In Business: Petals & Beans Serves Both Fresh Flowers and Brewed Coffee

A local retailer in the Nisswa area has combined their love of floristry and coffee brewing to create an establishment that can serves both to customers all in one location. Petals & Beans has been in the business of making crafted coffee drinks and fresh flower arrangements...

In Business: Bemidji Restaurant “Table for 7” Supporting Local Farmers

Table for 7 is a new addition to the downtown Bemidji area. With many options and a menu that changes every week, the restaurant believes in supporting local farmers. They also sell multiple hand-crafted items such as natural soaps, candles, canned green beans, and much more. To...

In Business: Tattoo Shop in Bemidji Reopens With New COVID-19 Protocols

After having to temporarily close their doors because of COVID-19, a new tattoo shop that opened in Bemidji at the beginning of this year has now reopened with new measures to keep customers safe. Living Legends is a tattoo parlor and piercing shop in the heart of downtown...

In Business: Graphic Packaging in Crosby Working to Increase Production

Graphic Packaging International in Crosby creates paper materials and machines to package common goods like beer, soda, and dry goods such as cereal. The company is working to increase their production by expanding into an additional building and adding more than 60 new...

In Business: Whelan Properties in Bemidji Building New Apartment Homes

Whelan Properties is a real estate development company that has build both apartment and commercial buildings in the Bemidji area. When the company saw a need for additional housing, they came up with a solution. Construction for the new apartment building in Bemidji began on...

In Business: Maid in Bemidji Making Use of New Cleaning Tech

There has been an increased need for cleaning since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. One Bemidji business is keeping commercial spaces sanitized. Maid in Bemidji is a family-owned business that started over 25 years ago. It has now grown over the last two decades to over 50...

In Business: The Chocolate Ox Dishes Out Desserts in Nisswa

The Chocolate Ox in Nisswa is a family-run candy store that is known for their truffle chocolates and premium ice cream. Upon entry, The Chocolate Ox is like a sweet land of nostalgia. There are mountains of chocolate truffles in their display cases, and patrons wait patiently...

In Business: StoneHouse Coffee and Roastery in Nisswa

StoneHouse Coffee and Roastery in Nisswa is a small-town family-run business that imports their coffee beans from all around the world. Owners Mike and Julie French have been in the business of making coffee for nearly 20 years, and their mission is to find the world’s best...

In Business: Northwoods Inspection Looking Out For Home Buyers

A new Bemidji business is providing home inspections for home buyers in northern Minnesota. Northwoods Inspection is a newer business a owned by Tony Kerr. Some of the things that Kerr inspects are heating and cooling, water, and roofing, as well as checking to make sure...