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Icelandic sheep farmers' fortunes make for a good yarn

It was a decision that has since proved anything but woolly-headed. With just a few dollars to their name, the Strand family put their livelihood on the line as they hitched up two trailers of...

October 20, 2014

Will Apple Pay upset the payment cart and make your wallet obsolete?

Give a quick wave of your phone and you’re on your way. Apple, which changed the way people listen to music and use their phones, launched Apple Pay on Monday. Some tech experts say the new...

October 20, 2014

Creative Kidstuff gets TV show, MOA pop-up store

Minneapolis-based Creative Kidstuff is expanding – outside of its traditional medium, with a new TV show set to debut; and also physically, with a holiday pop-up store in the nation’s biggest...

October 18, 2014

Charges

Prosecutors: Uptown Restaurateur Hid More Than $1.1M From State

An investigation revealed that Michael Whitelaw skirted more than $100,000 in sales taxes at his Asian fusion eatery.

October 16, 2014

Turning the page: Future of historic Rochester theater in question

Like a hardcover novel being snapped shut after its final words, the most recent volume of the historic Chateau Theatre in Rochester is coming to an end – and what the sequel may look like is still...

October 15, 2014

Twin Cities Film Fest finds success blending Hollywood, indie productions

In 2010, there were empty theaters at showings during the Twin Cities Film Fest, the event’s first year in existence. “It was a bit discouraging,” founder and executive director...

October 15, 2014

There may be a fee to see Apostle Island ice caves this winter – if they return

It could cost a bit more to visit the Apostle Island ice caves – if and when the caves return. Last winter, roughly 138,000 people visited the ice caves on Lake Superior near the Apostle Islands...

October 15, 2014

Rybak

Does A Boring Ballot Question Hold The Key To Sustaining Minneapolis' Restaurant Boom?

A group seeking to repeal Minneapolis' 70/30 law governing food-to-alcohol sales for neighborhood restaurants says the rule is a serious problem — and becoming a bigger one.

October 15, 2014

Don Henley sues Duluth Trading Co. over shirt advertisement pun

Rock legend Don Henley was not amused when the Duluth Trading Company borrowed an Eagles lyric in a recent advertisement. “Don a henley and take it easy,” reads the recent email ad...

October 15, 2014

Myron Peterson

Myron Peterson, The Popcorn Patriarch Of St. Paul, Has Died At 95

At Saturday's funeral, a 2-gallon popcorn tin held the ashes of Peterson, who ran downtown popcorn shops for 30 years with his wife and daughters.

October 14, 2014

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