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3M Will Cut 1,500 Jobs, Posts Slumping Sales

The Maplewood-based manufacturer will undergo restructuring changes after posting a mixed Q3 report.

October 22, 2015

Cliffs backs away from CEO's threat to close Iron Range mine

Mining giant Cliffs Natural Resources has backed away from a threat by its CEO to close one of its taconite plants on Minnesota’s Iron Range when a competitor opens its own plant. The company...

October 19, 2015

War on the Range: Mining giants clash over new taconite plant

A battle of the titans is brewing on Minnesota’s Iron Range, between two of the biggest players in the mining industry. One one side is Essar Steel, which is in the process of building a new ...

October 18, 2015


Imation Names Interim CEO

The company also said it was buying cloud storage and sharing service Connected Data as it focuses on enterprise.

October 15, 2015

#StopPolyMet rallies in St. Paul, while mining advocates gather in Iron Range

More than a hundred demonstrators, concerned about the environment, rallied in St. Paul Tuesday afternoon to try to stop the proposed PolyMet mine project in northern Minnesota. But 200 miles north...

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

State officials want $66M in incentives given for shelved steel mill paid back

Essar Steel promised Minnesota a steel mill in 2007. To help out, the state kicked in nearly $66 million in incentives to build the infrastructure that was needed, WDIO reports. But there was no...

October 13, 2015

Polaris recalls some ATVs due to potential fire hazard

Motorcycle and ATV maker Polaris is recalling about 53,000 of its 2015 model all-terrain vehicles due to a potential fire hazard caused by a manufacturing error. The company, based in Medina...

October 06, 2015

The Pacific trade pact and what it means for MN businesses, workers

Minnesota businesses, workers, and elected officials are all working to learn more about the massive Pacific trade agreement reached by negotiators from 12 countries Monday. The Trans Pacific...

October 05, 2015

Construction workers rescued in West Fargo after trench collapses on them

Two construction workers had to be rescued by fire crews in West Fargo after a trench collapse left them stuck up to their knees and waist in soil. The workers from All Finish Concrete in Moorhead...

October 01, 2015

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