Prime Therapeutics To Align Pharmacy Business With Walgreens

Prime’s CEO said the partnership could allow it to slow down “this run-away freight train of rising drug costs.”

August 29, 2016


MN Unemployment Rate Grows Despite Adding 11,300 Jobs In July

All but one of the state’s industries experienced gains in employment or level employment compared to the previous month.

August 29, 2016

17 schools from MN make Newsweek's 500 best in the country list

Seventeen schools from Minnesota are among the top 500 in the country, according to 2016 rankings released by Newsweek. The Land of 10,000 Lakes was well represented in Newsweek’s respected &...

August 28, 2016

Stillwater laboratory awarded $2.6 million to develop Zika test

The fight to take on the Zika virus now has a Minnesota connection. A $2.6 million agreement with DiaSorin Group (an Italy-based company with offices in Stillwater) to further develop a Zika virus...

August 27, 2016

Charges: Restaurant owner used eateries to hide his drug trafficking operation

The former owner of a popular restaurant chain in the Twin Cities is accused of using the restaurants as a cover for his large drug trafficking ring. Aldo Escoto – who started El Parian restaurants...

August 26, 2016

This is Bald Man Brewing – Eagan's first craft brewery

Eagan’s first craft brewery officially opens Saturday. Bald Man Brewing – named after the bald man himself, head brewer Tristan Kushirek – is putting the finishing touches on its brewery and...

August 25, 2016

Aura Fabricators Expands With New Manufacturing Facility

The additional plant will also allow the company to boost its staff size by more than 40 percent.

August 25, 2016


Lower Tax Burden, Expenses Boost Medtronic To 13 Percent Profit Growth

This company also recently completed its acquisition of HeartWare.

August 25, 2016

Long waits at Park & Rides as huge crowds descend on 2016 State Fair

With weather conditions perfect on Thursday, organizers say huge crowds have been making their way through the gates on the opening day of the Minnesota State Fair. A State Fair spokesman told...

August 25, 2016

Tickets for every home Vikings game are now sold out

Anyone waiting to buy tickets for the Vikings inaugural season in the U.S. Bank Stadium is plum out of luck. Every single game of the Viking’s 2016 season is sold out, according to an...

August 25, 2016

JCPenney launches new appliance showrooms at 8 MN stores

You’ll notice changes at JCPenney stores across Minnesota this weekend, as the retailer looks to capitalize on the woes of rival Sears by re-entering the major appliance market. New major...

August 25, 2016

St. Paul property taxes might be hiked by more than originally planned

Sorry, St. Paulites, it looks like you might have to pay a little extra property tax next year after all. Mayor Chris Coleman had proposed a 4 percent hike in property taxes earlier this month...

August 25, 2016

New details: The plan for a Prince museum at Paisley Park

Prince’s iconic Chanhassen compound will be turned into a museum that may be open for tours as soon as this fall. Bremer Trust, which is in charge of the late music icon’s assets...

August 24, 2016


Coloplast Looks to Add Jobs in Minneapolis

Danish company sees local office as part of global growth.

August 24, 2016


Mayo’s Kogod Center On Aging Spawning Spinoffs, Breakthrough Research

After launch of Unity Biotechnology, study links osteoarthritis to ‘senescent’ cells.

August 24, 2016

Recombinetics Secures $630K In Extension Funding Round

The bioengineering company is looking to raise about $3.7 million, according to a recent SEC filing.

August 24, 2016

Alternative Medicine May Increase Workplace Absenteeism

Study links use of mind-body practices for chronic conditions with more missed days of work.

August 24, 2016


Medtronic Closes $1.1B HeartWare Acquisition Earlier Than Expected

The med-tech company expected to complete the deal in late October.

August 24, 2016

Minnesota's ACT scores drop after test is made available to all students

ACT scores went down in Minnesota in the year the state required all juniors take the college entrance exam to graduate. The Minnesota Department of Education said Wednesday 64,145 students who...

August 24, 2016

You need to earn more than $50K to afford an average house in Twin Cities

If you want to buy an average-priced property in the Twin Cities, you’ll need to earn more than $50,000 to comfortably afford the mortgage payments. That’s according to a study by HSH...

August 24, 2016

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