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Mmmm, MN55: New U. apple will tempt crunch-seekers

Apple researchers at the University of Minnesota are pumped about a new variety they’ve developed that that they think will be a hit with consumers. The Associated Press reports the new...

October 24, 2014

Audit: Hoffner case shows MnSCU should rethink its investigations

A new report from Minnesota’s legislative auditor criticizes the investigative methods of the State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) after the botched firing of football coach Todd Hoffner...

October 23, 2014

Mark Briggs

Ability Network Acquires MD On-Line

Minneapolis-based health IT firm continues growth.

October 23, 2014

Arctic Cat

Sales Up, Fiscal Year Outlook Down For Arctic Cat

Added expenses caused the company to lower its outlook for the year despite success in snowmobile and accessory sales.

October 23, 2014

3M

3M Leads Market Surge With Strong Q3 Report

On year’s biggest earnings report day, the company’s good news fueled the largest Dow Jones gains.

October 23, 2014

Grab a fork: Record number of Twin Cities restaurants opened this year

Hopefully you’re hungry – the Twin Cities has a bevy of new restaurants to try. Since the start of the year, 91 restaurants have opened in the metro area and 42 are slated to open, the Star...

October 23, 2014

Minneapolis can't ban 'Redskins' name during Vikings game, city attorney says

The city of Minneapolis doesn’t have the authority to ban the use of the “Redskins” nickname when Washington’s NFL team plays the Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium in a few weeks,...

October 22, 2014

Olson

Olson Purchased By D.C. Tech Consulting Firm

The non-traditional buyer is likely to market Olson’s consumer data to its clients.

October 22, 2014

Relief in St. Paul as repairs to 11 of the 'Terrible 20' roads are completed

St Paul has “turned an important corner” following the completion of repaving work on 11 of the city’s so-called “Terrible 20″ roads, the mayor said. In a bid to bring...

October 22, 2014

Firewood, propane users already dealing with high demand

When the price of a commodity goes up dramatically in the face of a shortage, people usually look for an alternative. But when the substitute product is also facing a supply shortage? MPR reports...

October 22, 2014

Emerson Opens Expanded Shakopee Plant; 500 Jobs Expected

In the works for several years, the addition is part of $110 million invested in Twin Cities-area sites.

October 22, 2014

Polaris Posts Strong Q3 Results, Forecasts Fiscal ’14 Growth

The company’s motorcycle division leads the way with a 28 percent increase from third quarter of 2013.

October 22, 2014

Dream of owning a brewery? Wisconsin brew farm on the market

Beer-loving entrepreneurs, opportunity awaits about 45 minutes from the Twin Cities. Dave’s BrewFarm in Wilson, Wisconsin, near the Minnesota border, is one of the few “authentic...

October 22, 2014

One-sort program ups Minneapolis recycling; city still lags behind

Recycling increased in Minneapolis a year after the introduction of the one-sort garbage collection system, official figures show – but it still lags behind the rest of the state. A presentation...

October 22, 2014

No chemicals needed: Nation's first natural pool to open in Minneapolis

Trips to the public pool are synonymous with chlorine – the bleach-like smell, the tightly shut eyes to avoid a sting, the dry skin after swimming a few laps. That will all be nonexistent at a new...

October 22, 2014

Target's gift to holiday shoppers: Free shipping starts now

Target is offering free holiday shipping on everything – starting now. The Minneapolis-based retailer announced Wednesday shipping for online orders is free from now until Dec. 20 as it tries to...

October 22, 2014

Map: Slaughterers, meat packers Minnesota's 'most unique' job

The employment landscape in a state can offer hints about its culture. What does it say about Minnesota? Well according to one new map, the meat industry is more prominent in Minnesota than in any...

October 21, 2014

Medical

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

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