Transportation

Minnesota not ready for train fires as more oil tankers travel state rails

Public safety authorities in Minnesota worry that emergency responders lack the training and equipment if a massive fire would be sparked by the growing number of oil trains traveling the state...

February 12, 2014

Railroad takes issue with rerouting freight traffic for Southwest LRT

A new proposal for the Southwest light-rail project that would run freight trains through St. Louis Park is getting some pushback from the railroad. Minnesota Public Radio reports Twin Cities &...

February 06, 2014

Two MN Stocks Tumble On Earnings Announcements

While Buffalo Wild Wings saw a 25 percent increase in profit and C.H. Robinson saw a 65 percent decrease, the price of both companies’ stocks dropped Wednesday.

February 05, 2014

The Valley Cartage crew

Valley Cartage Crosses The River

The longtime Wisconsin trucking company moved its headquarters to Lake Elmo. It took some doing.

January 31, 2014

Taylor-Wharton headquarters in Minnetonka

Taylor-Wharton Finds Its Airport

Proximity to our runways was key in the company’s decision to relocate its corporate headquarters here.

January 31, 2014

Twin Cities Law Firm Earns Victory In Supreme Court Case

The high court sided with Air Wisconsin Airlines, a client of Fafinski Mark & Johnson, and overturned a $1.2 million verdict.

January 30, 2014

Weather-related rail service delays could cost Crystal Sugar millions

American Crystal Sugar says it’s been forced to cut back on production due to a slowdown in rail service caused by harsh winter weather – something that could cost the company millions of...

January 30, 2014

Polaris headquarters in Medina

Polaris Touts Record Profits, Charts More Growth In 2014

The recreational vehicle company generated record profits and revenue for its fourth quarter on increased off-road vehicle and motorcycle sales, and while it's expecting further growth in 2014, its outlook is more cautious than that of analysts.

January 28, 2014

Arctic Cat's Wildcat X Vehicle

Arctic Cat’s Stock Dives On Missed Earnings

The recreational vehicle company announced that its third-quarter profits fell 32 percent and it is lowering its full-year earnings guidance for 2014.

January 23, 2014

Minnesota Lottery pitches iPad play at MSP restaurants

Travelers who pass through Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport may soon be able to gamble on 2,500 ­electronic tablets, courtesy of the Minnesota Lottery. The Star Tribune reported a new...

January 20, 2014

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