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Grand Forks council gives preliminary approval for liquor licenses to Target and Libre Bar & Nightclub

The council is expected to make a final approval for both licenses at next weeks meeting

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Grand Forks City Hall, 255 N. 4th St. Sam Easter / Grand Forks Herald
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GRAND FORKS — A Class Two liquor license for Target received preliminary approval from City Council during Monday's Committee of the Whole meeting.

Target plans to open a bottle shop at its 32nd Avenue South location called Target Wine & Spirits. The bottle shop would have its own entrance to the existing store.

Council members also gave preliminary approval for a Class One liquor license to the owners of Libre Bar & Nightclub. The establishment would be located at 3450 Gateway Drive, the former site of the Westward Ho building.

A Class One liquor license allows for the general on and off sale of alcoholic beverages while a Class Two license allows for the off-sale of alcoholic beverages.

The council is expected to make a final approval for both licenses at next week's meeting.

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Meghan Arbegast grew up in Security-Widefield, Colorado. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from North Dakota State University in Fargo, in 2021.

Arbegast wrote for The Spectrum, NDSU's student newspaper, for three years and was Head News Editor for two years. She was an intern with University Relations her last two semesters of college.

Arbegast covers news pertaining to the city of Grand Forks/East Grand Forks including city hall coverage.

Readers can reach Arbegast at 719-235-8640 or MArbegast@gfherald.com.

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