This is a list of some of the shops and unique attractions in Northwestern Minnesota.  They are listed alphabetically by city.  If you would like to be added or to revise a listing, please e-mail Jennifer.


  Ada                                                                      Aunt Em’s Attic


  417 W. Main St.


  Ada                                                  Prairie Rose Garden & Gift


  703 E. Thorpe Ave.


  Argyle                                                       St. Germain Creations


  34840 Hwy. 75 NW

  Many lines of dresses, including prom, bride, wedding party and first communion.  Some gowns are custom-made.  Tuxedos, formal shoes, purses, fine jewelry, hats, veils, alterations, embroidery and other occasion accessories are also available.


  Badger                                                                The Other Place


  1009 Hwy. 11 S

  Antiques and collectibles


  Brooks                                                   Paradis Antiques & Gift


  102 Hwy 92 E


  Crookston                                            Bridge Street Candle Co.


  1111 A St.

  Unique gifts & candles.  Candles made on location.


  Crookston                                               Ceason’s Bait & Tackle


  802 North Broadway


  Crookston                                      Crookston Floral & Antiques


  115 North Broadway

  Fresh & silk flowers, antiques, collectibles, gifts and art gallery items including Terry Redlin art.  Scrapbooking and picture block photo mats.


  Crookston                                                         Cycle of Threads


  Contact: Dawn Bjorgo or Jessica

  2015 Sahlstrom Dr., Suite #5

  Upscale consignment boutique for men and women.


  Crookston                                         Knutson’s Woodcraft Shop


  1512 S. Main


  Crookston                                   Limited Addition at RiverView


  323 South Minnesota St.

  Gift shop carrying candles, pottery, crystal, pictures, linens, plushes and garden items.


  Crookston                                  Mount St. Benedict Gift Shoppe


  620 Summit Ave.

  Turn off of County Road 11 by Summerfield Place

  Tucked away in the Mount St. Benedict Convent on Cathedral Hill.  Very reasonable religious gifts.


  Crookston                                                            The Krazy Kiln


  Contact: Jenn Steinbrink

  113 South Broadway

  Local artist pottery studio


  Crookston                                                             The Novel Cup


  Corner of Robert St. and Broadway

  Bookstore with specialty coffee


  Crookston                                                 This is Sew Broadway


  113 South Broadway

  Quilt shop featuring quality fabrics, sewing machines and classes


  Crookston                                    Timeless Treasure Antiques & Collectibles


  Contact: Cindy LaFleur

  442 Old Hwy 75 South

  Antiques, collectibles, jewelry, china, vintage kitchen, décor, furniture and pottery.


  Crookston                                                Widman’s Candy Shop


  116 South Broadway

  The original Widman tradition of handmade quality candy spans four generations, originating in 1885 in Dubuque, IA with William Widman I. Four generations have allowed the Widman family to develop a special quality of product and unique use of ingredients, including our famous “Chocolate Covered Potato Chips”.


  Crookston                                                               Willow & Ivy


  123 S. Broadway

  Gifts of Distinction


  Crookston                                                        Wish Upon a Star


  Contact: Kim Dans

  120 6th St. W

  Consignment shop


  East Grand Forks                                                           Cabela’s


  210 DeMers Ave NW

  Downtown East Grand Forks

  60,000 square foot building featuring outdoor hunting and fishing equipment. Cabela’s – World’s foremost Outfitter.  Features museum-quality animal displays, huge aquariums and trophy animals interacting in realistic re-creations of their natural habitats.


  East Grand Forks                            Knick Knack Paddywhacks


  Demers Ave.

  In The Riverwalk Centre

  Many collectibles, cards and gifts


  East Grand Forks                                                  Quilter’s Eden


  223 Demers Ave.

  Across from Cabela’s in downtown East Grand Forks.

  Offering quality fabric and sewing machines and classes for beginners to advanced quilters. Quilter’s Eden’s longarm quilting services will put the finishing touches on your quilt.


  East Grand Forks                   Riverwalk Artist Shop & Gallery

  211 Demers Ave.

  Located in the Riverwalk Centre Mall


  Erskine                                                                     Elena’s Place


  104 Vance Ave. S

  Russian Bakery


  Fertile                                        Bergeson Nursery and Gardens


  Contact: Eric Bergeson

  4177 County Hwy 1

  SE of Fertile, in Norman County

  Self guided tours of large gardens planted yearly with a variety of annuals and perennials which thrive in our climate. Annually changing displays.


