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August 12, 2018
Kowalski's Market CEO Kris Kowalski Christiansen and her mom, Mary Kowalski, pose for a photo at their Woodbury store on July 19. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Five years after tragedy, Jim Kowalski's daughter keeps his legacy alive
August 12, 2018 - 7:00am
August 10, 2018
Brainerd High School graduate Aden Davis pours the flavoring on a jumbo shave ice Thursday, Aug. 9, at Mills Field. Davis prepared a business plan during his class with Rod Reuer during his junior year at high school. After graduating and destined for St. John’s, the soccer player and entrepreneur worked with his mom, purchased a trailer and started MinneSNOtaShave Ice. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
School project Yields Shave Ice Business
August 10, 2018 - 2:00pm
July 29, 2018
Child care changes 'a good step forward'
July 29, 2018 - 10:00pm
July 27, 2018
Woodland Camo (source: gloryboats.com)
Arkansas company builds boats for your eternal send-off
July 27, 2018 - 11:39am
July 2, 2018
Inventor Greg Amundson holds a spool of InstraTrim, a caulking alternative he developed that is soon to be sold at Walmart, in his garage/lab in Scandia, Minn. on Wednesday, June 27. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota man invents new way to seal cracks then seals deal with major retailer
July 2, 2018 - 12:38pm
June 26, 2018
Report: Small businesses increasingly wary of fraud
June 26, 2018 - 9:24pm
May 19, 2018
Brenda Billman-Arndt, Destination Downtown Business Challenge winner, no longer has to dream to open her own downtown boutique as Purple Fern Bath Company opened its doors last week. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Purple Fern opens in downtown Brainerd
May 19, 2018 - 6:00am
May 10, 2018
Kerri Kolstad, the owner of Wahoo Adventures, paddles with her dog, Addy, on Lake Superior at Temperance State Park the day of the solar eclipse 2017. Photo courtesy Kerri Kolstad
Forgot how to get outside and play? Minn. woman's new venture will teach you
May 10, 2018 - 10:02am
May 4, 2018
Deluxe Corp. to host free small business marketing seminar May 9 inBrainerd
May 4, 2018 - 9:00am
April 27, 2018
Katie Pinke
A positive look at those 'annoying' friends in direct sales
April 27, 2018 - 3:50pm
April 6, 2018
The carder machine takes the raw fiber and separates and combs the material for felting at Dakota Fiber Mill in Kindred. David Samson / Forum News Service
Fiber mill's new felting machine weaves much to be desired
April 6, 2018 - 7:23pm
Report: Minnesota-based grocer Supervalu considers selling
April 6, 2018 - 3:39pm
March 29, 2018
Minnesota Mule of Crosby was recently awarded a gold medal in an international bloody Mary competition. It won in the bold and zesty category for the dry bloody Mary mix.  Submitted
Crosby business earns gold award
March 29, 2018 - 11:00am
March 27, 2018
Ryan Browne and his wife Lindsey Baris are busy making maple syrup at Rising Sun Farm outside of River Falls. Rising Sun Farm has been in operation for 40 years; Browne and Baris took over from Ryan's dad Roger. Sara Tischauser / Forum News Service
Maple syrup season begins: Wisconsin couple works together to produce sweet treat
March 27, 2018 - 2:40pm
March 13, 2018
Motorists wait at a stop light on South Sixth Street in 2015. The street is scheduled for a complete overhaul. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Brainerd businesses brace for downtown street project
March 13, 2018 - 6:00am