In Business: Gravel Pit Golf in Brainerd Putting Their Spin on the Sport

With warmer weather finally upon us, a new business in Brainerd is celebrating a new way to enjoy golf. Gravel Pit Golf is exactly what it sounds like. The course is set in an abandoned gravel pit and has 13 par 3s with wetlands, lakes, and sand dunes. Owner Chuck Klecatsky says...

In Business: The Hangar in Park Rapids Open for Remote Workers, Entrepreneurs

The City of Park Rapids has welcomed a new business to the area called “The Hangar,” which provides a local co-working space with a wide variety of services for entrepreneurs, small business owners, and remote workers. Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began, it...

In Business: Bemidji Siblings See Success in Alpaca Business

Three entrepreneurs in Bemidji are starting their journey into the world of business early – and they’re all age 18 or younger. While kids often have to work with a lot on their plates, three siblings are starting to show their ambitions at a young age. Starting in...

In Business: Brainerd Floral Preparing for Prom and Mother’s Day

Even though it’s the last week of April, it still doesn’t really feel like spring out there just yet. But it’s still the time of year to order spring flowers with Mother’s Day just around the corner. Brainerd Floral has been serving the community with all sorts of...

In Business: North Country Floral in Brainerd Prepares Easter Arrangements

April showers are supposed to bring May flowers, but since it’s not May yet, Easter flowers will have to do. In Brainerd, one local flower shop will be preparing Easter arrangements all week. North Country Floral is a locally owned floral shop in Brainerd that’s been...

In Business: Wolf Pack Nutrition Sets Up Shop in Downtown Walker

Wolf Pack Nutrition, a new business that opened two weeks ago in downtown Walker, provides nutritional shakes and energy-boosting teas for visitors of all ages. Early last spring, when Wolf Pack Nutrition co-owners Dan and Kari Morisette were searching for a lake home up in...

In Business: New Mobile Grooming Service Getting Round of Ap-paws

A new business in northwest Minnesota has popped up here, there and everywhere. Stationed out of Fosston, A.P. Grooming is a unique addition to pet care, as it operates not out of a normal salon, but rather, a bus. With spring comes the need to primp, preen and prime pets for the...

In Business: History of Martin’s Sport Shop in Nisswa Goes Back Nearly a Century

What was once a gas station in Nisswa has evolved in almost a century to what is now a local sports shop. Martin’s Sport Shop, located in the Nisswa Pioneer Village, started across the street from its current location as an oil company. It opened 95 years ago as a service...

In Business: Amoore Bakery & Coffee to Open in Walker This Spring

The town of Walker will be welcoming a new bakery and café to main street hopefully this coming spring. April 1st, 2020 is when Amy Moore and her husband acquired the building of what used to be known as Aunt Belle’s Confectionary in Walker. Since then, they have been busy...