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Survey: Will Minnesota's Economy Cool This Winter?

Revenue and hiring remain strong among businesses statewide, but finding talent’s harder than ever, while productivity is slipping, and research and development is flat-lining.

MacLennan

Cargill Tops Forbes List Of Largest Private Companies For 28th Time

It is one of seven Minnesota firms to make the 221-firm list this year.

November 05, 2014

Twin Cities Marathon ranked among best races in the world

The race that’s been dubbed one of the most beautiful urban marathons in the country has been named one of the best marathons in the world by The Active Times. The Medtronic Twin Cities...

November 05, 2014

Marvin

Marvin Windows and Doors Earns National Ethics Award

The Warroad family business earned a Minnesota Business Ethics award earlier this year.

October 27, 2014

Magazine says Northfield is No. 1 town in the U.S. for retirees

Northfield, Minnesota, has an unbeatable combo platter to offer retirees: College town perks and a low cost of living. That’s what Money magazine decided as it named the Rice County city the...

October 27, 2014

Minnesota tops Midwest rankings for energy efficiency; 10th nationally

Minnesota was ranked 10th in a list of the most energy-efficient states in the U.S, with the city of Minneapolis finishing eighth in the national city rankings. The state was praised as a “...

October 24, 2014

2014 Business Event Dining Guide

Twin Cities-area restaurants offer a range of cuisine and ambience for company meetings, parties and special events.

October 24, 2014

Map: Slaughterers, meat packers Minnesota's 'most unique' job

The employment landscape in a state can offer hints about its culture. What does it say about Minnesota? Well according to one new map, the meat industry is more prominent in Minnesota than in any...

October 21, 2014

A winner is nigh: Best dive bar list includes Nye's Polonaise Room

Sometimes you want to get all dolled up and sip a fancy, fussy cocktail. And sometimes you want to stand at an old school bar in a beer-scented room that looks like it hasn’t been redecorated...

October 20, 2014

Google names Golden Valley Minnesota's online business Mecca

Golden Valley has been named the “eCITY” of Minnesota by none other than Google itself in its annual list recognizing the nation’s strongest online business communities, the...

October 17, 2014

Glen Taylor

Five Minnesotans Among Forbes’ 400 Wealthiest

The total net worth of the five wealthiest Minnesotans is nearly $11 billion.

September 29, 2014

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MN Economic Outlook Survey: Optimism Abounds

Minnesota’s business leaders plan to hire and spend more this quarter than they have in years, but more plan to expand elsewhere as talent runs short and taxes remain a concern.

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Smart Solutions Survey

Economic Uncertainty Be Damned

Minnesota’s business leaders are tackling their most pressing business challenge head on.

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