In Business: Nisswa Brewery Adds Axe Throwing to Experience

Which one thing is not like the others? Beer, parties, or axes? Normally, axes would be the one to point out, but not in this brewery. All three combine to give an axe-throwing experience at Roundhouse Brewery in Nisswa. The brewery opened in 2016 in downtown Brainerd. After...

In Business: Bemidji Named As a Top City to Work From Home

COVID-19 has changed how many people are working. The number of Americans working from home doubled in March of last year. Recently, Bemidji has been named one of the top spots in North America to work from home. This year more than ever, the internet has become a hugely valuable...

In Business: New Bemidji Pizza Place Adds Out-of-State (and Out-of-This-World) Touch

There’s a new pizza shop in Bemidji, and it’s bringing an out-of-state (and out-of-this-world) touch to the area. That Alien Pizza Place in the Nymore neighborhood had its first full day of business on Monday, and our reporter Destiny Wiggins stopped by to catch the action.

In Business: Netzer’s Floral Prepares for Valentine’s Day

Netzer’s Floral in Bemidji has been open since the early 1950s, and and their most important day each year is February 14. They have eight to 10 times as many orders in the days leading up to Valentine’s Day than in a typical week. To make sure everything goes off...

In Business: Fosston Business Selling a New Kind of Kitty Litter

It all started when Chad Blaser of Fosston noticed barn cats getting into feeding bunks meant for sheep. This gave Chad the idea to start a company that takes an often-unused food product and turns it into an eco-friendly kitty litter. Thus, Pea Pawd was born. The name came from...

In Business: Brainerd Business Mapping Plans to Harness Sun’s Power

Winkelman Solar Developers helps investors see the positives of changing their traditional ways of generating energy to power their houses, businesses, cars, etc. to a more limitless approach.

In Business: The Dog House Inn Welcomes Furry Friends in Bemidji

One Bemidji couple turned their love for animals into a new business. For Janet and Brent Holbrook, their passion for animals has been a life-long interest. So after their friends repeatedly asked for help watching their pets, the Holbrooks came up with an idea which became The...

In Business: Brittany’s Floral In Walker

Brittany’s Floral, a family owned flower business in Walker provides a unique amount of original flower arrangements for all sorts of events. Brittany’s Floral also delivers to towns in surrounding areas. You can follow Brittany’s Floral on Facebook to stay up...

In Business: Pequot Lakes Business Grows into Largest Maker of Rustic Furniture in U.S.

Lonesome Cottage, right next to the Dairy Queen in Pequot Lakes, is the largest manufacturer of “rustic” furniture in the United States. What started in 2003, when owner Brandon Andersen bought the business, has grown from 12 jobs into more than 100. From offering the...