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Stinker Stores will add a Dairy Queen to a new Meridian store (access required)

Stinker Stores Inc. owner Charley Jones is adding the first Dairy Queen to his 106-store Stinker convenience store chain. The DQ under construction since April at Meridian and McMillan is only Jones’ sixth co-branded fast food franchise pairing with a ...

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Coeur d’Alene’s Innovation Collective increases its space 10-fold (access required)

The Innovation Collective in Coeur d’Alene will enter summer with 10 times more space as the “economic transformation agency” moves into a 36,000-square foot, century-old building that has stood vacant for 27 years. Nick Smoot launched The Innovation Collective, his ...

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Idaho cities, highway officials await road-repair help

Cities and highway districts throughout southern Idaho whose roads were damaged this winter are hoping the federal government will help pay for the repairs. KPVI-TV reported that $50 million in state money is available to help cities and highway officials ...

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Construction injuries rise in Idaho’s housing boom

As Idaho’s housing demands have grown, so has the residential construction industry. But that boom has a dark side: The Idaho Statesman reported that construction-related serious injuries are a common problem, and some result in deaths. A Statesman analysis of ...

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