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