Polaris is booming. The Medina-based powersports giant has climbed to new heights in recent years through acquisitions and the wild success of new vehicle lines. Most of the technical brains behind the products driving the company’s surge punch the clock at Polaris’ product development center in Wyoming.
Everyone deserves a place to call home. School communities are no exception. After years of uncertainty and dried-up leads, the North Lakes Academy Huskies know where they will be for years to come.
A century of banking will be celebrated in Wyoming this June and it is a celebration rooted deep in family tradition.
During recessions, survival is usually the name of the game for businesses. Most are content to weather the storm and wait for better days. One of the area’s largest employers not only survived, but thrived during the dark economic times at the end of the previous decade.
Ben Oliver came to a fork in the road a few years ago. When the owner of Nature’s Image art gallery and frame shop faced dwindling sales in early 2011, he decided to supplement the business with a gun shop.
Sometimes you have to take a chance in life and in business. Barb and Mike Nowicki knew they were taking a chance when they opened a business in Forest Lake 18 years ago, but they had faith and a belief that their store, From the Heart Bible & Gift, would succeed.