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June 26, 2017
Carew Koskie, 13, left, and his nephew Justin Teigen, 11, had planned to eat at the Dairy Queen on Snelling Avenue in St. Paul but it is closed and so they went to Starbucks. “We always came here with my family,” said Koskie. “I was pretty upset because we wanted to order food and Blizzards,” said Teigen. The owner, Carol Noyes announced last week it was closing.  Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
After 65 years, a walk-up DQ closes in St. Paul
June 26, 2017 - 8:26am
June 18, 2017
GrowthZone adds employees
June 18, 2017 - 7:30am
Pine River Clerk Terri Dabill hands the city's Minnesota Investment Funds to Mike Paulus of the Cass County Economic Development Corporation, completeing the process to turn the EDC into the city's Lending Development Organization.
Pine River, Cass EDC partner on utilization of funds
June 18, 2017 - 7:00am
Thomas Juliano
Cote Family Companies welcomes Juliano as CEO
June 18, 2017 - 6:30am
Nisswa Chamber of Commerce members are shown with Nina Halls, the owner of Ardor Boutique, and her employees. Halls just opened her second boutique location in downtown Nisswa. Her other store is in Baxter.
Ardor Boutique opens in Baxter
June 18, 2017 - 5:30am
June 15, 2017
Worker shortage grows as number of internationals restricted
June 15, 2017 - 7:00am
June 8, 2017
Pine River Bakery in sweet spot: Contest puts it among top 10 in nation
June 8, 2017 - 10:30am
June 5, 2017
Dan Andrus (center) owns the south office of Prime Electric, LLC, which joined the Pine River Chamber of Commerce. The company also has an office in Longville owned by Bill Steidler. The business services the Pine River, Longville, Pequot Lakes and Crosslake areas. Andrus is shown with Pine River Chamber President Jay Cline and board members Roger Hoplin, Deb Adkins and Chris Crosby. Submitted Photo
Prime Electric joins Pine River Chamber
June 5, 2017 - 8:30am
Stone Woman Herbals has new owners, which are Julie, Kayla and Samantha Rono and Halli Knutson. Back row from left are Pine River Chamber Board members Roger Hoplin and Chris Crosby; front row from left, Pine River Chamber president Jay Cline, Stone Woman Herbals manager Robin Gifferson and chamber board member Deb Adkins. Submitted Photo
Stone Woman Herbals under new ownership
June 5, 2017 - 7:00am
Screen grab from 'The Fun Sisters' website. Owner Patsy Skiba started her first store in 1995, focusing on selling jewelry and purses. The company has grown from its first Minneapolis store to five locations in St. Paul, Stillwater, Nisswa, Pequot Lakes and Walker, though now Skiba is selling some of her stores to her former managers. The first to go was the Walker location.
'Fun Sisters' focuses efforts on local stores
June 5, 2017 - 6:00am
E.L. Builders wins Best of Show at Mid-Minnesota Builders Association.
E.L. Builders wins Best of Show
June 5, 2017 - 5:00am
June 4, 2017
Terri Dabill, city clerk for Pine River, hands over a check for $115,807.82 to Mike Paulus, executive director for Cass County Economic Development Corporation. The money is designed to fuel growth in the Pine River area via small business loans. Submitted photo
Pine River, Cass County Economic Development Corporation prepare for growth
June 4, 2017 - 5:00am
June 2, 2017
Pam Wachholz has opened a full service salon near Sherwood Forest Lodge.
Mexican restaurant opens in Pequot Lakes; Salon 77 offers services
June 2, 2017 - 6:00am
May 28, 2017
Carlson Hardware store in Nisswa recently was recognized nationally. Submitted Photo
Carlson Hardware earns national recognition
May 28, 2017 - 7:00am
From left are Shawn Hansen, Nisswa Chamber president; Bob Sullivan, owner of Wendy's in Nisswa; Ted and Robyn Schaefer, owners of Schaefer's Foods; and Jason Martinson, chamber board president.
Sullivan, Schaefers named Nisswa Chamber Champions
May 28, 2017 - 4:00am