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Minnesota Somalis unite to denounce Mall of America terror threat

Somali groups and leaders in Minnesota are uniting to condemn the recent al-Shabab video, which calls for an attack on the Mall of America – while also battling prejudices that may unfairly paint...

February 24, 2015

Mall of America: Lockdown drills already scheduled, not a response to terror threat

Call it a coincidence. Just a couple of days after the Mall of America was named a “target” by the Al-Shabab terrorist group, the megamall staged lockdown drills that it now says were...

February 23, 2015

Duluth must wait to start Dunkin': Opening of donut store delayed

Duluthians hoping for a fix from the nation’s top coffee ‘n donuts chain will have to white-knuckle it at least until summer. The launch of the city’s first Dunkin’ Donuts...

February 23, 2015

Target slashes its free online shipping minimum – now lowest among competitors

Online shopping lovers, your perks keep expanding. Target announced Monday it slashed its free shipping minimum in half.  The Minneapolis-based retailer will now deliver online purchases of $25 for...

February 23, 2015

Officials: No credible terrorist threat, but vigilance urged at Mall of America

If you visit the Mall of America to shop, eat, go on amusement park rides or catch a movie, you will likely note more uniformed officers on duty than usual. MPR News news reports that the...

February 23, 2015

John Schuler

How 125-Year-Old Schuler Shoes Keeps Growing

It’s adding a 10th store this month and expects continued revenue growth at a time in which independent shoe stores are becoming scarcer.

February 23, 2015

Homeland Security head expands warning about terrorist threat at Mall of America

The Somali terror group al-Shabaab released a video online Saturday that appears to call for an attack on the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., representing the most specific threat ever...

February 21, 2015

Ready to hire: Mankato's Walmart Distribution Center will seek 400 workers

The Mankato WalMart Distribution Center, slated to open this summer, is ready to start building its workforce. KEYC reports that more 400 employees will be needed to staff the new 420,000 square...

February 21, 2015

Jennifer Smith

Innovative Office Solutions Buys S&T Office Products

The fast-growing company now lays claim to being the largest independent office supplier in the Upper Midwest.

February 19, 2015

14 Twin Cities chefs and restaurants make James Beard Awards semi-finals

They’re dubbed the “Oscars of the food world,” and this year 14 nominees from the Twin Cities are in the running for a James Beard Foundation Award. This year is the 25th...

February 18, 2015

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