Connecting the Dots!

Alcohol and drug use by young people is extremely dangerous–both to themselves and to society–and is directly associated with traffic fatalities, violence, suicide, educational failure, alcohol overdose, unsafe sex and other problem behaviors, even for those who may never develop a dependence or addiction. Adolescence is a time of heightened risk-taking and as alcohol and drugs enter […]

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Senate votes to end ban on Sunday liquor sales

Highlights: The Minnesota Senate passed a repeal of the ban on Sunday alcohol sales. Now lawmakers must reconcile the differences in the two bills, the biggest one is the hours stores can operate on Sunday. If the House and Senate find a compromise Gov. Mark Dayton is expected to sign the repeal. Liquor stores could […]

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Holidays for those in Early Recovery

How to Navigate the Holidays in Early Recovery By Erin Goodhart December 8th, 2016 With the holiday season upon us, many of us look forward to get-togethers with friends and family, and work celebrations with colleagues. From the smell of holiday cookies baking to hearing carols in stores, we’re primed to be in a holiday […]

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Responsible Beverage Server Training

Did you know….. SACK provides Responsible Beverage Server Training to establishments that hold a liquor license in Kanabec County? Members of our coalition volunteer to teach these classes. Not only are we helping our servers we are providing a valuable service to their employers. In most cases the establishments will receive a discount on their insurance […]

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Alcohol law might change the way some businesses operate

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) – After years of discussion and debate, the door is now partially open for the sale of certain beer on Sundays in Minnesota. The bill Governor Dayton signed also changes hours for alcohol sales in bars and restaurants. WDAY 6 reporter Drew Trafton tells us what strings come attached, and if local […]

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