Editorial: Liquor funds important to cities
Just how important are liquor store operations to outstate Minnesota? Take a look:
Perham made $257,000 that year, a profit margin of 11.4 percent, and transferred $120,000 into its general fund.
Vergas made $81,000 from its liquor store that year, a profit margin of 15 percent, and transferred $28,000 into its general fund.
Wolf Lake made $45,000 that year, a profit margin of over 10 percent, and transferred $37,000 to its general fund.
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