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Railroads Want Mandated Safety Upgrade Deadline Pushed Back

Companies say train shipments might have to grind to a halt without an extension, but some argue that railroads are behind due to misguided priorities.

October 12, 2015

With economic numbers bleak for many minorities, Dayton adds new office

Nearly 40 percent of African American children in Minnesota live in poverty. In addition, the poverty rate among African Americans in the state jumped from 30.5 percent in 2013, to 34.7 percent...

October 12, 2015

Harvest report: We got the beets – and the corn and soybeans, too

It’s the most important time of year for Minnesota farmers, who are spending long days in the fields. Ideal weather conditions this spring and summer are allowing farmers to harvest plentiful...

October 11, 2015

Fairview, University of Minnesota Physicians announce plans to merge

Two of Minnesota’s largest health care systems have announced plans to merge. Fairview Health Services and University of Minnesota Physicians signed letters of intent to move forward with the...

October 10, 2015

Nicollet Mall boosted by opening of two major stores, with more to follow

The new face of Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis is taking shape, with new retailers opening for business as the street undergoes a $50 million overhaul. Hot on the heels of Walgreens last...

October 10, 2015


Target And General Mills Pledge $6M To Northside Achievement Zone

The companies’ charitable giving arms are concerned about a looming workforce gap.

October 09, 2015


Minneapolis Proposes Minimum Wage Study

The city wants a three-month study to determine the impacts of raising the minimum wage to as high as $15 per hour.

October 09, 2015

How could La Belle Vie – the 'most important' restaurant in Mpls – be closing?

With an award-winning chef, accolades aplenty, and a reputation as the “most important restaurant in Minneapolis,” La Belle Vie was supposed to stay open forever. Instead, it will be...

October 08, 2015

Franken concerned $76B takeover could hit MN's rural broadband customers

Concern that Minnesota’s rural residents and businesses will suffer led Sen. Al Franken to take aim at another proposed merger of media conglomerates. After playing a major role in the...

October 08, 2015


Stratasys Subsidiary MakerBot Slashes Workforce Again

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

October 08, 2015

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