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May 28, 2018
The front windows of the Norby's Department Store are splashed with signs indicating they are now going out of business after 112 years serving Detroit Lakes, Minn. Paula Quam / Forum News Service
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
May 28, 2018 - 9:14pm
May 19, 2018
Brenda Billman-Arndt, Destination Downtown Business Challenge winner, no longer has to dream to open her own downtown boutique as Purple Fern Bath Company opened its doors last week. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Purple Fern opens in downtown Brainerd
May 19, 2018 - 6:00am
March 13, 2018
Motorists wait at a stop light on South Sixth Street in 2015. The street is scheduled for a complete overhaul. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Brainerd businesses brace for downtown street project
March 13, 2018 - 6:00am
March 10, 2018
Graphic from Black Bear Power Specialties Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Black-Bear-Outdoor-Power-Specialties-1899840226994736
Walters opens Black Bear Outdoor Power Specialties
March 10, 2018 - 3:00am
February 6, 2018
Paul Bernabei
Bernabei to speak at Blue Ox Success Series in Pequot Lakes
February 6, 2018 - 3:00am
January 23, 2018
Crosswoods Development, LLC announces a renewed focus on Crosslake Town Square this year. Image: http://crosslaketownsquare.com
Crosslake Town Square growth is focus in 2018
January 23, 2018 - 6:00am
January 6, 2018
Crosslake Treetop Village is a rental property that residents Stacey and Terry Koch opened in the fall. The idea for the two treehouse-inspired buildings came from the TV show “Treehouse Masters.” Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Rental properties reach new heights in Crosslake - Treetop Village now open for business
January 6, 2018 - 4:00am
December 27, 2017
Anita Berg (left) and Amanda Phillips show off the new logo for Berg’s Country Barn. University of Minnesota News Service
U of M's retail assistance program connects students with rural retailers
December 27, 2017 - 9:00am
November 26, 2017
From left, employee Ashley Vandeputte, customers Carol Hovanes and Mary Beth Moberg, manager Nikki Holst, employee
and family member Wyatt Holst and employee Max Ulm stand outside The SchoolHouse in Nisswa after the first day of Christmas workshops Saturday, Nov. 18.
Old-fashioned Christmas tree lot opens in Nisswa
November 26, 2017 - 8:00am
November 25, 2017
Shoppers arrive at T.J. Maxx in Baxter on the morning of Black Friday. This is the shopping center's first holiday season after opening this fall. Down the street, J.C. Penney sits empty on Black Friday for the first time in its long history in the lakes area after closing this year. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Biz Buzz: Shoppers, mild temps combine for Black Friday
November 25, 2017 - 5:00am
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