Minnesota's unemployment rate drops slightly to 3.7 percent

Minnesota lost 1,700 jobs in the month of October, but the unemployment rate still dropped by 0.1 percent, figures released by the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Thursday...

November 19, 2015

Expecting losses, UnitedHealth could leave Affordable Care Act market in 2017

UnitedHealthcare, the biggest health insurer in the country, could pull out of the Affordable Care Act because it is proving too expensive for the company. The Minnetonka-based company on Thursday...

November 19, 2015

Viking ship with video board, light-up eyes coming to new stadium

A bigger, fancier version of the ship parked outside the Minnesota Vikings’ practice headquarters in Eden Prairie will be featured in front of U.S. Bank Stadium when it opens next summer. The...

November 19, 2015

3 finalists chosen for Minneapolis schools superintendent

After two days of interviews, the Minneapolis School Board has narrowed its list of candidates for its next school superintendent from six down to three. Among the finalists is Michael Goar, who...

November 18, 2015


Report: 15 Minnesota Companies Get Top Marks For LGBT Equality

The Corporate Equality Index scores companies on how well they treat LGBT employees.

November 18, 2015


Target Posts Strong Q3 Amid Faltering Retail Market

The Minneapolis retailer largely met expectations, however digital sales fell far short of the company’s expectations.

November 18, 2015

And the University of North Dakota's new nickname is...

After three years without a name or a mascot, the University of North Dakota finally has a new nickname: the Fighting Hawks. The university released the results of the contest – and the winning...

November 18, 2015

Bloomington's last farm, in the shadow of MOA, is up for sale

The booming Twin Cities suburb of Bloomington doesn’t usually conjure up images of peaceful pastures where sheep graze and wildflowers bloom. But the city – which is Minnesota’s fourth...

November 17, 2015

German ship investigated in Duluth for environmental law violations

German ship anchored in Twin Ports under investigation for alleged environmental violations: — Jennifer Austin (@jenniferfaustin) November...

November 17, 2015

Omar Ishrak

Medtronic’s Omar Ishrak Named 2015 Person of the Year

It's the third year TCB has recognized a Person of the Year.

November 17, 2015


Winona Forms Public-Private Partnership To Revitalize Downtown

It’s part of an ongoing effort to make the city more attractive and lively.

November 17, 2015

Worker dies after machinery accident at manufacturing plant

A Burnsville man has died after being injured by a machine at a manufacturing plant. Lakeville police say Mitchell Robert Hauschildt was severely injured by a packaging machine at Genpak Sunday...

November 17, 2015

Wedge Co-op

Wedge Co-Op Workers Vote To Unionize

It’s the first grocery co-op in the state to organize.

November 17, 2015

Twin Cities shoppers to spend $850 celebrating Christmas this year

Twin Cities shoppers are planning to be generous once again with their giving this holiday season, expecting to spend $850 on holiday celebrations this December. According to the St. Thomas Holiday...

November 17, 2015


Verso May Sell Duluth Paper Mill, Faces Potential Bankruptcy

The Duluth mill’s roughly 300 workers are told it is “business as usual,” while the paper producer considers its restructuring possibilities.

November 17, 2015

Cliffs idling Northshore Mining until market improves; 500-plus workers affected

Another Minnesota iron ore operation will temporarily idle starting next month. Cliffs Natural Resources announced Tuesday it will be idling a second operation starting Dec. 1. The Northshore...

November 17, 2015

Music fans wait in rain for Cities 97 Sampler; expected to raise $660K for charities

Last year it was sub-freezing temperatures, this year it’s rain for music fans eager to get their hands on the new Cities 97 Sampler. Volume 27 of the charitable CD features 17 tracks, with...

November 17, 2015

Here are the newest 'Bicycle Friendly Communities' in Minnesota

A city in west-central Minnesota and a county in the Twin Cities metro are now considered bike friendly by a national pro-cyclist organization. The League of American Bicyclists released its most...

November 16, 2015

Dayton Declares November As "Family Business Awareness Month"

Family businesses make up 90 percent of U.S. businesses and 80 percent of the nation’s workforce.

November 16, 2015


Wells Fargo Invests $1M In Local Small Business Loan Program

Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers said the $1 million would help fund its Open to Business program, which assists challenged entrepreneurs.

November 16, 2015

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