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Minn. Lawmaker to Introduce Bill Mandating Fair Gas Pricing

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Have you ever wondered why gas prices vary from station to station?

A Minnesota lawmaker wants to know.

On Monday, DFL Rep. Dan Schoen will file legislation over fair gas pricing. He says he’s heard several complaints that Northern Tier Energy, the owner of SuperAmerica convenience stores, is charging customers more near its refinery in St. Paul Park.

Archiver's to Close All Stores by Mid-February

After 14 years in business, Archiver’s is closing its doors.

The scrapbooking company made the announcement Thursday, citing a difficult economy and changing customer needs. The statement specifically said new technology is changing the memory craft business and that there have been steady declines for the past 4-5 years.

Pizzeria to Open in WBL Thanks to Efforts of Kowalski's Founder

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A new pizzeria is coming to town, and it turns out that the effort to bring it here was the final business deal of the late founder of Kowalski’s.

Before he died, Jim Kowalski worked to bring the Chicago-style restaurant called Pizzeria Pezzo to town, according to the Minneapolis Business Journal.

FFA of Forest Lake Area High School Earns National Honor

Forest Lake Area High School'S FFA - Photo: Forest Lake Area High School

The FFA of Forest Lake Area High School recently earned national recognition.

FFA, or Future Farmers of America, is a youth organization that promotes and supports agricultural education. The Forest Lake chapter was recently named a Three Star National Chapter, which is the highest achievement a FFA chapter can earn.

Comments Accepted on Proposed St. Therese of Woodbury Development

Community members are invited to weigh in on the proposed St. Therese of Woodbury development near Bailey Road and Radio Drive.

2 New Stores Open at Woodbury Lakes

There are now more options for shoppers at Woodbury Lakes.

Sola Salon Studios and The Olive Branch Oil and Spice Company of Woodbury recently opened.

Sola Salon Studios offers massages, hair, nail and skincare services.

Best Buy Announces Twin Cities Store Closures

Best Buy announced late Thursday that five of the 50 stores it plans to close this year are in the Twin Cities.