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September 16, 2018
Paving operations begin at the new Thrifty White Pharmacy at the corner of Washington and North Second streets in Brainerd Friday, Sept. 14. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Biz Buzz: Survey offers people a say in Brainerd's future
September 16, 2018 - 7:00am
September 1, 2018
Akhsa Malinskaya, a Central Lakes College nursing student, delivers CherryBerry frozen yogurt to the Brainerd Dispatch Thursday, Aug. 30. Malinskaya is a delivery driver for Food Dudes Delivery, which recently started in the Brainerd lakes area delivering takeout food from restaurants. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Biz Buzz: Food Dudes joins lakes area - Service delivers from variety of restaurants
September 1, 2018 - 5:00am
August 25, 2018
Biz Buzz: Construction crews continue on projects
August 25, 2018 - 10:30am
August 18, 2018
Biz Buzz: Last days to vote in Best of Brainerd contest
August 18, 2018 - 10:00am
August 11, 2018
John Becker, foreman with Shingobee Construction, takes a break for a drink of water Thursday, Aug. 9, while framing with his crew at the new Thrifty White Pharmacy building on Washington Street in Brainerd. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Biz Buzz: Dispatch to host customer appreciation event
August 11, 2018 - 7:00am
August 3, 2018
The Westgate Mall branch office for MidMinnesota Federal Credit Union will close Aug. 10 to allow for the construction of a new building for the credit union. Brainerd Dispatch / Renee Richardson
Biz Buzz: Credit union Westgate branch to close for remodeling
August 3, 2018 - 10:16pm
Crews are at work at the Baratto Brothers project near Culver's restaurant on Dellwood Drive. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Biz Buzz: Construction, more retail options growing in Baxter
August 3, 2018 - 4:34pm
July 14, 2018
Work continues to transform a highly visible corner on Washington and North Second streets in Brainerd into the new Thrifty White Drug store with three buildings and trees removed from the lots. When the move was announced the plan called for a fall 2018 opening.  Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Biz Buzz: Vanek assumes new role at Bang Printing
July 14, 2018 - 11:00am
April 23, 2018
Burger King in Baxter put up a closed sign last week. Matt Erickson / Brainerd Dispatch.
Biz Buzz: A changing business landscape
April 23, 2018 - 10:57am
February 10, 2018
Thrifty White Drug Store is looking at the potential to build a pharmacy with private consulting rooms and drive-thru just off Kingwood and North Second streets across from Hardee's. Matt Erickson / Brainerd Dispatch
Biz Buzz: Thrifty White looks at pharmacy move to north Brainerd
February 10, 2018 - 4:00am
January 27, 2018
The large brick building dominating a block on Laurel Street was known as the Koop Block and part of downtown Brainerd since 1923. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Biz Buzz: Work reveals downtown Brainerd legacy
January 27, 2018 - 6:00am
January 14, 2018
Dick's Sporting Goods is set for a spring opening, which will complete the shopping development with T.J. Maxx, PetSmart and Ulta Beauty opening last fall. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Biz Buzz: A look back at the year that was, and forward to 2018
January 14, 2018 - 4:00am
December 17, 2017
Biz Buzz: Brainerd makes the top 10 - City on short list for Small Business Revolution
December 17, 2017 - 4:00am
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
October 14, 2017
Sweet Beans Candy and Gifts opened near Bette Mae's in the Westgate Mall in Baxter. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Biz Buzz: Candy store opens, Chipotle plans continue
October 14, 2017 - 9:00am