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April 17, 2018
t4.10.18 Bob King -- 041818.N.DNT.JUULc2 -- Ross Nasca, general manager of the Smoke Shop and Ecigs in Duluth, displays a Juul. The package includes the battery charger (left) and the unit that holds the battery (right). Users have to purchase a separate Juul pod that holds the e-juice. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Are Juuls in your school? Popular e-cigarettes alarming health officials
April 17, 2018 - 9:14pm
March 28, 2018
FILE -- Ashley VanHorn, a Walmart grocery department manager, stocks shelves at store in Fulton, N.Y., July 17, 2017. (Roger Kisby/Copyright 2018 The New York Times) - XNYT23
Walmart pulls Cosmopolitan from checkout aisles after pressure from anti-porn group
March 28, 2018 - 1:14pm
March 9, 2018
FILE PHOTO: Shoppers form a line Thursday, Nov.28, 2013, before the 5pm opening of Toys "R" Us in south Fargo. David Samson / The Forum
Toys 'R' Us is said to ready liquidation of U.S. operations
March 9, 2018 - 1:45pm
February 16, 2018
Kristi Magnuson Nelson is president and CEO of Hugo’s Family Marketplace and Hugo’s Wine & Spirits, a company that employs about 1,400 people in its 10 supermarkets, three pharmacies, seven Caribou Coffee Shops and five liquor stores across North Dakota and Minnesota. Eric Hylden/ Forum News Service
Regional grocery store CEO earns national recognition
February 16, 2018 - 4:21pm
February 11, 2018
Brandon Kaisersatt, vice president of operations for the Short Stop stations in Duluth, stands next to some of the flavored tobacco products for sale at the Short Stop in Duluth on Feb. 7 as he explains the impact removing the products will have on his business. Kaiseratt says tobacco products account for about 30 percent of his total retail sales. (Bob King / Forum News Service)
Sour taste: Duluth could tighten down on sales of flavored tobacco products
February 11, 2018 - 4:18pm
February 10, 2018
The former American Legion building in downtown Bemidji. The owners of Bar 209 bought the building and are renovating the spot for the new Bar 209 and also a breakfast restaurant. (Matthew Liedke | Bemidji Pioneer)
The ups and downs of downtown: As some businesses close, several more are readying to open in the heart of the city
February 10, 2018 - 8:06pm
February 7, 2018
Lohmann Brown chickens stand outside a barn on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, in Sheffield, Illinois. Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Can Americans eat more chicken? U.S. industry bets on growth
February 7, 2018 - 2:24pm
January 16, 2018
Josh Krsnak, left with scissors, with Hempel Companies, and Shelly Buck, President of the Prairie Island Indian Community, cut the ribbon at the Treasure Island Center grand opening in St. Paul on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. John Autey / Pioneer Press
Downtown St. Paul reopens old Macy's for Minnesota Wild, others
January 16, 2018 - 9:54pm
January 14, 2018
Duluth city councilors aim to restrict flavored tobacco sales, prevent new generation of smokers
January 14, 2018 - 7:48am
January 11, 2018
A worker moves a stray shopping cart outside a Wal-Mart location in Louisville, Kentucky, on May 15, 2015. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Luke Sharrett
Walmart said it's giving its employees a raise. And then it closed 63 stores.
January 11, 2018 - 8:06pm
A sign posted in the  Sam's Club window shows the business is closed for the day on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. David Samson / Forum News Service
Western Minn. Sam's Club among 63 to close nationwide
January 11, 2018 - 6:33pm
January 1, 2018
A customer prepares to pump fuel at a Go Mart Inc. gas station in Rockbridge, Ohio, on Feb. 6, 2016. Bloomberg photo by Ty Wright.
What a weak dollar means in 2018: staycations and local shopping
January 1, 2018 - 9:40am
December 26, 2017
Marie Strinden checks out one of her best-seller items at her downtown Grand Forks business, Relax Event Studio and Fighting Sawks. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
'Terrible business idea' at top of worldwide Etsy sales
December 26, 2017 - 7:32am
December 13, 2017
The Gander Mountain store located at 2121 43rd St. S. in Fargo is one of the stores that closed. David Samson / Forum News Service
Gander Outdoors to open first store in Minnesota
December 13, 2017 - 5:35pm
December 10, 2017
Municipal auditorium in downtown Cando, N.D., which features first-run movies and locally produced live theater. Blake Gumprecht / Forum News Service
Dollar General's push into ND creates worry in small towns
December 10, 2017 - 7:28am
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