What's Behind Comcast's Free Internet Service Upgrade?

Given the competition, it seems reasonable to see this week's move by Comcast as part of a strategy to retain customers prior to an all­out price war over superfast speeds.

August 27, 2015

As MSP preps for millions more travelers, changes needed to avoid drop-off misery

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is projected to see millions of more passengers in the next 20 years, which would further strain airport facilities. MSP is forecasting 54 million...

August 27, 2015


Eleven Law Firms Push For Class Action Certification Over Target Data Breach

Within the 52-page court filing, lawyers criticize Target’s “lackadaisical practices and corporate attitudes toward securing sensitive payment card data.”

August 27, 2015

Survey: Minnesotans pleased with their doctors, but want better access

Most Minnesotans are pleased with their doctors, but many wish they had more access to them. That’s according to the Minnesota Department of Health and Minnesota Community Measurement’s...

August 27, 2015

St. Paul council votes to support soccer stadium , but 'there's no deal here'

St. Paul city council members have unanimously endorsed bringing Major League Soccer to Minnesota’s capital city. But – like much of this year’s discussion about the issue – the...

August 26, 2015


EVINE Live Posts Second Quarter Loss

But stock rebounds slightly on increased revenue.

August 26, 2015


Paying For Parking In Minneapolis Can Now Be Done From Your Phone

The City of Minneapolis has just unveiled the pilot program for its on-street, pay-as-you-please parking app.

August 26, 2015

Twin Cities commuters spend 47 hours in rush hour traffic every year, report says

It’s not just your imagination – commuting is getting worse in the Twin Cities, where a new ranking says drivers are losing about two days a year to traffic congestion. The problem is so bad,...

August 26, 2015

Update: 1 worker dies, 1 injured following incident at new Vikings stadium

A worker was killed and another was injured after an incident at the U.S. Bank Stadium Wednesday morning, prompting the construction site to be shutdown for the day. The two workers were performing...

August 26, 2015

Charges: Worker stole $700K from MN employer; spent it on hotels, clothes

In “one of the largest” cases of suspected employee embezzlement seen in Minnesota, a worker has been charged with stealing almost $700,000 from her employer. The Hennepin County...

August 25, 2015

2 Minnesota college campuses make top 25 LGBTQ-friendly list

Two Minnesota schools were highlighted as among the most friendly in the nation to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning students. Macalester College and the University of Minnesota...

August 25, 2015


Best Buy Reports Better-Than-Expected Q2 Results, Stock Skyrockets

One of Best Buy’s biggest success areas—its online store—posted a 17 percent increase in sales from a year ago. Company stock also shot up more than 15 percent.

August 25, 2015

Target settles employment discrimination complaints for $2.8M

Target Corp. has agreed to pay $2.8 million to settle a complaint that its screening process for certain job applicants was discriminatory. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC...

August 24, 2015

Parker Executive Search defends itself from U of M president's criticism

The firm that conducted the search which led to the hiring of Norwood Teague as the University of Minnesota’s athletic director is disputing statements made by University President Eric Kaler...

August 24, 2015


How Did Minnesota Businesses React To Monday’s Stock Market Hit?

Technology companies felt the worst of the effect, however restaurant chains didn’t feel much of a shift.

August 24, 2015

The State Fair's all-you-can-drink milk will cost twice as much this year

Fairgoers will pay double the price for all-you-can-drink milk at the Minnesota State Fair this year. The Midwest Dairy Association, which runs the milk stand, will be charging $2 per glass this...

August 24, 2015

New treats! Dairy Queen introduces 'DQ Bakes,' chain's largest-ever menu expansion

When you’re looking for a treat, you’ll soon find a menu full of new options that are arriving at the nation’s Dairy Queen outlets. The items on the new DQ Bakes menu include...

August 23, 2015

U of M, Minnesota government emails exposed in Ashley Madison leak

Minnesota was not unscathed in the Ashley Madison user leak, and it turns out more than 100 government and almost 500 University of Minnesota email addresses were exposed in the hack. The website...

August 22, 2015

10 Minnesota schools among Newsweek's 500 best in the country

Newsweek has compiled its annual list of the top 500 schools in the country – and 10 Minnesota schools have made the cut. The magazine uses a range of data to ranks schools based on how well they...

August 20, 2015

Metro Transit starts testing free Wi-Fi on Twin Cities buses

Metro Transit hopes to help bus passengers stay connected by testing free Wi-Fi on several of its routes. The Twin Cities’ biggest transit company announced it is testing the service on...

August 20, 2015

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