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Larry Burnside of Callaway puffs on a cigar at the Callaway Liquor Store Tuesday afternoon. The liquor store is one of a few bars on the White Earth Reservation that ­­allows smoking.

Callaway Liquor Store takes advantage of tribal smoking, gaming

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The statewide smoking ban that took effect on Oct. 1, 2007 has hit some bars around the area hard.

But not the on-sale portion of the Callaway Liquor Store. That's because smoking is still allowed in the bar that sits on the White Earth Reservation 11 miles north of Detroit Lakes.


The city-owned bar has seen a nearly 80 percent increase in revenue since the ban was put in place.

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