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February 16, 2019
Biz Buzz: Development plan features green design
BAXTER—A first in commercial building design could be in Baxter's future. A sketch plan for an addition to Baxter Village was presented...
February 16, 2019 - 12:00pm
December 23, 2018
Biz Buzz: Hallmark to close Baxter store
Evenson's Hallmark store in the Westgate Mall is closing. The store made the announcement last week with a closing sale. The Willow Tree figurines...
December 23, 2018 - 5:00am
November 10, 2018
Biz Buzz: Planet Fitness to open in Westgate Mall: Thrifty White to open Monday, Nov. 12
Planet Fitness is joining the lakes area landscape with a 13,000-square-foot center in the Westgate Mall, meaning if Herberger's is going to...
November 10, 2018 - 11:00am
October 20, 2018
Biz Buzz: Hy-Tec crews take advantage of break in the weather at Brainerd General Rental site
Crews were working long hours as the sun was low on the horizon at the new Brainerd General Rental building site. Hy-Tec Construction, Brainerd,...
October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
October 13, 2018
Biz Buzz: The big C is coming, developer says
The development at the former Gander Mountain, now Gander Outdoors, site in Baxter is coming into focus.
October 13, 2018 - 5:00am
September 16, 2018
Biz Buzz: Survey offers people a say in Brainerd's future
Want to have input on what Brainerd will be like in the future? This weekend marks last opportunity to take part in an community survey on imagining...
September 16, 2018 - 7:00am
September 1, 2018
Biz Buzz: Food Dudes joins lakes area - Service delivers from variety of restaurants
Life is busy. And the number of online options in the lakes area presenting time-saving convenience is growing, and perhaps offering a way to...
September 1, 2018 - 5:00am
August 25, 2018
Biz Buzz: Construction crews continue on projects
Crews on Friday were working in the rain on the roof of the new Thrifty White Pharmacy by Hardee's in Brainerd and the new Northwoods Crossing development building is also moving quickly from skeletal structure to a complete exterior by Menards in Baxter.
August 25, 2018 - 10:30am
August 18, 2018
Biz Buzz: Last days to vote in Best of Brainerd contest
The deadline approaches to get the last votes in for the Best Of the Brainerd Lakes contest. Voting continues through Tuesday, Aug. 21, to support...
August 18, 2018 - 10:00am
August 11, 2018
Biz Buzz: Dispatch to host customer appreciation event
The Dispatch is hosting a customer appreciation picnic from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14 and inviting the public to meet the staff and...
August 11, 2018 - 7:00am
August 3, 2018
Biz Buzz: Credit union Westgate branch to close for remodeling
The Westgate Mall branch office for MidMinnesota Federal Credit Union on Fairview Road is closing for an extended period to allow construction...
August 3, 2018 - 10:16pm
Biz Buzz: Construction, more retail options growing in Baxter
BAXTER—Trees have been removed, earth moving is in full flight and the metal skeleton for a structure is already taking shape along Dellwood...
August 3, 2018 - 4:34pm
July 14, 2018
Biz Buzz: Vanek assumes new role at Bang Printing
Todd Vanek was named president of Bang Printing, Brainerd, and Sentinel Printing, St. Cloud, by CJK Group, a national portfolio of print and...
July 14, 2018 - 11:00am
April 23, 2018
Biz Buzz: A changing business landscape
Change continues to be a constant. Just this week, the lakes area learned it is losing its second major department store with Herberger's leaving...
April 23, 2018 - 10:57am
February 10, 2018
Biz Buzz: Thrifty White looks at pharmacy move to north Brainerd
Thrifty White Drug is looking at moving its pharmacy from downtown Brainerd to a newly constructed facility at Kingwood and North Second streets....
February 10, 2018 - 4:00am