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Olson

Olson Purchased By D.C. Tech Consulting Firm

The non-traditional buyer is likely to market Olson’s consumer data to its clients.

October 22, 2014

Relief in St. Paul as repairs to 11 of the 'Terrible 20' roads are completed

St Paul has “turned an important corner” following the completion of repaving work on 11 of the city’s so-called “Terrible 20″ roads, the mayor said. In a bid to bring...

October 22, 2014

Firewood, propane users already dealing with high demand

When the price of a commodity goes up dramatically in the face of a shortage, people usually look for an alternative. But when the substitute product is also facing a supply shortage? MPR reports...

October 22, 2014

Emerson Opens Expanded Shakopee Plant; 500 Jobs Expected

In the works for several years, the addition is part of $110 million invested in Twin Cities-area sites.

October 22, 2014

Polaris Posts Strong Q3 Results, Forecasts Fiscal ’14 Growth

The company’s motorcycle division leads the way with a 28 percent increase from third quarter of 2013.

October 22, 2014

Dream of owning a brewery? Wisconsin brew farm on the market

Beer-loving entrepreneurs, opportunity awaits about 45 minutes from the Twin Cities. Dave’s BrewFarm in Wilson, Wisconsin, near the Minnesota border, is one of the few “authentic...

October 22, 2014

One-sort program ups Minneapolis recycling; city still lags behind

Recycling increased in Minneapolis a year after the introduction of the one-sort garbage collection system, official figures show – but it still lags behind the rest of the state. A presentation...

October 22, 2014

No chemicals needed: Nation's first natural pool to open in Minneapolis

Trips to the public pool are synonymous with chlorine – the bleach-like smell, the tightly shut eyes to avoid a sting, the dry skin after swimming a few laps. That will all be nonexistent at a new...

October 22, 2014

Target's gift to holiday shoppers: Free shipping starts now

Target is offering free holiday shipping on everything – starting now. The Minneapolis-based retailer announced Wednesday shipping for online orders is free from now until Dec. 20 as it tries to...

October 22, 2014

Map: Slaughterers, meat packers Minnesota's 'most unique' job

The employment landscape in a state can offer hints about its culture. What does it say about Minnesota? Well according to one new map, the meat industry is more prominent in Minnesota than in any...

October 21, 2014

Medical

Medical Startups Raise $300 Million So Far in 2014

LifeScience Alley sees a strong year for Minnesota startups

October 21, 2014

Cyber security experts in Minneapolis as data breach concerns rise

The nation’s top cyber security experts are descending on Minneapolis this week after a year of high-profile data protection failures that has affected millions of consumers. The fourth...

October 21, 2014

Cranes, concrete and contractors: New Vikings stadium 23 percent complete

Construction of the new Vikings stadium is nearly a quarter complete. Team officials gave media outlets a hard-hat tour of the Downtown East site Monday, allowing reporters on the grounds for the...

October 21, 2014

Mall of America

Mall Of America’s Expansion Getting Lots Of Attention

The development has garnered interest from many potential tenants as a buoying economy spurs new commercial real estate development and low vacancy rates.

October 21, 2014

Reports: Molitor to get second interview for Twins managerial job

Hall of Famer Paul Molitor will get a second meeting with Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan to discuss the Twins vacant managerial job. According to the Pioneer Press’ Mike Berardino...

October 20, 2014

Cargill appeals ruling on lawsuit alleging child slavery on cocoa farms

The Star Tribune reports Cargill is appealing a judicial panel’s ruling in a lawsuit that claims the Twin Cities-based agribusiness bears some responsibility for the use of child slave labor...

October 20, 2014

Walleye survey in Mille Lacs Lake encouraging, DNR says

There’s good news for walleye – and anglers – on Mille Lacs Lake. For years the walleye population in the lake has been declining because the majority of walleye that hatched didn’t...

October 20, 2014

Arctic Cat

Arctic Cat Sues Company That Previously Filed An Infringement Suit Against It

It says Bombardier Recreational Products and BPR U.S. Inc., used technology it patented in 2000.

October 20, 2014

Former financial adviser pleads guilty to swindling nearly $1 million

A former employee of Ameriprise Financial Services has pleaded guilty to defrauding clients of more than $980,000, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office. Susan Walker, 50, of Plymouth...

October 20, 2014

A winner is nigh: Best dive bar list includes Nye's Polonaise Room

Sometimes you want to get all dolled up and sip a fancy, fussy cocktail. And sometimes you want to stand at an old school bar in a beer-scented room that looks like it hasn’t been redecorated...

October 20, 2014

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