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St. Paul, Mpls. Are Now Both Seeking Development Directors

Cecile Bedor is leaving her longtime role with the city of St. Paul for a position at Greater MSP.

April 17, 2014

Delivery

Target Significantly Expands Online Subscription Service

Target now offers roughly 1,500 items through its subscription service, which ships products to customers at routine intervals.

April 17, 2014

Michael Foods

Post Buys Minnetonka’s Michael Foods For $2.45B

In the largest transaction in either company’s histories, Post, known for its huge cereal business, is acquiring Michael Foods, a large Minnesota-based maker of packaged food products.

April 17, 2014

Court Lifts MN Firm’s Injunction Against Boston Sci

The U.S. Court of Appeals removed a preliminary injunction that Vascular Solutions previously won against Boston Scientific.

April 17, 2014

Jobs

MN Adds 2,600 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Unchanged

Professional and business services, as well as the construction industry, contributed largely to March’s gains; the leisure and hospitality sector, along with retail, struggled during the month.

April 17, 2014

Rita's

Rita’s Italian Ice Franchise Is Coming To MN

In May, Minnesota will become the 24th state to house a Rita’s Italian Ice when two local franchisees open a new store.

April 17, 2014

Minneapolis council member wants foam containers banned at restaurants

Foam containers are used to carry lots of food and drink out of restaurants. But a proposal in Minneapolis would clamp a lid on their use. City council member Andrew Johnson tells the Star Tribune...

April 16, 2014

New company to take over MNsure website, systems

Minnesota’s online health insurance marketplace, MNsure, has named a new vendor to overhaul overhaul its troubled website and computer systems. Deloitte Consulting LLP’s contract is worth $4...

April 16, 2014

St. Jude Medical headquarters

St. Jude Medical’s Profits Up 12 Percent

The increase in sales for the medical device manufacturer’s implanted defibrillators and pacemakers contributed to its strong first quarter.

April 16, 2014

Under pressure to act, cell phone makers to add 'kill switch' to new devices

Apple, AT&T and 11 other smartphone makers and wireless companies have agreed to add “kill switch” technology to their devices starting next year in an effort to deter cell phone...

April 15, 2014

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