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Wolves release 1,000 tickets for KG's return on Wednesday

Target Center should be filled to capacity Wednesday night when Kevin Garnett makes his re-debut with the Timberwolves against the Washington Wizards. On Monday, the Timberwolves released an...

February 24, 2015

Minnesota Somalis unite to denounce Mall of America terror threat

Somali groups and leaders in Minnesota are uniting to condemn the recent al-Shabab video, which calls for an attack on the Mall of America – while also battling prejudices that may unfairly paint...

February 24, 2015

Minnesota iron ore plant idling due to plummeting prices worldwide

A drop in iron ore prices around the world has led a northern Minnesota plant to idle indefinitely. Magnetation LLC announced Monday it will “indefinitely idle” its iron ore concentrate...

February 24, 2015

Mall of America: Lockdown drills already scheduled, not a response to terror threat

Call it a coincidence. Just a couple of days after the Mall of America was named a “target” by the Al-Shabab terrorist group, the megamall staged lockdown drills that it now says were...

February 23, 2015

Duluth must wait to start Dunkin': Opening of donut store delayed

Duluthians hoping for a fix from the nation’s top coffee ‘n donuts chain will have to white-knuckle it at least until summer. The launch of the city’s first Dunkin’ Donuts...

February 23, 2015

Report: Source close to Adrian Peterson says days with Vikings are over

It appears the relationship between suspended running back Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings is quickly deteriorating following reports from the NFL Combine. Sources told Jason La Canfora...

February 23, 2015

This is who's interested in using medical marijuana in Minnesota

About 1,000 people, spread across nearly all of Minnesota, say they’re likely to register for Minnesota’s upcoming medical cannabis program – and many of them suffer from Multiple...

February 23, 2015

3M

3M Acquires Filtration Business For $1B

The purchase of Polypore’s filtration business is 3M’s largest purchase in years.

February 23, 2015

Target slashes its free online shipping minimum – now lowest among competitors

Online shopping lovers, your perks keep expanding. Target announced Monday it slashed its free shipping minimum in half.  The Minneapolis-based retailer will now deliver online purchases of $25 for...

February 23, 2015

Bill would allow workers to refuse 'clopen' shifts, get schedule 3 weeks out

A new bill making its way through the state legislature would help assure hourly employees get a little more sleep between shifts. The proposal takes on “clopening,” a nickname for back...

February 23, 2015

Report: Garnett, Saunders want to buy Wolves from Glen Taylor

Trading for Kevin Garnett was about basketball. It was an opportunity, as Grantland notes, for the Wolves to re-acquire the greatest player in franchise history for Thaddeus Young, who could have...

February 23, 2015

Contradicting reports on whether Adrian Peterson wants to be traded

Hold the phone on Bleacher Report’s story from Saturday about Adrian Peterson informing the Vikings he wants to be traded. Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press, citing sources, reports that...

February 23, 2015

Officials: No credible terrorist threat, but vigilance urged at Mall of America

If you visit the Mall of America to shop, eat, go on amusement park rides or catch a movie, you will likely note more uniformed officers on duty than usual. MPR News news reports that the...

February 23, 2015

John Schuler

How 125-Year-Old Schuler Shoes Keeps Growing

It’s adding a 10th store this month and expects continued revenue growth at a time in which independent shoe stores are becoming scarcer.

February 23, 2015

Oil train derailments could average 10 per year, report says

In the wake of a crude oil derailment in West Viriginia last week, the Associated Press has an exclusive report on a federal analysis predicting the nation will see an average of 10 oil train...

February 22, 2015

Rental rates on the rise nationally but show a drop in the Twin Cities

A key national survey that provides a monthly snapshot of the nation’s rental markets shows that the cost of renting a home is on the rise — but not in the Twin Cities area. The Zillow...

February 22, 2015

Homeland Security head expands warning about terrorist threat at Mall of America

The Somali terror group al-Shabaab released a video online Saturday that appears to call for an attack on the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., representing the most specific threat ever...

February 21, 2015

Ready to hire: Mankato's Walmart Distribution Center will seek 400 workers

The Mankato WalMart Distribution Center, slated to open this summer, is ready to start building its workforce. KEYC reports that more 400 employees will be needed to staff the new 420,000 square...

February 21, 2015

Green ballpark? St. Paul's will have rainwater in the toilets, solar scoreboard

St. Paul’s new ballpark won’t be finished by St. Patrick’s Day, but planners say it will be among the greenest of baseball stadiums when it does open in May. A video released...

February 20, 2015

Tiny parklets will return to Minneapolis – but there will be more this time

After the success of last year’s pilot, the City of Minneapolis is extending a program that allows businesses to create “parklets” in on-street parking spaces. Last September, the...

February 20, 2015

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