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Kenilworth Corridor

Met Council, Park Board Reach Agreement Over Light Rail

The two sides promised to work more closely during future rail projects.

February 27, 2015

$1.9 billion – Minnesota's budget surplus balloons even further

Minnesota’s budget surplus, projected at about $1 billion just a few months ago, is actually nearly double that amount. The state’s Management and Budget Office said Friday the state...

February 27, 2015

Life Time Fitness

Life Time Fitness’ Q4 Results Impress, No Update On Spinoff

The company is still exploring the option of dividing a portion of the company to independently manage its properties.

February 26, 2015

Up and Up

Federal Suit Filed Against Target For Mislabeled, Adulterated Supplements

Target and three other national retailers became the latest at the center of debate over more regulation in a $32 billion industry.

February 26, 2015

Middle Market Forum

Podcast Previews TCB’s 2015 Middle Market Forum

The March 4 event will feature four area CEOs discussing challenges unique to middle-market companies in Minnesota.

February 26, 2015

Report: MN hospitals making more mistakes – but they resulted in fewer deaths

The number of mistakes hospitals made increased slightly last year, but the number of deaths as a result of those errors declined, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The department...

February 26, 2015

Unlike competitors, Target says it won't be raising workers' wages

Some of Target’s major competitors will be raising their minimum wage, but the Minneapolis-based retailer won’t be following suit. Wal-Mart kicked off a wage war after announcing last...

February 26, 2015

Telecommute to your doctor's office? Bill would make insurance cover it

With doctors and patients making more use of “telemedicine,” some Minnesota lawmakers say insurance companies should be required to cover appointments that occur over a computer...

February 25, 2015

As it stands, the Apostle Islands ice caves will open this Saturday

After a stubbornly warm winter, conditions are finally cold enough for the ice caves on Lake Superior to open this weekend. According to a posting on the Apostle Island ice caves Facebook page...

February 25, 2015

Sun Country

Sun Country Pilots Authorize Union To Call Strike

Pilots have been in mediation with the airline since 2012 and want to increase what they say are industry-low wages.

February 25, 2015

If you get a parking fine in Stillwater, you can pay it off by donating food

If you’re landed with a parking ticket in Stillwater next month, your bank balance won’t necessarily take a hit – but your pantry might. A new initiative running in the city throughout...

February 25, 2015

Target

Will Layoffs Be Part Of Target’s Cost-Cutting Strategy?

The retailer reported stronger earnings for its final quarter this year and will provide a further look ahead for 2015 next week.

February 25, 2015

Not skunked: Craft beer board game from MN man brews up support

Adam Rehberg likes craft beer. He also likes board games. So the Twin Cities man figured, why not put them together and see what brews up? The answer: a lot of interest (and money) from other...

February 25, 2015

Fargo loses two longtime local media figures in one day

A somber week for the Fargo news community, as the city lost two longtime media fixtures Tuesday. Fargo Forum columnist Andrea Halgrimson and local broadcaster Earl Williams have died. Halgrimson...

February 25, 2015

Golf legend Jack Nicklaus teams up with Schawn's for new ice cream flavors

Jack Nicklaus had ice in his veins on the golf course. Now he has his own line of ice cream flavors. Nicklaus has teamed up with The Schwan Food Company, the multibillion-dollar grocer based in...

February 25, 2015

Looking to pay off debt, Twin Cities archdiocese could sell some of its buildings

In the midst of both bankruptcy and a bevy of sex abuse lawsuits, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will consider selling some notable properties as a way to help pay off debt. MPR...

February 25, 2015

Massachusetts homeowners call in the pros from Minnesota to remove ice dams

Residents in Massachusetts have been dealing with a record-setting winter, and now homeowners are calling in the experts from Minnesota to help. This mild Minnesota winter has left Hopkins-based...

February 25, 2015

Minnesota is one of the most-insured states in the US, poll says

The number of people in Minnesota without health insurance is one of the lowest rates in the nation, according to a new report. A Gallup poll looked at states’ uninsured rates heading into...

February 25, 2015

Vikings will cruise up the Mississippi to St. Paul

Centuries after their marauding namesakes sailed the high seas, cruise ships bearing the name Viking will chug up the Mississippi River into Minnesota. Viking River Cruises announced Tuesday that...

February 24, 2015

Target to try out 'Caroline's Cart' designed for children with special needs

Shopping at Target may get easier for parents of children with special needs. The Minneapolis-based retailer is rolling out a trial over the coming months that will see shopping carts designed for...

February 24, 2015

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