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October 23, 2015
The Lighthouse at Emily's on Scenic Highway 61 in Knife River will close on Sunday. The building — built in 1929 as a general store with a rear addition added later — has been for sale since September 2014. The owners of Emily's have been leasing it, but their lease isn't being continued beyond the end of October. (Clint Austin /
Owners say Lighthouse at Emily's is closing for good
October 23, 2015 - 11:06am
December 26, 2013
Hugos: Hugo's Bar, a staple in Brimson for more than five decades, is up for sale. Owners Jodi and Gary Hepola have owned the bar for about five years. Photo courtesy of the Hepolas.
Local landmarks Dixie and Hugo’s up for sale
December 26, 2013 - 8:24am
January 25, 2013
Eh? Fire and ice on the menu
January 25, 2013 - 12:00am
December 22, 2012
Eh? A guide to beers
December 22, 2012 - 12:00am
December 4, 2012
Tom Schiller (left) helps Chris Swarbrick use a mill saw Monday afternoon to cut a 300-pound block of ice used to build a couch in the ice bar at Little Angie's Cantina & Grill. Both men work for Ice Occasions out of Ellsworth, Wis. (Bob King /
Plan is clear when you're an ice-bar builder
December 4, 2012 - 12:00am
August 28, 2012
Leeann Chin coming to Duluth's Miller Hill Mall food court
August 28, 2012 - 12:00am
August 27, 2012
Jason Amundsen, who started a business called Locally Laid, pours out feed for some of the 1,800 chickens at his chicken/egg farm south of Wrenshall on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. In the background are the hoop coops that house the birds when they're not feeding or walking around the fenced-in field. (Bob King /
Locally Laid eggs finding a market in the Duluth area
August 27, 2012 - 12:00am
October 10, 2011
In Duluth, many people go to Famous Dave's in Canal Park for barbecue food. But plans to open a Dickey's Barbecue Pit franchise in Duluth could mean competition for the restaurant. (Clint Austin /
Fast-food BBQ restaurant could compete with Famous Dave's in Duluth
October 10, 2011 - 12:00am
September 7, 2011
Former Lighthouse on Homestead owners (from left) Andrea Darsow, Claire Pierson, Brita Aug and Lynne Compton have moved their restaurant to the vacated Emily's Eatery in Knife River. Tuesday was the first day of business for the restaurant now called the Lighthouse at Emily's. (Clint Austin /
Lighthouse restaurant reopens at new location in Knife River
September 7, 2011 - 12:00am
July 1, 2011
Dan Lundquist and his daughter, Sam.
TAKE 5 - A Reader's Guide to Northland Eateries
July 1, 2011 - 12:00am
June 2, 2011
Minnesota Vikings defensive legend Jim Marshall, left, has partnered with Two Harbors native Mark Pearson on opening this month the Viking Legends Sports Bar & Grill on Highway 61. They were joined last week by former Vikings runningback Ricky Young, right, as the final touches were being put on the place.
Vikings legend opening bar in Two Harbors
June 2, 2011 - 10:55am
December 7, 2009
Meat 'n' Potatoman: Off the beaten path for Italian Delicacies
December 7, 2009 - 11:23am
Pickwick cook Josh Stephens of Duluth prepares a bacon-wrapped barbecue shrimp appetizer at the restaurant Thursday afternoon, which is one of the items on the recession menu. (Clint Austin / button
Dining deals are on the menu at Northland restaurants
June 7, 2009 - 12:00am
Local restaurants have specials to fit your budget
June 7, 2009 - 12:00am