Portage Brewing Announces Initial Plans To Rebuild

The owners of Portage Brewing in Walker have their sights set on rebuilding. They issued a statement on their official Facebook page Wednesday afternoon, which reads in...

11th Annual IDEA Competition Awards Local Entrepreneur

The IDEA Competition gives entrepreneurs a way to kick-start their business ideas. IDEA Competition Coordinator Philip Knutson said the process puts participants through...

New Airplane Hangars Coming To Bemidji Regional Airport

The Bemidji Regional Airport Authority board approved a Hangar loan from the Minnesota Department of Aeronautics as well as a site grant and an economic investment from...

Tobacco 21 Law In Effect in Bemidji

The Tobacco 21 law in Bemidji has gone into effect today. The ordinance raised the tobacco buying age to 21. The purchasing age of tobacco and tobacco products was...

In Business: North Central Door Company Produces Quality Garage Doors

“There’s two things that we hang our hat on at North Central Door. We may not always be the lowest priced option, but we’re gonna be high quality and also we stand by...

Gov. Tim Walz And MN DEED Commissioner Visit Baxter

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz visited the Brainerd Lakes Area as part of his administration’s “Community Prosperity” tour. The governor traveled with Minnesota Department...

In Business: Crow Wing Kayaks Offer High-Quality, Locally-Made Kayaks To Lakes Area And Beyond

A small company in Crosslake has been busy gearing up for the upcoming summer season and has been preparing orders for their locally-made, sit-on-top kayaks. It wasn’t...

Bemidji Spring Regional Hiring Event Features More Than 25 Recruiters

The wind and snow was definitely howling outside in Bemidji today, but that didn’t stop the most dedicated jobs seekers from attending the Bemidji Spring Regional Hiring...

14th Annual Northern Minnesota Safety Conference Returns To Bemidji

There’s a lot to consider when it comes to safety in the workplace, and as the years go by, we start to see new trends. “We love the fact that they’re taking the time to...

Executive Director of the Sanford Center Resigns

VenuWorks will conduct a national search for a new Executive Director for the Sanford Center. This comes after Steve Peters, the owner and president of VenuWorks...

Totally Kidz Shop In Downtown Brainerd Announces Closure

A downtown Brainerd business recently announced that they will be closing their doors later this summer. Totally Kidz Shop on Front Street announced that they will be...