Bigfork News


07/16/2018 01:19 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Iron Range grocers battle - small box' impact 

Al Zupancich's grandfather opened a grocery store in Ely in the early 1900s. Now, three, four and five generations later, the family is still in the grocery business, running six neighborhood grocery markets across the Iron Range.


07/09/2018 01:15 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Blandin Foundation awards $3.3 million in grants, names new trustees 

Trustees of Blandin Foundation elected three new board members and approved 48 grants totaling $3,282,607 during their quarterly meeting on Monday, June 25 in Grand Rapids. Brian Nicklason, chair of the Foundation's board of trustees, announced that three Itasca County residents will join the Foundation's 12-member board in January 2019: Peter Birkey, Laura Connelly and Kayla Schubert-Aubid.


07/06/2018 01:12 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Iron Range grocers battle 'small box' impact 

Mike Kocian left, owner of Kocian's Family Market in Bigfork, with Krista Land, store manager, and Greg Griffith, meat department manager. Al Zupancich's grandfather opened a grocery store in Ely in the early 1900s.