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Jobs, housing, high-speed Internet for outstate MN highlight DFL plan

For residents of small towns and rural areas in Minnesota it can be hard to find a job, hard to find training for the jobs that are available, hard to find a place to live, and even hard to get a...

February 18, 2015

Digi International Finds New CEO

Ron Konezny, who once founded a Minnetonka-based telecommunications company, will replace the retiring Joseph Dunsmore.

December 03, 2014

Farewell, phone book: Proposed rule means White Pages won't be left on doorstep

The days of the phone book are coming to an end. Minnesota’s CenturyLink customers will no longer find the heavy, 300-plus page phone book on their doorstep – and other phone companies are...

November 25, 2014

U of M suing Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile for patent infringement

The University of Minnesota alleges the four largest U.S. wireless service providers illegally used technology developed by one of its professors. The U of M filed complaints in Minnesota U.S...

November 05, 2014

SPS Commerce

SPS Commerce Buys Australian Firm For $14.9M In Cash, Stock

Deal adds large customer base in southern hemisphere, but modest bump in revenue.

October 14, 2014

Dayton: State Technology Overhaul Has Saved $27M

The governor said that changes to the state’s IT operations have cut administrative waste and introduced new accountability measures.

July 24, 2014

Social Media Pros Make “Virtual Concierge” For All-Star Week

Meet Minneapolis and PR firm Spong convened a group of social media professionals, who will help recommend restaurants and other destinations to All-Star Game tourists.

July 10, 2014

Mankato Telecom Firm Enventis Sold For $350M

Enventis was bought by a fellow telecommunications firm, based in Illinois, and the deal’s direct effect on Minnesota employees hasn’t been disclosed.

June 30, 2014

High-speed hang-ups: Bill aims for faster Internet in greater MN

Two lawmaker are hoping to better connect rural Minnesota. Northland’s News Center reports Rep. Erik Simonson (DFL-Duluth) and Sen. Matt Schmit (DFL-Red Wing) introduced a $100 million dollar...

February 28, 2014


Serial Entrepreneur Launches Allowance App For Families

Midwest native Mark Lacek is launching a new mobile application called FamDoo, which rewards kids with cash-value points for tasks like housework and schoolwork.

January 28, 2014

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