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Soon-to-open Co-op at center of gentrification debate in south Minneapolis

The arrival of a store selling fresh produce and groceries in south Minneapolis has proven more controversial than expected – because of concerns about gentrification. The Seward Community Co-op...

October 03, 2015

Fair scheduling debate heats up, splits opinion among Minneapolis restaurants

Trouble is brewing in the Minneapolis small business community, as proposed changes to workplace pay and scheduling being considered are leaving a sour taste in some mouths. Opinion appears to be...

October 01, 2015

Petition says Yoplait cups can kill animals, urges General Mills to change them

There’s a renewed effort to get General Mills to change its Yoplait yogurt cups that one group says takes animals’ lives. More than 100,000 people have signed a Care 2 petition asking...

October 01, 2015

The Twin Cities' favorite foodie Andrew Zimmern gets another TV show

Andrew Zimmern, the popular chef and host of “Bizarre Foods” on the Travel Channel, will continue his globe-trotting ways on a second show that will begin airing on the cable network...

October 01, 2015

How Cargill Became America's Largest Privately Held Business

A company 150 years in the making.

September 30, 2015

Craft beer pop-up pub raises nearly $80,000 for charity

The “world’s largest pop-up pub” raised enough money to distribute more than 200,000 meals to hungry Minnesotans. Oregon-based Deschutes Brewery set up the 402-foot bar in...

September 30, 2015


The Beez Kneez Keeps Biz Buzzing Amid Challenging Climate

Kristy Lynn Allen, owner of The Beez Kneez, quickly discovered that her business’ survival would rely on efforts beyond simply selling its product.

September 28, 2015

7 Minnesota breweries take home coveted medals at the Great American Beer Festival

Seven Minnesota craft breweries brought home coveted medals from the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) this weekend. “These honors reinforce that Minnesota brewers create exceptional craft beers,...

September 27, 2015


Hy-Vee Opens Its First Twin Cities Stores

The locations in Oakdale and New Hope are the first in an aggressive plan to butt heads with top dog Cub Foods.

September 22, 2015


General Mills Posts Positive Q1, Profits Up 25 Percent

The packaged food company benefited largely from its fall 2014 purchase of Annie’s Inc., which amounted to half of its sales growth.

September 22, 2015

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