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Female execs from Securian (from left): Jean Delaney Nelson, Nancy Swanson, Kathy Pinkett, and Leslie Chapman

Culture Matters When Attracting Female Executives

At Securian and Donaldson, supportive and flexible environments increase the ranks of women executives.

by Liz Fedor

New company to take over MNsure website, systems

Minnesota’s online health insurance marketplace, MNsure, has named a new vendor to overhaul overhaul its troubled website and computer systems. Deloitte Consulting LLP’s contract is worth $4...

April 16, 2014

Under pressure to act, cell phone makers to add 'kill switch' to new devices

Apple, AT&T and 11 other smartphone makers and wireless companies have agreed to add “kill switch” technology to their devices starting next year in an effort to deter cell phone...

April 15, 2014

Xcel Energy headquarters

4 MN Cos. Among “Best Employers In America”

Xcel Energy, St. Jude Medical, Mosaic, and Medtronic were among 50 of the largest companies in the country that offer the best combination of a high median salary, high job satisfaction, and a flexible work schedule.

April 15, 2014

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Twin Cities Among Top 10 Cities For Millennials

The Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area placed 9th on a ranking of the best neighborhoods for millennials by Niche.com, due largely to its low rent and unemployment rates.

April 15, 2014

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HCMC Announces $191M Clinic Expansion Downtown

The Hennepin County Medical Center plans to build a 322,000-square-foot medical center across the street from its current emergency department in downtown Minneapolis.

April 14, 2014

Gov. Dayton signs $9.50 minimum wage into law

Gov. Mark Dayton signed the minimum wage bill into law Monday afternoon, which will give more than 325,000 workers in Minnesota a pay raise beginning Aug. 1. The measure, which cleared the House...

April 14, 2014

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U.S. Bank To Acquire Biz From Ally Bank

U.S. Bank has entered an agreement to purchase Ally Bank’s document custodian business.

April 14, 2014

Minn. butter-makers abuzz over boom; others not buying it

The butter versus margarine debate rages on, even as Minnesota butter producers are celebrating an uptick in butter consumption. Nationwide, butter sales by volume increased 5 percent last year...

April 14, 2014

New poll finds drop in approval ratings for Dayton, Franken

Heading into the election season, DFL incumbents Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken have both seen their approval ratings drop beneath the key 50 percent threshold that is often regarded as...

April 14, 2014

Dayton to sign minimum wage increase into law Monday

Gov. Mark Dayton will sign the minimum wage bill into law Monday afternoon, FOX 9 reports. The signing ceremony is scheduled for Monday at 2:30 p.m.  in the Capitol Rotunda.  The event is free and...

April 13, 2014

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