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Digital River

Digital River Acquired For $840 Million

The company will have a 45-day window to solicit more lucrative offers.

October 24, 2014

TCF Bank

TCF Bank Revenue Up But Misses Expectations

The company credits growth to an uptick in loan origination.

October 24, 2014

Ancient Grains Cheerios: What is it? Sounds healthy. Pass the milk!

Consumers may not know what ancient grains are, but they like the idea of them. They sound like they’d be healthy, right? The Wall Street Journal reports Golden Valley-based General Mills is...

October 24, 2014

Firm uses 3-D printers to create personal cremation urns

You can now live inside an object “unique to you” for eternity thanks to a Minneapolis company’s modern twist on cremation urns using 3-D printing. Eden Prairie start-up...

October 24, 2014

Minnesota tops Midwest rankings for energy efficiency; 10th nationally

Minnesota was ranked 10th in a list of the most energy-efficient states in the U.S, with the city of Minneapolis finishing eighth in the national city rankings. The state was praised as a “...

October 24, 2014

Mmmm, MN55: New U. apple will tempt crunch-seekers

Apple researchers at the University of Minnesota are pumped about a new variety they’ve developed that that they think will be a hit with consumers. The Associated Press reports the new...

October 24, 2014

Audit: Hoffner case shows MnSCU should rethink its investigations

A new report from Minnesota’s legislative auditor criticizes the investigative methods of the State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) after the botched firing of football coach Todd Hoffner...

October 23, 2014

Mark Briggs

Ability Network Acquires MD On-Line

Minneapolis-based health IT firm continues growth.

October 23, 2014

Arctic Cat

Sales Up, Fiscal Year Outlook Down For Arctic Cat

Added expenses caused the company to lower its outlook for the year despite success in snowmobile and accessory sales.

October 23, 2014

3M

3M Leads Market Surge With Strong Q3 Report

On year’s biggest earnings report day, the company’s good news fueled the largest Dow Jones gains.

October 23, 2014

Grab a fork: Record number of Twin Cities restaurants opened this year

Hopefully you’re hungry – the Twin Cities has a bevy of new restaurants to try. Since the start of the year, 91 restaurants have opened in the metro area and 42 are slated to open, the Star...

October 23, 2014

Minneapolis can't ban 'Redskins' name during Vikings game, city attorney says

The city of Minneapolis doesn’t have the authority to ban the use of the “Redskins” nickname when Washington’s NFL team plays the Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium in a few weeks,...

October 22, 2014

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

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