Articles by Nataleeya Boss

Food truck

Is There Proof Food Trucks Are Hurting Skyway Restaurants?

We asked to see the numbers.

March 27, 2013

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The Long Hours Of The Law

Annual billable hours at local law firms.

March 22, 2013

MN Budget Deficit Smaller Than Projected Earlier

The budget deficit forecast for 2014-2015 has dropped from $1.1 billion to $627 billion, meaning state legislators will need less in tax increases or spending cuts to balance the budget.

February 28, 2013

3 MN Cos. Make Fortune’s “Most Admired” Cos. List

3M Company, Target Corporation, and St. Jude Medical also made the list last year.

February 28, 2013

Mayo Projects Revenue Decline With Changes In Health Care

CEO John Noseworthy said the Mayo Clinic will likely see a 20 to 40 percent annual revenue decline in the next five years due to cuts in Medicare, the arrival of state-run health exchanges, and other changes facing the health care industry.

February 28, 2013

Target HQ

Target Profits Dip With Weak Holiday Sales, High Expenses

In addition, sales have been “softer than expected” so far in February, but the company believes its foray into Canada, policy of matching online competitors’ prices, and new designer lines will help business this year.

February 27, 2013

2,000 Local Security Officers Go On 1-Day Strike Wed.

The strike comes as the workers’ union and their employers failed to agree on terms of a new contract.

February 27, 2013

Innovation

Twin Cities, Rochester Rank High For Patent Generation

The Twin Cities ranks ninth among 358 major metros in terms of patents produced annually—and Rochester ranks third for patents issued per capita.

February 26, 2013

Ecolab headquarters

Ecolab Says $2.2B Champion Deal Close, Sees Strong Profits

The company said it expects to close on its planned acquisition of Champion Technologies—which previously stalled amid federal antitrust concerns—in the first quarter.

February 26, 2013

Apogee Picks MN Over GA For $30M Plant Investment

Local incentives, including a reported $4.9 million tax incentive package, helped lure an investment that city and state officials believe will help retain about 1,200 jobs in Owatonna.

February 25, 2013

36 Park Apartments

Hundreds Of New Luxury Apts. Come To St. Louis Park

Developers say the city is an attractive option for apartments because of the retail development The Shops at West End and the city’s close proximity to downtown Minneapolis.

February 25, 2013

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Number Crunch: Minnesota's Hot Franchises

The state's top franchise opportunities.

February 22, 2013

U Of M Offers Free Online Classes, Joins Growing Trend

Starting this spring, the university will offer free online courses available to anyone in the world; it joins a growing number of universities across the nation that are offering such courses.

February 21, 2013

Life Time Fitness Headquarters

Life Time Sees Double-Digit Growth In Profits, Revenue

Profits grew 18 percent in the fourth quarter and 20 percent for the full year, thanks to a boost in club membership, strong sales in clubs open for at least 13 months, and a boost in sales of the company’s ancillary services.

February 21, 2013

Welcyon Exterior

Local Fitness Chain For Boomers Plans To Expand Fast

Welcyon, Fitness After 50, which now has three locations, plans to add 20 more by the end of the year.

February 21, 2013

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