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September 12, 2017
Dave LePage pauses in his showroom at Big Wood Timber Frames south of Brainerd. Reclaiming timbers from barns and buildings, the company has restored the beauty of old wood. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Progress: Time-honored timber: Antique lumber finds new life at Big Wood
September 12, 2017 - 2:23pm
From left, Marty Fitzer and Alex Tangen, Pequot Lakes High School graduates, were part of GrowthZone's summer internship along with Thomas Juranek, a Central Lakes College student. Submitted Photo
Local students intern at GrowthZone
September 12, 2017 - 5:30am
Jackie Tappe is the new Corportate Controller of Cuyuna Regional Medical Center.
Pequot Lakes woman joins CRMC as corporate controller
September 12, 2017 - 5:00am
September 11, 2017
The Lodge Opens - June 1st, 1921, the new main Lodge opens. Harriett can now offer guests, dining, a lobby, an auto shed for their cars, and a large ballroom on the second floor for music and dancing. Source:
Grand View Lodge earns Century Resort status
September 11, 2017 - 8:00am
GrowthZone receives award for membership software
September 11, 2017 - 5:30am
September 10, 2017
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Breezy Point man named CRMC nurse manager
September 10, 2017 - 5:30am
September 8, 2017
Paul Esser, founder of Esser Construction, poses for a photo at a home his company is building on Gull Lake. 
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Progress: From the ground up: Esser Construction excels at homebuilding
September 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
Jeff Grunenwald, owner of GreenForest Recycling, talks about the expansion plans for his company. He hopes to double the size of his space in the Brainerd Industrial Center this year. 
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Progress: From paper and plastic to a purpose
September 8, 2017 - 9:00am
Founder Steve Guttormson talks about his plans for 14 Lakes Craft Brewing Company in Crosslake. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch
Progress: Craft brewing craze comes to Crosslake
September 8, 2017 - 6:00am
Owner Chris French fills a beer from the tap at Big Axe Brewing Company in Nisswa in this file photo. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch
Progress: A six-pack of Brainerd lakes breweries
September 8, 2017 - 3:00am
September 7, 2017
Digital Horizons co-owner Chris Schucker details the origins of the custom home automation company and their plans for the new space. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
Progress: The sun rises for a new Brainerd tech business
September 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
Anderson Brothers Construction employees work on a South Sixth Street east frontage road reconstruction project in south Brainerd. 
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Progress: Anderson Brothers - Building up the Brainerd lakes area
September 7, 2017 - 12:00pm
Progress: Anderson Brothers - Building on history
September 7, 2017 - 10:30am
Gary Guderian leads his buckskin mare Summer out of a pasture at his rural Pillager home. Horses inspired Guderian as he created his own company with horse playing cards available at area shops and now designs for Ohio-based Kelley & Co. Renee Richardson/Brainerd Dispatch
Progress: Accessible art one hand at a time
September 7, 2017 - 9:00am
Jeremy (right) and Bob Janzen of Bob Janzen Auction and Appraisal in Aitkin share a laugh during an auction this summer at a site south of Aitkin. The company has been in the Janzen family for 81 years. It was started by Bob’s father John “Barney” Janzen. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
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Progress: Not just fast talkers: Aitkin auction business a family affair
September 7, 2017 - 6:00am