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Two lawmaker are hoping to better connect rural Minnesota. Northland’s News Center reports Rep. Erik Simonson (DFL-Duluth) and Sen. Matt Schmit (DFL-Red Wing) introduced a $100 million dollar...
February 28, 2014
Bloomberg News reported that the Minnesota company is working with Goldman Sachs to sell some of its business units piecemeal.
February 27, 2014
The company, which develops products to treat urologic conditions, said that it will use the money to seek FDA approval for one of its treatments, to introduce that treatment to the European market, and to conduct cancer research.
Northwestern Mutual plans to add 50 financial representatives and 100 interns at several offices throughout Minnesota.
Dianne Neal Blixt and Amy DiGeso were appointed to Ameriprise Financial’s board; Suzanne Vautrinot, meanwhile, has become an Ecolab director.
3M ranked 23rd and Target 29th, although both fell several spots from last year’s list.
Mayo Clinic said it beat expectations in 2013, and CEO John Noseworthy, who recently spoke to Twin Cities Business about the future of health care, highlighted ongoing initiatives.
Best Buy swung to a profit in its fourth quarter but is reportedly planning to cut up to 2,000 managers across the country.
Plans for two major outdoor music festivals in the Twin Cities for this summer have been pulled, the Star Tribune reports. The newspaper says Live Nation’s River’s Edge festival and...
MNsure, the state’s new health insurance exchange, is lowering its estimates for how many Minnesotans will end up using the website to enroll in private insurance plans, the Star Tribune...
February 26, 2014
Delta Air Lines is changing its frequent-flier program to favor passengers who buy the priciest tickets instead of those who fly the most miles. The changes, announced Wednesday, will take effect...
President Barack Obama in a St. Paul speech on Wednesday praised Minnesota leaders for developing a light-rail line soon to be launched into service in the Twin Cities, saying the project was a...
The latest round of job cuts at Wells Fargo’s mortgage division is also one of the deeper ones, at least in Minnesota. The bank says it’s cutting 203 employees in the Twin Cities, the...
Minneapolis-based general contractor RJM Construction will renovate office space at Fifth Street Towers for law firm Moss & Barnett’s relocation.
Target’s profits fell 46 percent in the fourth quarter, dropping from $1.47 per share to $0.81 per share; Target attributed $0.40 of the loss to its Canadian segment and $0.02 per share to the data breach.
Profits at Minnesota-based banks climbed more than 17 percent in 2013, outpacing the national growth rate of 9.6 percent.
Attorneys general from 42 states, including Minnesota, are advocating for patent reforms that they say would protect businesses from the threat of unnecessary litigation.
Minnesota lawmakers weren’t the only ones who returned to the state Capitol Tuesday. Hundreds of supporters of a minimum wage increase rallied in the rotunda, urging the Legislature to raise...
February 25, 2014
Lyft, a San Francisco-based car sharing service, is facing off against Minneapolis City Hall as it prepares to launch service in the city on Thursday. Lyft’s unique model relies on regular...
From treehouses to impressive architecture to historic and haunted mansions, the website NewsCastic takes a look at 12 of the most impressive homes in Minnesota: Among them: The Line Treehouse in...
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