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Wilfs commit $19.5 million more to new Vikings stadium

Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf increased their private contribution to the new Vikings stadium by an additional $19.5 million on Thursday. According to Vikings.com, the money will go...

March 27, 2015

Opening of Total Wine superstore costs Edina $765K in liquor revenue

The opening of the Total Wine & More liquor superstore in Bloomington was described at the time as the biggest competition ever for Minnesota’s liquor stores. And it seems that this...

March 26, 2015

Delta Air Lines

Delta, Union Make Fight Public On Billboards

IAM seeking to represent flight attendants.

March 26, 2015

Imation

Activist Investors Increase Pressure on Imation

Clinton Group nominates three for board in SEC filing.

March 26, 2015

Welcome back, Gordy's Hi-Hat! Iconic MN restaurant opens for 55th season

Not many restaurants can get a bunch of Minnesotans up and waiting outside in the morning, on a day when rain and snow fell and the temperature reached only a few degrees above freezing. But then...

March 26, 2015

'They can afford it': Dayton pushing for $10 minimum wage at MSP airport

Gov. Mark Dayton intends to propose a minimum wage of $10 an hour for workers at Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport – $2 higher than the current state minimum. In a speech to the Muslim American Society...

March 25, 2015

To protect wild rice, officials want to set pollution limits on lake-by-lake basis

A new plan has been put forward to protect one of Minnesota’s most famous foods – wild rice. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency this week released long-awaited recommendations on how to...

March 25, 2015

LuAnn Via

Sales Down at Christopher & Banks

Same-store sales decline 2.9 percent for Plymouth retailer.

March 25, 2015

ND oil rig numbers fall below 100 for first time in 5 years

North Dakota may have to contemplate “a dose of austerity” as the falling price of oil has seen the number of drilling rigs in the state fall below 100 for the first time in more than...

March 25, 2015

MN United

MN United Clinches MLS Expansion Slot, Maybe

The new MN United ownership group will have to scramble to meet a July deadline for detailed stadium plans to avoid losing the expansion offer.

March 25, 2015

XXX adult store sign taken down as dispute over Wayzata property continues

The “XXX” sign erected by the frustrated owner of a commercial building in Wayzata has been taken down. Brad Hoyt painted the building at 253 E. Lake Street bright pink last month, and...

March 24, 2015

UHS Reports Loss, Taps New CEO

Leonard brings medical device expertise.

March 24, 2015

Versique

Versique Rebrands Sister Company

The two firms have been working in the same office with many of the same clients for years.

March 24, 2015

Target Center

Target Center Renovation Costs Climb 33 Percent

Revised budget puts price at $128.9 million.

March 24, 2015

Tipping point: House passes lower minimum wage for tipped workers

Should Minnesota’s tipped workers have the same minimum wage as those who don’t get tips? On Tuesday night, the House passed a bill that would let businesses pay those tip-earning...

March 24, 2015

MN Cup

MN Cup Raises Stakes With 'Record' Prize Money

The competition will award more than $327,000 in prizes this year.

March 23, 2015

MN Republicans propose $7B in road and bridge repair, with no tax hikes

Sen. Pederson & Minority Leader Hann praise Road & Bridge Act of ’15. “This is a game changer.” – Sen. Hann. #mnleg pic.twitter.com/veOo0ME1rF — MN Jobs Coalition...

March 23, 2015

Forget Florida! Fargo, Rochester make Forbes list of top cities for retirees

Two cities in the Upper Midwest (or “The North” if you prefer) have landed on an influential list of the best cities for retirees. Forbes magazine pinpointed 25 communities for its 2015...

March 23, 2015

Minneapolis Public Schools to lay off more than 100 staffers

The Minneapolis Public School system will be eliminating dozens of positions in order to relocate funds back into the schools, reports note. Officials are expected to eliminate roughly 120...

March 22, 2015

Live in Duluth forever? City named one of top places to stay after college

It has Lake Superior, hills and bagfuls of outdoor pursuits, which is why Duluth has been named one of the places college students can “stay forever” after graduation. The northeast...

March 21, 2015

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