Minnesota Chamber Sues Minneapolis Over Paid Sick Time Ordinance

Chamber president Doug Loon said lawmakers should not be “imposing a straightjacket with one-size-fits-all mandates.”

October 14, 2016


How 'Minnesota Nice' Could Become A Serious Economic Problem For The Twin Cities

Twin Cities business leaders say the region must do a better job of recruiting people to move here — and of keeping them here once they arrive.

October 13, 2016


Prince Estate Looks To Sell Vault Of Unreleased Music For $35M

It’s uncertain how much music is contained within the vault, but those close to Prince believe the number of unreleased tracks to be in the thousands.

October 13, 2016


With Stumpf Gone, What Do We Know About New Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan?

Sloan will be taking over the nation’s largest bank amid a storm of controversy, although his 29 years there was spent largely removed from the scandal events.

October 13, 2016

Famous Dave's Has A New CEO...Again

Mike Lister is a former executive and current owner of several Famous Dave's franchise locations.

October 13, 2016


Polaris Makes $665M Strategic Acquisition Of Transamerican Auto Parts

The off-road vehicles company hopes its purchase of Transamerican Auto Parts will gain it market share in a more than $10 billion a year Jeep and truck accessory market.

October 12, 2016

Skyline Medical Faces Stock Delisting

Eagan firm seeks Nasdaq hearing.

October 12, 2016

Fewer Choices Equals Lower Premiums For Exchange Health Plans

Study says consumers pay as much as 13% less for narrow-network plans.

October 12, 2016


U Of M-Developed Gene Editing Technologies Making Waves In Agriculture, Medicine

Calyxt founder Dan Voytas is applying editing methods for non-GMO crop improvements.

October 12, 2016


Mayo Researchers Win Patent For Sophisticated New ALS, Dementia Gene Test

Same lab recently announced a breakthrough in mouse modeling for ALS research.

October 12, 2016


U Of M’s Mapping Of Gene “Social Networks” Could Advance Cancer Treatments

Recent findings from the Twin Cities campus and the University of Toronto show how targeting specific cells could reveal better treatment plans for a number of deadly diseases.

October 12, 2016


Mayo, MIT Awarded $9.7M Grant To Improve Brain Tumor Drug Delivery

The money will fund research that could potentially improve individualized medicine practices and allow physicians to better select drugs tailored to a patient’s unique tumor.

October 12, 2016

3M, Alphabet Subsidiary Verily Partner To Create Health Care Efficiency Platform

The health tech platform will uses population-level clinical data to provide caregivers with solutions to trim costs and impact efficiency and quality of care.

October 11, 2016

Wells Fargo

Is Wells Fargo Preparing For A New CEO?

The bank reshuffled its leadership structure to give more power to it's No. 2, Timothy Sloan, but says the move is unrelated to the account scandal for which it's currently taking fire.

October 11, 2016


Nurses Union Gives ‘Unanimous Endorsement’ Of New Allina Deal, Likely Ending Strike

Terms of the three-year contract include compensation toward health care-related costs, a 2 percent annual wage increase and all-day security protection in emergency rooms.

October 11, 2016

Paradigm Outcomes Buys Alaris Group

Both businesses work to reduce costs and control efficiency of a worker’s return to their job after a time of injury.

October 10, 2016


Report: Shrinking Workforce, High Taxes Among Chief Concerns For MN Businesses

Local business owners expressed concern over topics ranging from energy costs to the challenge of finding skilled workers.

October 10, 2016


Longtime Target Shareholder Calls For Wells Fargo CEO’s Removal From Board

Aaron Epstein purchased a $4,500 ad in the Star Tribune in hopes of inciting a call for resignation of John Stumpf from Target’s board of directors.

October 06, 2016

Recombinetics Wins Federal Grant To Create ‘Minipig’ For Alzheimer’s Research

The gene editing company is known for its proprietary pig models, which are used in treatment studies for cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other conditions.

October 06, 2016


Which Banks Are The Top Small Business Lenders?

Figures updated at the end of September show two banks with significant Minnesota operations hold top spots on a national list.

October 06, 2016

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