Big Lots opened Thursday in the Westgate Mall in Baxter.
The "soft" opening brought in customers who spotted the "now open" sign in front of the store. Big Lots also broke the news on its Facebook page.
BAXTER - Jack Pine Brewery, with a small taproom for tasting and limited retail, was approved Tuesday by the Baxter City Council.
The taproom, with no more than 12 seats, was approved as an accessory to the brewery with a conditional use permit.
BAXTER - Reconsidering a previous decision, Baxter City Council members voted Tuesday to take another look at the Cypress Drive pedestrian bridge.
The council voted 4-1 to reconsider its previous action, putting a pause on bridge auction activity.
A decision on a civil lawsuit filed against Crow Wing County by union employees is expected Tuesday, May 15, union legal representatives reported.
The union is represented by Duluth attorneys Timothy Andrew and Jane Poole.