enjoys introducing customers to different wines through classes offered at 99 Bottles in Moorhead, Minn. Nick Bremer / Submitted photo
Beyond Boone's: Sommelier helps broaden wine horizons
July 19, 2018 - 6:20pm
July 18, 2018
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Alcohol-related liver deaths have increased sharply
July 18, 2018 - 9:15pm
July 5, 2018
Canning the refreshing sugar-lime taste of Brazil's national beverage was no easy feat, but the folks at Novo Fogo have created the perfect combination -- bringing the taste of Brazil to the Midwest. Emma Vatnsdal / Forum News Service
Ditch the bottle and try these 5 canned cocktails
July 5, 2018 - 6:59pm
July 4, 2018
Photo illustration for Emily Yahr story about country music and alcohol.  Washington Post photo by Bill O'Leary
Country music's sobering truths
July 4, 2018 - 4:16pm
George Washington, pictured here by painter Gilbert Stuart, could not tell a lie - he liked to have a drink, or two. Special to Forum News Service
Want to drink like a Founding Father? Try a Portuguese wine
July 4, 2018 - 7:15am
March 27, 2018
Burrito Union bartender Rio Daugherty paired a Hershey's milk chocolate egg with an Irish Butterfly. Christa Lawler / Forum News Service
Local beverage specialists offer ideas on what to pair with seasonal candy
March 27, 2018 - 8:17pm
March 9, 2018
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North Dakota ranked drunkest state in America, with Minnesota not far behind
March 9, 2018 - 2:40pm
March 1, 2018
Grand jury issues murder charge in snowmobile crash
March 1, 2018 - 8:07pm
February 14, 2018
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Remains of the fire-damaged James House lay scattered at the site after demolition Tuesday morning in southwest Willmar. The board of the men’s halfway house for recovering addicts plans to rebuild.
Demo makes way for new beginning at James House in Willmar
February 14, 2018 - 6:37am
January 9, 2018
A BevMo! store in Upland, California, on October 2, 2013.  Bloomberg photo by Patrick T. Fallon.
'America First?' Not necessarily when it comes to the GOP tax law and booze
January 9, 2018 - 12:43pm
January 1, 2018
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Have a drinking problem? Here's a tool for finding effective treatment.
January 1, 2018 - 2:02pm
November 11, 2017
Barnesville’s municipal liquor store, Fire Hall Liquors, lost $8,582 in 2016, 2.1 percent of total sales. The city will hold a public hearing about the store on Dec. 11. (David Samson / Forum News Service)
Some city-owned liquor stores in western Minnesota struggle financially
November 11, 2017 - 3:53pm