Leadership

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2015 Outstanding Directors

Honoring five of Minnesota’s most valued board members.

by Fran Howard, Gene Rebeck, and Suzy Frisch

2016’s Awfulness Notwithstanding, Here Are 5 Trends That Improved In Minnesota This Year

If the trends continue, 2017 could be a good year for the state.

December 30, 2016

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The Six Issues That Will (Probably) Dominate The Year In Local Government

The year will start with a legislative session — and end with two big elections.

December 27, 2016

Minneapolis Gives Leg Up To Small Businesses Seeking City Contracts

The new program will help small business compete against more established companies.

December 22, 2016

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Hodges Comes Out In Support Of Higher Minimum Wage For Minneapolis

"Minneapolis is going to lead on the minimum wage, and we have to get it right," the mayor said.

December 20, 2016

Is A Sunday Sales Repeal Coming Soon?

Speaker Daudt said there seems to be enough support to end the blue law this upcoming session.

December 20, 2016

Feds Deny Twin Metals Mineral Lease Renewal

The move by the Departments of the Interior and Agriculture deals a major blow to the prospect for a copper-nickel mine on the Iron Range.

December 15, 2016

State Unemployment Rate Falls To 3.8 Percent

The state has added nearly 32,000 jobs in the last 12 months.

December 15, 2016

State Exports Down For The Seventh-Straight Quarter

As exports to Canada and Mexico decline, Minnesota businesses are looking to Asia, Europe and Africa to buy more. However, Trump’s vow to “rip up” existing international trade deals could deal a blow to the state’s export industry in 2017.

December 06, 2016

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Debunking The Myth That Minnesota's Rural Towns Are Doomed

New London, Milan and Albert Lea are examples of communities showing signs of vitality — and unraveling many preconceptions of small-town life.

December 06, 2016

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Feds Pull Support From Globe University, Minnesota School Of Business

Together, the schools were awarded about $54 million from the U.S. Department of Education for the 2014-2015 school year.

December 06, 2016

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