- Winery near Traverse City paying for trees in state parks Updated: Apr-28-16 9:12 pm
OLD MISSION PENINSULA, Michigan - A winery near Traverse City is donating $10,000 to plant nearly 200 trees in Michigan state parks.
- Bill on beer coolers advances in Missouri Legislature Updated: Apr-28-16 6:19 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A measure to allow beer-makers to lease coolers to stores to keep drinks frosty has passed the Missouri House.
- 2 NAU fraternities disciplined for not registering events Updated: Apr-28-16 4:27 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Northern Arizona University's two largest fraternities have been disciplined for holding unregistered events where alcohol was served.
- 5 Frederick homes may get city water after 10-year wait Updated: Apr-27-16 12:34 pm
FREDERICK, Maryland - Residents of five Frederick homes near Fort Detrick may finally have clean tap water after getting bottled water shipments supplied by the Army for the past 10 years.
- US urges Illinois city to give customers bottled water Updated: Apr-26-16 6:44 pm
Federal regulators are recommending that an Illinois city provide bottled water or filters to residents affected by high levels of lead in their drinking water.
- Ryan Reynolds helps out Utah cinema in 'Deadpool' trouble Updated: Apr-25-16 4:25 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Actor Ryan Reynolds is showing his support for a Salt Lake City movie theater cited under a Utah obscenity law for serving drinks during a screening of his movie "Deadpool."
- PFOA-affected residents may need bottled water all summer Updated: Apr-25-16 4:29 am
LITCHFIELD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services officials say residents of roughly 400 homes affected by PFOA contamination may need to drink bottled water all summer.
- Illinois college adds major in brewing amid craft beer boom Updated: Apr-24-16 8:20 pm
CARBONDALE, Illinois - An Illinois university has a new accredited degree in fermentation science to train future brewers, distillers and vintners.
- Toast Nebraska wine festival set May 6-7 at Mahoney Park Updated: Apr-23-16 5:55 pm
ASHLAND, Nebraska - Organizers say more than 20 state wineries will offer samplings at the third annual Toast Nebraska wine festival.
- Microbrewery and tap house coming to Aberdeen Updated: Apr-22-16 3:28 pm
ABERDEEN, South Dakota - The South Dakota city of Aberdeen will be getting a microbrewery and tap house in the fall.
- Prost! Germany celebrates 500 years of beer purity law Updated: Apr-22-16 1:05 pm
INGOLSTADT, Germany - To some it's the real deal, to others it's a bland brew, but thanks to a 500-year-old rule everybody can be sure what's in German beer.
- Canadian County judge says soccer team can serve alcohol Updated: Apr-21-16 4:35 pm
EL RENO, Oklahoma - A Canadian County judge has ruled that a professional soccer club can obtain a permit to sell low-alcohol beer at games on high school property.
- Hard and sweet life of a pastry chef Updated: Apr-21-16 10:43 am
PITTSBURGH - If you think a pastry chef's job is all frilly and dainty, think again. There's a lot of hard, physical work that goes into making the pretty, delicate and elegant treats.
- Michigan race offers runners beer at aid stations on course Updated: Apr-21-16 10:10 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - Some running races wrap up with beer after the finish. A race in western Michigan is offering brew at aid stations along the course.
- Stop ticketing lemonade stands, Louisiana's senators say Updated: Apr-21-16 7:12 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Looking for someone to ticket? Louisiana legislators say to steer clear of neighborhood children selling lemonade.
- The Latest: Discipline hearing postponed for Utah theater Updated: Apr-18-16 8:10 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The Latest on Utah's threat to revoke a liquor license for a theater that served alcohol while showing the film "Deadpool" (all times local):
- Still installed in distillery being built in Bardstown Updated: Apr-15-16 3:56 am
BARDSTOWN, Kentucky - A new distillery being built in the heart of Kentucky bourbon country has taken a big step toward the day when whiskey starts flowing.
- High copper or lead levels seen in 19 Detroit schools' water Updated: Apr-14-16 6:30 pm
DETROIT - Detroit's hard-pressed school system has found elevated levels of lead and copper in nearly a third of its elementary schools, contamination that one expert says could be found nationwide, wherever school authorities spend the time and money to look.
- Line, hydrant flushed after reports of discolored water Updated: Apr-14-16 6:22 pm
DETROIT - Crews have flushed a water transmission line and fire hydrant outside a Detroit hospital after discolored water was reported inside the facility.
- Old Forester Distillery to span bourbon-making process Updated: Apr-14-16 4:16 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Brown-Forman Corp. says its new Kentucky distillery will span bourbon production.
- Brewer's attempt to ease beer laws has opponents foaming Updated: Apr-13-16 12:41 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Proclamation Ale Co., a small Rhode Island brewery that's pushing to change the state's beer laws, recently received an angry letter about its efforts. In response, the brewer set the letter on fire and posted to Facebook a photo of him holding the flaming document while flanked by brewery employees, with everyone raising a middle finger.
- Bill clears House that would allow estate liquor auctions Updated: Apr-12-16 6:58 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A deceased person's wine and liquor collection could soon be up for auction.
- Horry County looks at 2 a.m. closing time for bars, clubs Updated: Apr-12-16 7:14 am
CONWAY, South Carolina - A proposed Horry County ordinance could force all businesses serving alcohol to close at 2 a.m.
- Iowa coffee shop menu reflects Grassley meeting with Garland Updated: Apr-12-16 6:03 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - A downtown Des Moines coffee shop is changing its menu to commemorate Sen. Charles Grassley's meeting with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland.
- Brown-Forman introducing 1st new bourbon brand in 20 years Updated: Apr-11-16 5:39 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - The spirits company behind Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey is taking a deeper plunge into Kentucky bourbon.