  Fertile                                                      Book and Bible Shoppe


  215 N. Mill St.

  Christian books and gifts.


  Fertile                                                                  Boutique of Joy

  302 N Mill St.

  Purses, hats, items for kids and unique jewelry.


  Fertile                                                                 Eats-N-Antiques


  202 N. Mill St.

  Burgers, beef dinners and a noon special


  Fertile                                                                                Encore


  205 N. Mill St.

  Consignment store


  Fertile                                                             Garden Hills Farm


  4334 330th Ave.

  * Seasonal

  Come pick berries at Garden Hills Farm.


  Fertile                                                        Mill Street Mercantile


  217 N. Mill St.

  Home, family, hobby and gift.


  Fertile                                                           Mosher’s Food4Life


  104 Washington Ave. NW

  Your local source for whole, organic foods.


  Fertile                                                                 Opdahl’s Donuts


  104 Washington Ave. NW

  Donuts and cookies just like Grandma used to make!


  Fertile                                                                              ReDiditz


  115 N. Mill St.

  A very interesting shop with antiques and furniture.


  Fosston                                              Nords Pharmacy and Gifts


  115 N. Johnson Ave.


  Exceptional gift selection


  Greenbush                                                               Dollar Smart


  215 State Hwy. 11 E


  Greenbush                                                 Greenbush Pharmacy


  152 Main St. N

  Gifts, tabletops, cards and home décor.  Full pharmacy.


  Grygla                                             Grain Bin Café & Gift Shop


  126 North Main Ave.


  Hallock                                                                 Bakken’s Boots


  Contact: Rock Bakken

  103 N. Atlantic

  Boot and men’s outdoor rugged wear store with an art gallery.  Rock Bakken is an artist who creates and sells wildlife drawings and prints.


  Halstad                                                                    Flower Depot


  133 3rd Ave. W

  Flowers and arrangements


  Halstad                                                             Noel’s Super Valu


  104 3rd St. W

  The only grocery store on Hwy. 75 between East Grand Forks and Moorhead.


  Karlstad                                      Maggie’s Bakery and Catering


  4844 120th St.

  Everythings homemade breads and sweets.


  Karlstad                                                           Nordisk Hemslojd

  (218) 436-4500

  109 Main St. South

  Variety and gift store


  McIntosh                                                      Neil’s Quality Meats


  125 Cleveland Ave. SW


  Complete butcher shop, homemade sausages and more


  Mentor                                                                     Exotic Meats


  Mile marker 48 on Highway 2

  Pick from a variety of exotic processed meats, including Elk, Bison and Ostrich


  Mentor                                                      Inn at Maple Crossing


  Contact: Jim and Nan Thomasson

  14709 Maple Inn Road SE

  On Maple Lake

  16 room country inn featuring private baths, guest library, cozy sitting rooms, spacious lakeside porches, warm hospitality, and a hearty country breakfast. Offer 19th century country inn style dining open to the public for lunch and dinner.  Call for reservations.  Gift shop called “Recollections from the Inn” includes fine gifts and rare finds.


  Middle River                                            Young’s General Store


  155 Hill Ave. S

  “If they don’t have it, you don’t need it.”  Groceries, clothing, hardware and many unique items.


  Oklee                                          Emily’s Eclectics and Gift Shop


  106 Main St.


  Oklee                                                         Oklee Quilting Supply


  128 S. Main


  Plummer                                     Two Fools Vineyard & Winery


  Contact: LeRoy and Carol Stumpf

  12501 240th Ave. SE

  Minnesota’s northern-most vineyard.  Featuring red, white, rose and specialty wines. Tours and on-site tasting are temporarily discontinued for 2014, but we look forward to seeing you back in 2015. Wines available at retail outlets and can be shipped to most states upon request.


  Red Lake Falls                                             Of the Land Gallery

  218-253-4053, 253-4471

  117 Main St.

  Pottery and art made locally by artists.  Pieces are generally made from Red Lake Falls clay.  Gallery open by appointment.


  Red Lake Falls                                           Wrights Consignment


  111 Main Ave. N

  Everything consignment, new and used.


  Roseau                                        Annie’s Trading Post Company

  218-463-5051 or 1-888-463-5051

  219 2nd St. NW

  Camping and cooking specialties, cast iron cookware, Red Wing crockery, snowshoes, fur hats, decorations, gifts & souvenirs.  Quality seafood & fish, fine cheeses and Minnesota food products: “The freshest smoked fish in Minnesota.”


