Tag Archives: Nebraska

• Nebraska, Iowa loosen their liquor laws

Nebraska, Iowa loosen their liquor laws

Twenty-five years ago, if you wanted a six-pack of beer at a Sunday NFL football gathering in Nebraska’s second-largest city, you needed to drive outside of town to buy it. No alcohol was sold in Lincoln on Sundays until 1988. Fast-forward to today. Lincolnites, thanks to a new state law, can now buy hard liquor, […]

• Sioux tribe sues brewers for alcohol woes

Sioux tribe sues brewers for alcohol woes

Pine Ridge Indian Reservation photo by Aaron Huey   The Oglala Sioux Tribe is suing some of the world’s largest beer brewers, saying they knowingly have contributed to devastating alcohol-related problems on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in U.S. District Court of Nebraska, seeks $500 million in damages for the costs the […]

• Nebraska Beer Lovers! Inaugural Omaha Beer Fest May 20 – 21

Nebraska Beer Lovers! Inaugural Omaha Beer Fest May 20 – 21

Nebraska Beer Lovers to Sample Craft Brews during American Craft Beer Week at the Inaugural Omaha Beer Fest. The largest craft beer festival in Nebraska will debut in Omaha this Spring. The inaugural Omaha Beer Fest takes place Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21, during American Craft Beer Week at the Lewis and Clark […]