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Two Restaurant Titans Wage A Battle For Wayzata

As local restaurateurs Dean Vlahos and Randy Stanley prepare to do battle in downtown Wayzata, the lakeside city looks to grab a much larger share of regional discretionary spending.

by Adam Platt

Dodging Taxes or Smart Business?

I think one phrase sums up the Medtronic situation best: bad tax, good acquisition, great company.

July 24, 2014

Survey: MN Businesses Are Hiring, But Where Will They Find Employees?

Results from the latest Quarterly Economic Indicator survey show companies are growing, but it’s gotten even harder to find good talent.

July 24, 2014

All-Star Game discounts raise questions about the cost of sporting events

A Minneapolis city council member is demanding greater transparency about the deals and discounts that the city uses to attract major sporting events, such as Major League Baseball’s All Star...

July 24, 2014

Gov. Dayton earned $352,000 last year, gave $10K to charity

Gov. Mark Dayton earned $352,601 last year, according to his 2013 tax return which he released to the public Wednesday.  His income came from three sources: – Salary as governor: $116,092 – Capital...

July 23, 2014

State names first-ever medical cannabis director

Michelle Larson is Minnesota’s first-ever director of the Office of Medical Cannabis. Larson, a longtime Minnesota Department of Health staffer who most recently served as deputy director for...

July 23, 2014

Billion-Dollar Davisco Sold To Canadian Dairy Co-Op

The Davis family, owners of a diverse business portfolio, has divested its largest business unit: Davisco Foods International.

July 23, 2014

St. Paul Startup That Created Survey App Lands $500,000

Elevate Research says its customer feedback app is simple for retailers and restaurants to operate, and its cash infusion will “fuel the expansion of its sales and digital marketing efforts worldwide.”

July 23, 2014

Dwindling doctor numbers will result in physician talent gap, study says

A decade from now there won’t be enough primary care doctors in Minnesota to provide quality care if state and federal lawmakers don’t make changes to current medical education policies...

July 23, 2014

Minnesota company takes aim at mosquitoes, ticks with new clothing line

A Crystal-based clothier is taking a new approach to protecting its clientele from mosquitoes, ticks and other bugs outdoors, FOX 9 reports. The Ticked Off Clothing Company says it is selling...

July 23, 2014

State Accuses Two For-Profit Colleges Of Misleading Students

Lori Swanson's lawsuit alleges that the Minnesota School of Business and Globe University misrepresented job opportunities available to criminal justice graduates; the schools denied the allegations.

July 22, 2014

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