Amy Klobuchar is the Only One Not Talking About Amy Klobuchar Running for President in 2020
Amy Klobuchar is the Only One Not Talking About Amy Klobuchar Running for President in 2020
November 15, 2018

Some in the media, who had already been buzzing about Klobuchar as a dark horse candidate, went all-in after her decisive win on Election Day.


MN Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 2.8 Percent in October
MN Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 2.8 Percent in October
November 15, 2018

Employers created 3,400 jobs in October, contributing to the 2.8 unemployment rate that was reached in September for the first time since mid-1999.


St. Paul Passes Law to Establish $15 Minimum Wage
St. Paul Passes Law to Establish $15 Minimum Wage
November 15, 2018

The largest of businesses in the city will have until mid-2022 to comply, while “micro” companies will have an extra five years.


Food Giant Schwan’s Sells 80 Percent of Business to Korean Company in $1.8B Deal
Food Giant Schwan’s Sells 80 Percent of Business to Korean Company in $1.8B Deal
November 15, 2018

In the deal with South Korea-based food and bioengineering business CJ CheilJedang, the Bloomington-based, family-founded Schwan’s will retain 20 % ownership, full ownership of its home service division, and headquarters and leadership team.


Door Manufacturer Senneca to Move Into Vacated Mankato Plant, Hire 82 New Staff
Door Manufacturer Senneca to Move Into Vacated Mankato Plant, Hire 82 New Staff
November 14, 2018

Senneca Holdings, which specializes in commercial doors for places like airport hangars and fire stations, plans to lease a 117,000-sqare-foot plant once used by Imperial Plastics.


Will a Five-Star Hotel Finally Land in the Twin Cities?
Will a Five-Star Hotel Finally Land in the Twin Cities?
November 14, 2018

United Properties inked a term sheet with Four Seasons for the Gateway tower in Minneapolis.


Electric Vehicle Company Lime Recalls A Scooter Line, Admitting Potential Manufacturing Flaw
Electric Vehicle Company Lime Recalls A Scooter Line, Admitting Potential Manufacturing Flaw
November 14, 2018

One of the three Twin Cities competitors for electric vehicle consumers – alongside Bird and Nice Ride – Lime has pulled its China-made Okai line. It’s not the first safety issue that’s been raised regarding the California-based company.


Philanthropist Jay Alix Gifts Mayo Clinic $200M, Its Largest Donation Received in History
Philanthropist Jay Alix Gifts Mayo Clinic $200M, Its Largest Donation Received in History
November 13, 2018

As thanks, the Mayo Clinic is changing its School of Medicine to feature Alix’s name.


Year-Long Search for Walker Art Center Leader Ends, New York Curator Mary Ceruti Chosen
Year-Long Search for Walker Art Center Leader Ends, New York Curator Mary Ceruti Chosen
November 13, 2018

Ceruti will assume the Walker post following more than 20 years in the business and 17 years as executive director and chief curator with nonprofit art institution SculptureCenter in Long Island City, New York.


Local Shopping Returns to City Center for Holidays
Local Shopping Returns to City Center for Holidays
November 13, 2018

North Local Market opens November 15 featuring 35 makers. Now under new management, City Center hopes to highlight the downtown opportunity for small retailers.