Joe Senser's closes in Eagan

An employee confirms the Eagan sports bar has closed its doors for good. Some people have speculated whether the family's legal problems following a deadly hit-and-run would have an impact on the business.
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An employee confirms the Eagan sports bar has closed its doors for good. Some people have speculated whether the family's legal problems following a deadly hit-and-run would have an impact on the business.

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