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May 22, 2018
Susan Chalstrom-Bennett holds Ivy, a full-grown goat that’s only a quarter of the size of a regular-sized goat. Chalstrom-Bennett has begun the process of seeing if Guinness World Records will certify Ivy as the world’s smallest goat. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Serviceplay button
Spunky Minnesota goat could be the world's smallest
May 22, 2018 - 6:12pm
March 31, 2018
The Sears store just off Highway 371 in Baxter is closed as the business moves to East Brainerd for an expected Saturday, March 31, opening next to Brainerd Glass and Anytime Fitness. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Biz Buzz: A mixed bag for business changes as March ends
March 31, 2018 - 8:00am
March 30, 2018
Corey Derksen is making a triumphant return to the auto detailing industry by opening his new shop in the former Pine River GM  detailing shop, a place familiar to Derksen. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Pine River: Business owner goes around, comes around
March 30, 2018 - 7:00am
February 11, 2018
Hallett Community Center Foundation hosts Business After Hours
February 11, 2018 - 9:30am
February 3, 2018
Business Note - Feb. 3
February 3, 2018 - 10:30am
The winning city, picked as one of America's most inspiring small towns, receives an award of $500,000 to help its revival with marketing and business expertise aimed at assisting its small businesses. The Main Street series airs on, Hulu and YouTube with Amanda Brinkman as host, along with marketing experts from Minnesota-based Deluxe. Screen grab
Biz Buzz: Will Brainerd make the top 5?
February 3, 2018 - 8:00am
January 31, 2018
Operation Round-Up offers impact grant
January 31, 2018 - 10:30am
January 15, 2018
Customers walk away from Sam's Club in Moorhead, Minn., after realizing the business is closed for the day on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. David Samson / The Forum
The closing of 63 Sam's Club stores has big implications for small business
January 15, 2018 - 12:36pm
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
January 1, 2018
New year, new minimum-wage rate as of Jan. 1, 2018
January 1, 2018 - 5:30am
December 23, 2017
According to a planning commission report. "Specifically, the applicant would expand the garden center portion of the building to the east end of the building and the applicant would expand the equipment sales yard in the area south/southwest of the store." Space is a concern. Menards requested removing 34 parking stalls in the south parking lot with four back stalls added. The site would have 358 parking stalls but the zoning ordinance requires 423 as a minimum. / Google maps
Biz Buzz: Menards looks at expansion
December 23, 2017 - 8:00am
December 17, 2017
Biz Buzz: Brainerd makes the top 10 - City on short list for Small Business Revolution
December 17, 2017 - 4:00am
December 16, 2017
Business Notes - Dec. 17
December 16, 2017 - 10:30am
November 26, 2017
Bruce Helmer and Peg Webb, financial advisers at Wealth Enhancement Group and co-hosts of “Your Money” on KLKS 100.1 FM on Sunday mornings.
Wealth Column: What real snowbirds can teach you about wintering down South
November 26, 2017 - 5:30am
November 23, 2017
Baxter City Council members Quinn Nystrom (left), Steve Barrows, Mayor Darrel Olson and Todd Holman precide during Tuesday's regular meeting. Mark Cross was absent. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Agrees to join Unified Fund
November 23, 2017 - 6:00am