A unique aviation-themed gift and supply store near the Anoka County-Blaine Airport is going out of business.
Everywhere you look you can see the signs. Now Hiring! Those are just the signs you see driving around. I am not aware of too many businesses that aren’t at least looking to hire.
“Building Business, Building Community, Building Relationships,” This is the tagline of the MetroNorth Chamber of Commerce. While we are a business organization, we also know that to ensure our area is a great place to start and grow a business, it also needs to be a great place to live and …
Success of an Anoka County Corrections Department pilot program in 2018 has prompted the state to fund the program for another year.
An Anoka tobacco shop whose owner is charged with tax evasion and rape can no longer sell tobacco in the city.
Happy New Year! On behalf of the MetroNorth Chamber of Commerce, we hope your 2019 is off to a great start. If finding employees is one of your business goals for the year, then keep reading, because we have an innovative program that you may find of interest.
Adams Publishing Group announced Dec. 3 they have purchased the assets of the Daily Jefferson County Union and the affiliated Hometown News Limited Partnership from W.D. Hoard & Sons Company. The Daily Jefferson County Union and the affiliated Hometown News Limited Partnership publish 13…
Allina Health has announced it will open a new “customer experience center” in Coon Rapids next year. The facility will centralize Allina Health call centers and integrate phone and digital capabilities into one location.
Spring Lake Park’s Blue Sun Soda & Sweets Shop is preparing to host the first Minnesota Soda festival Aug. 4, and owner Mark Lazarchic is not sure what to expect.
Locations for Harbor Freight Tools and Avis/Budget car rentals were two items on the May 8 Blaine Planning Commission meeting agenda that the Blaine City Council will address in June.
An entertainment center with bumper cars, laser tag, elevated rope courses with a zip line, arcade games and more is the first proposed tenant for the former Gander Mountain store in Blaine.
Although the impending closures of Herberger’s and Toys ‘R’ Us, the recent closures of Best Buy and Gander Mountain and past closures of K-Mart and Rainbow Foods grabbed news headlines, the strength of Blaine’s economy is the small and medium businesses, stated Bruce Nustad, president of the…
The Blaine City Council heard a new pitch April 12 from a group of Blaine basketball fathers who want to build a new facility with gyms and indoor turf.
Brenda Nolby, owner of Ham Lake-based Jam Hops, was chosen as the 2018 Small Business Person of the Year by Minnesota’s office of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
It was essentially an unconventional “Project Runway” challenge that catapulted Randi Wielinski, of Ramsey, to become the 2018 Floral Designer of the Year at the Minneapolis Home and Garden Show earlier this month.
A couple that has called Andover home since the early 1970s want to sell a portion of their property to have an Isanti developer construct four more single-family homes next door.
The MetroNorth Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2017 Excellence in Business Awards program March 15 at Bunker Hills Event Center in Coon Rapids.
The Minnesota Job Honor Awards is accepting nominations for its second annual event scheduled for May 9 in the Twin Cities, hosted by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce. The awards celebrate “A New Kind of Hero” – Minnesotans who have overcome significant barriers to employment and the employ…
Wings Financial Credit Union and KleinBank recnetly announced that the two organizations have reached an agreement for Wings to purchase three KleinBank branch locations. The locations include branches in Coon Rapids, Otsego and Plymouth.