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Making Waves In Radio

Ginny Morris, known for adroit leadership skills and a savvy business mind, is building her family’s Hubbard Radio company into a national powerhouse.

by Liz Fedor

Charges: Worker stole $700K from MN employer; spent it on hotels, clothes

In “one of the largest” cases of suspected employee embezzlement seen in Minnesota, a worker has been charged with stealing almost $700,000 from her employer. The Hennepin County...

August 25, 2015

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Best Buy Reports Better-Than-Expected Q2 Results, Stock Skyrockets

One of Best Buy’s biggest success areas—its online store—posted a 17 percent increase in sales from a year ago. Company stock also shot up more than 15 percent.

August 25, 2015

Target settles employment discrimination complaints for $2.8M

Target Corp. has agreed to pay $2.8 million to settle a complaint that its screening process for certain job applicants was discriminatory. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC...

August 24, 2015

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How Did Minnesota Businesses React To Monday’s Stock Market Hit?

Technology companies felt the worst of the effect, however restaurant chains didn’t feel much of a shift.

August 24, 2015

The State Fair's all-you-can-drink milk will cost twice as much this year

Fairgoers will pay double the price for all-you-can-drink milk at the Minnesota State Fair this year. The Midwest Dairy Association, which runs the milk stand, will be charging $2 per glass this...

August 24, 2015

New treats! Dairy Queen introduces 'DQ Bakes,' chain's largest-ever menu expansion

When you’re looking for a treat, you’ll soon find a menu full of new options that are arriving at the nation’s Dairy Queen outlets. The items on the new DQ Bakes menu include...

August 23, 2015

U of M, Minnesota government emails exposed in Ashley Madison leak

Minnesota was not unscathed in the Ashley Madison user leak, and it turns out more than 100 government and almost 500 University of Minnesota email addresses were exposed in the hack. The website...

August 22, 2015

Metro Transit starts testing free Wi-Fi on Twin Cities buses

Metro Transit hopes to help bus passengers stay connected by testing free Wi-Fi on several of its routes. The Twin Cities’ biggest transit company announced it is testing the service on...

August 20, 2015

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Toro Posts Record Third Quarter Results, Announces New COO

Sales shot up more than 7 percent for the Bloomington lawn maintenance company. Toro has refined its full-year earnings outlook, increasing it to $3.50.

August 20, 2015

Laid off workers return to Jennie-O as company looks to rebound from bird flu

Jennie-O Turkey had a rough quarter, which the company is attributing to the devastating bird flu – but some workers that were laid off earlier this year have gotten their jobs back. In its latest...

August 20, 2015

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