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3M headquarters

3M’s Profit Climbs 7%, Just Shy Of Expectations

While the diversified manufacturer fell just short of analysts’ expectations for sales and earnings, it saw revenue gains in most areas, led by growth in its health care products.

April 24, 2014

New Eagan outlet mall to open August 14

The website for the City of Eagan announced that the new Twin Cities Premium Outlets, now under construction, will officially open for business on August 14. The new mall, with an estimated 440,000...

April 24, 2014

M&A

Proto Labs Enters 3-D Printing With $38M Deal

FineLine Prototyping will retain its current facility in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Proto Labs will keep on the acquired firm’s leaders.

April 24, 2014

General Mills' Golden Valley headquarters

3 MN Companies Rank Highly For Diversity

Based on their responses to a 300-question survey, General Mills, Target, and Medtronic were ranked in the top 50 companies with the best diversity policies.

April 24, 2014

Don Ness

MN Mayor Wins 2nd “Business Person Of The Yr.” Award

Duluth Mayor Don Ness has received another honor for his success as the “CEO of Duluth.”

April 24, 2014

Best Buy steps up to help Minneapolis' bid for 2018 Super Bowl

The National Football League’s 32 team owners are getting a pricey piece of equipment to view Minneapolis’ bid to host the 2018 Super Bowl. The Star Tribune reports the city is...

April 24, 2014

More than 200k signed up for coverage by the deadline, MNsure says

New enrollment numbers out Wednesday from the state health insurance exchange show more than 200,000 people signed up for public and private health insurance through MNsure. MNsure’s interim CEO...

April 23, 2014

Women's workplace protections get Senate OK

The Minnesota Senate has approved a comprehensive package of workplace protections for women by a 51-14 margin, MPR News reports. The measure, known as the Women’s Economic Security Act, contains a...

April 23, 2014

Digi Int’l CEO Retires; Search Firm Tapped

After about 15 years as president, CEO, and chairman of Digi International, Joseph Dunsmore plans to retire this year.

April 23, 2014

On Record Sales, Vascular Solutions Warns Of Legal Costs

Vascular Solutions reported a 15 percent jump in quarterly sales but costs tied to its ongoing legal battle with Boston Scientific caused the company to revise its earnings outlook.

April 23, 2014

Architect plans 3-D printed, two-story home in Minnesota

Andrey Rudenko wants to print a house. He wants it to be two stories, he tells 3DPrint.com, a 10-by-15-meter home (including insulation and plumbing) constructed with the emerging technology that...

April 23, 2014

State Senate approves restrictions on cell phone tracking

The Minnesota Senate has passed a measure to restrict the use of cell phone-tracking devices by law enforcement agencies. The bill, which was approved on a 56-1 vote Tuesday, requires police to...

April 22, 2014

Lawmakers take aim at online lottery games, but nixing them carries costs

Opposing the online versions of Minnesota Lottery games is one of the few issues that’s brought Republicans and DFLers together at the Capitol this spring.  But a House committee heard...

April 22, 2014

Whistleblower lawyers hunt for fraud in historic Medicare data

Just hours after the massive, first-ever recent release by the federal government of detailed Medicare billing data, an army of lawyers began combing through the numbers looking for evidence of...

April 22, 2014

$105M Biotech Facility Lands $21M In Financing

Segetis, Inc., will pay for about 70 percent of its new Iron Range plant and will receive $21.2 million in support from the Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board.

April 22, 2014

Med-Tech Firm Receives FDA Warning Over Minnetonka Plant

The FDA sent a warning letter to American Medical Systems, identifying issues related to “process validation, risk analysis, and corrective and preventive action procedures.”

April 22, 2014

Businesses worry another icy opener will dampen profits

Businesses that serve anglers in the state’s northern tier are fretting that the long, harsh winter will chill their opportunity to cash in on the annual state fishing opener on May 10...

April 22, 2014

Aspen Research

Three Twin Cities Industrial Properties Sold In $20M Deal

The Brennan Investment Group recently purchased buildings in Coon Rapids, St. Louis Park, Maple Grove, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

April 22, 2014

MN Tech Events Seek Innovative Apps

The end of April brings to Minnesota multiple technology development contests that attempt to solve real-world problems in new ways.

April 22, 2014

Twin Cities In Pilot Program To Draw Foreign Investment

The Minneapolis-St. Paul region is among a half-dozen U.S. metros tapped for the Global Cities Initiative.

April 22, 2014

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