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The Creatives: 7 Of MN’s Most Successful Innovators

Seven of Minnesota’s most successful innovators share how they foster and lead creativity within their organizations.

by Adam Wahlberg

U Of M Touts Record Year For Spinning Off Startups

The university said its Venture Center helped introduce 15 new companies in its latest fiscal year.

August 14, 2014

GOP creates look-alike news sites targeting Minnesota Democrats

The Moorhead Update looks like a news site. There’s a headline at the top, big and bold, with a photo of U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson underneath. And along the right-hand side of the page, there...

August 14, 2014

Jeff Johnson

Minnesota's Primary Marked By Low Turnout—And The Power Of Incumbency

Wins by Jeff Johnson and U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden highlight an election that saw less than 10 percent of registered voters cast ballots.

August 13, 2014

GNP CEO

Longtime Gold’n Plump CEO Retires In Wake Of Acquisition

Michael Helgeson—who has spent more than four decades at the business his grandfather founded, and who recently guided GNP through a sale to an Illinois company—will retire, and Steve Jurek will be promoted to president.

August 12, 2014

Why Moving To MN Could Save Wealthy Wisconsinites Money

Despite criticisms of Minnesota's tax climate for wealthy residents, a new study suggests that high-income earners in Wisconsin might actually save money if they relocated here.

August 12, 2014

U of M hopes to ban 'Redskins' during November Vikings game

The University of Minnesota is working with the Minnesota Vikings on a plan that would disallow the use of the Washington Redskins nickname when they visit the Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium in...

August 07, 2014

Mankato ranked one of the most affordable college towns

The city of Mankato has been ranked in a national survey as one of the most affordable college towns, because of its relatively low cost of living. The list was put together by Great Value Colleges...

August 06, 2014

Groundbreaking

Highway Upgrades Bring Businesses, Jobs To MN City

Wurth Adams Nut & Bolt and Perbix Machines are relocating their headquarters to Brooklyn Park with expansion projects that total $28.6 million.

August 06, 2014

Star Tribune announces endorsements for upcoming GOP primary

Minnesota’s largest newspaper has announced its endorsements for next week’s primary in the high-profile races for governor and U.S. Senate. This comes as GOP Senate and gubernatorial...

August 04, 2014

Polaris announces new jobs as part of Plymouth expansion

Medina-based ATV-maker Polaris Industries is planning to expand in Plymouth, in a move the company says will create 100 jobs. The company, which also manufactures snowmobiles, motorcycles, military...

August 01, 2014

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