Feds ask skeptical MN lawmakers to get on board with Real ID

Federal officials came to Minnesota Tuesday to “get real” with lawmakers about Real ID, the enhanced security program it’s rolling out for driver’s licenses across the...

September 29, 2015

4 arrested, 3 Minneapolis child care centers charged in $1 million fraud scheme

Four people have been arrested and three child care centers have been charged with billing the government to take care of “phantom students” to the tune of more than $1 million...

September 29, 2015

MN hospitals see drop in unpaid bills for care; MNsure is one reason

State health officials credit health care reform for a drop in the amount of uncompensated care that Minnesota hospitals provided in 2014. The Minnesota Department of Health said Tuesday that...

September 29, 2015

House prices rising, but Twin Cities still among most affordable places to live in US

House prices have been rising in the Twin Cities – but a study finds that it is still one of the most affordable metro areas to live in the country. The latest data from the University of St...

September 29, 2015


Struggling Imation Turns Focus To Corporate Services

The company is “winding down” several business units, including much of its legacy physical storage division.

September 29, 2015


Medtronic Expands Device Portfolio With $100M Clot Removal Purchase

The Dublin-based company also paid $500 million in U.S. income tax for transferring $9.8 billion from its overseas subsidies.

September 29, 2015

University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus a national leader in student health

When it comes to looking out for its students, the University of Minnesota is practically in the Ivy League. Letting students have pet therapy animals to relieve stress is just one the reasons the...

September 29, 2015


FAA Allege Sun Country Violated Drug Testing Protocol, Faces $115K Penalty

A dozen Sun Country employees were allegedly not drug tested after being hired or transferred, per the requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration.

September 28, 2015


The Beez Kneez Keeps Biz Buzzing Amid Challenging Climate

Kristy Lynn Allen, owner of The Beez Kneez, quickly discovered that her business’ survival would rely on efforts beyond simply selling its product.

September 28, 2015


Q&A: Matt Ronge, CEO Of MN Cup Winner Astropad

A company shaking up the design world at a fraction of the competitors' costs.

September 28, 2015

7 Minnesota breweries take home coveted medals at the Great American Beer Festival

Seven Minnesota craft breweries brought home coveted medals from the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) this weekend. “These honors reinforce that Minnesota brewers create exceptional craft beers,...

September 27, 2015

100-plus executives to sleep outside Sunday to raise money for youth homelessness

More than 100 executives will be sleeping outside Sunday night to raise money and awareness for youth homelessness in Minneapolis. Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé...

September 27, 2015

New high school forced to close after 2 weeks because of low enrollment

A brand new charter high school in downtown Minneapolis is closing after just two weeks. Mill City High School wrote on Facebook this week it was expecting, and had budgeted for, 120 students...

September 25, 2015

2nd medical marijuana supplier starts offering discounts, loyalty program

A second Minnesota manufacturer of medical marijuana is cutting prices on its products. Minnesota Medical Solutions announced it is offering a 50 percent discount to some patients on their first...

September 25, 2015

U.S. Steel laying off remaining workers at Keewatin plant

Another batch of taconite workers are losing their jobs on Minnesota’s Iron Range. U.S. Steel has notified the state that the remaining workers at its plant in Keewatin will be laid off in...

September 24, 2015

Design for $27M upgrade of historic Minneapolis park is approved

New life will be breathed into a historic area of downtown Minneapolis’ riverfront, after a design for a $27 million upgrade was approved by the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board. Mill...

September 24, 2015

Huge demand for rural broadband Internet funding, so which MN cities applied?

Faster Internet is in such high demand in rural Minnesota that cities have put forward almost $30 million-worth of bids for a slice of state money available to improve broadband infrastructure. But...

September 24, 2015

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Northern Lights Buys KNOF Frequency, May Split Go 96.3

Separating music and Twins broadcasts could better appeal to the two separate audiences.

September 24, 2015


Is A Stratasys Buyout By Hewlett-Packard In The Future?

Analysts anticipate a possible purchase of the local 3D printing technologies company by HP. Meanwhile, both businesses remain quiet.

September 24, 2015


Bloomington Doctor Indicted For Health Care Scheme, Taking Kickbacks

Elena Polukhin received more than $43,000 for allegedly prescribing pain cream and opioids to patients without a legitimate purpose.

September 24, 2015

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