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

Target will donate up to $400,000 to help with severe flooding in Baton Rouge

Target Corporation will donate up to $400,000 to assist Baton Rouge and surrounding communities in Louisiana who have been ravaged by heavy rainfall and severe flooding this past week, the company...

August 20, 2016

MN driver's licenses now aren't enough to get into some military bases

A regular Minnesota driver’s license will no longer grant access to several Department of Defense installations, the Minnesota National Guard announced. The standard state-issued ID cards are...

August 19, 2016

Nurses at 5 Twin Cities hospitals say no to Allina, yes to strike

Nurses who went on strike for a week at five Twin Cities hospitals in June are now ready to call an open-ended walkout after rejecting a contract offer from Allina Health Thursday. The Minnesota...

August 18, 2016

Things are getting funky in Wild Mind's new taproom

Wild Mind Artisan Ales is one of Minnesota’s newest breweries – and it pours a pint you can’t find at many other breweries in the state. Wild Mind opened at the end of July in South...

August 18, 2016

New Valleyfair ride will swing riders 230 feet in the air

Valleyfair introduced plans to add another sky-scraping beacon to its collection of rides. The North Star will hurl riders – seated in two-person swings – in circles up to 40 mph and 230 feet in...

August 18, 2016

Inc. 5000

Inc. 5000: 93 MN Companies Among 2016's Fastest Growing

A sleep apnea company from Maple Grove topped the charts for Minnesota.

August 18, 2016


Toro Declares 2-For-1 Stock Split

The price of its stock has risen by more than $22—or 33 percent—in the last year, making the current $94 stock price too expensive for some small investors.

August 18, 2016

$150M soccer stadium in St. Paul moves one step closer to reality

A plan to build a new soccer stadium for Minnesota United and redevelop a run-down parcel of land in St. Paul took a big step on Wednesday. St. Paul city council members voted 5-1 in favor of the...

August 18, 2016

MN starts new adult education program for American Indians

Minnesota is putting $880,000 into a new project to help members of the state’s Ojibwe bands get degrees and start job training. Tribal leaders joined Gov. Mark Dayton in Bemidji Wednesday to...

August 17, 2016

Fairview, UCare Merger Delayed

Nonprofits continue “due diligence” for potential deal.

August 17, 2016

Feds Say Exchange Plan Enrollees No More Costly Than Before

But Minnesota is one of only 10 states where exchange plan claims rose more than 3 percent.

August 17, 2016

St. Paul’s Recombinetics Gears Up For Commercialization Of Gene-Editing Technology

With ties to U of M and Mayo Clinic, the start-up seeks to build on state’s genomics expertise.

August 17, 2016

Mayo Clinic Ventures Portfolio Company Purchased In $410M Deal

Assurex Health’s licensed tech taps fast-growing neuroscience genomics market.

August 17, 2016

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