Medtronic Buys Smith & Nephew’s Gynecology Business For $350M

The Dublin-based med-tech company will also retain most employees.

May 18, 2016


Medtronic Expands Spinal Surgery Portfolio With Mazor Robotics Deal

The Dublin-based med-tech company is currently the largest player in the equipment market for spinal conditions.

May 18, 2016

Here are the projects House Republicans want to spend $800M on

House Republicans have put out what they call a compromise bill that spends $200 million more than their initial bonding proposal, and invests in three areas Democrats have said need help. The GOP...

May 18, 2016


Target Disappoints In Q1, Signals Trouble Ahead

Sales fell sharply in part due to the spin off of the retailer's pharmacy and clinic business.

May 18, 2016

What's that we hear? Some of MSP Airport's loudest planes are retiring

If you live near the airport’s flight path, chances are you’ve heard the roar of planes soaring over your house. Last summer, there were 12,000 noise complaints around the airport in...

May 17, 2016


More Than 100 Dentists Form Class Action Suit Against 3M

Dental professionals are claiming the failure rate of 3M’s Lava Ultimate product have led to significant costs that they have not been able to recoup.

May 17, 2016

Target names former Nordstrom exec as new head of merchandising

A former Nordstrom executive will lead Target’s merchandising. The Minneapolis-based retailer announced Tuesday that Mark Tritton will be the executive vice president and chief merchandising...

May 17, 2016

For-profit schools closing 4 campuses due to better economy, AG's lawsuit

Globe University and Minnesota School of Business is consolidating, and as a result it will close four of its Minnesota campuses. The for-profit schools say a better economy, the growth of online...

May 17, 2016

Lawmaker introduces smokeless tobacco ban for Target Field

With time quickly running out in the 2016 Legislative session, new legislation could ban the use of smokeless tobacco at professional sports stadiums in Minnesota. The bill was introduced Monday by...

May 16, 2016

Anti-Target protest over transgender bathroom policy arrives in St. Paul

Campaigners who oppose Target’s transgender-inclusive bathroom policy were in St. Paul on Monday, kicking off a statewide tour aimed at driving shoppers away from stores. The Minneapolis...

May 16, 2016


Game Of Thrones Star Leads Latest Film To Shoot In Minnesota

With Spinning Man set to shoot starting June 8, the state could see an economic boost as local talent is utilized in the film’s production.

May 16, 2016

Let's make a deal: Will lawmakers finally agree on how to pay for road and bridges fixes?

Hoping lawmakers can finally come to an agreement, Gov. Mark Dayton Monday outlined two proposals to fund the state’s failing roads and bridges. Both Republicans and Democrats have said...

May 16, 2016

Amazon is hiring people to work alongside robots in Shakopee

Amazon is looking to hire more than 1,000 people to work at its new fulfillment center in Shakopee. Shakopee Valley News says the internet giant has started hiring to fill 1,000 full-time positions...

May 15, 2016


Cardiovascular Systems Hit With New Lawsuit

A shareholder is suing the company for compensation on claims that executives devalued CSI’s stock value by 70 percent.

May 13, 2016

Fish kill from wastewater is part of $1.5M pollution fine for MN beet group

A Minnesota sugar beet cooperative that discharged wastewater into a creek – leading to a big fish kill – will pay $1.5 million for that incident, and other environmental violations. The Minnesota...

May 13, 2016

Without much snow this winter, Arctic Cat lost more money

When your company is named after the Arctic, a mild winter without much snow can’t be good for business. That’s the case for Twin Cities-based Arctic Cat, which reported Thursday that...

May 13, 2016

It looks like liquor stores in MN will still be closed on Sundays for awhile

It looked like lawmakers probably wouldn’t tackle Sunday liquor sales this session, since they had less time than usual and some other big issues that had to get sorted out. But on Thursday...

May 12, 2016

Video: CEO says Target won't back down on bathroom policy

  Target CEO Brian Cornell was on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” and took a couple minutes to address the controversy over the retailer’s bathroom stance – and the calls for...

May 12, 2016

Could not making people pay to check bags help shorten long airport lines?

As the busy summer travel season nears, suggestions for how to make long airport security lines move faster are pouring in. Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is one of the airports that...

May 12, 2016


Stratasys Undersea: 3D Printed Submarine To Compete In European Race

The vessel’s designers were able to cut costs and shorten the build time using 3D-printed parts.

May 12, 2016

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