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2015 Outstanding Directors

Honoring five of Minnesota’s most valued board members.

by Fran Howard, Gene Rebeck, and Suzy Frisch

Omar Ishrak

Medtronic’s Omar Ishrak Named 2015 Person of the Year

It's the third year TCB has recognized a Person of the Year.

November 17, 2015


Winona Forms Public-Private Partnership To Revitalize Downtown

It’s part of an ongoing effort to make the city more attractive and lively.

November 17, 2015


Upgrading Transit From St. Paul To Airport Offers Plenty Of Options - Just Don't Mess With Parking

Options for the Riverview Corridor project include just about every idea for improving transit between Union Depot and MSP, including which route should taken and what transit mode should be used.

November 17, 2015

Death of a legend: Target visionary, arts benefactor Bruce Dayton dies at 97

Bruce Dayton, a co-founder of Target and father of Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton, has died at the age of 97. Gov. Dayton announced in a statement that his father died on Friday morning. According...

November 13, 2015

Data reveals how much property taxes will rise in MN communities next year

Homeowners across Minnesota can expect to see significant property tax increases next year, according to early figures compiled by the Department of Revenue. The department released its preliminary...

November 12, 2015

Fight For 15

The First Hurdle For Sick Leave Policy In Minneapolis: Agreeing On Who Should Study It

The city council wants a "partnership group" of 15 residents to study paid sick leave. Now comes the hard part: deciding who should serve on the panel.

November 12, 2015


FAA Approves Sentera For Drone Use

The approval will enhance the company's ability to provide data to its customers.

November 10, 2015

Criticized bridge from light rail to new Vikings stadium goes up in price

A pedestrian bridge linking the new Vikings stadium with a light rail platform is $2.65 million more expensive than expected, and both the team and a Metropolitan Council committee have a new...

November 10, 2015

Watchdog gives MN state government a 'D-’ for transparency, integrity

Minnesota didn’t do well on a national report about integrity in state government. But then again, not one state in the union passed with flying colors, with the leader of the pack, Alaska...

November 09, 2015

High-tech NDSU research center runs into funding problems

A high-tech research program at North Dakota State University is essentially done because of money problems. The Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering is no longer getting enough funding...

November 06, 2015

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