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With Zika virus on the rise, Franken hopes to encourage companies to find cure

There is no cure or vaccine for the Zika virus at this point. Sen. Al Franken is hoping to encourage drug companies to find one. Franken, a Democrat from Minnesota, sent a letter to the Secretary...

February 09, 2016

Local Chiropractor Indicted For Tax Evasion

If convicted, Donald Gibson could face up to 30 years in prison.

February 09, 2016

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Judge OKs State To Move Forward On 3M Pollution Lawsuit

Tens of thousands of Minnesotans may be accessing water that was contaminated by harmful chemicals.

February 09, 2016

State workers would get 6 weeks paid parental leave under Dayton proposal

State employees could get six months of paid parental leave after they have a child, if a proposal from Gov. Mark Dayton gets approved by lawmakers. The governor announced the plan at a forum with...

February 09, 2016

TV star furious over $1,545 apartment rent at complex that replaced old homes

DIY television star Nicole Curtis has renewed hostilities with Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and city council member Lisa Bender over an apartment development in south Minneapolis. The host of...

February 09, 2016

Target announces new kids' home line with more gender neutral themes

Target is launching a new line of children’s bedroom décor this month, with more emphasis placed on colors and designs that could be considered more gender neutral. The Minneapolis-based...

February 09, 2016

Is St. Paul still '1st'? Owners reportedly plan to re-light the sign to show it

It may feel extra chilly in St. Paul these days – now that the city has lost a blinking red night light that seems to be a security blanket of sorts for folks in Minnesota’s capital city. It&...

February 08, 2016

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New York Stock Exchange Threatens To Delist Imation

The data storage company currently maintains less than half the market capitalization standard required by the exchange.

February 08, 2016

Bozek Resigns As EVINE CEO

Company stock now trading below $1 per share.

February 08, 2016

How far you can drive from the Twin Cities with $50 worth of gas

Say you want to road trip, but you’ve only got $50 for gas each way: How far can you get? Well, here’s an answer. The website howmuch.net put together some maps showing how far $50 of...

February 08, 2016

Program cuts at Concordia won't affect popular language-immersion camps

Recent programing cuts at Concordia College aren’t expected to affect the school’s popular language-immersion camps. The college announced Jan. 29 it would be discontinuing nine majors,...

February 07, 2016

Finger printed: MN high school uses 3-D printer to make teacher a prosthetic finger

A Minnesota high school is putting its 3-D printer to good use by helping out one of its teachers. Galen McCarthy, an art teacher at Jackson County Central High School in southern Minnesota, lost...

February 07, 2016

Jury finds former Viking Stu Voigt guilty of bank fraud charge

A federal jury has convicted a former Minnesota Viking and his business partner on fraud charges in connection with a scheme that prosecutors say bilked investors out of millions of dollars. The...

February 05, 2016

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Wells Fargo Sheds Dozens Of Jobs In The Twin Cities

The layoffs are due to fewer cases of mortgage delinquency and foreclosures around the nation.

February 05, 2016

Plight of MN Iron Range gets detailed by the Washington Post

Minnesota’s Iron Range and the struggles facing its residents are chronicled in a Washington Post article published this week. Washington Post reporter Ylan Q. Mui visited the region, and...

February 05, 2016

Twin Cities crude oil refinery plans $750 million in tech projects

A refinery in the Twin Cities that turns crude oil into fuels is planning $750 million in projects that the company says will reduce emissions. Proposed work at the Pine Bend Refinery, located in...

February 05, 2016

City survey finds overwhelming support for food trucks in Rochester

The people have spoken, Rochester wants food trucks. A city ordinance effectively bans food trucks from operating on city streets and downtown public property, ABC 6 reports, but a recent survey...

February 04, 2016

The 10 types of businesses that got the most complaints last year

New car dealers were the most complained about businesses in Minnesota and North Dakota last year, according to new rankings from the Better Business Bureau. The BBB says consumer complaints fell...

February 04, 2016

Small Business Administration Offers "Mini-MBA" To Jumpstart Small Business

The program mentors small business owners to nurture additional growth.

February 04, 2016

Minnesota leaders meeting with government to save MSP-Tokyo flight

Minnesota’s political leaders are meeting with the Obama administration Thursday in an attempt to save the Twin Cities air link with Japan. It was revealed last month that discussions between...

February 04, 2016

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