Mayo Patent Watch: Cardiorenal Drug Discovery, Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Repair

Inventors include founders of Minnesota start-ups Zumbro Discovery and NeoChord.

July 13, 2016

Medical Alley

Minnesota Medical Companies Have Raised $227 Million This Year

Digital health companies outpace medical devices in second quarter.

July 13, 2016

High-Priced Specialty Drugs On The Rise

Study documents jump in expensive prescriptions covered by health plans, employers.

July 13, 2016


How Fairview Is Speeding Up Patient Recovery With Anti-Gravity Treadmills

Rehabilitation times have been significantly shortened as patients have been able to regain muscle in a more free-flowing and buoyant environment.

July 13, 2016

Allina, Nurses Return to Talks

Dates set for two new bargaining sessions.

July 13, 2016


Mayo Clinic Kicks Off National Competition For Rights To License Mayo Tech

The winner will also receive a $50,000 cash prize and be deemed an “entrepreneur in residence” at Mayo’s Rochester campus.

July 13, 2016

The Walker got a $1M grant to bring 9 new artists to the museum

The Walker Art Center got a $1 million grant to bring nine new contemporary art performance pieces to Minneapolis. The grant comes from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. It will fund a 3 1/2-year...

July 13, 2016

Charges: Minnesota man stole $350K from brewery where he worked

A St. Cloud man is being accused of stealing more than $350,000 from the brewery where he worked. Adam Jonathan Martin, 35, has been indicted on six counts of wire fraud, three counts of money...

July 13, 2016

Your Gold'n Plump chicken won't contain antibiotics in future

One Minnesota chicken producer will be nixing the antibiotics to become one of the first of its kind to go completely antibiotic-free. St. Cloud-based Gold’n Plump has already released some...

July 12, 2016


Minnesota Dethroned As CNBC’s Top State For Business

The state took a hit for being high-tax, high-wage and union-friendly.

July 12, 2016

NBC Sports Buys Sport Ngin

The fast-growing startup now has a big-name brand backing them up.

July 12, 2016


How General Mills Is Using ‘Lemonade Stands’ To Develop Products Faster

The food company has been using a more direct-to-consumer approach to bring its products to store shelves in less than half the usual time.

July 12, 2016

PolyMet is looking at permits now for its mine project near the BWCA

We are by no means close to the project actually getting the go-ahead, but PolyMet has asked the state for the first two of about 20 permits it would need for its controversial mining project. What...

July 11, 2016

2 Minnesota bars again named among the 100 best for beer

Two Minnesota establishments have been named among the 100 best bars for beer. Draft Magazine released its annual list earlier this month, and The Happy Gnome in St. Paul and Republic in...

July 11, 2016


Dayton Asks DNR To Terminate Essar Mineral Leases

The governor is in talks with Cliffs Natural Resources to be granted the leases after Essar failed to repay millions to Minnesota contractors and vendors.

July 08, 2016


St. Jude Medical Closes Class Action Suit With $39M Settlement

Investors filed the lawsuit back in 2012 following a number of difficulties involving the company’s defibrillator wire products.

July 08, 2016

Target unveils Cat & Jack – a kid's clothing line designed by kids

Target is launching a new kid’s clothing line – that’s designed by kids. In a news release, Target explained it created the new line, called Cat & Jack, by consulting with kids of...

July 08, 2016


Minneapolis Institute Of Arts Posts Record Attendance For 2016 Fiscal Year

Several noteworthy art shows and centennial celebrations helped the museum attract more visitors than ever before.

July 07, 2016


In Hopes To Expand Sales Overseas, Cardiovascular Systems Looks To Japan

Japan is currently the world’s second-largest coronary market.

July 07, 2016


Cargill To Sell Off Its Midwest Ag-Retail Outlets

The facilities, five of which are located in Minnesota, produced annual revenues of more than $150 million.

July 07, 2016

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