In some parts of Minnesota, buying a case of beer or a bottle of wine means visiting a city-owned liquor store — or "muni." Minnesota's law allowing cities to have a monopoly over liquor sales within their boundaries is unlike most other states.
Curious Minnesota podcast host Eric Roper talked with former Star Tribune intern Maya Marchel Hoff about the Prohibition-era history behind Minnesota's municipal liquor stores.
Why does Minnesota have municipal liquor stores? (March 2023 Curious Minnesota article)
Detailed information about how each "control state" regulates alcohol (National Alcohol Beverage Control Association)