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Minnesota United: July Stadium Deadline Has “Wiggle Room”

Will legislature act in final days on proposed soccer stadium?

May 14, 2015

MN home care company to hire laid-off Wisconsin workers

A Minnesota home health care business is planning to hire hundreds of Wisconsin workers who will be laid off this month as their employer ceases operations. GeminiCares, a long-term care provider...

May 14, 2015

Paying more for eggs, cake mix: Grocery prices rise as bird flu spreads

Avian flu has now infected 85 farms in Minnesota, spread across 21 counties, state officials said Tuesday, resulting in the death of at least 5.6 million birds. Just one state south, Iowa – the...

May 13, 2015

Charter flights between MSP, Cuba start Wednesday, commercial route could follow

The Minnesota Orchestra will be flying direct from Minneapolis-St. Paul airport to Cuba after a ruling by the Customs and Border Patrol which could pave the way for regular flights between the Twin...

May 12, 2015

vRad

vRad Sold To MEDNAX For $500M

Company operations will remain in Eden Prairie

May 12, 2015

New vehicle sales rose 4.6 percent in MN last year, what models were the most popular?

Low gas prices and favorable market conditions helped new car sales in Minnesota rise 4.6 percent last year – driven by an increase in people buying new trucks and SUVs. Dealership figures...

May 12, 2015

Still no deal at Capitol: Will transportation, tax cut plans have to wait 'til next year?

Sports fans whose teams are struggling sometimes try to salvage some hope with the cry “Wait ’til next year.” With negotiators striking out on key pieces of a budget agreement for...

May 11, 2015

Stratasys

Stratasys Q1 Loss Tops $216 Million

Company reorganizing MakerBot unit amid challenges to 3D printing industry.

May 11, 2015

Minnesota Orchestra's Cuba tour signals comeback, improving foreign relations

The Minnesota Orchestra is off to Cuba this week, becoming the first U.S. orchestra to give performances in the Caribbean island nation since President Barack Obama announced changes in policy this...

May 11, 2015

Minnesota, Wisconsin among best states for working moms

Not like we need another reason to celebrate all the wonderful moms this Mother’s Day, but a new national ranking named Minnesota and Wisconsin among the top best states for working mothers...

May 10, 2015

Target

Legal Challenge to Target Data Breach Settlement Nixed

But judge says MasterCard settlement ‘may not ‘pass the smell test’”

May 08, 2015

MN lawmakers demand oil train disaster response plans in wake of Heimdal crash

State lawmakers have called on rail operator BNSF to provide details of how it would respond to an oil train disaster in Minnesota, following this week’s fiery crash in North Dakota. A BNSF...

May 08, 2015

Sun Country warns pilots of 'shutdown' as contract fight ramps up

A long-running labor dispute between Sun Country Airlines and its pilots has shifted into a new gear. The company’s chairman said in an email to a leader of the pilots union this week that...

May 07, 2015

Bill would allow some MN businesses to refuse service at same-sex weddings

A state senator from Nisswa introduced a “Freedom of Conscience” bill Thursday that would allow some businesses to refuse marriage services to same-sex couples due to their religious...

May 07, 2015

For-profit college chain with two Minnesota campuses to close for good

The students now studying at Sanford-Brown colleges, a for-profit higher education system with two campuses in Minnesota, will be the last to pass through the institution. The parent company of the...

May 07, 2015

Imation

Battle Lines Drawn At Imation

Activist investors lament “dismal financial and stock price performance."

May 07, 2015

Celebrity lobbyist: Andrew Zimmern pushes for 'snowbate' at Capitol

lobbying for ‘Snowbates.’ | http://t.co/FJwC3OBOkX pic.twitter.com/bvjqSKqSS2 It’s vital to support (cont) http://t.co/t2Z7amqTSx — Andrew Zimmern (@andrewzimmern) May 7, 2015...

May 07, 2015

Charges: Woman ripped off over $100k in federal loans meant for farmers

A Verndale, Minnesota, woman employed by a federal agency responsible for distributing loans to farmers is accused of stealing over $100,000 dollars from it, the U.S. Attorney says. According to a...

May 06, 2015

Nitrates are a growing threat to Minnesota's drinking water, report finds

Agriculture-related nitrate contamination is a growing concern for Minnesota’s drinking water, according to a report by the state’s Department of Health’s (MDH). The Drinking...

May 06, 2015

City Pages, popular Twin Cities alternative magazine, bought by Star Tribune

Some big changes on the Minneapolis print scene, where the city’s leading newspaper has bought a smaller, but popular alternative weekly periodical. The Star Tribune reports that its parent...

May 06, 2015

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