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Maple Grove

Three Twin Cities Suburbs Among Money’s Best

Extensive parks and job opportunities helped Maple Grove, Eagan and Woodbury earn places on the annual list.

September 22, 2014

Blu Dot To Open Warehouse In Otsego Business Park

An adjacent building will be able to accommodate further expansion.

September 22, 2014

Pioneer Press

What's Next For The Pioneer Press?

The PiPress is for sale. That could be bad news for remaining employees — or the best thing to happen to the paper in a long time.

September 22, 2014

Report: Peterson hopes to resolve charges this year, return to Vikings

On Sunday, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported the Minnesota Vikings “do not foresee” a scenario in which running back Adrian Peterson plays for them again. On Monday, the story...

September 22, 2014

Mayor Coleman to participate in climate change conference in St. Paul

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman will be delivering the keynote speech in at the St. Paul Hotel Monday during a conference on climate change and extreme weather. Coleman, who is also the president of...

September 22, 2014

Effort to unionize faculty begins at U of M's Twin Cities campus

Faculty members at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are being contacted by one of the nation’s largest labor organizations in an effort to get them to join the union. The Minnesota...

September 21, 2014

Minneapolis man killed in industrial accident at Supervalu warehouse

A 51-year-old Minneapolis man is dead after a Sunday afternoon industrial accident inside the Supervalu Food Distribution Center in Hopkins. KARE 11 reports that Hopkins police responded to a 911...

September 21, 2014

September frost chills outlook for some Minnesota farmers

Some farmers in southern Minnesota are assessing their losses after an early frost a week ago. The Mankato Free Press reports the unseasonable cold hit corn and soybean farms in Sibley and Le Sueur...

September 21, 2014

The most-Googled brand name in Minnesota ...

The finance company Direct Capital recently analyzed Google Trends’ per capita search data for some of the top 200 consumer brands and found the most-searched company in each state...

September 21, 2014

Prominent Minnetonka doctor dies in motorcycle crash

A 71-year-old longtime behavioral pediatrician from Minnetonka, who had a lifesaving liver transplant last year, died in a motorcycle crash on an annual camping trip in South Dakota. Dr. Ernest W...

September 21, 2014

Minneapolis scraps alcohol sales ratio, gender-specific bathrooms

It was a busy day for Minneapolis City Council Friday as it voted for several proposals that it hopes will have a positive effect on local businesses. Here’s a look at some of them. Alcohol...

September 21, 2014

MN attorney after salmonella convictions: 'This happens more than we know'

The former owner of a Georgia peanut company was convicted Friday of criminal charges related to a salmonella outbreak that killed nine people, including three Minnesotans. The Associated Press...

September 19, 2014

How To Make A Campaign Job Into A Campaign Career

A new Minnesota nonprofit tries to help campaign staffers answer the question, “What next?”

September 19, 2014

Blazing fast: Bemidji to get gigabit fiber Internet service

Bemidji residents will soon have access to some of the fastest Internet speeds available in Minnesota – and in the country. Paul Bunyan Communications announced Thursday it is installing 1 gigabit...

September 19, 2014

Hennepin County files petition seeking protective measures for Adrian Peterson's son

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office submitted a petition Friday asking a judge to provide a safety plan for Adrian Peterson’s 4-year-old son, the Star Tribune reports. Peterson is...

September 19, 2014

Republican candidates take aim at MNsure in wake of insurer's exit

Republican candidates in Minnesota’s two most prominent midterm election races lined up a new campaign target this week: MNsure. Since PreferredOne’s Tuesday announcement it was pulling...

September 19, 2014

Green Line keeps pedestrians, college students on track

Turns out the train can bring additional foot traffic to the city. The Star Tribune looked at pedestrian studies conducted in downtown Minneapolis since the arrival of the Green Line. The research...

September 19, 2014

Tekne

Twin Cities Firms Pack List Of Tekne Awards Finalists

Tech businesses large and small are vying for honors in a dozen categories at the annual fall ceremony.

September 19, 2014

Major weekend roadwork to close I-35W, more metro highways

Looking to get from the south suburbs to the Gophers game this weekend? You might need to take a detour – all I-35W northbound traffic from the Crosstown to downtown will be closed from late Friday...

September 19, 2014

Minnesota shoe company a Martha Stewart award finalist

There’s the well-known “Oprah Effect,” and the even-more-popular “Colbert Bump.” But Martha Stewart is no slouch herself when it comes to sales and branding. And a...

September 19, 2014

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