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6 days without a new MN bird flu case: Is the outbreak winding down?

New reports of avian influenza on Minnesota poultry farms seemed to be a daily occurrence earlier this spring. So the absence of any such reports for nearly a week is generating hopes that the...

May 21, 2015

Senator Franken heads to Cuba with mind on Minnesota's economy

Cuba is alive with Minnesotans these days, with Senator Al Franken the latest to head to the island nation on a diplomatic trip. Franken and three fellow Democrats in the U.S Senate will meet with...

May 21, 2015

MN population continues to grow, with significant jump in Twin Cities

The number of people living in Minnesota is growing – especially in the Twin Cities. Minnesota’s population is up 2.9 percent from the 2010 U.S. Census, according to 2014 Census estimates...

May 21, 2015

Imation

Activist Investors Win Three Seats On Imation Board

Clinton Group nominees elected; CEO Lucas loses board seat.

May 21, 2015

Construction boost helps Minnesota add 7,400 jobs in April; unemployment down

Employers in the construction industry helped Minnesota add another 7,400 jobs in April, as the state’s unemployment rate fell. The latest figures from the Minnesota Department of Employment...

May 21, 2015

Mounds View team

Metro High School Competing At National Student Business Competition

The Mounds View High School team was chosen as one of just 15 finalists out of over 100.

May 20, 2015

MN United hopes lawmakers will pass stadium tax breaks in special session

The Minnesota United is hoping to use the special session of the state Legislature to see whether the team can get tax breaks on its $150 million soccer stadium plan. The club is expected to...

May 20, 2015

Beauty, fashion help Target beat expectations to post 52 percent profit rise

After a turbulent 18 months, Target appears back on track after reporting a 52 percent boost in profits for the first quarter of 2015. Having battled through the data breach, its withdrawal from...

May 20, 2015

MN Orchestra extends contracts with Vänskä, musicians

Less than a week after its historic visit to Cuba, the Minnesota Orchestra has announced new contracts with Music Director Osmo Vänskä and its musicians. It’s another sign that the orchestra...

May 19, 2015

Report: MN's minimum wage workers can't afford to rent 1-bedroom apartment

Minimum wage workers do not make enough money to afford rent on a one-bedroom apartment in Minnesota. That’s according to the Out of Reach 2015 report, annual rental affordability outlook...

May 19, 2015

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