New Business Facilities Coming To Brainerd

Construction noises can be heard throughout Brainerd. Among them include a new AutoZone and FedEx location. The AutoZone will be taking a vacant spot on the western edge of town while FedEx will be taking a nine-acre property on the south side of town. With these new businesses...

Apps That Could Replace Your Wallet

Forget your wallet? Don’t worry there are app that’ll let you complete your purchase. Both Google and Apple have apps that all users to insert their debt card information into phone to allow them another way to pay. The new tech trend is slowly starting to sweep across the...

New Businesses Learn Tips

The Mayflower Building in Bemidji once again played host to a meet-up of new business entrepreneurs. They learned about different ways to expand their companies and build relationships in the professional realm. Find out more about the story here.

Baxter Working On Two Development Projects

Baxter already has stores like Costco, Target, Walmart and Home Depot. Now a new development project at the corner of HWY 371 and Country Road 48 could add three apartment buildings, five office buildings, seven businesses buildings and a spot for another big box store. However...

Sunday Growler Sales Come to Minnesota and Brainerd Lakes Area

Breweries in the Brainerd Lakes Area are expanding. The area’s second brewery opened last fall and a third is set to open in 8 days. With the new law allowing them to be open on Sunday, one local brewery says it’ll create more jobs. The new law allows Minnesota brewpubs to sell...

Summer Shopping Has Returned to Nisswa

About 40 shops make up Nisswa’s downtown shopping area. And “Open” neon signs and flags are on display welcoming back this year’s summer shoppers. Downtown Nisswa has an array of stores for shoppers, from sporting goods and clothing stores to candy and coffees shops and...

Congressman Nolan Talks Federal Dollars For Regional Airports

In 1978 the Airline Deregulation Act was signed curbing the governments ability to regulate the airline industry. Since then the government has used extra fees added to plane tickets to help fund some regional airports. Congressman Nolan was in Brainerd today to hear from the...

Brainerd Tourism Has Record Year

They came for boating, for fishing, for beer, camping, rock n roll, but mostly they came for the lakes. All the reasons combined helped make 2014 one of the best years for tourism in the Brainerd Lakes Area. The Brainerd Lakes Area also saw a boost in new attractions. The area...

Community Spotlight: Brewing Beer with Jack Pine Brewery

Jack Pine Brewery has 11 beers, Dead Branch Cream Ale, Duck Pond nut brown ale, Fenceline pale ale, Ice Out IPA, Incognito amber ale, Vengeance jalapeño ale, Big Buck buckwheat beer, Trespass imperial porter aged in a whiskey barrel, Nitro Fenceline and Duck Pond infused with...

Record Highs on Wall Street are Good for Main Street

18,288 and 5,007. Those are the highs both the Dow Jones Industrial and the NASDAQ Composite hit on Monday. 18,288 is the highest the Dow Jones has ever been while the NASDAQ hasn’t hit 5,000 since March 9th 2000. These high numbers mean there’s a lot of confidence in America’s...

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