There's a new store in the Lincoln Park Craft District in Duluth that has a little of something for everyone. It's a bonus that everything in the store is locally sourced and Minnesota-made.

TnT Xchange opened in July at 12 N 20th Ave W last July. The owners Dennis and Ashley Thielke started the business to provide a platform for local vendors to connect with the community.

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I met with them yesterday, and Dennis described the vendors as businesses that were too big for a farmers market or craft fair, but not big enough for big retail distribution. As you browse the shelves of TnT Xchange, you'll see a lot of familiar local brands. You'll also discover some new ones that you'll love.

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They currently have 26 local vendors that they receive products from weekly. There really is something for everyone at this store.

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They have groceries, snack sticks, meats, vegan products, gluten-free noodles and pizzas. All of it is Minnesota-made and supports small businesses.

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They even sell dog food at the store that is made in Minnesota. How convenient is that for dog owners in the neighborhood?

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They also have a grab-and-go section for ready-to-eat food like sandwiches and deli items. Customers can stop in and get an affordable lunch to go.

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Minnesota-made craft sodas are available. They also have local CBD and THC gummies and drinks.

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The founders opened the store with a mission to provide the community with grocery items it lacks, while also supporting local business owners and entrepreneurs. There is no local grocery store for miles. Hundreds of apartment units will be soon occupying the area, and this would be a good option to get a wide variety of groceries in a convenient location.

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TnT Xchange also has a wellness corner, and owner Dennis Thielke is passionate about the healing power of the products. He used some of the products himself to help support his wellness in his battle with cancer, and can't say enough good things about the products and how they've helped him and others.

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There really is something for everyone at TnT xChange. There's also a lot of neat gift ideas. Check out these locally-made candles. They are hand-crafted, including the decorative pieces. As the wax burns, the decorations are revealed.

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Stop in, I'm sure you'll find something new you'll like and you'll be supporting Minnesota businesses!

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