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Duluth officials propose new vacation rental rules – but not everyone is happy

There was some push back from Duluth’s home and business owners at a meeting Thursday to talk about new rules on vacation rental properties. The city last summer placed a moratorium on...

January 22, 2016

Lone bid for Nicollet Mall revamp project comes in $24M over budget

The facelift of Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis will have to be redesigned after only one contractor made a bid to carry out the project – and that bid was $24 million above the city’s budget...

January 21, 2016

Target shifting to cage-free eggs in stores by 2025

Target is the latest in a growing line of major retailers, restaurants and food companies to move towards cage-free eggs. The Minneapolis-based retail giant announced on Twitter Tuesday morning it...

January 20, 2016


Kickstarting Innovation: Stillwater Co. Develops First Compostable Garden Pot

The company took to Kickstarter and hit its $25,000 goal within 30 hours.

January 20, 2016


Sony Indoor Theme Park And Water Park Resort Set For Albertville

The project is estimated to cost $115 million and will create 2,000 jobs in Minnesota.

January 19, 2016

Gas the cheapest it's been in 8 years – approaching lows of $1.50 a gallon

Oil prices continue to tumble amid a global oversupply, and as a result prices at the gas pumps in Minnesota are the lowest they’ve been for years. According to, the average...

January 18, 2016


Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Part Of Recent Payment-Card Data Breach

The hotel chain said 250 locations from 50 countries were hacked.

January 15, 2016

Wal-Mart shutters 154 US stores – but Minnesota is spared

Minnesota Wal-Mart stores have been spared the axe after the retailer announced 154 store closures on Friday. No Minnesota outlets featured on the list revealed by the supermarket giant, with most...

January 15, 2016


Best Buy Lowers Guidance After Holiday Revenue Drops

News of the electronics retailer’s sales decline resulted in a sharp drop in company stock.

January 14, 2016

The MN company that made Bundt cakes a thing gets honored for its anniversary

Nordic Ware is 70 years old. If the name of the company doesn’t ring a bell, it’s signature product might jog your memory – or your taste buds. St. Louis Park company Nordic Ware helped...

January 11, 2016

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