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St. Paul’s Recombinetics Gears Up For Commercialization Of Gene-Editing Technology

With ties to U of M and Mayo Clinic, the start-up seeks to build on state’s genomics expertise.

August 17, 2016

Mayo Clinic Ventures Portfolio Company Purchased In $410M Deal

Assurex Health’s licensed tech taps fast-growing neuroscience genomics market.

August 17, 2016

Study: 1 In 5 MN Hospital Stays For Mental Health Issues Are Avoidable

A research institute from St. Paul found that 19 percent of all mental health bed days spent in some care centers across Minnesota were “potentially avoidable.”

August 17, 2016

After transgender bathroom backlash, Target to spend $20M on private stalls

Target is spending $20 million to add more private, single-stall bathrooms to its stores, following backlash over its firm stance on inclusivity for transgender shoppers. The Minneapolis-based...

August 17, 2016

The new restaurants coming to St. Paul's former Schmidt Brewery

The people behind a few popular Minneapolis eateries are crossing the river to open restaurants in St. Paul’s former Schmidt Brewery. Developer Craig Cohen said last month he planned to break...

August 17, 2016

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Target’s Turnaround Comes To A Halt

The retailer saw a drop in profit, revenue and same-store sales. Its online departments also had disappointing growth as its web sales moved forward at nearly half the pace from a year ago.

August 17, 2016

Amazon Rolls Out Restaurant Delivery In Twin Cities

The online retailer is adding yet another service for Prime members.

August 17, 2016

Cardiovascular Systems Names New CEO

Scott Ward, a nearly three decade veteran of Medtronic, will assume the top leadership role after serving as the interim CEO position for nine months.

August 16, 2016

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Medtronic Invests Another $20M In Mazor Robotics

The latest payment from the med-tech company stems from a multi-part agreement that could net Medtronic a significant controlling stake in the Israel company.

August 16, 2016

Rotation Medical Closes Latest Funding Round With $12M

The company wrapped an extension financing round that came in addition to a $27.2 million round from last year.

August 16, 2016

The Great Minnesota bag check: Security beefed up for State Fair

Expect to get your bag checked when you enter the Minnesota State Fair this year. The State Fair said Tuesday bag checks will be carried out at all 11 of the fairground’s entry gates, with...

August 16, 2016

Thought Minnesota's economy was rosy? Report says think again

While much was made of Minnesota’s successful recovery from the economic downturn, things aren’t as great as they would appear in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. That, at least, is the...

August 16, 2016

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Kickstarting Innovation: Alchemy Looks To Commercialize With Unique Fitness Tool

Alongside its new product launch, the local gym is aiming to create a digital fitness program in the same vein as P90X and Insanity.

August 15, 2016

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MN Cup Announces 2016 Finalists

The entrepreneurial competition named 25 finalists out of a pool of 1,500.

August 15, 2016

Last month's storms caused $2.5M in damage in 4 Minnesota counties

Four more Minnesota counties are requesting State Disaster Assistance following severe storms last month. State officials will visit Aitkin, Carlton, Crow Wing and Pine counties to assess damage...

August 15, 2016

Minneapolis hotels among 20 hacked – credit card details possibly stolen

Two downtown Minneapolis hotels were named among 20 across America that may have been infiltrated by hackers over a period of months. HEI Hotels & Resorts, which owns hotel chains including...

August 15, 2016

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Land O’Lakes Expands Commercial Footprint In Africa With New Joint Venture

The co-op’s CEO previously stated that “Africa will be everyone’s great growth market” in the future.

August 12, 2016

United Taconite starts work on new plant, marking 'milestone' in Iron Range's recovery

Gov Dayton broke ground on United Taconite's Mustang project, which will employ hundreds on the Iron Range #87in86 pic.twitter.com/UQvOxYfCw1 — Governor Mark Dayton (@GovMarkDayton...

August 12, 2016

After push from neighbors, historic St. Paul firehouse won't be demolished

It looks like the oldest existing municipal building in the City of St. Paul won’t be razed. The Little Bohemia Neighborhood Association (LBNA) and other community groups have been working to...

August 12, 2016

Want to buy Prince's Caribbean villa? It'll soon be on the market

We rode for hours and finally found Prince's house 😔 Providenciales, Turks and Caicos pic.twitter.com/KHCY1xCm6p — Michele_Froman (@Fro_trip) April 21, 2016 A villa that’s been...

August 11, 2016

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