Gary Benjamin drove by the vacant furniture store in northeast Brainerd many times and thought about its potential.
"It was an ideal opportunity," Benjamin said. "All I saw was a nice challenge to come in and do something.
Close-Converse Commercial and Preferred Properties, Brainerd, leased the former Stock Lumber Building to Brock White of Baxter, a construction materials supplier on Forthun Road. Brock White was formerly known as Northland Brick and Fireplace.
Crow Wing County commissioners may run for election earlier than expected.
It's all part of the ripple effects of redistricting. Commissioner's borders may be redrawn, potentially placing more board members on the ballot.
Allina Hospitals and Clinics and Crosby-based Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Tuesday announced a joint land purchase off Isle Drive in Baxter.
The land is off Highway 371 on Isle Drive, south of the Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union building.
Snowmaggedon is coming.
"This is going to happen," said Amanda Graning, National Weather Service meteorologist in Duluth. "This is a big one. We are going to make up our winter here."
Winter storms have slipped past the Brainerd lakes area.