Minnetonka-based CANVIVA’s products are typically CBD-based sleep aids, stress relievers and muscle balms. But when owner Jim Zimmerman tried to buy hand sanitizer for his employees in reaction to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and found that even Amazon was sold out, he realized he had…
NAVARRE — One day a few years ago, Mound resident Nicole Pomije was making chocolate chip cookies for her father-in-law but hit a snag — she didn’t have a baking sheet.
SPRING PARK — In an effort to help families in need, Lord Fletcher's Old Lake Lodge is giving away complimentary walleye dinners to its customers.
ORONO — An Orono company was one of 13 companies that received Launch Minnesota Innovation Grants of a total of $344,000 from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, according to a news release from DEED.
Lunds & Byerlys is changing store hours company wide in the wake of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, including reserving one hour every morning for people who are at higher risk of severe illness by the virus.
WAYZATA — D’Amico & Partners, which owns D’Amico & Sons in Wayzata and Campiello in Eden Prairie, will temporarily close all but one of its locations through April 12 in response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, a news release says.
EXCELSIOR — Maynards in Excelsior will serve a special menu, instead of its buffet, and will clean more frequently in the wake of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) global pandemic, according to a March 12 news release.
SPRING PARK — A local UPS driver has been inducted into the Circle of Honor, an honorary organization for UPS drivers who have achieved 25 or more years of accident-free driving, a news release from the organization says.
Hy-Vee, which operates a number of stores in the southwest metro, announced possible changes to its staffing — including reductions — in a Tuesday email announcement.
MAPLE GROVE — Project Prom is back again for the 13th year giving away prom dresses to those who cannot afford the prom experience, according to a news release from the organization.
MOUND — Ron Gust believes there are a few reasons the municipal liquor store in Mound, Harbor Wine & Spirits, has been successful as the alcohol market has become more competitive over the last several years.
MediaNews Group, owner of the St. Paul Pioneer Press and dozens of other newspapers from coast to coast, has purchased the assets of Red Wing Publishing/Big Fish Works.
PLYMOUTH — Three events in the next several weeks will take a look at the future of the Hollydale Golf Course, which faces a proposed 319-home development.
WAYZATA — CoV restaurant in Wayzata will close temporarily from Feb. 17 to March 9 for maintenance and to refresh the interior, according to a news release from the restaurant.
HOPKINS — A Hopkins dental office is offering free dental care for new patients in honor of Dentistry from the Heart on Wednesday, Feb. 12.
EXCELSIOR — Ann Woodbeck and her husband Dale's goal after purchasing Excelsior Bay Books is "just not to wreck it," she told Lakeshore Weekly News.
MINNETONKA — Housing developer Dominium is moving to a larger office space in Minnetonka, according to a Dec. 27 news release from the company.
WAYZATA — Julieta Shoes have a big claim. The Wayzata-based shoe company says they're “the most comfortable heels you will ever wear.”
Eden Prairie, with its plentiful grocery stores and restaurants, doesn’t qualify as a food desert, but it didn’t always feel that way.
LONG LAKE — Gina and Scott Davis’ company Dog Threads started small, shipping their clothing out of their Long Lake home but recently, after “Shark Tank’s” Mark Cuban invested $250,000 in Dog Threads, the company has blown up.
With nooks crammed with cushioned couches and low-light chandeliers, Fat Pants Brewing Co. aims to make its customers comfortable above all else, owner Elizabeth Anderson told Eden Prairie News one week before the city’s first brewery opens to the public.
MINNETONKA — Gov. Tim Walz awarded five Minnesota companies for global excellence on Nov. 7, including three local companies — Fireaway Inc. in Minnetonka, Tolomatic Inc. in Hamel and Dailin Applied in Plymouth/Faribault.
PLYMOUTH — The Foursome Fine Menswear, a clothing and footwear store for men, is celebrating 10 years in Plymouth. The store moved from Wayzata 10 years ago but has been operating for 84 years total, according to a news release from the company. The Foursome is located at 3570 Vicksburg Lane…
MINNETONKA — Xcel Energy awarded six businesses for their outstanding energy efficiency achievements at its annual Energy Solutions Expo, including Minnetonka company, Cargill, according to a news release from Xcel Energy.
WAYZATA — While people have been composting for a while — dumping organic waste into compost piles or backyard bins — the emergence of trash companies hauling away organic waste is fairly new. Randy’s Environmental Services is among the trash haulers that serves Hennepin County, offering gar…
WAYZATA — Armed with buckets full of fresh-cut flowers and wearing bright orange shirts, Lesa and Colin Fenwick, along with volunteers and employees from Candlelight Floral & Gifts, wandered around downtown Wayzata hanging out free flowers to everyone they ran into on Wednesday, Oct. 23.
MINNETONKA — Vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, reducetarian — there are a million words to describe a plant-based lifestyle. Today, more and more people embrace reducing their meat and animal byproduct consumption. Grocery store shelves are filled not only with beef, chicken, cheese and eggs b…
Double Take Salsa's new Eden Prairie headquarters, at 9921 Valley View Road, doesn't have much office space, but that's just fine with Bernie and Adina Dahlin; the spacious industrial kitchen is where the magic happens.
WAYZATA — After less than a year, The Dough Room in Wayzata has closed permanently, according to the restaurant’s General Manager Dan Ostman.
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