Kowalski's Markets

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    Jim Kowalski's death shrouded in mystery [UPDATE]

    -- Update at bottom --Here's what we know: Yesterday, Jim Kowalski, the man who founded Kowalski's Markets with his wife 30 years ago, died during a fishing trip in a remote portion of Ontario.SEE ALSO: In Minnesota, most Missed Connections happen at the grocery store [MAP] But a day later, the cir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Owl City, Lorie Line featured on Holiday Lights Vol. 4 benefit album

    With the holiday season upon us, if you need a worthwhile distraction from the rampant consumerism and commercialism associated with Christmas, it's best to look for a way to help others in need. And for the fourth year in a row, Minnesota music and charity come together for a good cause on Holiday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2012

    Kowalski's, union reach labor agreement

    A long and sometimes bitter fight between Kowalski's Markets and a local labor union ended this weekend as workers validated a new agreement with management. Kowalski's had been at an impasse since last August with its workers, represented by UFCW Local 1189, over various issues. The union proteste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    Kowalski's to get lump of coal from labor union

    Kowalski's will be pesented with a lump of coal from UFCW 1189 at a demonstration this afternoon​A local labor union plans to give Kowalski's Markets a lump of coal this afternoon over a contract dispute. The union, UFCW 1189, has been negotiating its contract with Kowalski's since last Janua ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Celebrate National Shortbread Day with locally made Bramblewood Treats

    www.bramblewoodtreats.comBramblewood Treats offer the perfect way to celebrate National Shortbread Day​Just when you thought the holidays were over, along comes National Shortbread Day to help you break those newly minted resolutions. Yes, January 6 is dedicated to the noble shortbread, a bu ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    January 2, 2008

    Barefoot and Pregnant

    The food artist of the year is clear: Shepherd's Way Farms makes a glorious art of cheese, and survival

  • Restaurants

    March 30, 2005

    Romancing The Scone

    Homegrown shortbread and scone baker Amy Goetz makes her mark with sugar, spice, and everything nice

  • Restaurants

    November 3, 2004

    The Taste of Here

    Ames farm revolutionizes the gathering of honey, to flabbergasting effect

  • Restaurants

    July 16, 2003

    Hot Dish, For The Grill

    Minnesota nice Sausage Sisters Pack links with wild rice, apples, more, more, more

  • Restaurants

    July 24, 2002

    Organic Matters

    Ten years in the making, national organic standards are coming to a store near you

  • Restaurants

    May 15, 2002

    Got Butter?

    Churning out creamy goodness in Hope, Minnesota