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DNR OKs PolyMet Project To Move Forward

The long-studied proposal would be the state's first copper-nickel mine.

March 03, 2016

US will impose high tariffs on countries for illegal steel dumping

The United States is taking action against steel dumping, a practice that many say has hurt the global steel industry – and caused thousands of layoffs in Minnesota. The Department of Commerce...

March 03, 2016

The maker of Red Hots is closing its MN plant, and 100-plus workers could lose jobs

Ferrara Candy Company – known for producing Lemonheads, Red Hots, Atomic Fireballs, Boston Baked Beans, Brach’s, Jawbusters and Now and Laters – will be closing its Winona plant next month. The...

March 02, 2016

IRRRB Invests $4.3M To Bring Jobs, Upgrades To Northeastern MN

The funds will be divided across 19 different projects in the region.

February 24, 2016


Ecolab Profit Sinks 38 Percent In Q4

The company was hit by currency fluctuations and costs involved with moving its Venezuelan operations.

February 23, 2016

Obama tells Dayton 'aggressive actions' on foreign steel dumping are coming

President Barack Obama told Gov. Mark Dayton he’s working to “level the playing field” and that countries are “operating fairly” in an effort to help Minnesota’s...

February 22, 2016


150 Years Of General Mills: A Look Back

From a deep-sea submarine to the ever-popular Nerf ball, General Mills’ innovations have gone far beyond flour and Cheerios.

February 10, 2016


New York Stock Exchange Threatens To Delist Imation

The data storage company currently maintains less than half the market capitalization standard required by the exchange.

February 08, 2016

Finger printed: MN high school uses 3-D printer to make teacher a prosthetic finger

A Minnesota high school is putting its 3-D printer to good use by helping out one of its teachers. Galen McCarthy, an art teacher at Jackson County Central High School in southern Minnesota, lost...

February 07, 2016

Plight of MN Iron Range gets detailed by the Washington Post

Minnesota’s Iron Range and the struggles facing its residents are chronicled in a Washington Post article published this week. Washington Post reporter Ylan Q. Mui visited the region, and...

February 05, 2016

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