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July 11, 2016
Cargill sells U.S. ag-retail business to Agrium
July 11, 2016 - 10:22am
June 22, 2016
Business roundup: Dollar General building store in Backus
June 22, 2016 - 2:12pm
March 10, 2016
Google Maps Screenshot of Pestello's Bar and Grill in Pequot Lakes, MN.
Pestello's in Pequot Lakes to become Mexican restaurant
March 10, 2016 - 11:32am
February 29, 2016
Mills Fleet Farm in Baxter is now officially part of KKR as the global investment firm announces the purchase of Fleet Farm is complete. (Dispatch File Photo)
KKR completes purchase of Mills Fleet Farm
February 29, 2016 - 9:28pm
February 26, 2016
Crystal and Matthew Sams - along with their children (from left) Meranda, Chloe, Jake and Penelope - will open Little Monkeys Children's Shop in its new location on Tuesday, March 1.Photo by Dan Determan
Little Monkeys moves to Jenkins
February 26, 2016 - 11:46am
January 5, 2016
Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch
Mills Fleet Farm sale reported
January 5, 2016 - 9:08am
November 3, 2015
Billy Pestello and Jeremy Martin are co-owners of JB’s Saloon and Eatery in Backus. Together they hope to bring new life to a building that has seen its share of businesses. Photo by Travis Grimler
Pestello, Martin want to overcome reputation, heating bills: They open JB's Saloon and Eatery in Backus
November 3, 2015 - 7:57am
September 23, 2015
Family Time Games Manager Kira and owner Rawni Moses have planned their game shop to be a place where all ages can gather for non electronic entertainment. Photo by Travis Grimler
Family Time Games aims to provide indoor, in person fun
September 23, 2015 - 2:01pm
July 1, 2015
Pages from the Past - July 2
July 1, 2015 - 11:40pm
June 10, 2015
To make way for a future dollar store, the former Tom Thumb building in Pine River was demolished early morning June 2. Photo by Travis Grimler
Pine River gets a face-lift
June 10, 2015 - 2:42pm
May 27, 2015
The Degen family enjoys their latest family endeavor in preparation for the Memorial Weekend reopening of Northland Kart Kountry south of Brainerd. Front are Hanna, Julie and Mike Degen. Back row are Jenna and Mitchell Degen. Submitted Photo
Northland Kart Kountry to reopen this weekend
May 27, 2015 - 1:10pm
April 29, 2015
Don Thompson of D&D Custom Framing and Home Decor displays the birch bark style frames that inspired his business. Photo by Travis Grimler
Custom framing shop opens in Hackensack
April 29, 2015 - 2:56pm
April 22, 2015
Pine River: Meat market to reopen
April 22, 2015 - 1:39pm
April 2, 2015
Cleo Kinnunen of Pine River's brand new Cricket Crafts Store is only one of a team of crafters to fill the shelves in their Barclay Avenue store. Photo by Travis Grimler
Pine River: Familiar crafter starts new store
April 2, 2015 - 3:20pm
April 1, 2015
Hints of new business appear in Pine River
April 1, 2015 - 11:34am