Bemidji Steel Co. Receives $100,000 Grant for Expansion Project

Bemidji Steel Compnay is planning an expansion project. The company will expand into Hubbard County in Helga Township and will build an additional facility there. This...

In Focus: Brainerd Hosts First Annual Spring Fling

Over the course of Friday, May 7, and Saturday, May 8, Brainerd is promoting traveling downtown by putting on their first annual Spring Fling. Brainerd was founded 150...

Visit Bemidji and City Partner to Reopen Tourist Information Center

Visit Bemidji has partnered with the city of Bemidji in order to reopen the Tourist Information Center across the street from Paul and Babe. The center has been closed to...

Cass, Crow Wing Counties to Offer Mobile Vaccination Clinics for Businesses

For businesses with at least 10 employees interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, both Cass and Crow Wing County health officials are offering mobile vaccination...

In Business: Fishing Guide Offers Services Throughout Central Minnesota

As the warm weather continues, so does the march to the opening of the fishing season. With the season for walleye, bass, northern pike, and trout in lakes set to open on...

Baxter City Council Divided in Waiving Bypass Lane at New Car Wash

A proposal to waive a bypass lane at a new Four Seasons Car Wash in Baxter resulted in a split decision from the city council. The future site, located at 7361 Glory...

Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual Awards of Excellence

The 16th annual Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce Awards of Excellence will be held both in-person and virtually this year. The event recognizes and celebrates Bemidji...

Time to Go Fast Again at Brainerd International Raceway

Drag racers throughout the state have their sights on this weekend, when they get to slide behind the wheel of their hot rod, jump on the gas and fly down the drag strip...

Enbridge Gives Update on Line 3 Construction

Enbridge Energy said construction on the new Line 3 is approximately 50% done. The company says they’re happy with the progress they have completed, but they also...

Brainerd Chamber Holding “Business After Hours” at Northern Pacific Center

On every second and fourth Tuesday, the Brainerd Lakes Chamber holds a Business After Hours event. The one that takes place on Tuesday, April 27 was actually scheduled...

In Business: 3rd Street Station Coffee Offers Full Restaurant Menu

Still operated under the same owners, the Heroes Rise Coffee Company has moved its 15th Street location to downtown Bemidji. Now known as 3rd Street Station Coffee, the...

Pequot Tool & Manufacturing Donates $20,000 to Local Food Shelves

Quality, service, and employee engagement are a few key initiatives Pequot Tool & Manufacturing holds close to the heart of their business. But what is their most...