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January 24, 2019
Reader Opinion: Road rage at Walmart
On Tuesday, Jan. 15, sometime between 1:30-2:30 p.m., our 2018 Chevy Equinox was severely damaged in the Baxter Walmart parking lot. This was a deliberate hit-and-run destructive act, which is a crime. It was caught on Walmart's camera and we were told that a black truck pulled into...
January 24, 2019 - 8:30am
November 23, 2018
Sales lure the lakes area to step away from the holiday turkey
Ready, set, shop! Americans celebrating Thanksgiving stepped away from the table and stopped stuffing themselves momentarily to save a few bucks...
November 23, 2018 - 2:11pm
November 22, 2018
Walmart unveils redesign in time for Black Friday shoppers
BAXTER—Gone are the cramped narrow aisles with merchandise stacked high overhead, and newly added are more features to make shopping more...
November 22, 2018 - 7:00am
October 18, 2018
Baxter City Council approves changes to Gander development
BAXTER—Redevelopment has come at last to the former Gander Mountain building and its long forlorn parking lot.
October 18, 2018 - 12:00pm
August 24, 2018
Baxter City Council: Walmart drive-thru for grocery pickup gets green light
BAXTER—Customers will be able to order groceries online and pick them up at Walmart in the future. The Baxter City Council approved a conditional...
August 24, 2018 - 7:00am
July 2, 2018
Minnesota man invents new way to seal cracks then seals deal with major retailer
SCANDIA, Minn.—Greg Amundson couldn't sleep. His home-building company had collapsed, and he lay awake worrying about how he was going...
July 2, 2018 - 12:38pm
June 26, 2018
UPDATE: Sheriff's office identifies suspect at large; search ongoing
LITTLE FALLS—The search continues for a suspect considered armed and dangerous in Morrison County. The Morrison County Sheriff's Office reported Robert James Devereaux, 36, remained at large as of 6:13 p.m. Thursday, June 21, and a Minnesota State Patrol helicopter was assisting...
June 26, 2018 - 12:33am
'Armed and dangerous': Sheriff warns residents to lock doors while suspect evades arrest
LITTLE FALLS—Residents near the Morrison County Fairgrounds endured a heart-pounding evening Thursday, June 21, while the sheriff's office pursued a suspect on the loose. Just after 5 p.m., the sheriff's office warned residents through its Facebook page to shelter in place....
June 26, 2018 - 12:32am
June 25, 2018
Walmart's image takes a dive despite effort to alter narrative
Walmart has boosted wages, set ambitious sustainability goals and is pledging to promote more women into senior leadership — but Americans...
June 25, 2018 - 3:02pm
May 30, 2018
Walmart to offer employees a college education for $1 a day
Walmart, the country's largest private employer, announced Wednesday that it will pay for its workers to go back to school - as long as they...
May 30, 2018 - 2:14pm
May 22, 2018
Drug agents seize meth and more: 2 arrested
BAXTER—Two people were arrested Saturday, May 19, after drug agents seized one-quarter pound of suspected methamphetamine, $6,500 cash...
May 22, 2018 - 6:00am
May 4, 2018
Six identified in $400,000 multi-state Walmart theft ring that ended in Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—Six people have been identified in connection with a multi-state electronics theft ring which spanned six states and...
May 4, 2018 - 1:59pm
April 22, 2018
Business notes - April 22
Brainerd Lakes Chamber to host U of M President Kaler May 4 The Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce will host a special luncheon with University...
April 22, 2018 - 8:00am
April 14, 2018
Walmart plans major store renovation, consumer upgrades
Walmart plans to spend an estimated $35 million over the next year in Minnesota in upgrades and consumer innovations, including the store in...
April 14, 2018 - 6:00am
March 28, 2018
Walmart pulls Cosmopolitan from checkout aisles after pressure from anti-porn group
Walmart has decided to pull Cosmopolitan magazine from its checkout aisles at 5,000 stores across the United States after years of pressure from...
March 28, 2018 - 1:14pm