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Minnesota sued over Twin Cities' segregated schools

A lawsuit filed against Minnesota Thursday claims the state is failing to give an adequate education to poor and minority children attending segregated schools in the Twin Cities. Seven families...

November 05, 2015


American Cleaning Crew Owner Handed Prison Sentence, $300K Fine

James Siganos, owner of a Mound-based carpet cleaning business, was given a 21-month prison sentence for dodging more than $300,000 in taxes.

October 27, 2015

Chamber Presses For Changes To ADA-Compliance Lawsuits

A rash of lawsuits aimed at small businesses have popped up across the state.

October 27, 2015


Could Medtronic Move R&D To Ireland For Tax Purposes?

With Medtronic being one of Ireland’s largest employers, analysts say there is a new incentive for the medical device maker to prioritize its Dublin headquarters for R&D.

October 15, 2015

Attorney general: Car donation charity isn't very charitable, misleads donors

AG: Car donation charity used #MakeAWish name to solicit donations, then paid 80% of $ to execs' companies — Fox 9 (@MyFOX9) October 14, 2015 Minnesota’s...

October 14, 2015

MN court throws out fire sprinkler requirement for new homes

Home builders won a victory in court Tuesday, as the Minnesota Court of Appeals struck down a new state rule requiring fire sprinkler systems be installed in large, newly-built homes. The rule...

October 13, 2015

Minnesota Supreme Court upholds limits on Internet payday loans

The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled that out-of-state payday lenders who offer loans to Minnesota residents over the Internet are subject to the same restrictions as bricks-and-mortar lenders...

October 07, 2015


Former Starkey Execs Dismissed Over Dispute To Promote CEO’s Stepson, Lawsuit Alleges

A lawsuit filed Friday by Keith Guggenberger claims Starkey CEO Bill Austin wrongfully terminated the executives and even badmouthed him around the office.

October 05, 2015

4 arrested, 3 Minneapolis child care centers charged in $1 million fraud scheme

Four people have been arrested and three child care centers have been charged with billing the government to take care of “phantom students” to the tune of more than $1 million...

September 29, 2015


Bloomington Doctor Indicted For Health Care Scheme, Taking Kickbacks

Elena Polukhin received more than $43,000 for allegedly prescribing pain cream and opioids to patients without a legitimate purpose.

September 24, 2015

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