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New 'clinic' in the Twin Cities wants malfunctioning home appliances

At Dakota County’s free “clinic” later this month, the “doctors” are local volunteers, and the patients? Household items that just need a little TLC. The county’...

January 10, 2016

Select Comfort

Companies To Watch In 2016: Select Comfort

The company is struggling with a software overhaul that's affecting shipments, but the mattress maker is poised to grow.

January 08, 2016


Minnesota On The CES Floor

Dozens of Minnesota companies are making the trip to Las Vegas this week to promote a wide range of products and services.

January 06, 2016

Shoppers flock to final sales as Iron Range town's only grocery closes

They’re making their final trip to the grocery store in Aurora. Of course, residents will still go to grocery stores – but after Wednesday that will mean traveling to a neighboring town. As...

January 05, 2016

Mills Fleet Farm finds buyer to help grow its supply business

Brainerd-based Mills Fleet Farm has found a buyer that plans to grow the supply business. KKR, an investment firm, announced Tuesday it has agreed to purchase Mills Fleet Farm at an undisclosed...

January 05, 2016

The Punch Pizza Way

If Punch Neapolitan Pizza’s higher-wage initiative has been good for business, why isn’t the rest of the local restaurant trade following?

December 30, 2015

Cook County

Can Cool Cook County Stay Hot?

Minnesota’s northeastern-most county is having a strong run. Can this cool area stay hot?

December 30, 2015

Pet Store

The Realities Of Pet Store Retail

For pet stores large and small, the profit’s in food and accessories.

December 30, 2015

Uptown Hotel

A Hotel Rises In Uptown

Graves looks set to be the one who builds Uptown’s first hotel.

December 30, 2015

Local coffee shop is going national with its cold press drinks

People around the United States could soon be enjoying cold press coffee from a Minnesota company. Big Watt Cold Beverage Co. – named after the cold drink counterpart of Minneapolis-based Five Watt...

December 27, 2015

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