Former U.S. Bancorp CEO Richard Davis Named Make-A-Wish America CEO
Former U.S. Bancorp CEO Richard Davis Named Make-A-Wish America CEO
October 18, 2018

About two years since his exit from U.S. Bank’s CEO seat, Davis will continue a career of leadership and mission-based work as he replaces long-time Make-A-Wish leader David Williams.


Minnesota Unemployment Rate Falls to 2.8 Percent in September, Lowest Level Since Mid-1999
Minnesota Unemployment Rate Falls to 2.8 Percent in September, Lowest Level Since Mid-1999
October 18, 2018

The state’s improving jobless rate has reached an 18-year low, and is approaching an all-time low, even as the economy shed 1,400 jobs last month.


Mining Makes Up a Sliver of Minnesota’s Economy. So Why is It Such a Hot Button Political Issue?
Mining Makes Up a Sliver of Minnesota’s Economy. So Why is It Such a Hot Button Political Issue?
October 18, 2018

Mining is directly responsible for about 0.2 percent of Minnesota’s jobs and less than 3 percent of its economic output.


How Minneapolis and St. Paul are Acclimating to Dockless Bike Sharing
How Minneapolis and St. Paul are Acclimating to Dockless Bike Sharing
October 18, 2018

Everything you need to know about dockless bike programs across the Twin Cities metro.


Women Engineers Conference Could Be a Boon to Twin Cities Employers
Women Engineers Conference Could Be a Boon to Twin Cities Employers
October 17, 2018

More than 13,000 engineers are expected to attend the three-day professional event at the Minneapolis Convention Center, which kicks off Thursday.


University of Minnesota Partners with Canadian Startup to Advance Development of Alzheimer’s Detection Tech
University of Minnesota Partners with Canadian Startup to Advance Development of Alzheimer’s Detection Tech
October 17, 2018

Combining RetiSpec’s machine learning program with the U of M’s imaging system is expected to accelerate time-to-market for a groundbreaking Alzheimer’s detection tool.


UnitedHealth Group Buys Avella Specialty Pharmacy
UnitedHealth Group Buys Avella Specialty Pharmacy
October 16, 2018

The deal, struck quietly last quarter, comes on the heels of another pharmacy purchase by UnitedHealth Group, as the company looks to continue its growth in the pharmacy sector.


Minnesota Artisans Lead Amazon’s Digital Pop-Up Shop for Handmade Goods
Minnesota Artisans Lead Amazon’s Digital Pop-Up Shop for Handmade Goods
October 16, 2018

About a quarter of the products being sold on the Amazon Handmade digital pop-up shop come from Minnesota businesses.


Marco Acquires Illinois-Based IT Services Provider ETC ComputerLand
Marco Acquires Illinois-Based IT Services Provider ETC ComputerLand
October 16, 2018

Marco’s earlier 2018 purchases include another Illinois IT services provider, and a Michigan copy and print business.


Blake Hastings Leaves CBRE to Join Oppidan
Blake Hastings Leaves CBRE to Join Oppidan
October 16, 2018

The local developer is seeing strong growth beyond Minnesota.