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Beer run to Wisconsin protests Minnesota's Sunday sales ban

Minnesotans who want to buy alcohol in their own state on Sundays made a politically motivated beer run across the border to Wisconsin Sunday to make their point. About 50 people rallied at the...

March 15, 2015

Dayton: Target CEO found it 'very difficult' to see images of laid off staff

Tough day in downtown Mpls. Seeing a lot of this outside Target HQ this morning. #targetlayoffs pic.twitter.com/Z35zODMMgz — Rob Olson (@RobOlsonFOX9) March 10, 2015 The fallout from Target’s...

March 13, 2015

General Mills exposes illegal dairy product price-fixing scheme

Yogurt price-fixing is apparently a thing – an illegal thing, to be more precise. And a case of such collusion got 11 French dairy companies in huge trouble, thanks to the whistle blowing of a...

March 13, 2015

Dayton to farmers: Support buffer zones, or watch our waters become cesspools

Governor Mark Dayton has laid down the gauntlet to farmers, telling them to support his plans for “buffer zones” – or watch Minnesota’s waterways becoming “cesspools.”...

March 13, 2015

With oil prices dropping, ND could lose thousands of jobs and billions in revenue

The real-life cost of dropping oil prices isn’t limited to lower profits for oil companies. In North Dakota, jobs are being cut and the state has to rethink its budget plans, as oil producers...

March 13, 2015

400-plus workers face being furloughed as U.S. Steel idles Keewatin plant

Minnesota has been dealt another jobs blow with news that over 400 people could be temporarily out of work in the Iron Range. U.S. Steel has announced it will temporarily shut down one of its...

March 12, 2015

Agency Pulls All Nighter For Nonprofit Rebrand

StoneArch's “RedEye Rebrand” challenge helped kick off the all-night, pro bono marketing trend.

March 12, 2015

Housing

Three Years of Housing Price Gains

Median Sales Price Climbs to $202,000.

March 12, 2015

Valspar Pledges $36M To Habitat For Humanity

Five-Year Deal Extends Role as “National Paint Partner”

March 12, 2015

Minnesota United

Report: Minnesota United Secures Stadium Site, MLS Expansion

League officials have thrown their support behind the NASL team and their idea for an outdoor stadium over the Vikings bid, sources say.

March 12, 2015

Metro Transit wants your help naming its new mascot

Metro Transit is asking for the public’s help to launch its new mascot. The Twin Cities’ biggest transit operator released an image of the mascot on Wednesday, which prominently...

March 11, 2015

What's next? Current and former Target employees pause to ponder their future

It’s 3 p.m. in Minneapolis and some of the bars downtown are packed. The reason? Target has laid off 1,700 people from its corporate headquarters in the Twin Cities, and workers flooded...

March 11, 2015

Barrio brings Latin flair, and tequila, to new Target Field location

Minnesota Twins fans will be able to indulge in Mexican food from a favorite local restaurant this season. Barrio has announced it will be providing service at the Twins’ home, Target Field...

March 10, 2015

Wanted: A buyer to rebuild Dorset restaurants gutted by fire, as owner calls time

The owner of the four eateries in the Minnesota town which calls itself “The Restaurant Capital of the World” will not rebuild his businesses following a devastating fire. Despite...

March 10, 2015

Unemployment rate stays at 3.7 percent, but MN employers cut jobs in January

The unemployment rate in Minnesota remained steady in January, but there were fewer jobs to go around as state employers eliminated 7,900 positions during the month. The delayed January figures...

March 10, 2015

Fortune: Mayo Clinic Among Top 25 Cos. With Most Openings

The health system has nearly 2,000 job postings.

March 10, 2015

Target

Target Cutting 1,700 Jobs, Another 1,400 Open Positions

SEC Filing Puts Severance Costs at $100 Million

March 10, 2015

Will Wisconsin businesses flock to Minnesota after right-to-work bill signed?

On Monday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill into law that prevents unions from requiring their workers to pay dues or fees. Minnesota’s eastern neighbor became the 25th state in the...

March 10, 2015

Snap Fitness

Snap Fitness Plans 200 Clubs For Spain

The rapidly expanding fitness franchise wants to tap into Spain’s movement toward smaller health clubs.

March 09, 2015

Vikings Stadium Cited In Public Subsidy Debate

Obama budget calls for banning use of tax-exempt bonds to pay for pro sports facilities.

March 09, 2015

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