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Appeals Court decision affirms ruling that underage people can be in Wisconsin bowling center bars unaccompanied

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:00 am
Viking Lanes in Stoughton. Picture by Viking Lanes.
A simple ticket for a 20-year-old woman playing pool in the bar at Viking Lanes in Stoughton has led to court rulings that make it clear that it is legal for underage people to be anywhere in bowling centers, including bar areas. Although many people might believe that underage people could not be in bar areas of bowling centers unaccompanied, I have seen many occasions where that wasn't the case, and it is not how state law reads, according to a Wisconsin Appeals Court decision that affirms a...