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Biz Buzz: It's happening - Black Friday, Small Business Saturday. How much will shoppers spend this season?
57 min 26 sec ago
November 16, 2018
Marie Kirsch (center) speaks on stage after learning she was the winner of the Destination Downtown Business Challenge Thursday, Nov. 15, during the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce Celebration of Excellence award dinner at Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
And the winner is ... Knotty Pine Bakery. Bakery wins $50,000 prize in Destination Downtown Business Challenge
18 hours 10 min ago
November 14, 2018
Mark Nesheim, who operates Wings Cafe at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport, has visions for a homestyle bakery, diner and catering company in downtown Brainerd. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Destination Downtown spotlight: Sourdough Sam's Cook Shanty offers feast of opportunity
November 14, 2018 - 1:00pm
November 10, 2018
Planet Fitness plans to makeover the former Herberger's store space into a workout center in the Westgate Mall. Submitted photo
Biz Buzz: Planet Fitness to open in Westgate Mall: Thrifty White to open Monday, Nov. 12
November 10, 2018 - 11:00am
November 5, 2018
Mathew “Matt” Brandenburger, director of operations for Wheaton-Dumont Cooperative Elevator, discusses new procedures at an elevator in Ashby, Minn., with Kim Goeden, who worked as bookkeeper in the previous company and has been hired by the new company. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Rebuilding trust: Wheaton co-op takes over Ashby elevator after embezzlement
November 5, 2018 - 6:17am
Kathy Evavold, 59, is angry about rumors that her husband, Lee, 64, a Battle Lake, Minn., farmer and former member of the Ashby Farmers Elevator Cooperative, may have killed himself in July 2018 because he may have known about his friend, Jerry Hennessey’s embezzlement of $5 million. His problem was depression, she says. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Suicide widow angry with rumors: Says husband didn’t know about Ashby Co-op embezzlement
November 5, 2018 - 6:17am
October 27, 2018
Joy Potthoff (left) and her granddaughter Marie Kirsch make cookies at her home in Nisswa. Kirsch is a finalist in the Destination Downtown contest with her Knotty Pine Bakery, inspired by her grandmother’s baking. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Finalists vie for 2nd Destination Downtown business prize
October 27, 2018 - 7:00am
October 26, 2018
A photo of Sydni Rehovsky, 11, of Alexandria, is displayed in the Halloween department at the Target in Alexandria, Minn. Celeste Edenloff / Forum News Service
Central Minnesota girl becomes newest face in Target ads and she loves it
October 26, 2018 - 4:30pm
Business Briefs Policy Announcements
October 26, 2018 - 9:30am
From the Roggenkamp Tax & Accounting website at https://www.mntaxpros.com
Roggenkamp Tax and Accounting acquires JB Accounting
October 26, 2018 - 6:00am
October 22, 2018
“It still works and it’s fun to drive,” says Jack Vadnie of Clifford, N.D., whose family since the mid-1950s has owned a 1918 Moline Universal tractor. Photo courtesy of Jack Vadnie
Centennial oddball: 1918 tractor modeled horse-drawn implements
October 22, 2018 - 6:45am
October 21, 2018
When it comes to crimes committed in Crow Wing County, discovering where the crime occurred, when and what kind of criminal offense took place is as easy as clicking a mouse. The online crime map was introduced this summer by the sheriff's office, which partnered with Crow Wing County GIS to create the tool. (Click on the image to see the entire screenshot)
Tech Savvy: County crime map could catch criminals
October 21, 2018 - 7:00am
October 20, 2018
Hy-Tec crews and subcontractors like Jim's Electric work on the Brainerd General Rental site Wednesday, Oct. 17, along Highway 371 in Baxter. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Biz Buzz: Hy-Tec crews take advantage of break in the weather at Brainerd General Rental site
October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
October 18, 2018
The Treehouse has been on the market for some time now, but after the death of his partner, Curt Lindelof decided to auction off all of the greenhouses and contents, since sale as a greenhouse and nursery hadn't worked.
The Treehouse closes after almost 30 years
October 18, 2018 - 4:00am
October 17, 2018
Best of the Brainerd Lakes Winners - 2018
October 17, 2018 - 11:41pm
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