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November 21, 2018
David Elliott said Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, that he is working to grow the retail market for the carbon fiber hockey sticks sold by Fargo's Haggard Hockey. Helmut Schmidt / Forum News Service
Fargo-based Haggard Hockey shoots for bigger chunk of hockey stick market
November 21, 2018 - 8:00am
September 11, 2018
US small business optimism just hit its highest level in history
September 11, 2018 - 6:27pm
September 3, 2018
Ed Lipinski turned his hobby and passion for old cars and pickup trucks into a business, opening E-Z Chassis Swaps to sell kits he designed making it possible to mount older model pickup trucks on the chassis of Chevrolet S10 pickups. Tom Cherveny /Forum News Service
E-Z Chassis gives new life to pickups: Not to mention its small town Minnesota location
September 3, 2018 - 10:00pm
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

Ed Lipinski points to one of the mounts that are part of the kits he sells for swapping chassis. They make it easy for people with basic auto mechanic skills to swap chassis.
E-Z Chassis gives new life to pickups, business operation a boon to city of Watson
September 3, 2018 - 4:16pm
September 2, 2018
A customer tries a free sample of pain cream for her arthritis, and after bought a large container at Minnesota Hempdropz in Maplewood, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
First-of-it-kind Twin Cities hemp shop heightens curiosities
September 2, 2018 - 8:01am
August 21, 2018
Connor McCarthy and his puppy, Bentley, a Goldendoodle. McCarthy is an employee of Nina Hale, a Minneapolis-based digital marketing agency. Special to Forum News Service
Puppy owning employees of this Twin Cities company can now work from home thanks to new 'fur-ternity' leave policy
August 21, 2018 - 1:18pm
August 12, 2018
Kowalski's Market CEO Kris Kowalski Christiansen and her mom, Mary Kowalski, pose for a photo at their Woodbury store on July 19. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Five years after tragedy, Jim Kowalski's daughter keeps his legacy alive
August 12, 2018 - 7:00am
July 31, 2018
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The Willmar Area Chamber of Commerce heard a presentation this week on the local option sales tax that will be on the ballot in November. Revenue from the 0.5 percent tax would be used to fund six projects, including a recreation center, athletic fields and a new community center.
Willmar Chamber hears local option sales tax pitch
July 31, 2018 - 7:58pm
July 29, 2018
Child care changes 'a good step forward'
July 29, 2018 - 10:00pm
July 27, 2018
Woodland Camo (source: gloryboats.com)
Arkansas company builds boats for your eternal send-off
July 27, 2018 - 11:39am
July 16, 2018
Erica Dischino / TribuneJessica Christensen uses her laptop outside of the Goodness Coffee House on Litchfield Avenue in downtown Willmar Wednesday. Community members aim to restart the city’s participation in the Minnesota Main Street program, which works to preserve the vibrance of downtown historic areas across the state.
Looking to future of downtown Willmar: City seeks board to lead Main Street program participation
July 16, 2018 - 6:16am
July 6, 2018
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The Raymond/Prinsburg News, a weekly newspaper serving the communities of Raymond and Prinsburg in Kandiyohi County, published its final edition July 4. Publishers Ted and Kari Jo Almen explained to readers in a front-page column that the paper has not been profitable since they acquired it.
The News ends its run
July 6, 2018 - 5:07pm
July 2, 2018
Inventor Greg Amundson holds a spool of InstraTrim, a caulking alternative he developed that is soon to be sold at Walmart, in his garage/lab in Scandia, Minn. on Wednesday, June 27. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota man invents new way to seal cracks then seals deal with major retailer
July 2, 2018 - 12:38pm
June 26, 2018
Report: Small businesses increasingly wary of fraud
June 26, 2018 - 9:24pm
May 10, 2018
Kerri Kolstad, the owner of Wahoo Adventures, paddles with her dog, Addy, on Lake Superior at Temperance State Park the day of the solar eclipse 2017. Photo courtesy Kerri Kolstad
Forgot how to get outside and play? Minn. woman's new venture will teach you
May 10, 2018 - 10:02am
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