By Rick MasonJust off the main drag in an unassuming Minnesota river town is an outpost of the deep South and an underground musical phenomenon whose ripples extend far across the globe. Bayport, on the St. Croix just south of Stillwater, may be home to a state prison and a massive windows factory, ... More >>
John Morgan, 71, is CEO of Golden Valley-based Winmark Corp., a successful business that owns Play It Again Sports and other used-goods retailers. Yet he may end up being best known for winning what poker pro Phil Galfond characterized as "the craziest [poker] hand I've ever seen."On Sunday, during ... More >>
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