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Developers Are Mulling Condos Again In Minneapolis

A new 40-story tower proposal may buck the recent rental trend.

July 31, 2014

Target store

Did Target Pick The Right CEO? Analysts Weigh In

It’s yet to be seen where Brian Cornell will take Target next, but analysts agree that the company was smart to fill the CEO role quickly and dispel uncertainty.

July 31, 2014

2 MN Schools Make Forbes' List Of Top 100 U.S. Colleges

Carleton College and Macalester College both appear on Forbes' list, which is based on 12 different measures and emphasizes students' return on investment.

July 31, 2014

Airfares dip at MSP, but ticket prices still high

The good news for travelers: Airfares at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport began a descent early this year – ticket prices fell further at MSP than at any of the nation’s 20 busiest...

July 31, 2014

Local Law Firms Sue NHL On Behalf Of MN Native

The lawsuit calls out the NHL’s condoning of fist-fighting and “extreme violence” and says the league failed to adequately inform players of the risks of brain injury.

July 31, 2014

Brian Cornell

Target Hires Its First CEO From Outside The Company

The CEO of Pepsi’s food division, Brian Cornell, will replace Target’s interim CEO John Mulligan.

July 31, 2014

Pay raise: Minimum wage goes up Friday, companies divided on impact

Hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans will get a pay raise Friday as the state’s minimum wage increases for the first time in a decade. As of midnight Friday, the state’s minimum wage...

July 31, 2014

City of Minneapolis mulling support of bird-safe glass for Vikings stadium

Bird advocates may be gaining a huge ally in their fight to get specialized glass to prevent bird deaths at the new Vikings stadium. The Star Tribune reports the Minneapolis City Council will...

July 31, 2014

State university faculty reach tentative contract with MnSCU

A 13-month contract standoff between Minnesota’s state universities and its faculty members may finally be over. The union representing faculty at the seven state universities says it has...

July 30, 2014

Bill Blazar

The MN Chamber Of Commerce Names Interim President

Following the death of its former president, David Olson, the chamber has named Bill Blazar his provisional replacement.

July 30, 2014

Unzipped: High-speed zip rail from metro to Rochester discussed

How does a zippy 45-minute trip from the Twin Cities to Rochester sound? That could be a reality in the coming years, as a group of transportation officials explore a plan for a high-speed Zip Rail...

July 30, 2014

Report: Banner year for Minnesota health care technology startups

Minnesota is first on a new list of Midwestern states attracting the most health care technology startup investment in almost 10 years. The list was released as part of the BioEnterprise Midwest...

July 30, 2014

Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings’ Profits Leap But Stock Falls

The restaurant chain said its profits climbed by 44 percent, boosted by a substantial sports season and cheaper chicken.

July 30, 2014

State asks for federal flood aid to cover more counties

State officials are asking the federal government to add 30 more counties and two tribal governments to the list of areas that can receive disaster aid due to severe flood damage in June. The...

July 29, 2014

MAP: A snapshot of Americans in the most debt

Just over 20 percent of Twin Cities adults with a credit file have debt in collections, meaning their non-mortgage debts, such as medical bills, credit card bills, car or student loans, are so late...

July 29, 2014

Erosion from floods leads to shipping delays, exposed pipelines

Dozens of barges and their tugboats can’t get south of Winona, Minnesota, and officials are blaming last month’s record-setting rainfall. Unprecedented levels of sand have halted...

July 29, 2014

A Hy-Vee store in Austin, MN

Hy-Vee Picks Site For 2nd Twin Cities Store, Will Hire 450

Amid a significant upheaval of the local grocery scene, Hy-Vee is expanding further into the Twin Cities with a new store in Oakdale.

July 29, 2014

YogaFit

Six New YogaFit Studios Are Planned For The Twin Cities

The owner of Snap Fitness hopes to eventually sell 1,000 franchise licenses for YogaFit, and it currently has six new Twin Cities locations in the works.

July 29, 2014

Mpls Plans Hennepin-Lyndale Corridor Overhaul, Seeks Input

A reconstruction of the often-congested corridor could begin in 2015.

July 29, 2014

Medtronic headquarters

Medtronic Buys Laser Systems Firm For $105M

The med-tech firm was already an investor in Visualase and said the acquisition will help expand its surgical technologies business.

July 29, 2014

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