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November 16, 2018
Maria Lockwood/  The former Spur building at 502 Hammond Ave. will soon be a full-service tobacco, vape and CBD shop. Ignite Vapor and Tobacco, which has two others stores in Spooner and Hayward, plans to open at the location in mid-January.
Smoke, vape business to open in 'Chicken Spur' building
22 hours 11 min ago
November 9, 2018
Heidi Maciejeski, left, store manager, and Tim Reinke, right talk with Norm Shupe of Oliver as Shupe buys a newspaper and lottery tickets at Jack’s Fast Food in south Superior on Wednesday, Nov. 7. (Jed Carlson /
'This building has a lot of history'
November 9, 2018 - 9:44am
Shane Dickey, co-owner of Superior Small Batch, drains a pot of garbanzo beans in the basement of Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Superior on Monday, Nov. 5. Jed Carlson /
Vegan burger business moves to Superior church
November 9, 2018 - 9:26am
November 6, 2018
Entrepreneurs meet at Empire Coffee
November 6, 2018 - 8:19am
November 2, 2018
Alan, left, and Tim Jaques pose outside of the Belknap Plaza on Wednesday morning in Superior. The brothers have sold the plaza to Bill Stack. (Jed Carlson /
Jaques family sells Belknap Plaza
November 2, 2018 - 5:56pm
October 19, 2018
Shearz 2 U co-owner Gina Johnson, left, styles the hair of Juanita Sullivan of Superior Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the Mariner Mall. The new salon moved into the former Regis salon space at the mall Oct. 1. (Jed Carlson /
Shearz 2 U opens in former Regis salon at mall
October 19, 2018 - 8:31pm
September 22, 2018
(Jed Carlson/ Kathleen Culhane, the new Head Brewer at the Thirsty Pagan, poses for a portrait on Thursday afternoon.
Thirsty Pagan brews up something new
September 22, 2018 - 9:04pm
September 19, 2018
Above, Amelia Opsahl, 3, waters plants at Wentworth Gardens on Friday, Sept. 14. Her mother, Elizabeth, grew up visiting the greenhouse with her family and began working there this year. The greenhouse in the town of Amnicon will close for good at the end of October. (Maria Lockwood /
Wentworth Gardens gives up the ghost
September 19, 2018 - 10:05am
September 14, 2018
(Maria Lockwood/ Manager Amanda Crist arranges clothing in Beyond the Barn, a new store offering western fashion wear, cowboy boots and more at the Miller Hill Mall Tuesday. The shop is an offshoot of Diamond Royal Tack, a tenant of Superior's Mariner Mall since 2005.
Superior business stretches Beyond the Barn
September 14, 2018 - 8:03am
Superior businesses face off in 'Coolest' competition
September 14, 2018 - 7:50am
August 17, 2018
Arrowhead Printing of Superior has moved to the former Service Printers building in Duluth at 127 E. Second St. Owners Sarah and Dan Erickson, who owned both businesses, said it made economic sense to combine their offices. They’ve added drivers and delivery routes to provide extra service to Superior customers who choose not to cross the bridge. Maria Lockwood /
Arrowhead merges print businesses in Duluth
August 17, 2018 - 5:41pm
August 8, 2018
Jane and Marty Russo stand outside their business, U-Roast-Em, in the village of Solon Springs. They have been customers of U-Roast-Em, which sells green coffee beans, roasters and flavorings, for years. They purchased the established Hayward business this spring and moved it to Solon Springs. Maria Lockwood/
Green coffee business grows in Solon Springs
August 8, 2018 - 8:58am
July 2, 2018
Inventor Greg Amundson holds a spool of InstraTrim, a caulking alternative he developed that is soon to be sold at Walmart, in his garage/lab in Scandia, Minn. on Wednesday, June 27. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota man invents new way to seal cracks then seals deal with major retailer
July 2, 2018 - 12:38pm
June 15, 2018
Rascal, a male mixed breed, gets a trim from ???? at Rascal’s Pet Grooming in Superior on Wednesday morning. (Jed Carlson/
Rascal’s makes a move
June 15, 2018 - 3:07pm
April 6, 2018
Jed Carlson/   Instructor Holly Bounting, right, leads Josh Vig in a series of yoga poses March 27 at the Embody Yoga studio, suite 416 of the Board of Trade Building, 1507 Tower Ave. Bounting's decision to move into the new space in July of 2017 allowed her to expand classes and grow her business.
Breathe free at Embody Yoga
April 6, 2018 - 8:29am