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Medical Startups Raise $300 Million So Far in 2014

LifeScience Alley sees a strong year for Minnesota startups

October 21, 2014

Cyber security experts in Minneapolis as data breach concerns rise

The nation’s top cyber security experts are descending on Minneapolis this week after a year of high-profile data protection failures that has affected millions of consumers. The fourth...

October 21, 2014

Cranes, concrete and contractors: New Vikings stadium 23 percent complete

Construction of the new Vikings stadium is nearly a quarter complete. Team officials gave media outlets a hard-hat tour of the Downtown East site Monday, allowing reporters on the grounds for the...

October 21, 2014

Mall of America

Mall Of America’s Expansion Getting Lots Of Attention

The development has garnered interest from many potential tenants as a buoying economy spurs new commercial real estate development and low vacancy rates.

October 21, 2014

Reports: Molitor to get second interview for Twins managerial job

Hall of Famer Paul Molitor will get a second meeting with Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan to discuss the Twins vacant managerial job. According to the Pioneer Press’ Mike Berardino...

October 20, 2014

Cargill appeals ruling on lawsuit alleging child slavery on cocoa farms

The Star Tribune reports Cargill is appealing a judicial panel’s ruling in a lawsuit that claims the Twin Cities-based agribusiness bears some responsibility for the use of child slave labor...

October 20, 2014

Walleye survey in Mille Lacs Lake encouraging, DNR says

There’s good news for walleye – and anglers – on Mille Lacs Lake. For years the walleye population in the lake has been declining because the majority of walleye that hatched didn’t...

October 20, 2014

Arctic Cat

Arctic Cat Sues Company That Previously Filed An Infringement Suit Against It

It says Bombardier Recreational Products and BPR U.S. Inc., used technology it patented in 2000.

October 20, 2014

Former financial adviser pleads guilty to swindling nearly $1 million

A former employee of Ameriprise Financial Services has pleaded guilty to defrauding clients of more than $980,000, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office. Susan Walker, 50, of Plymouth...

October 20, 2014

A winner is nigh: Best dive bar list includes Nye's Polonaise Room

Sometimes you want to get all dolled up and sip a fancy, fussy cocktail. And sometimes you want to stand at an old school bar in a beer-scented room that looks like it hasn’t been redecorated...

October 20, 2014

Datalink

Datalink Buys San Francisco-Based IT Firm For $18.5M

This latest purchase, the company’s sixth since 2009, provides customer base on the West Coast.

October 20, 2014

Icelandic sheep farmers' fortunes make for a good yarn

It was a decision that has since proved anything but woolly-headed. With just a few dollars to their name, the Strand family put their livelihood on the line as they hitched up two trailers of...

October 20, 2014

Will Apple Pay upset the payment cart and make your wallet obsolete?

Give a quick wave of your phone and you’re on your way. Apple, which changed the way people listen to music and use their phones, launched Apple Pay on Monday. Some tech experts say the new...

October 20, 2014

Nanny rocker Kat Perkins makes first round of Grammy nominations

Minnesota’s nanny rocker is one step closer to a Grammy nomination. Kat Perkins, the Scranton, North Dakota, native who now calls the Twin Cities home, was a semifinalist on NBC’s hit...

October 19, 2014

MN businesses compete to build luxury ice fishing houses to help those in need

They were given a trailer frame and running lights, but the rest was up to design and build a luxury ice fishing house in 24 hours as part of the first-ever Fish House Frenzy. Rebuilding Together...

October 19, 2014

IP gubernatorial candidate plans lawsuit after being excluded from Sunday's debate

When Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican challenger Jeff Johnson took the stage at Hamline University Sunday morning, the Independence Party gubernatorial candidate wasn’t there. Hannah Nicollet...

October 19, 2014

1 worker from evacuated turkey plant still hospitalized; cause unknown

The Jennie-O turkey processing plant evacuated Friday night after dozens of workers suddenly became ill is operating normally again, and all but one of the affected employees is out of the hospital...

October 18, 2014

Creative Kidstuff gets TV show, MOA pop-up store

Minneapolis-based Creative Kidstuff is expanding – outside of its traditional medium, with a new TV show set to debut; and also physically, with a holiday pop-up store in the nation’s biggest...

October 18, 2014

Dozens of workers sickened at Willmar turkey plant; investigation underway

A turkey processing plant in Willmar was evacuated Friday evening after dozens of workers there became ill. Willmar police tell KSTP the incident at the Jennie-O Turkey Store plant started with...

October 17, 2014

Depressed prices and record harvest put corn farmers at risk

A record corn harvest combined with depressed prices is putting Minnesotan farmers at risk from both financial and physical harm. As government figures predict this year’s harvest will break...

October 17, 2014

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