A year after wife's death, farmer harvests sunflowers he planted in her memory

On Nov. 17, 2014, Babette Jaquish passed away from cancer. A year later, her husband is making good on a promise he made to her. We wrote earlier this year about Wisconsin farmer Don Jaquish Jr...

November 25, 2015

Rochester community college head under fire for spending, hiring decisions

Barely 18 months after taking over as president of Rochester Community and Technical College, Leslie McClellon is under fire from faculty, staff and students for the way she’s managing the...

November 24, 2015

Red Wing Pottery closing downtown showroom; owners cite harassment

The owners of Red Wing Pottery surprised the town Tuesday by announcing they’re closing the company’s showroom after decades on Main Street. Bruce and Irene Johnson, who saved the...

November 24, 2015

Architects chosen to build St. Paul soccer stadium have long sports resumé

Minnesota’s Major League Soccer stadium will soon hit the drawing board. And the architects who will do the drawing have plenty of experience with soccer stadiums and with Minnesota. The...

November 24, 2015

General Mills Promises Cage-Free Eggs By 2025

General Mills had previously been working toward cage-free eggs but hadn't specified a date.

November 24, 2015

FDA Approves Medtronic's Smartphone-Connected Monitor

The device can wirelessly send information to physicians.

November 24, 2015

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan wants to ban foreign steel for 5 years to help ailing Iron Range

Minnesota Congressman Rick Nolan has proposed a fairly drastic plan to help the struggling U.S. steel industry – he wants to ban the import of foreign steel for five years. Nolan, a Democrat...

November 23, 2015

Klobuchar To Host Millennial Summit

The event will highlight issues facing one of the nation’s largest generations that is currently entering the workforce.

November 23, 2015

GQ names North Loop clothier one of America's best independent stores

The sons of Gov. Mark Dayton are getting some national recognition – but not for the reasons politicians’ kids usually make headlines. Eric and Andrew Dayton are the owners and proprietors of...

November 23, 2015


Target Announces Cyber Monday Deals As Holiday Shopping Kicks Off

The company is moving aggressively to improve online sales during a key shopping period.

November 23, 2015

Glockenspiel, popular St. Paul German pub, abruptly closes its doors

The culinary gods giveth, and they taketh away. In St. Paul, they’re doing both this month. On Sunday night, The Glockenspiel, a popular German restaurant, made a sudden announcement on...

November 23, 2015

Legendary WCCO announcer Charlie Boone dies at 88

Charlie Boone, for decades one of the most recognizable announcers on WCCO radio, died Sunday after a brief illness, the station announced Sunday afternoon. He was 88. Boone was one half of the...

November 22, 2015

Dayton calls for summit to address challenges facing MN's waterways

Many challenges face Minnesota’s water supply, and Gov. Mark Dayton is hoping a water quality summit will help address them. Dayton announced plans to hold a summit in February, where water...

November 22, 2015

E. coli outbreak at Chipotle spreads to Minnesota, 5 other states

An outbreak of E. coli linked to Chipotle restaurants in the Pacific Northwest has now spread to a total of six states, including Minnesota, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC...

November 21, 2015

At least 3 dead in attack on Mali hotel; MN-based Carlson sets up contact line

At least three people are dead and more than 125 people trapped after an attack on a West African hotel. The Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali, was attacked Friday around 7 a.m. their time...

November 20, 2015

Shoot! Flu vaccine more likely a needle with nasal spray in short supply

There’s a prickly situation confronting Minnesotans getting their flu vaccinations. The nasal spray that many patients prefer to needles is in short supply at clinics these days, meaning more...

November 19, 2015


Tekne Awards Honors 15 Minnesota High-Tech Innovators

CEO of MHTA, Margaret Anderson Kelliher, said the Tekne Awards prove that Minnesota continues to be a leader in the science and tech industries.

November 19, 2015


Best Buy Joins Chorus Of Weary Retail Outlook For Holiday Season

Best Buy made positive strides in online sales during its third quarter, but showed signs of struggle to overcome its strong electronics sales from 2014.

November 19, 2015

Player's Health

Chicago Sports Tech Firm Moves To Minneapolis

Player’s Health tracks injuries in youth sports.

November 19, 2015

Best Buy releases Black Friday deals early as it warns of bleak holiday outlook

Best Buy has started its Black Friday sale early, making several deals live on the same day it warned it faces a potentially difficult holiday season. The Twin Cities retailer has made eight Black...

November 19, 2015

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