Education

Two Former Colleagues Reunite To Launch Exec Search Firm

Marcia Ballinger and Lars Leafblad have formed Ballinger | Leafblad, Inc., and their initial clients include the Bush Foundation, CaringBridge, the University of Minnesota, and more.

July 08, 2014

U of M to drop same-sex domestic partner benefit coverage

About 11 months after same-sex marriage was made legal in Minnesota, the University of Minnesota says it’s dropping its same-sex domestic partnership benefit program, the Minnesota Daily...

July 02, 2014

Preschool Franchise Seeks Twin Cities Expansion

The Goddard School franchise has a goal of opening 30 new schools every year for the next five years, and it hopes the Twin Cities will be one of its main growth regions.

June 25, 2014

MnSCU chancellor gets new contract; critics raise questions

Steven Rosenstone, chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, has a new three-year contract.  MnSCU officials issued a news release Monday to announce the new deal, even...

June 16, 2014

MSU-Mankato, Riverland establish in-state tuition program for Iowa students

A new program is giving some Iowa high school students the opportunity to attend a couple Minnesota colleges for the same price as an in-state student. The Future Maverick program allows a student...

June 08, 2014

Thomas Friedman

What MN Values Mean To A Pulitzer Prize Winner (Video)

Thomas Friedman, a New York Times columnist, said he’s “always looking for Minnesota” in each of the subjects he covers.

June 02, 2014

St. Paul Considers Later Start Times For Middle, High Schools

Roughly 40 percent of U.S. high schools start the school day before day before 8 a.m.

June 02, 2014

Downtown Mpls. Co-Working Space Begins Hosting Weddings

Twin Cities co-working organizations are finding ways to move beyond memberships, leveraging their various spaces for private events; Joule, for example, is doubling as an “all-inclusive” wedding venue.

May 29, 2014

Whitney Thurman

“Mad Men” Misses The Mark: In Mpls, Advertising Isn’t So Cutthroat

An all-star collection of Minneapolis creatives gathered last week to help develop the next generation of talent.

May 27, 2014

Middle Market Forum

A Recap Of TCB's 2014 Middle-Market Forum

Mid-sized Minnesota companies are carving out strategic advantages.

May 23, 2014

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