In Business: Creative Minds, Messy Fingers Allows Customers To Be Creative Through Art

With the desire to keep a family business open and add a unique artsy touch to it, those looking to tap into their creative side are in for a treat at Creative Minds, Messy Fingers Art Studio in Nevis. The art studio offers you more than enough ways to get your creative juices...

In Business: NLFX Professional Bridges a Musical Gap in the Bemidji Area

After Overbeek’s, a music store in Bemidji, closed down in 2018, one Bemidji businessman wanted to ensure that there was no loss for the musicians in the community. NLFX Professional is one of the only music shops in the Bemidji area that sells new musical equipment. “When...

In Business: Crow Wing Energized Challenging Businesses to “ReThink Your Drink”

Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union in Baxter has joined with Crow Wing Energized for the second annual “ReThink Your Drink” challenge. Participants make the pledge to trade in their go-to sugary drinks for water. “The ‘ReThink Your Drink’ challenge...

In Business: Family Aims To Provide a Healthy Lifestyle In Park Rapids

Two buildings that were once used as a dairy store and a garage have been providing a healthy lifestyle in the Park Rapids community since 1986. “How can we make granola without bulk oatmeal?” Cathy Peterson asked, and with that one question in mind and a want to provide a...

In Business: Accidentally Cool Games Encourages Social Interactive Gaming

Accidentally Cool Games in Bemidji opened its doors in 2011, and from the very beginning, they’ve encouraged social gaming. Over 500 board games, card games and miniature war games can be found inside the store. Although the store aims to bring in new games, you can still...

In Business: First Impression Print & Design

First Impression Print & Design in Brainerd is a local company that specializes in providing full service printing needs, from completing project consultations with a graphic designer to mailing delivery operations. Chantelle Calhoun has more for this week’s In Business.

In Business: A Family Business That Adds A Unique Touch To Park Rapids

It’s a two-for-one family business deal when you visit Dad’s 1/2 Way There Take-N-Bake Pizza and S.W.eets Bakery in Park Rapids. A casual conversation, prior pizza work experience, a family chef and a creative baker are all things that sparked the interest of a family to open not...

In Business: Portage Brewing Company In Walker Celebrates Grand Re-Opening

It’s been 11 months since the popular brewery in Walker, Portage Brewing Company, was destroyed in a fire. On Saturday, a grand re-opening ribbon cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the brewery being back in business. “Just more people, it’s great seeing all our old...

In Business: Brick House Pizza Serves Up More Than Slices

Brick House Pizza is a family-owned restaurant that prides itself on their hot cheesy specialty pizzas, but you might be surprised about some of the other food choices they have. Chantelle Calhoun has the story.