For more than 50 years, the Minnesota Inventors Congress has lured lone-wolf tinkerers and garage gadgeteers to Redwood Falls. For some, the event has provided a springboard for starting a business. But with attendance shrinking, can it reinvent itself and stay relevant?
Minnesota’s business leaders are tackling their most pressing business challenge head on.
The new U of M president faces a punishing budget, a legacy of top-down management, intense demands to grow research, and a sports and marketing machine on a Big 10 scale he’s never seen before. What makes him the right catalyst to take the university out of rough idle?
An Itasca Project initiative helps small, regional IT companies get large Minnesota firms as clients.
A local CIO gives us a snapshot of his unique IT organization.
Measuring soil density? Checking patient records?
Delivering data to the board of directors? There’s an app for that.
LarsonAllen to its merger partners: Let’s work together. Really.
Northern Oil & Gas fuels short sellers’ zeal; what looks bad is bad for shareholders.
A Northfield investment and management firm enters a new field: saving historic, smaller-city hotels and inns.
iBuyOfficeSupply.com is taking the low-cost route to fast growth.
The “new Avtex” is positioning itself as a provider of unified, multi-channel customer interaction technology.
A brand of premium licorice hopes to hit it out of the park with its Minnesota Twins–based ad campaign.
Amcom did so well, it’s now driving growth within a publicly traded business.
Cultivate the art of gamesmanship with a day at a hunting preserve.
Chris Johnson brings Texas barbecue to the St. Croix.
CyberSpace picks up, inventories and photographs, and makes accessible via Internet every item you choose to store in its Minneapolis warehouse.
SheerWind, based in Chaska, is developing the Invelox wind-energy system.
Nan DeMars' new book, You’ve Got to Be Kidding!: How to Keep Your Job Without Losing Your Integrity, is a new release from Wiley this summer.
Magnetic Productions’ search for the not-too-proud and the brave.
This season, the runways were stocked with rich textures, luxe leathers, and tweeds distinguished enough for royalty. No matter what your professional arena may be, you can interpret the trend in the way that suits you.
Electric vehicles on the rise.
Social enterprise is good, but how to put corporate structure to it?
Minnesota’s strong economic undercurrent may surprise you.
How long can smokers and school kids bail out the state?
Benefit managers talk shop—what works and what doesn’t—about delivering employee benefits information.
Are Minnesota's tax peculiarities driving people away?
Three remodeling projects celebrate the clean lines of old buildings.
The job is part of the journey, not the end game.