From Minnesota Watchdog.org (May 31,2018):
A couple of May hearings held by the Minnesota legislature provided a preview of next year’s expected battle over whether the state should allow groceries and convenience stores to sell strong beer and wine.
Sen. Karin Housley, R-Stillwater, has authored a bill that would allow wine, some distilled spirits and beers with more than 3.2 percent alcohol to be sold more widely in Minnesota as a way to provide convenience to consumers. Currently, the sale of those beverages is restricted to private and municipal liquor stores.
Read the full article here: https://www.watchdog.org/minnesota/expansion-of-beer-wine-sales-in-minnesota-may-be-on/article_d2944f3e-64da-11e8-8f47-5fdd9d95578d.html