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Minnesota included in Kozy Shack pudding recall

Kozy Shack Enterprises, which is owned by Arden Hills-based cooperative Land O’Lakes, is recalling some of its puddings. The Associated Press reports that the voluntary recall involves 4...

November 21, 2014

Minnesota nonprofit to buy troubled for-profit college chain

A Minnesota nonprofit will pay $24 million to buy a collection of for-profit colleges that spans more than a dozen states. A new subsidiary of Oakdale-based Educational Credit Management Corp. will...

November 21, 2014

Anglers suing DNR over Mille Lacs walleye rules make their case in court

A lawyer for resort owners and anglers on Mille Lacs Lake told a panel of judges Thursday the Department of Natural Resources ignored part of the Minnesota Constitution in setting fishing...

November 20, 2014

Want the American Dream? Then move to the Twin Cities, young professionals told

Are you just out of college and chasing the American Dream? Then you should head to the Twin Cities. That is the verdict of The Atlantic, which has combined house price figures with income data and...

November 20, 2014

4.7M Graco strollers recalled after reports of childrens' fingers being cut, amputated

Graco is recalling 4.7 million strollers sold in the United States after reports of children’s fingers getting pinched, and sometimes amputated, in the stroller’s hinges. The Atlanta...

November 20, 2014

Best Buy

Best Buy Blows Past Analyst Expectations For Quarter

Shares of the company jumped sharply upon the news, fueled by improved sales.

November 20, 2014

The Met Council chair is stepping down – here's why that's important

Susan Haigh announced Wednesday she is stepping down from her position as chair of the Metropolitan Council. On the surface, this may not sound that exciting – it’s a bureaucratic head...

November 20, 2014

Minnesota's unemployment rate falls again, down to 8-year low

Minnesota’s unemployment rate continued its downward trend in October, reaching the lowest jobless rate in the state since June 2006, according to figures released Thursday by the Minnesota...

November 20, 2014

Holiday shopping

Survey: Shoppers Expected To Spend More Than Ever During Holidays

The Twin Cities’ strong economy has consumers confident they can buy more this year.

November 19, 2014

To save time and money, hospitals pursue ways to share patient records

Several hospitals in northeast Minnesota are choosing to openly collaborate with one another as part of an effort to operate more efficiently. Nine medical groups in northeast Minnesota and western...

November 19, 2014

To fix deteriorating roads and bridges, property taxes for Minnesotans expected to rise

Want roads and schools to improve in your neighborhood? Well, you may have to cough up 4 percent more in taxes next year to pay for it. Minnesotans will pay the price for a couple of years of...

November 19, 2014

Let it grow: Shoppers spend big on 'Frozen', beauty products to boost Target sales

Target has beauty products, back-to-school gear, the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and “Frozen” to thank for a surprise profits boost that is helping the company rebound...

November 19, 2014

New $220m Highway 53 route selected, complete with 200-foot tall bridge

The tallest bridge in Minnesota will be built as part of a $220 million project to relocate a section of Highway 53 on the Iron Range in the northeastern part of the state. The road, between Duluth...

November 18, 2014

Medtronic

Medtronic Reaffirms Covidien Acquisition, Reports Positive Quarterly Results

The two companies will vote on the purchase in January.

November 18, 2014

ValueVision

ValueVision Rebranding: Now Called EVINE Live

The change is the latest in a year that’s seen a new CEO and a battle over the company’s future.

November 18, 2014

Brainerd Dunkin' Donuts 'pretty much' a sure thing

Dunkin’ Donuts is a step closer to setting up shop in Brainerd. The Brainerd City Council unanimously approved zoning variance requests for the potential business, which makes the popular...

November 18, 2014

NFL suspends Adrian Peterson without pay for remainder of the season

The National Football League on Tuesday suspended Adrian Peterson without pay for the remainder of the season. Adrian Peterson Suspended Without Pay For At Least the Remainder of 2014 Season http:/...

November 18, 2014

Minneapolis moves closer to indoor ban on e-cigarettes

The city of Minneapolis moved a step closer Monday to banning the use of electronic cigarettes in all indoor public places and places of employment in the city. A City Council committee voted 6-0...

November 17, 2014

Former US Rep. Bill Frenzel dies at age 86

Former member of the U.S. House of Representatives William “Bill” Frenzel died Monday in that state of Virginia at age 86. Frenzel, a Republican, served eight years in the Minnesota...

November 17, 2014

Second Guilty Plea In Chisholm Welfare Fraud Case

Lake Minnetonka couple was charged with receiving more than $167,000 in fraudulent benefits.

November 17, 2014

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