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Medtronic Buys Heart Failure Treatment Company For $1.1B

The company’s purchase of HeartWare is an attempt to gain market share in an $800 million heart failure device market.

June 27, 2016

More than 100,000 Minnesotans will have to find a new health plan

More than 100,000 Minnesotans will have to find new health insurance at the end of this year. That’s because Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS), the state’s biggest health plan provider, has...

June 24, 2016

Court agrees with Vikings – Wells Fargo illegally photobombed stadium

When viewers of the 2018 Super Bowl see nighttime images from a blimp cruising over U.S. Bank Stadium, they won’t see any illuminated signs for competing banks. Unless maybe Wells Fargo wants...

June 23, 2016


Will Minnesota Business Be Affected By Brexit?

Two partners at Faegre Baker Daniels’ London office discuss the intricacies of Brexit and why Minnesotans should be paying attention.

June 23, 2016

Already an Amazon hit, MN man's card game is now in Target stores

A new game has gone on sale at Target – and it was created by a Minnesotan. Tom Rohlf, 26, is the man behind “The Voting Game,” a card game which has already sold thousands of copies on...

June 23, 2016


HCMC Partners With US Bank Stadium

The hospital will provide emergency services during events.

June 23, 2016


General Mills Appoints Company Veteran To President

Jeffrey Harmening, who has worked his entire career at the food company, may be next in line to take over as CEO.

June 23, 2016

Florida cafe gets abuse over Minneapolis coffee shop's anti-Trump stance

A Twin Cities coffee shop’s announcement that Donald Trump supporters are not welcome had unintended consequences for another business – in Florida. Earlier this month, Urban Bean Coffee...

June 23, 2016


Four MN Medical Centers Recognized As Best Hospitals In U.S.

Mayo Clinic ranked as the runner-up on the national list.

June 22, 2016

Tactile Systems Technology Primed To Go Public

Medical device firm would be first Minnesota IPO in nearly 18 months.

June 22, 2016

Employers Shake Up Wellness Benefits Programs

Leave the weight-loss program. Take the standing desk.

June 22, 2016


Licensing Deal Moves Mayo-backed Breast Cancer Vaccine Closer To Market

Florida-based TapImmune exercises option, readies Phase II trials for HER2/neu cancer immunotherapy platform.

June 22, 2016


Mayo Has Landed $135M In 2016 Federal Research Funds To Date

A look at the Rochester clinic’s Top 10 National Institutes of Health awards.

June 22, 2016

Some small MN breweries will serve their beer at US Bank Stadium

Some of Minnesota’s smallest craft breweries are being drafted into the NFL. Several northeast Minneapolis breweries will be featured at U.S. Bank Stadium once it opens later this summer, a...

June 22, 2016


Mayo, Google Partner For New Symptom Search Feature

The health organization hopes its latest collaboration will lead to more website traffic and a higher level of brand awareness.

June 22, 2016

One year in, Sunday growler sales have been a big boost for MN breweries

They’re a little awkward to carry, but those big, brown jugs of beer are really popular among Minnesota craft beer drinkers. And since local breweries no longer have to say “no”...

June 21, 2016

Study: The middle class is disappearing because people are richer, not poorer

You’ve probably seen a headline reading “the middle class is disappearing,” or heard a politician yell something to that effect in recent months. The thing is, it’s a true...

June 21, 2016


CVRx Raises $46.5M In Series G Funding Round

The medical device company also has another $25 million in the pipeline pending “the company’s achievement of a certain milestone.”

June 21, 2016


Wrongful Termination Lawsuits Against Starkey Move To U.S. Court

News of the move to the federal level surprised even the Minnesota district court judge overseeing the cases.

June 21, 2016

Women In Tech

Twin Cities Has Second-Worst Gender Pay Gap In Tech

Men make more than women in all of the metros surveyed.

June 21, 2016

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