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Hungry vegan fans raise $50,000 for first meatless butcher shop in Twin Cities

There is serious appetite for a vegan butcher in the Twin Cities. A Kickstarter campaign launched by siblings Kale and Aubry Walch has reached the $50,000 goal they say will help them open the...

November 25, 2014

Stratasys

Stratasys 3D Printers To Pop Up In More Stores

The company has been pushing printers into stores and other consumer-friendly locations.

November 25, 2014

Hormel’s Sales Climb, But Fiscal 2015 Outlook Short Of Expectations

Turkey, refrigerated food sales help offset some losses as company eclipses $9B in revenue for first time.

November 25, 2014

From $0 to hero? E-pulltab games pick up steam after rough start

In September of 2013, one year after e-pulltabs were introduced into Minnesota bars to help pay for the new Vikings stadium, the total sum intake for that project was zilch. “You know, there were...

November 25, 2014

Kenilworth Corridor

Bridge Designs For Kenilworth Corridor Unveiled

The bridge has drawn objections from the Minneapolis park board, which would prefer that a shallow tunnel be built for light rail trains to travel beneath the Kenilworth Channel.

November 25, 2014

Farewell, phone book: Proposed rule means White Pages won't be left on doorstep

The days of the phone book are coming to an end. Minnesota’s CenturyLink customers will no longer find the heavy, 300-plus page phone book on their doorstep – and other phone companies are...

November 25, 2014

Minnesota attorney general: Savers thrift stores misleading the public

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson accused the for-profit thrift store chain Savers of misleading the public about how it manages donations for Minnesota nonprofit groups. Swanson issued the...

November 25, 2014

Twin Cities On Track To Meet 100K Jobs Goal

Greater MSP set the goal as part of effort to exceed the number lost during the recession.

November 24, 2014

Scammers dupe dozens of fans buying Vikings-Packers tickets; police investigating

The University of Minnesota police department is investigating a season-high number of fraudulent ticket reports from the Vikings-Packers game on Sunday. Deputy Chief Charles Miner told...

November 24, 2014

Immigration Reform A Broader Issue For Minnesota

There are more than 250,000 immigrants in the state, some who would be touched by the new policies.

November 24, 2014

Report Details North Dakota Oil Boom’s ‘Downside’

Concerns over environmental impact, lax regulations on display in New York Times feature.

November 24, 2014

Clever cocktails land Minneapolis spot Coup d'etat on list of nation's top new bars

Thirsty? Then head to Coup d’etat in Minneapolis. According to Thrillist, patrons at the newish bar and restaurant located in Uptown will do a lot more than merely wet their whistle when they...

November 24, 2014

Get a job: Competition running high for holiday hiring

The all-important holiday shopping season is ramping up, and so is hiring for retailers, who typically expect to make a significant portion of their profits during the fourth quarter of the year...

November 24, 2014

Minnesota company recalls ground beef over E. coli concerns

A Minnesota-based meat company is recalling 1,200 pounds of ground beef because of possible E. coli contamination.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the recall Saturday involving meat...

November 23, 2014

Military fighting Ebola deserve higher pay, Minnesota lawmakers say

Two members of Congress from Minnesota say the 700 Minnesota National Guard soldiers being sent to West Africa next spring to help with the fight against the deadly Ebola virus should receive more...

November 22, 2014

Drinking invasive species now available in this local brew

Milfoil Lakehouse Saison. Invasive, yet exotic. On tap today in taproom. #milfoilbeer #offshoreseries pic.twitter.com/xQii6FRc79 — Excelsior Brewing (@excelsiorbrew) November 22, 2014 A new...

November 22, 2014

Almost 8,000 sign up for MNsure health plans in first week

Almost 8,000 people have signed up for new or renewed health plans since the opening of Minnesota’s health insurance exchange last Saturday. The Association Press reports that 2,550 have used...

November 22, 2014

Jobs bonanza for Twin Cities as US Bank reveals 3,000 new roles

The Twin Cities is likely to benefit the most from US Bank plans to increase staffing levels by 3,000 in 2015. The Minneapolis-based bank has revealed it will be adding another 3,000 new roles to...

November 22, 2014

Freezing weather forces record early closure of Mississippi shipping

The blast of icy weather seen across Minnesota the past two weeks has prompted the earliest closure of the Mississippi River to freight on record. The shipping season on the upper Mississippi was...

November 22, 2014

St. Paul's Wal-Mart workers plan to join nationwide pay protest on Black Friday

It’s another year and another demonstration from employees of Wal-Mart in St. Paul, who are planning to protest outside their store on Black Friday. Protest group OUR Walmart has said the...

November 21, 2014

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