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U.S. Bank To Acquire Biz From Ally Bank

U.S. Bank has entered an agreement to purchase Ally Bank’s document custodian business.

April 14, 2014

MN Glass Company’s Profits Up 80 Percent

Apogee Enterprises’ full-year revenue totaled $771.4 million and the company hopes to reach $1 billion by 2016.

April 14, 2014

Minn. butter-makers abuzz over boom; others not buying it

The butter versus margarine debate rages on, even as Minnesota butter producers are celebrating an uptick in butter consumption. Nationwide, butter sales by volume increased 5 percent last year...

April 14, 2014

New poll finds drop in approval ratings for Dayton, Franken

Heading into the election season, DFL incumbents Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken have both seen their approval ratings drop beneath the key 50 percent threshold that is often regarded as...

April 14, 2014

Help wanted in North Dakota: State to launch worker recruitment campaign

North Dakota is in the midst of an economic boom, and it needs thousands of workers to fill job openings in a wide variety of businesses. State officials recently announced a new campaign aimed at...

April 13, 2014

Dayton to sign minimum wage increase into law Monday

Gov. Mark Dayton will sign the minimum wage bill into law Monday afternoon, FOX 9 reports. The signing ceremony is scheduled for Monday at 2:30 p.m.  in the Capitol Rotunda.  The event is free and...

April 13, 2014

Emmer gets GOP endorsement to run for Bachmann's 6th District seat

Former state Rep. Tom Emmer won the strong endorsement of Republican Party delegates in the 6th Congressional District in his race to succeed Michele Bachmann. Emmer, who narrowly lost the...

April 12, 2014

The best city for family travel? It might be Minneapolis

Planning your summer vacation? The founder of a travel website has, what he calls, the perfect family-friendly place for you to visit. Better than crowded places such as the crowded Orlando or...

April 12, 2014

Futuristic vision would top 35W with a park neighborhood

Imagine spreading a blanket on the grass for a picnic above Interstate 35W. That may not be too far off, if a team of students, planners and designers get their way. They are dreaming up a...

April 11, 2014

Minnesota tax revenues below projections for February, March

The state raked in a bit less revenue than expected in February and March, but there’s no cause for panic, Minnesota budget officials say. Minnesota net general fund receipts totaled $2.637...

April 11, 2014

House passes minimum wage bill, Dayton just needs to sign

The Minnesota House voted to pass a bill that would raise minimum wage and now all it needs is Gov. Mark Dayton’s signature to become law. The MN House has joined the Senate in voting to...

April 10, 2014

Twin Cities home prices march higher but sales decline

The median price of homes selling in the Twin Cities in March rose again last month, increasing by 7.6 percent to $190,000. It was the 25th consecutive month that prices climbed. Citing new data...

April 10, 2014

Computer thieves hack another Minnesota company

If you have accumulated Club Carlson Gold Points through stays and food and beverage purchases at Carlson Rezidor Hotels, stop reading this and go check your points balance. Unlike the earlier data...

April 10, 2014

ViaWest Enters MN With New Data Center In Chaska

ViaWest, which manages 27 data centers in six states, announced the recent opening of its first Minnesota facility.

April 10, 2014

Report: Vacant Retail Spaces Are Dwindling

Once-empty big box properties are now being leased all over the Twin Cities.

April 10, 2014

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Two MN Eateries Win Zimmern’s National Food Award

General Mills and Andrew Zimmern teamed up to recognize the country’s best of the best across 20 food-related categories.

April 10, 2014

Local Health Care App Creator Raises $550,000 In Financing

Healthcare Engagement Solutions, developer of mobile technology suite Uniphy, raised over half a million dollars from angel investors and is planning for more.

April 10, 2014

Mayo Clinic enters agreement with Irish med tech industry

The media in Ireland is full of stories about a new deal just announced that will bring the prestige of the Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic to the Irish medical research and technology industry. The...

April 10, 2014

House OKs bill aimed at narrowing workplace gender gaps

The Minnesota House has approved a bill aimed at improving wages and other workplace issues for women. After almost four hours of debate Wednesday, lawmakers OK’d the “Women’s Economic...

April 10, 2014

Franken takes shots at Comcast/Time Warner merger in Senate hearing

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken grilled top executives of Comcast and Time Warner Cable in a U.S. Senate committee hearing Wednesday over the proposed merger of the two companies, and he made it clear he...

April 10, 2014

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