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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

Mayo Clinic enters agreement with Irish med tech industry

The media in Ireland is full of stories about a new deal just announced that will bring the prestige of the Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic to the Irish medical research and technology industry. The...

April 10, 2014

House OKs bill aimed at narrowing workplace gender gaps

The Minnesota House has approved a bill aimed at improving wages and other workplace issues for women. After almost four hours of debate Wednesday, lawmakers OK’d the “Women’s Economic...

April 10, 2014

Franken takes shots at Comcast/Time Warner merger in Senate hearing

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken grilled top executives of Comcast and Time Warner Cable in a U.S. Senate committee hearing Wednesday over the proposed merger of the two companies, and he made it clear he...

April 10, 2014

MNsure chooses new contractor for website in advance of audit

The state health insurance exchange, MNsure, has contracted with a company that will take over the agency’s website and technical operations. The Star Tribune reports MNsure Interim CEO Scott Leitz...

April 09, 2014

Nelson's Ice Cream in Stillwater

Historic Stillwater Ice Cream Shop Expands To St. Paul

After more than 90 years in business, Nelson’s Ice Cream is opening up a second location in St. Paul.

April 09, 2014

Tax time list shows Minnesotans taxed at 6th-highest rate

As the deadline to Tax Day approaches, so does the focus on the amount of taxes we pay. WCCO reports that when all the taxes are added up and factored in, Minnesota has the sixth-highest tax rate...

April 09, 2014

3M HQ

3M Bills New Cooling Tech As “Revolutionary”

A 3M official said the technology may have the potential to have as broad of an impact as 3M’s Post-its.

April 08, 2014

Minnesota Lottery's Online Push Hits Bipartisan Legislative Wall

This February, the Lottery's online presence advanced to the point that players could purchase instant scratch-off tickets online.

April 08, 2014

Brooklyn Park seeks to rebrand; says perception as crime-ridden is unfair

Add Brooklyn Park to the list of Minnesota communities unhappy with its public perception. In November, FOX 9 reported city leaders were unhappy with being labeled as a hub of crime, poverty and...

April 08, 2014

Scaled-down Senate office building gets final OK

A Minnesota Senate committee has given final legislative approval to construction of a new $77 million office building which will house the state’s senators.  The Senate Rules committee voted...

April 07, 2014

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