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Hot, humid 'Thrifty Thursday' kicks off this year's Minnesota State Fair

The Great Minnesota Get-Together starts Thursday, and a lot of events are planned for the opening day. Thursday’s theme is “Thrifty Thursday” – admission is $2 cheaper for adults...

August 20, 2014

Parents do the math: Back-to-school supply costs soar

So much for the quaint notion of a free public education – the cost of getting children supplied for school has spiked in recent years, according to new figures. New national numbers indicate...

August 20, 2014

General Mills hires top-level marketing executive away from MillerCoors

A top-level marketing executive is leaving MillerCoors to join Golden Valley-based General Mills, Advertising Age reports. General Mills says Jackie Woodward will serve in the newly-created...

August 20, 2014

Forbes: Vikings' value is below NFL franchise average

The Minnesota Vikings are below average when it comes to the value of an NFL franchise. Forbes Magazine did the research and came up with a value for all 32 teams in the NFL. The Vikings came in at...

August 20, 2014

Stillwater cafe thriving after 'minimum wage fee' flap

A little Stillwater cafe that became the focus of a griddle-hot controversy over the state’s newly raised minimum wage is doing brisk business despite the flap, KSTP reports. The River Oasis...

August 20, 2014

Prison inmates charged with tax fraud; collected $400K in tax refunds

Two inmates at the Minnesota state prison in Faribault have been charged with filing false tax claims to the Internal Revenue Service and collecting $400,000 in fraudulent tax refunds while they...

August 19, 2014

'Lady Chisholm' pleads guilty to welfare fraud, gets prison time

Andrea Chisholm, who along with her husband was accused of collecting welfare payments despite having millions of dollars in the bank, pled guilty to a single felony charge Tuesday afternoon in...

August 19, 2014

Deadly, spreading bat fungus could damage Minnesota industries

A fast-spreading and difficult-to-predict fungus is killing millions of bats across the United States – and some say Minnesota’s economy could suffer, whether measures are taken to protect...

August 19, 2014

Kansas City Design Firm Picked For Target Center Upgrade

The Timberwolves said they were impressed Dimensional Innovations' work at other venues across the country.

August 19, 2014

Stephen Foley

Cofounder Of Minneapolis Law Firm Dies At 55

Stephen Foley, who cofounded Foley & Mansfield in 1989, helped build the firm into a national operation with 10 offices across the country.

August 19, 2014

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