Good Company: Kiwanis Malts

Good Company: Kiwanis Malts
When you go to the Minnesota State Fair there are certain things you can count on – Pronto pups, cookies, and of course, all the new baby animals at the Miracle of Birth Center.  There is another staple that has been at the fair for 50 years – The Kiwanis Malt Shop!  Kelli becomes this Good Company’s newest hire.

Good Company: Erik’s Bike Shop

Good Company: Erik’s Bike Shop
Every week we bring you the story of a local good company, one that has had that AHA moment many business owners are searching for. That lightbulb went off for this Good Company when the owner was only 13-years-old. Kelli introduces us to Erik, the bike man behind Erik’s Bike Shop. Erik’s Bike Shop now has 31 locations across the...

Good Company: Heppner’s Auto Body

Good Company: Heppner’s Auto Body
If you've ever gone to a body shop to get your car repaired, you've seen it's an industry dominated by men. But a Twin Cities auto body repair company has been run by a woman for the last 8 years. In today's good company, meet a 34-year-old mom, who is not only working to grow Heppner's Auto Body, but preserve it for her family's...

Good Company: Kiddywampus

Good Company: Kiddywampus
Gone are the days where you would find a locally owned toy shop on the corner downtown main street.  Stores like Target, Walmart, and even Amazon have taken their places.  But there is one in the town of Hopkins that has survived in spite of the big box retailers and on-line shopping.  Kelli takes us inside of this good company, Kiddywampus.

Good Company: Blue Sun Soda Shop

Good Company: Blue Sun Soda Shop
The Soda Jerk was a popular job, peaking back in the 1940s. But one still exists here in Minnesota. Twin Cities Live found him in Spring Lake Park. He goes by the name of Billy and he works inside Blue Sun Soda Shop. A company that’s only been around for 3 ½ years, but feels like you’re stepping back in time as soon as you walk in. It...

Good Company: Pleasant Hills Saddle Shop

Good Company: Pleasant Hills Saddle Shop
The northwest metro has been home to Pleasant Hills Saddle Shop for 50-years. It’s a spot where you’ll find the entire western experience - from the boots to of course the cowboy hats. In this Good Company, Kelli heads to the town of Rogers where this family business has evolved and keeps changing with the times.  

Good Company: Thomson Reuters

Good Company: Thomson Reuters
It’s TCL in Your Town Eagan, a town to not the states, not even the countries, but the world’s leading provider of news and information based tools. It’s all happening inside Thomson Reuters. Their largest campus right in Eagan, Minnesota employs over 6,000 people. In this Good Company, Reporter Kelli Hanson takes us inside this...

Good Company: Hagen & Oats

Good Company: Hagen & Oats
Two sisters, a saw and Google. That is how Good Company “Hagen and Oats” got its start back in 2015. Now the sister-run business has a major online presence, their own store front inside the largest mall in America and a brand new spot at Rosedale Center. Even with all of that success, Anna Hagen and Nikki Hollerich, are still pinching...