In Business: New Helicopter Flight School Opens Near Bemidji

Alphabet Aviation is a new flight school held at the Nary airport that offers students the opportunity to gain a unique and tailored training experience. The program can take students anywhere between three weeks to nine months to complete, and the program will work with students...

In Business: Cuzzin’s Candy in Park Rapids Reopens with New Owners

A Park Rapids candy shop that has been serving up sweets for over forty years will reopen this summer under new owners along with a new location. Married couple Bryan and Beth Hirt recently purchased Cuzzin’s Candy in Park Rapids. For them, their connection to the previous...

In Business: Nortech in Bemidji Provides Electronic Manufacturing Services

The business offers services for industrial and commercial equipment, medical devices, and aerospace and defense. With a team of about 130 people at the Bemidji location, employees show up to work on complex projects involving different machines and skill sets.

In Business: Stonegrove Saunas Brings the Sauna to You

Two Minnesota brothers started a new business that brings the comfort of a sauna right to your door. Kai Stenlund grew up with saunas. Those happy memories came to mind when he and his brother decided to start a mobile sauna rental company last year. They began less than a year...

In Business: Fishing Guide Offers Services Throughout Central Minnesota

As the warm weather continues, so does the march to the opening of the fishing season. With the season for walleye, bass, northern pike, and trout in lakes set to open on the 15th, Chris Burns talked with local fishing guide Walleyedan for tonight’s In Business.

In Business: 3rd Street Station Coffee Offers Full Restaurant Menu

Still operated under the same owners, the Heroes Rise Coffee Company has moved its 15th Street location to downtown Bemidji. Now known as 3rd Street Station Coffee, the business can now offer a full food menus with different options to choose from. The restaurant will also be...

In Business: Baxter’s Jack Pine Brewery Adapts Throughout Pandemic

During the pandemic, lots of businesses have either lost business or needed to find a new way of doing things. Jack Pine Brewery did the latter, and they aren’t going to allow a shutdown or limited capacity take away from their growing momentum.

In Business: The Red Barn in Park Rapids Opens Under New Owners

A barn used for retail in Park Rapids has changed ownership, going from being called Carter’s to simply The Red Barn. The new owners are expanding the services and hours for the store. Carter’s Red Barn was a mainstay in the Park Rapids community, so when it was...

In Business: Pizza Arcade Moves to Brainerd Because of Pandemic

Business ideas come from a variety of different places. Maybe there is a need for something, or maybe there is an easier way to create something that hasn’t been tried before. But one arcade in Brainerd was influenced from a childhood spent in a California bowling alley.