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Forget Florida! Fargo, Rochester make Forbes list of top cities for retirees

Two cities in the Upper Midwest (or “The North” if you prefer) have landed on an influential list of the best cities for retirees. Forbes magazine pinpointed 25 communities for its 2015...

March 23, 2015

Minneapolis Public Schools to lay off more than 100 staffers

The Minneapolis Public School system will be eliminating dozens of positions in order to relocate funds back into the schools, reports note. Officials are expected to eliminate roughly 120...

March 22, 2015

Live in Duluth forever? City named one of top places to stay after college

It has Lake Superior, hills and bagfuls of outdoor pursuits, which is why Duluth has been named one of the places college students can “stay forever” after graduation. The northeast...

March 21, 2015

Uber could leave Minnesota if new auto insurance laws are passed

Minnesota lawmakers are debating a bill that would increase costs for many popular rideshare companies in the Twin Cities – which has one of those companies saying they might just leave the state...

March 20, 2015

Ex-Nordstrom worker arrested in $143K scam case at Mall of America

Two people were arrested over an apparent “inside job” credit card scam that defrauded a Mall of America store out of more than $143,000. Bloomington Police arrested a former Nordstrom...

March 20, 2015

Duluth's beloved 'Viking Ship' sailing toward a comeback on lakeshore

The Leif Erikson has weathered its fair share of storms over the years, but it looks like the 42-foot Viking ship will finally return to its “homeport” in Duluth. The ship, a replica...

March 19, 2015

Phillips & Temro Industries Sold To St. Louis Firm

Eden Prairie company has 700 employees.

March 19, 2015

Jobs

Minnesota Adds Jobs, Unemployment Steady

While state unemployment figures remain lower than the rest of the country, growth has been slower.

March 19, 2015

Target close to settling data breach lawsuit for $10 million

Target close to settling data-breach lawsuit for $10 million http://t.co/4VYRB4dvSn pic.twitter.com/6ocfbXMb67 — NBC News (@NBCNews) March 19, 2015 Target Corp. has submitted court documents...

March 19, 2015

Mixed bag for General Mills as profits drop 16 percent, but US sales rise

Profits at General Mills have fallen 16 percent in the third-quarter, as the Minneapolis-based firm continues with its transformation that has already led to hundreds of job losses. On Wednesday...

March 18, 2015

Target

Target Debuts One-Year Return Policy, Raises Minimum Wage

Guarantee applies to store brands, gift registry.

March 18, 2015

Shopping

Loss Narrows For EVINE Live

Sales up 5.3 percent in 2014 for former ValueVision Media.

March 18, 2015

Dayton to spend extra $866M from budget surplus on free pre-K care, tax cuts

Governor Mark Dayton has revealed an extra $866 million in state spending proposals over the next two years as a result of a higher-than-expected budget surplus. At a news conference Tuesday...

March 17, 2015

Target

Target Snags $1.6B Tax Break For Canadian Exit

Annual filing also tallies data breach costs at $252 million.

March 17, 2015

Duluth Pack joins with Target as part of 'lumbersexual' men's line

At Target, they’re suddenly focusing on the “lumbersexual.” The Minneapolis-based retailer is teaming with the Duluth-based Duluth Pack (and five others) for a collection aimed at...

March 17, 2015

Minnesota velodrome to reopen; private funds to pay for repairs

The velodrome cycling track at the National Sports Center in Blaine will open again soon, after supporters raised enough money to pay for some much needed repairs to the structure. A group called...

March 17, 2015

Dayton calls for review of MNsure; House panel votes to drop it

Gov. Mark Dayton said Monday he wants a top-to-bottom review of MNsure, the statewide health care insurance exchange, and would be open to a variety of solutions to make it work better – up to and...

March 16, 2015

Twin Cities Rent Growth Outpacing National Average

Minneapolis, Eden Prairie post strongest growth.

March 16, 2015

1 worker injured in coal fire at Burnsville power plant

A coal fire at Xcel Energy’s Black Dog power plant injured at least one person Monday morning, and fire crews are working to put out the blaze. Information so far is sparse, but Xcel Energy...

March 16, 2015

Life Time Fitness

Life Time Fitness Sold For $4 Billion

The company did not mention if it’s dropping plans to form an REIT.

March 16, 2015

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