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November 13, 2018
Traffic travels through the intersection at Superior Street and 45th Avenue East in the Lakeside neighborhood of Duluth in 2015. Two liquor stores have been proposed in the once-dry neighborhood, including one on this corner. (file / News Tribune)
Duluth's Lakeside neighborhood could get two liquor stores
November 13, 2018 - 6:00pm
November 12, 2018
Pamela and Dennis Matson make a batch of milk chocolate turtles to prepare for the reopening of Canelake's Candies last Saturday. Janna Goerdt for the News Tribune
Virginia’s iconic candy store back in the hands of Canelake family
November 12, 2018 - 7:33pm
October 27, 2018
Keenan Whitney, 12, Luke Whitney and Andrea Bradach were among the people making their way through the Engwalls Corn Maze on Saturday. The Halloween attraction is closing forever today. Steve Kuchera /
Engwall’s Corn Maze closes after nine years
October 27, 2018 - 6:44pm
October 23, 2018
Jason Seidenstucker gives 18-month-old son Aiden a ride through the Engwalls corn maze in October 2015 while wife Holly (partly hidden) pushes daughter Abby (entirely hidden) in a stroller. (file / News Tribune)
Engwalls Corn Maze to permanently close
October 23, 2018 - 1:28pm
October 7, 2018
At her class’s request, Hucklebeary owner Emily Ekstrom (right) takes a picture of Sam Pelland (from left), Megan Reed, Jenn Moses, Annmarie Ulvestad and Katie Beck in Hucklebeary’s workshop and event space. The women were learning how to make decorative paper flowers. Steve Kuchera /
Hucklebeary branches out from its pop-up roots
October 7, 2018 - 9:00pm
October 5, 2018
Red Herring Lounge lays off staff, will remain open
October 5, 2018 - 8:07pm
September 30, 2018
Hotel Pikku co-owner Chelsey Whittington shows off one of the hotel’s suites. The new Lincoln Park hotel has three suites. Steve Kuchera /
Hotel Pikku, a three-suite boutique hotel, has opened in Lincoln Park
September 30, 2018 - 7:00pm
September 11, 2018
US small business optimism just hit its highest level in history
September 11, 2018 - 6:27pm
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 28, 2018
Flora North owners Ellie Just (right) and Sarah Bjork arrange bridal and bridesmaid bouquets at their current location on West First Street in Duluth on Thursday.
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Flower shop announces move to Lincoln Park
August 28, 2018 - 5:36pm
August 26, 2018
Wild State Cider will occupy this building on West Superior Street in Duluth. (Clint Austin /
Cideries reach Duluth: How the craft cider industry took off in Minnesota
August 26, 2018 - 9:02pm
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 29, 2018
Children at Cindy Giuliani's day care in Duluth's Piedmont neighborhood play outside together. Courtesy Cindy Giuliani
Child care changes 'a good step forward'
July 29, 2018 - 7:24pm
July 27, 2018
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Arkansas company builds boats for your eternal send-off
July 27, 2018 - 11:39am