Infinite Spirits Inc., filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition last month. The West Central Tribune reports the Minnesota-based company will be liquidated, but the Shakers brand could be sold. It was distilled in Benson up until last year.
Ant ejected, Wolves blow huge lead and lose to slumping Hawks
The Timberwolves missed another opportunity to get over .500.
NHL announces make-up dates for Wild postponements
The Wild will play 40 games in the final 77 days of the regular season.
Group says Mayo should be 'severely punished' over research puppy's death
The puppy died two days after undergoing a procedure at a Mayo research facility.
Charges: Man kidnapped woman, sexually assaulted her at gunpoint
The suspect faces three separate felony charges.
St. Cloud 'Boogaloo Boi' who discussed attack on MN Capitol gets 2 years
He was charged with illegally possessing a machine gun.
High school basketball team returns from game to find bus driver dead
Members of the girls team returned to the bus to find the driver unresponsive.
Minnesota AG sues COVID testing site, alleging it sent false results
Sometimes the company didn't send people their results at all, the lawsuit alleges.
UnitedHealth Group says it made $287B last year, $24B of it profit
The corporation's Optum business represented a significant chunk of that total.
Friend arrives at couple's home, stabs one of them after being asked to leave
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Shakers Vodka brand and equipment being auctioned online
The Shakers brand will be sold along with bottling equipment and packaging materials, including recipes, patents and trademarks. Minnesota-based Infinite Spirits, the maker of Shakers Vodka, filed voluntary bankruptcy protection in early 2012. The online auction will run through June 26.
Fewer Minnesotans filing for bankruptcy as slow recovery continues
The Pioneer Press reports fewer Minnesotans are finding themselves in dire financial straits as the economy continues its slow recovery. Bankruptcy filings are down about 13 percent from a year ago.
Owner of 30 Papa John's in Minnesota declares bankruptcy
KARE 11 reports in his bankruptcy filings, H. Cliff Harris says he owes between $10 million to $50 million to more than 200 different creditors. Some Papa John's employees say they were unable to cash this week's paycheck.
UV vodka goes international
Minneapolis-based Phillips Distilling Co. said Monday it is now selling UV Vodka in Spain with plans to expand the brand throughout Europe and into Asia. The company is tapping into the huge demand for flavored vodkas. Some of the more unique UV flavors include chocolate cake, whipped cream, coconut and sweet green tea.
Owner of controversial Duluth shop files to run for president
Jim Carlson. owner of "The Last Place on Earth," was named in petitions submitted to the Minnesota Secretary of State's office by the Grassroots Party. Grassroots is a perennial minor party that seeks to promote the legalization of marijuana, and its presidential ticket first appeared on Minnesota's ballot in 1986. Carlson's shop has been raided by authorities for allegedly selling synthetic marijuana.
Superior Plating in Minneapolis files for bankruptcy
Company president Michael McMonagle says the factory will halt its operations by the end of the year and Superior Planting's 5.6-acre site will go up for auction shortly after.
Minnesota bankruptcies fall 11.5% in first half of 2012
Continuing a two-year trend, bankruptcy filings in Minnesota declined in the first half of 2012, dropping 11.5 percent from the same period last year, according to figures from U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Through June, there were a total of 9,178 bankruptcy filings, both business and personal.
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