FARGO — Recent alcohol-compliance checks at local businesses resulted in a pass rate of 78%, according to a report from Fargo Cass Public Health, which partners with law enforcement agencies to ensure retailers are not selling alcohol to minors.

Forty-one businesses were checked Wednesday, Sept. 15, with 32 of them passing.

Fargo businesses that failed checks include:

  • Brew Bird, 30 N. University Drive, second fail in one year.
  • Cowboy Jacks, 506 Broadway N., first fail in one year.

  • Fargo Billiards & Gastropub, 3234 43rd St. S., first fail in one year.

  • Fargo Brewing Company, 610 N. University Drive, first fail in a year.

  • Fort Noks, 52 Broadway N., first fail in one year.
  • Granite City & Brewery, 1636 42nd St. S.W., first fail in one year.

  • Hi-Ho Burgers and Brews, 3051 25th St. S., first fail in one year.

  • NoBull Country Club, 609 NP Ave. N., first fail in one year.
  • Olive Garden, 4339 13th Ave. S.W., first fail in one year.

In Fargo, a first offense carries a $500 penalty. The penalty may be waived if the person serving the alcoholic beverages, as well as the management, have current server training certificates.

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On a second offense, there is a $750 penalty.