Our economy has roared back, which was really hard to imagine when we had the COVID closures in late 2020.

- Matt Kilian, Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce president

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Worker shortage dominates • Next generation of Haglins continue entrepreneurial spirit • Breezy Point celebrates 100 years • Escape in the sky • Sew-sew work in Outing so rewarding • Father-son duo open burger company in Staples • Great outdoors proves COVID proof • Finding a groove: Aitkin Hardwoods reshapes itself • Enterprise Academy helps businesses succeed • Do you have the best job? • Bringing classics back to life • Keeping the day rolling, one cup at a time