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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

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

Emmer gets GOP endorsement to run for Bachmann's 6th District seat

Former state Rep. Tom Emmer won the strong endorsement of Republican Party delegates in the 6th Congressional District in his race to succeed Michele Bachmann. Emmer, who narrowly lost the...

April 12, 2014

Futuristic vision would top 35W with a park neighborhood

Imagine spreading a blanket on the grass for a picnic above Interstate 35W. That may not be too far off, if a team of students, planners and designers get their way. They are dreaming up a...

April 11, 2014

Minnesota tax revenues below projections for February, March

The state raked in a bit less revenue than expected in February and March, but there’s no cause for panic, Minnesota budget officials say. Minnesota net general fund receipts totaled $2.637...

April 11, 2014

House passes minimum wage bill, Dayton just needs to sign

The Minnesota House voted to pass a bill that would raise minimum wage and now all it needs is Gov. Mark Dayton’s signature to become law. The MN House has joined the Senate in voting to...

April 10, 2014

ViaWest Enters MN With New Data Center In Chaska

ViaWest, which manages 27 data centers in six states, announced the recent opening of its first Minnesota facility.

April 10, 2014

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