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StemoniX Wins 12th Annual MN Cup Competition

The company will take home $80,000 in seed capital.

September 23, 2016

Target gets rid of tiny carts after complaints of kids ramming carts, bruising ankles

Target’s tiny carts are done. The Minneapolis-based retailer introduced shopping carts for kids to push around the store last month, but after getting a lot of negative feedback – including a...

September 22, 2016

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University Of Minnesota Earns $9M Grant For Parkinson’s Research

The university was named a Udall Center of Excellence in Parkinson’s Disease Research, and also earned the right to open a prestigious Udall Center on its campus.

September 22, 2016

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Sportradar Signs Comprehensive Partnership Deal With The NBA

After inking a purported $250 million deal, the sports data company now holds official partnerships with three of the four major U.S. leagues.

September 22, 2016

Feds: 5 execs embezzled $20 million from Starkey Laboratories

Federal prosecutors say five executives spent a decade embezzling money from the Twin Cities company that is America’s biggest hearing aid maker, stealing $20 million from Starkey...

September 21, 2016

The Vikings and Wells Fargo have finally figured out the photobombing sign thing

After a nearly year long court battle, that public spat in court over the Wells Fargo rooftop signs near U.S. Bank Stadium is finally over. There’s a whole lot of legalese background that you...

September 21, 2016

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General Mills’ Profit, Sales Drop In Q1

Cereals without artificial flavors or colors proved to be popular, the company said, although its falling yogurt sales offset most of those gains.

September 21, 2016

Famous Dave's Revamps Its Menu And Decor

The company hopes new additions to the menu and a bolder look will improve sales.

September 21, 2016

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Apex Revenue Technologies Acquires Nashville Firm

Deal will push health care services company’s revenue over $100 million.

September 21, 2016

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Exchange Plan Premiums Cheaper than Comparable Employer Plans

Coverage 10% cheaper nationally, 16% cheaper in Minnesota, study finds.

September 21, 2016

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Mayo’s Think Big Challenge Demonstrates New Emphasis On Commercialization

A focus on technology transfer at Mayo’s Transform 2016 conference.

September 21, 2016

Going green: The state Capitol will use more renewable energy

The Minnesota State Capitol is going greener. Under a new partnership with Xcel Energy, one-third of the newly renovated state Capitol’s energy will eventually come from renewable sources...

September 21, 2016

It's the most wonderful time to get seasonal work at Macy's

First it was Target, now Macy’s has revealed its hiring plans for the holiday season, with more than 1,000 seasonal jobs available in the region. Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s...

September 21, 2016

Wells Fargo chief gets chewed out on Capitol Hill over account scandal

How much anger have Wells Fargo and its CEO stirred up? Enough to get Democrats and Republicans at the U.S. Capitol to agree on something. A rare dose of bipartisanship was displayed by the Senate...

September 20, 2016

After internet and cable, now Comcast wants to be your cellphone provider

You know how much you love having Comcast as your pay-TV provider? Well starting next year they could be your cellphone provider as well. Comcast Corp. CEO Brian Roberts announced Tuesday the...

September 20, 2016

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Tactile Medical Founder Launches $500K Round For New Massage Device

Irene Waldridge began work on her latest business, Eva Medtec, in 2012, shortly after leaving her role as Tactile Medical’s vice president and chief technologist.

September 20, 2016

'Get out Muslims' sign: Muslim leaders reach out to the restaurant's owner

A restaurant and ice cream store in a quiet Minnesota town is the center of controversy after the owner put up a sign that reads “MUSLIMS GET OUT.” The sign outside Treats Family...

September 20, 2016

Andrew Zimmern Partners With The Big Know For Cooking Course

The celebrity television star and chef is teaching the basics of cooking on a Minneapolis-based education platform.

September 20, 2016

2 Minnesota Kmart stores are closing, and liquidation sales start this week

Two of Minnesota’s Kmart stores will be closing. The stores in Moorhead and West St. Paul will shut down later this year, Howard Riefs of Sears Holdings (which owns Sears and Kmart) confirmed...

September 20, 2016

That premium gas you're buying is a waste of money, AAA says

If the manufacturer doesn’t require premium gas, don’t put it in your car. That’s according to a AAA study, which found drivers in the United States wasted more than $2.1 billion...

September 20, 2016

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