Minneapolis Grain Belt sign might be lighted

Published 10:18 am Thursday, November 13, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS — The Grain Belt Beer sign might light up the sky again in Minneapolis.

August Schell Brewing Co. of New Ulm announced plans Wednesday to buy the historic sign along the Mississippi River on Nicollet Island.

The brewery says it is discussing plans for preservation and relighting of the sign with the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota.

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The Star Tribune reports closing on the purchase of the land and sign is expected later this year.