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Pillbox Bat Company

Small company in MN town licensed to make MLB memorabilia

The idea started when the owners of the company were only 12 years old.

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Kacey Musgraves gives shoutout to Minneapolis vintage store

The country music star was in the Twin Cities kicking off her latest tour.

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After 80 years, family behind beloved North Shore five-and-dime sells to new owner

"I think the community, our customers, and our visitors will find great comfort in this transition."

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Fire repairs done, New York-style pizza place set to reopen

Slice Inc. will host a reopening celebration Saturday.

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MN toy store responds to 1-star review over mask requirement

"If that's not OK with you then please don't come back," Mischief Toy Store wrote.

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9 new retailers moving in to Mall of America's Community Commons

The vendors get to operate rent-free at the megamall for the first few months.

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MN's newest 'Free Blockbuster' opens in Twin Cities

The box is open to everyone and the concept is simple: Take a movie, leave a movie.

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Minneapolis juice bar broken into for 2nd time just weeks after opening

"I am just trying to keep it all together," the shop's owner wrote.

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Uptown small businesses: 'We are losing everything we have worked for'

The small businesses are rallying together with hopes of receiving financial support.

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Walz says relief package is coming for Minnesota small businesses

Walz is prepared to call a special session and pass the package immediately.

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Burnsville gift shop re-opens to customers despite Stay at Home order

One of many small businesses attempting to re-open, the store says it has sufficient safety measures in place

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Disaster loan program now available to MN small businesses

Loans were made available by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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Meet the micro-cinema: 'Gray Duck Theater' opens in Rochester

The new concept combines a coffeehouse and a movie theater.

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Thirsty Whale Bakery owners lose home, dog in fire

Friends have launched an online fundraiser to help the couple.

Bookstore in downtown Stillwater fighting to stay open

The owner of the store had a rough 2017, and he's trying to fight past it.

Minnesota roller skating rink selling on Craigslist for $300K

John Travolta would feel right at home in his place.

Minnesota video company's lawsuit to refuse service to gay couples is dismissed

The husband-and-wife team sued over anti-discrimination laws.