Golden Valley-based Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. is spreading its wings to include restaurants in the Middle East and Puerto Rico. The company will establish 22 locations in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, with options for four other Mideast countries, over the next six years. In a separate deal, a Florida-based franchisee of the company will open four restaurants in Puerto Rico by the end of 2016.
North High principal Mauri Friestleben returning to finish year
The principal said Friday she had been fired from her role over her support of a student protest.
One dead, two injured in wrong-way crash on Hwy. 169
The crash occurred on Highway 169 early Sunday morning.
Campsites closed at Voyageurs National Park due to 'historic' water levels
All backcountry trails and campsites are closed, as well as many frontcountry sites.
Lawmakers reach agreement on tax cuts ahead of session's end
Lawmakers announced they had reached a deal on a tax bill Saturday ahead of the looming session deadline.
Victims of daytime drive-by shooting in Robbinsdale identified
The two men died after a hail of bullets struck a vehicle.
Source of 'loud explosion' in Brooklyn Park a mystery
The noise was investigated by police, but no source could be determined.
COVID: All Americans over 50 advised to get a second booster
Cases, hospitalizations and deaths are on the rise again as new COVID variants emerge.
2 Minnesotans inducted into White Castle's Hall of Fame
White Castle — it's what a man in Minneapolis and another in Woodbury, crave.
Video shows officers ended pursuit before fatal crash in Anoka
The crash occurred when the driver fled police during an attempted traffic stop in Coon Rapids.
6-year-old Eli Hart identified as boy found dead in car trunk
The kindergartner's father was trying to get full custody of his son.
Boy found dead in trunk of car in Mound was kindergartner
"It is horrifying and difficult to process a tragedy of this magnitude, especially in our close-knit community," the superintendent wrote.
Buffalo Wild Wings spices up its logo, restaurants
The new logo still features the same colors, but drops the tagline "Grill & Bar" and replaces it with "Wings. Beer. Sports." Golden Valley-based Buffalo Wild Wings also says the distinctive buffalo image is "more muscular and athletic." The company will officially unveil its new redesigned restaurants later this year.
Hurricane Grill and Wings opening 17 locations in Minnesota
The Florida-based chain will bring new competition to Buffalo Wild Wings. The sports-bar chain, which has 44 restaurants now, wants to rapidly expand to 233 locations nationwide.
Buffalo Wild Wings bumping menu prices
The Twin Cities-based restaurant chain reported its first-quarter profit rose 23 percent. However, to offset the soaring costs of chickens, Buffalo Wild Wings is raising prices on its "Wings Tuesday" promotion. The company plans to implement new prices to its entire menu in July.
Rapper 'Gigolo': Buffalo Wild Wings stole my song for stripper commercial
Cape Coral, Fla., songwriter Gabriel Perez, also known as Gigolo, says Minneapolis-based restaurant chain Buffalo Wild Wings stole his song, “Swing That Thang,” for a commercial involving a male stripper. He liked the spot, but he is seeking an undisclosed amount in royalties.
Buffalo Wild Wings to sponsor college football bowl game
College football's "Insight Bowl" is no more. Instead, it's now the "Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl," the Pioneer Press says. The Golden Valley-based sports-themed restaurant has become the title sponsor of the annual Dec. 29 bowl game in Tempe, Ariz., featuring teams from the Big Ten and Big 12 conferences.
Buffalo Wild Wings breaks ground in North Dakota's oil-rich region
The Golden Valley-based restaurant chain is building a new restaurant in Williston, N.D. The Business Journal reports the new Buffalo Wild Wings location is scheduled to open in February.
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