Article by: NEAL ST. ANTHONY, Star Tribune
Fresh from his foray into politics, he doesn’t rule out a 2014 Bachmann rematch.
Jim Graves is a risk-taker.
When he launched a St. Cloud-based hotel development company in 1979 at age 26, he had more moxie than money.
“I had a couple grand in the bank and a Smith-Corona typewriter,” he recalled.
His first project was an AmericInn in Rogers, Minn., and a couple of restaurants. That led to three decades of restaurant, apartment and hotel projects — including the one in downtown …Read More »