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February 16, 2019
The Baxter Planning and Zoning Commission meets Tuesday, Feb. 12, at city hall. On the agenda was retail and commercial building including green design concepts that would be a first for the city. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Biz Buzz: Development plan features green design
February 16, 2019 - 12:00pm
December 23, 2018
Customers look through the sale items at Evenson's Hallmark in the Westgate Mall. The store recently announced it was closing, ending a long run for Hallmark stores in the lakes area. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Biz Buzz: Hallmark to close Baxter store
December 23, 2018 - 5:00am
November 10, 2018
Planet Fitness plans to makeover the former Herberger's store space into a workout center in the Westgate Mall. Submitted photo
Biz Buzz: Planet Fitness to open in Westgate Mall: Thrifty White to open Monday, Nov. 12
November 10, 2018 - 11:00am
October 20, 2018
Hy-Tec crews and subcontractors like Jim's Electric work on the Brainerd General Rental site Wednesday, Oct. 17, along Highway 371 in Baxter. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Biz Buzz: Hy-Tec crews take advantage of break in the weather at Brainerd General Rental site
October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
October 13, 2018
A rendering of planned development for a building in front of Gander for two restaurants and retail space.
Biz Buzz: The big C is coming, developer says
October 13, 2018 - 5:00am
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