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 either pre-order a meal or wait till Thanksgiving Day to call in your order. Meals include your choice of turkey...

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 work ethic that will carry through to the rest of their lives.

In Business: Heroes Rise Coffee Company Opens Storefront in Bemidji

It’s order up at Heroes Rise Coffee Company, a new coffee shop that just opened in Bemidji with a mission to serve first responders. The business started two-and-a-half years ago with one family’s idea to start a roasting company to help support those on the front...

In Business: Two Best Friends Start New Business in Bemidji

David Brittain and Ben Bush have been best friends since they were two, and now that they are adults, the two have started a new business venture together. Brittain & Bush Junk Removal and Seasonal Services is a one-stop shop for any handyman needs. From raking leaves to...

In Business: Bemidji Woolen Mills Celebrates 100 Years

The Bemidji Woolen Mills has been a part of the city’s history for 100 years as of this month. There’s local history everywhere you look at the Bemidji Woolen Mills, from the origin of the iconic Paul and Babe statues to a look back at each year of the water carnival. If...

In Business: Aldi in Bemidji Gives Residents New Grocery Option

For this week’s In Business, residents in Bemidji and the surround community now have a new grocery store option with the recent opening of Aldi near the Paul Bunyan Mall. The store will be offering a curbside grocery option starting next Wednesday.

In Business: Making Muskie Fishing More Accessible

A Minnesota man has pioneered a new way of fishing muskies that is accessible to more kinds of fishermen. Ron Sanders has been fishing almost his entire life. In that time, he has discovered a system for fishing muskies that not many people know about. It was introduced to him in...

In Business: Brainerd YMCA Receiving Financial Support from Business Community

In July, the Brainerd Lakes YMCA faced $148,000 in repairs after rainstorms caused significant roof damage to the building. The YMCA was recently denied their insurance claim to cover the costs for repair, and now Chris Schucker, co-owner of Digital Horizons in Brainerd, has...

In Business: The Lash Call in Bemidji Under New Ownership

The Lash Call in Bemidji has existed for over five years, but 2020 has brought some exciting changes for the salon. Lash extensions are a salon service that has been growing in popularity in recent years. The Lash Call offers lash extensions in downtown Bemidji, where clients...