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Governor: Use $220M to improve Minnesota's 'serious' water quality issues

Last year the condition of Minnesota’s fresh water was laid bare after pollution experts revealed the toll intensive farming was having on Minnesota’s lakes, rivers and groundwater. And...

January 14, 2016

Some doctors still aren't comfortable recommending medical marijuana

Doctors around the state are still questioning medical marijuana for treating certain conditions, according to a new survey. The Task Force on Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research met with...

January 13, 2016


Japan’s Largest Pharmaceutical Company Buys Brooklyn Park Facility

Takeda hopes to take advantage of Minnesota’s strong bioscience sector as it opens its first U.S. manufacturing facility.

January 06, 2016


Octane Fitness Sold To Bowflex, Schwinn Equipment Maker For $115M

Nautilus bought the company after a year-and-a-half long search for “a strategic acquisition” to grow its equipment portfolio.

January 05, 2016

MNsure: Sign-ups are way ahead of last year's total

Nearly 68,000 Minnesotans have signed up for private health care through MNsure in the first couple months of open enrollment. That’s 80 percent of the state-run health insurance exchange...

January 04, 2016

MNsure deadline day: Long wait times, an IL storm, now a call for more time

Minnesotans trying to sign up for health coverage through MNsure Monday – with a deadline looming – faced lengthy wait times to the call center. In order to have health insurance kick in Jan. 1...

December 30, 2015

Medical marijuana in Minnesota: A 6-month checkup

It’s been six months since Minnesota’s medical marijuana program began, and several patients who’ve been prescribed the drug said Monday their lives have dramatically improved...

December 28, 2015

MNsure signup deadline is Monday for Jan. 1 coverage

Minnesotans who want to sign up for health insurance through MNsure are facing a Monday deadline to enroll, for coverage that starts on Jan. 1. MNsure, Minnesota’s health insurance exchange program...

December 27, 2015

Minnesota hospital settles for $500K over false Medicare claims

A Minnesota hospital is among the 32 across the nation who have agreed to a $28 million settlement with the Justice Department over allegations they submitted false claims to Medicare. St. Cloud...

December 19, 2015

MinnMed develops highly potent, anti-seizure medical marijuana

A Minnesota developer of medical marijuana has discovered a potent new strain that could be used as a more effective treatment for conditions such as epilepsy. Minnesota Medical Solutions announced...

December 16, 2015

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