  Roseau                                                                 Artists on Main


  107 Main Ave. N

  Artist on Main is an Art coop. 20+ artisans under one roof. Pottery, glass slumping, glass mosaic, photography, jewelry, painters, hand made children’s wear & toys, hand made purses and bags, upcycled furniture pieces, hand painted  signs, letter blocks, hand made frames, and scrapbooks. We are always looking for new artists.


  Roseau                                                                             Aunt B’s


  103 3rd St. NE

  Primitive, home décor and antiques.


  Roseau                                                        Carol’s Cedar Cellar


  111 3rd St. NE

  on Hwy 11

  Greenhouse, floral and gifts, Lang calendars, Camille Bechman lotion, Yankee candles, fine china, lace, up north items, quilts and numerous other gift items.


  Roseau                                                            Inspiration Hollow


  101 Main Ave. S

  Books, new and used, games, candles, coffee, chimes.  Will do custom orders.


  Roseau                                                         Mattson’s Pharmacy


  111 Main Ave. S

  Gifts, tabletops, cards and home décor.  Full pharmacy.


  Roseau                                                                      Quilt S’more


  209 2nd Ave. NE

  fabrics, quilt classes, patterns and more


  Roseau                                                 Rentfrow Ridge Antiques


  30844 350th Ave

  4 Miles west of Roseau on Hwy 11

  Buying and selling antiques.  Red Wing, vintage telephones & repair parts


  St. Hilaire                                     Sharon’s Heavenly Truffles & Candies, Inc.


  215 South Broadway

  * 7 days a week by appointment *


  Thief River Falls                                                      Annie’s Attic


  321 Main Ave. N


  Thief River Falls                   Eclectic Collections & Confections


  113 East 3rd St.

  The Candy Store and More!


  Thief River Falls                                 H.D. Floral Design Studio

  218-681-1400 or 800-804-4013

  104 2nd St. E

  Located in downtown Thief River Falls, our wide variety of fresh floral arrangements, plants, gifts and coffee are sure to make any trip more memorable and enjoyable. With new merchandise arriving weekly, we are sure to have fresh ideas with every visit! “Attention to Detail…always”


  Thief River Falls                                                      Kezar Music


  315 N. Duluth Ave.

  Instruments, sheet music, CD’s, “Cup at Joez” coffee shop and smoothies and a recording studio.


  Thief River Falls                             Northern Lights Book Store


  208 Labree Ave. N

  Affordable used books, toys & treasures.


  Thief River Falls                                            The Curiosity Shop


  224 LaBree Ave


  Thief River Falls                                                            The Shed


  17526 State Highway 1 NE

  3.5 Miles East on State Hwy. 1

  Charming antique & collectible shop with Red Wing crocks, farm primitives & Memorabilia.  Open seasonally from May 15 – October 15


  Thief River Falls                                   Thrifty White Pharmacy

  218-681-2932 or 800-570-3784

  201 N. Horace Ave.

  Thief River Falls’ finest full-service drug store with decades of pharmaceutical care.  6000 sq. ft. gift showroom, 1-Hour Photo, passports and instant digital


  Thief River Falls                                                Time Well Spent


  113 2nd St. E

  Home décor, gourmet foods, gifts & cards, tea rooms.


  Twin Valley                                                 Valley Fresh Bakery


  107 Main Ave. W

  * Mon-Fri 7am-5:30pm; Sat 8am-2pm

  Daily fresh baked bread, buns, rolls and doughnuts. Order cakes, pies & breads for your family events.


  Warren                                                              Annabelle’s Wish


  108 E. Johnson Ave.

  Women’s clothing store with accessories and unique gifts.


  Warren                                 Northwest Minnesota Arts Council


                                                                             Contact: Mara Wittman

  115 South Main

  The Arts Council web site is filled with information on local arts organizations including performance theater and visual art galleries.  The site also includes a directory of information on local artists who create original art that is for sale. Some artists studio’s are open to the public and are great places to visit while on vacation in our area.  Additional event listings and artists profiles are listed on and


  Warroad                                                  Marvin’s Home Center


  104 State Ave. N

  “More than a hardware store…we have everything you’d expect and thousands of items more.”


  Warroad                                         North Country Convenience


  Next to Streiff Sporting Goods

  Come try some of the finest butter & cream fudge in Northern Minnesota


  Warroad                                                   Streiff Sporting Goods


  34480 550th Ave.

  West of Warroad on Hwy 11

  Bait and tackle.  Fishing and hunting licensing, indoor archery range, full line of hunting and fishing supplies.  Access to hunting guides.

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