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Coloplast Looks to Add Jobs in Minneapolis

Danish company sees local office as part of global growth.

August 24, 2016


Mayo’s Kogod Center On Aging Spawning Spinoffs, Breakthrough Research

After launch of Unity Biotechnology, study links osteoarthritis to ‘senescent’ cells.

August 24, 2016

Recombinetics Secures $630K In Extension Funding Round

The bioengineering company is looking to raise about $3.7 million, according to a recent SEC filing.

August 24, 2016

Alternative Medicine May Increase Workplace Absenteeism

Study links use of mind-body practices for chronic conditions with more missed days of work.

August 24, 2016


Medtronic Closes $1.1B HeartWare Acquisition Earlier Than Expected

The med-tech company expected to complete the deal in late October.

August 24, 2016

Minnesota's ACT scores drop after test is made available to all students

ACT scores went down in Minnesota in the year the state required all juniors take the college entrance exam to graduate. The Minnesota Department of Education said Wednesday 64,145 students who...

August 24, 2016

You need to earn more than $50K to afford an average house in Twin Cities

If you want to buy an average-priced property in the Twin Cities, you’ll need to earn more than $50,000 to comfortably afford the mortgage payments. That’s according to a study by HSH...

August 24, 2016

EpiPens cost 400 percent more and Klobuchar wants an explanation

The cost of EpiPens has gone up 400 percent since 2009, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar has said the “outrageous price increases” need to be “investigated and stopped.” An EpiPen is...

August 23, 2016

A Minneapolis hotel is offering luxury Vikings tailgating (for $12,000)

It’s almost football season. And what’s football without the pregame tailgate parties? Before you load up your purple-gold RV and pack a cooler of beer and brats, consider this: The...

August 23, 2016


Sportradar Inks Deal With NHL To Monitor Gambling Activity

The sports data company will play the role of watchdog for the NHL as it looks for atypical bets being placed on regular-season and postseason games.

August 23, 2016


Four51 Lays Off 20 Percent Of Workforce

The company is shifting its growth strategy.

August 23, 2016

It's official: Prince's 'Let's Go Crazy' is the Wild's new goal song

Huge news today from the Minnesota Wild as the team announced that it has officially changed its goal song to Prince’s “Let’s Go Crazy” The song was used during Game 6 of...

August 23, 2016


Best Buy Shares Soar Following Q2 Report

The retailer outpaced local competitor Target in many categories, most notably growth in comparable store and online sales.

August 23, 2016

Why was your commute delayed? A suspicious package in downtown Minneapolis

So what's going in #mpls this morning? Bomb squad on Hennepin and 7th? — Lisa (@lmk_mpls) August 23, 2016 Traffic was backed up around downtown Minneapolis...

August 23, 2016

A pipeline protest in N.D. is the biggest gathering of tribes in years

A pipeline protest in North Dakota has been growing by the busload and organizers now call it the largest gathering of Native Americans in modern times. It’s estimated that members of 60...

August 22, 2016

TreeHouse Health Lands Partnership With Accenture

The company now partners with 15 agencies. The type of service each agency provides differs, but its list of partners include MentorMate and the Medical Alley Association.

August 22, 2016

Minimum Wage

Judge Says Minneapolis Can Vote On $15 Minimum Wage

Minneapolis City Council had blocked the initiative from reaching the ballot earlier this month.

August 22, 2016

State Fair: What to expect at the Land of 10,000 Beers

Beer lovers will be able to try hundreds of different local brews at the Minnesota State Fair this year. The Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild’s “Land of 10,000 Beers” exhibit will...

August 22, 2016

Twin Cities archery range facing closure because arrows keep landing in yards

Archers in Chanhassen could soon pay a heavy price for their wayward shots. That’s because arrows shot from the Lake Susan Archery Range have been landing in nearby yards, and as a result the...

August 22, 2016

US Bank launches new 'safe' account to meet needs of those without a bank

U.S. Bank wants people who aren’t using a bank to start. The Minnesota-based financial institution announced its Safe Debit Account Monday, which is geared towards the millions of people who...

August 22, 2016

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