Stratasys Subsidiary MakerBot Slashes Workforce Again

The 20 percent staff reduction is MakerBot’s second such restructuring effort this year.

October 08, 2015


Amazon Rolls Out One-Hour Delivery In Twin Cities

The Prime Now program is available seven days a week.

October 08, 2015

$1 million grant to launch food trucks (for the needy) across Minnesota

Food trucks are an increasingly popular way for restaurateurs to serve their customers these days, but could that same business model work for food banks who serve the needy? Things could be going...

October 08, 2015

Metro Transit will test $1 fare for low-income families

Low-income residents living in the Twin Cities may soon be able to save on transportation costs. Metro Transit is aiming to launch a six-month pilot program Dec. 1 that would allow low-income...

October 08, 2015

Report: Mills Fleet Farm, Minnesota-owned since the beginning, looking to sell

Mills Fleet Farm, which has Minnesota roots dating back to 1922, could soon be sold. The Duluth News Tribune reports the Brainerd-based supply business confirmed Wednesday it’s looking for...

October 08, 2015

3 oil trains in 6 innings? Rail line's shift of oil traffic into Twin Cities has critics

More North Dakota crude is rolling into Minneapolis from the west. And the temporary change in oil train routes has some in the city worried more people would be in harm’s way if there’...

October 07, 2015

Vikings edge closer to Eagan headquarters; stadium cost fight going to mediator

The Minnesota Vikings have moved another step closer to a new headquarters in Eagan … and a dispute over $15 million worth of construction costs for their new stadium is now scheduled for...

October 07, 2015

Minnesota Supreme Court upholds limits on Internet payday loans

The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled that out-of-state payday lenders who offer loans to Minnesota residents over the Internet are subject to the same restrictions as bricks-and-mortar lenders...

October 07, 2015

3 Minnesota towns ranked among most affordable, best places to live in US

If you’re looking to locate to a nice, affordable small town in America – look no further than Minnesota. According to new rankings by real estate website, Minnesota is home to...

October 07, 2015


Cargill Reports Uneven Performance In First Quarter

The Wayzata agribusiness company reported a 20 percent profit increase, but its revenue fell by over $5 billion for its fiscal first quarter of 2016.

October 07, 2015

Polaris recalls some ATVs due to potential fire hazard

Motorcycle and ATV maker Polaris is recalling about 53,000 of its 2015 model all-terrain vehicles due to a potential fire hazard caused by a manufacturing error. The company, based in Medina...

October 06, 2015

After restaurants' concern, Minneapolis changes fair scheduling proposals

Many small businesses in Minneapolis were dismayed by plans to introduce sweeping reforms of working hours – and it looks as though their concerns have been duly noted by city leaders. Mayor Betsy...

October 06, 2015


3M Selling Off Its Library Systems Business

The Maplewood manufacturer has chosen to “focus on [its] core businesses” as it sells its $100 million digital library systems division.

October 06, 2015


Code42 Nabs $85M Investment

It’s the biggest tech investment so far this year in the Twin Cities.

October 06, 2015

Man who led St. Paul's efforts to resurrect old Macy's building to retire

The man responsible for some of the biggest revitalization projects in St. Paul – which may just get a Major League Soccer stadium thanks in part to his efforts – is leaving his job. After seven...

October 06, 2015

MN's health plan price hikes one of biggest in country – but tax credits cut them in half

Tax credits will likely soften the blow of price hikes for people who buy their own health insurance – but Minnesota will still see some of the highest increases in the country. The Minnesota...

October 06, 2015

The Pacific trade pact and what it means for MN businesses, workers

Minnesota businesses, workers, and elected officials are all working to learn more about the massive Pacific trade agreement reached by negotiators from 12 countries Monday. The Trans Pacific...

October 05, 2015

Cheerios recall: Some boxes, labeled gluten free, may contain wheat

General Mills is recalling nearly two million boxes of Cheerios because the cereal was labeled gluten-free but actually contains wheat. The Minnesota-based company announced the voluntary recall...

October 05, 2015


UnitedHealth Group To Hire 1,700 Workers In Next Six Months

The additional employees are needed as business at the health insurer surges.

October 05, 2015

Survey: ATM surcharges in Minneapolis are the priciest in the country

Minneapolis ATM surcharges are, on average, the highest in the country. Bankrate’s 2015 annual checking survey found people in Minneapolis were paying an average of $3.19 when using an ATM...

October 05, 2015

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