Enbridge Line 3 Gets Authorization from Minnesota Public Utilities Commission

Enbridge is one step away from receiving authorization to replace Line 3 after approval from the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission today. The MPUC’s authorization to...

Final Federal Permit Approved for Line 3 Pipeline Replacement

On Monday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved the final federal permit for Enbridge Energy’s planned Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement across northern...

In Business: Thanksgiving To-Go Dinners in Bemidji

Like other restaurants in the area, Country Kitchen will be providing Thanksgiving to-go meals for families this holiday season. The restaurant is allowing families to...

Brainerd Bars and Restaurants Imploring People to Buy Locally

With new restrictions on bars and restaurants requiring they close for indoor dining, establishments are imploring people to buy local. 612 Station, a local bar and...

Closure Impact on Gyms in Bemidji

Restaurants and bars are not the only businesses that are being impacted by the four-week shutdown. This will also be the second time that gyms and fitness centers will...

Restaurants and Bars Weigh in on Second Round of Temporary Closures

While some restaurants and bars may be better prepared to switch back to only offer a takeout and/or delivery method, the loss of money from inventory and employee...

In Business: Just for Kix Teaching Kids Dance and Life Skills

From its start in Brainerd in 1981, the business has expanded into 200 towns in 14 states. Founder Cindy Clough says dancing helps kids relieve stress and gives them the...

Medical Experts, Bar and Restaurant Owners Speak Out on New Restrictions

The deadline is nearing for the state of Minnesota’s newest COVID-19 restrictions to go into effect, and medical experts are backing up the Governor’s...

Local Bar Owners React to New COVID-19 Restrictions

Because bars and restaurants in Minnesota will now have stricter guidelines in place starting this Friday, one Bemidji area bar in particular wasn’t too thrilled...

Northwoods Adventure: Brainerd Area Ski Resort Keeping Safe During Pandemic

Final preparations are underway for opening weekend at Mount Ski Gull near Brainerd. The popular resort juggles large crowds and freezing temperatures, but they now have...

NTC Sees Tremendous Support During 2nd Annual Day of Giving

Northwest Technical College held their 2nd Annual Day of Giving today with a focus on raising funds for scholarships. The goal was to raise $25,000 for this year’s...

Lake of the Woods Foods Begins $2.5 Million Renovation

Kraus-Anderson has begun a $2.5 million renovation and addition at Lake of the Woods Foods located in Baudette, MN. Designed by Widseth Architects, the 10,670-square-foot...