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2015 Outstanding Directors

Honoring five of Minnesota’s most valued board members.

by Fran Howard, Gene Rebeck, and Suzy Frisch

Groups lay out ideas to help fix 'unacceptable' racial disparities in MN

Community leaders pitched a handful of proposals to lawmakers Wednesday aimed at helping address the significant equity disparities between black and white Minnesotans. The proposals put forward...

April 06, 2016

As Mayo's DMC Project Moves Forward, SE Minnesota Faces Worker, Housing Shortage

The DMC project is expected to create 45,000 jobs. But where will they come from, and is there any place for them to live?

April 06, 2016

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe gets $12M to fix 'horrific' conditions at school

A Minnesota school located on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation will get millions of dollars for repairs and upgrades, after conditions last year were described by one congressman as “...

April 05, 2016

Fiscal Disparities

Property Taxes: Which Cities Give And Which Take In Twin Cities Region?

Under the 1971 Fiscal Disparities Act, the Twin Cities region shared $594 million in tax revenue among nearly 200 taxing entities in 2015.

April 05, 2016

BYOB: Minneapolis OKs ban on plastic grocery bags

Buying groceries in Minneapolis will soon mean no plastic bags – or paying 5 cents for a paper bag. The City Council approved a plan Friday to ban retailers from using plastic bags starting April...

April 01, 2016


Minnesota's Great Wealth Migration

Billions of dollars are fleeing the state because of higher taxes and a growing perception that its government is 'anti-success.'

April 01, 2016


Why Are Women Bypassing C-Suite Jobs?

They are defining success on their own terms—some at nonprofits, some with their own companies.

April 01, 2016

Angel Investment

Calling All Angels: DEED Has A Tax Credit For You

The agency wants to help direct angel investment money beyond the usual suspects. But is it working?

April 01, 2016


Ending The Timeclock Mentality

A U of M study confirms companies benefit from flexible work schedules and environments.

April 01, 2016


How Green Is My Capital Campaign?

Can two downtown Minneapolis park projects both green up in competition for philanthropic dollars?

April 01, 2016

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