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No longer 'Famous Dave,' he's starting over with a new BBQ joint in Hayward

Famous Dave’s may have made Dave famous, but the barbecue chain Dave Anderson founded is now in his rear view mirror. Anderson is starting over with a new brand he’s calling Old...

April 01, 2015

Bird flu has Minnesota turkey industry on 'pins and needles'

America’s biggest turkey-producing state has a lot to lose if avian influenza sends more income flying away from Minnesota poultry farms. That’s why growers are tightening procedures to...

March 30, 2015

Locally Laid

How Locally Laid Is Cracking The Egg Business

The Duluth-area company prides itself on tastier, healthier eggs that comes from treating its chickens better.

March 30, 2015

Opening of Total Wine superstore costs Edina $765K in liquor revenue

The opening of the Total Wine & More liquor superstore in Bloomington was described at the time as the biggest competition ever for Minnesota’s liquor stores. And it seems that this...

March 26, 2015

Welcome back, Gordy's Hi-Hat! Iconic MN restaurant opens for 55th season

Not many restaurants can get a bunch of Minnesotans up and waiting outside in the morning, on a day when rain and snow fell and the temperature reached only a few degrees above freezing. But then...

March 26, 2015

Block E's Retail Conundrum

Can the long-troubled property attract the classy businesses they want?

March 25, 2015

Mixed bag for General Mills as profits drop 16 percent, but US sales rise

Profits at General Mills have fallen 16 percent in the third-quarter, as the Minneapolis-based firm continues with its transformation that has already led to hundreds of job losses. On Wednesday...

March 18, 2015

Beer run to Wisconsin protests Minnesota's Sunday sales ban

Minnesotans who want to buy alcohol in their own state on Sundays made a politically motivated beer run across the border to Wisconsin Sunday to make their point. About 50 people rallied at the...

March 15, 2015

General Mills exposes illegal dairy product price-fixing scheme

Yogurt price-fixing is apparently a thing – an illegal thing, to be more precise. And a case of such collusion got 11 French dairy companies in huge trouble, thanks to the whistle blowing of a...

March 13, 2015

No sugarcoating it: 92-year-old Fargo bakery sold, will close next month

A business that satisfied the Fargo-Moorhead area’s sweet tooth for nearly a century will be closing its doors for good this April. Quality Bakery, which has been in business for 92 years...

March 06, 2015

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