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‘It will be heartbreaking’: Warroad newspaper prepares to close; Crookston to reduce days
5 hours 12 min ago
April 18, 2019
MC-Cubed CEO Nate Lipinski poses for a portrait in the startup's office space with a 3D printed logo for his new app Platonic on Wednesday. The non-dating app will allow people to connect in a platonic way. Tyler Schank / Forum News Service
App to tackle loneliness: Working out of what once was the ballroom in Sinclair Lewis' Duluth home, MC-Cubed’s staff develops new technology
April 18, 2019 - 7:19pm
April 13, 2019
Shaila Cunningham, owner of YogaHotDish, demonstrates a revolved hand-to-foot pose as she teaches yoga outside the North Oaks Rec Center Wednesday, March 27, 2019. "I call it long-life yoga for longevity class," she said. "It's deliberately not called 'senior' or 'gentle' yoga. It's really neither."  Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
'Should government be in the fitness game?': Small gyms struggle to keep up with city fitness centers
April 13, 2019 - 5:33pm
March 27, 2019
Kirsten Stromsodt
Grand Forks editor named director with Forum Communications
March 27, 2019 - 7:27pm
January 26, 2019
Jessica Saucedo, co-op tech for Minnesota Indigenous Business Alliance, holds up a Buy Native T-shirt on Thursday at Rail River Folk School. (Jillian Gandsey / Bemidji Pioneer)
Minnesota Indigenous Business Alliance helps American Indian entrepreneurs
January 26, 2019 - 6:05pm
January 9, 2019
Shrimp of various sizes are on display in a tank in the development offices of Tru Shrimp in this May 2017 photo. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Minnesota shrimp company to put harbor in South Dakota after regulatory snags
January 9, 2019 - 5:45pm
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