The Minnehaha County Sheriff's Department conducted liquor compliance checks of area businesses that sell alcohol.

These checks are done in areas throughout South Dakota in an effort to reduce underage drinking.  Businesses making sales to underage persons may face fines, suspensions, or loss of their liquor or malt beverage licenses.

During this compliance check 67 businesses were checked.  58 passed and 9 stores failed. Here is a list of the businesses that failed:

  • Palisades Oil - Garretson
  • Garretson Food Center
  • Heart T Stop - Hartford
  • T&C's Other Place - Dell Rapids
  • Midway Corner - Baltic
  • Friendly's - Baltic
  • Brecks Bar and Grill - Sioux Falls
  • Pump House - Valley Springs
  • Blaine's - Brandon