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Minnesota's Young Millionaires 2015

These business leaders have achieved more success by age 40 than most people do in their whole careers. Here’s how they did it.

by Andre Eggert, Gene Rebeck, and Sam Schaust

Hennepin County's new e-cigarette ban is more strict than state law

People will no longer be allowed to smoke e-cigarettes inside most public places in Hennepin County. The county board of commissioners voted 6-1 Tuesday to restrict the use of e-cigarettes in work...

February 11, 2015

Gallup: Minnesota more bullish about economy than any other state

Minnesotans may have a reputation for modesty. But underneath that there’s a whole lot of confidence – at least when it comes to the economy, new numbers from Gallup suggest. The polling...

February 10, 2015

GOP fights back after Dayton gives hefty pay raises to commissioners

Republican lawmakers in Minnesota are pushing back against Gov. Dayton’s decision to increase salaries for his cabinet members by up to $35,000 a year. Members of the House Ways and Means...

February 09, 2015

Top100

Fastenal 8th On Reputation-Based Top 100; Pentair Makes Cut

The Harvard Business Review placed the companies in its 100 best performing CEO rankings and recently revised the list based on non-financial reputation.

February 09, 2015

Park Board

Is The Minneapolis Park Board Guided By Lessons From The Past—Or Haunted By Its History?

Minneapolis Park Board's recent fight with the Met Council reveals a fear of not being sufficiently protective, even overprotective, of the city's park system.

February 09, 2015

Red Lake Band could get into marijuana, industrial hemp business

The Red Lake Band of Chippewa is the latest group looking into joining the marijuana business. Medical marijuana becomes legal in Minnesota this summer. The federal government ruled last year...

February 07, 2015

Minnesota could crack down on microbeads popping up in the Great Lakes

Minnesota could be the next state to crack down on plastic microbeads washing ashore and polluting the Great Lakes. The tiny beads are found in cosmetic products, including facial cleansers...

February 07, 2015

Minnesota lifts freeze on accepting TurboTax returns

The Minnesota Department of Revenue has begun accepting state tax returns filed through the popular tax preparation provider TurboTax as of 3 p.m. Saturday. The state had frozen TurboTax returns on...

February 07, 2015

Dayton vows to veto bill banning expansion of Minnesota Lottery

Governor Mark Dayton has threatened to repeat his veto of a bill banning the online expansion of the Minnesota Lottery. While marking the state lottery’s 25th anniversary, Dayton accused...

February 07, 2015

University in "uphill battle" to raise cash for $190M Gophers facility

Construction on the new $190 million athletics facility at the University of Minnesota is facing a delayed start as the U is struggling to raise the funding it needs. The Star Tribune reports that...

February 07, 2015

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