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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

Minneapolis objects, but committee approves Southwest LRT tunnels

The Southwest light-rail project has lurched forward. Metro leaders voted in favor of putting the Southwest light rail in a tunnel through Minneapolis’ Kenilworth corridor, despite opposition...

April 02, 2014

100s

Minnesotans Get 2nd-Smallest Portion Of Their Taxes Back

Minnesota taxpayers recoup less than 10 percent of the individual income taxes they contribute, whereas Mississippians get back more than 30 percent.

April 02, 2014

Unpause: Department of Revenue gives go-ahead to file taxes

Tax forms and filing programs have been updated – the Department of Revenue says Minnesotans should start doing their taxes now. Our software and software of all certified tax software vendors has...

April 02, 2014

Handshake

Stratasys Acquires Two More Companies

The 3D printing giant said it will purchase Solid Concepts, Inc., for up to $295 million but didn’t disclose Harvest Technologies’ purchase price.

April 02, 2014

Minnesota legislators hope state can benefit from ND's oil boom

A proposed study would look at how Minnesota can use North Dakota’s oil boom for its own benefit. North Dakota was second in the nation in oil production in 2013, behind Texas, according to...

April 02, 2014

Governor Mark Dayton

Dayton, Lawmakers Agree To Boost Pay For Care Workers

The $14 million provision included in Governor Mark Dayton’s budget funds the equivalent of about 218 full-time employees in the Department of Human Services.

April 02, 2014

Anoka-Hennepin reaches tentative contract with teachers

The Anoka-Hennepin school district and its teachers union have reached a tentative agreement on a new two-year contract, after nearly 10 months at the bargaining table. The two sides met for more...

April 01, 2014

Glen Taylor

Billionaire Glen Taylor To Buy Star Tribune

If the deal proceeds, it's expected to close “by late spring”; financial terms have not been disclosed.

April 01, 2014

MN Business Leaders Identify Their Legislative Priorities

In a recent poll, Minnesota business leaders identified the issues they'd prefer to see lawmakers address this session.

April 01, 2014

Red Wing Offers $40K Incentive For New Restaurants

Red Wing, which also recently launched a business incubator, is now hosting a contest aimed at attracting new restaurants to its downtown.

April 01, 2014

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