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Wolves ticket sales went through the roof after Garnett trade

The Target Center has been awfully quiet, some might say empty, in the eight years since Kevin Garnett was traded to the Boston Celtics. But when “Da’ Kid” was traded back to...

February 20, 2015

Delta says checked bags will arrive in 20 minutes – or you get 2,500 SkyMiles

If you’re catching a Delta flight from Minneapolis-St Paul anytime in the next five weeks, you might want to wait a while to get your bags. Delta has announced a “Bags on Time”...

February 20, 2015

3M elbows further into anti-infection medical market with buyout

With its latest acquisition, 3M hopes to raise its profile in the medical industry, specifically one part of it: the growing anti-infection business. The Maplewood manufacturing giant announced in...

February 19, 2015

Minnesota Wild could turn former Macy's in St. Paul into a practice rink

The Minnesota Wild are following the Timberwolves’ example by bringing back an empty piece of downtown property. The Pioneer Press reports Wild officials have resumed talks with the St. Paul...

February 19, 2015

EW

3M, Target Among World’s Most Admired Companies

Target nearly fell off the list after recent bad press surrounding its data breach and woes in Canada.

February 19, 2015

Jennifer Smith

Innovative Office Solutions Buys S&T Office Products

The fast-growing company now lays claim to being the largest independent office supplier in the Upper Midwest.

February 19, 2015

Malt-O-Meal maker is being taken over – and customers could pay the price

The Minnesota-based maker of the budget cereal brand Malt-O-Meal is currently the subject of a $1.15 billion takeover by a competitor, and some food groups are not happy about it. The Pioneer Press...

February 19, 2015

Jobs, housing, high-speed Internet for outstate MN highlight DFL plan

For residents of small towns and rural areas in Minnesota it can be hard to find a job, hard to find training for the jobs that are available, hard to find a place to live, and even hard to get a...

February 18, 2015

St. Paul, Mpls. Rank High On ‘Active City Index’

The two cities were scored among 83 others based on park spending and access, healthy weight and exercise.

February 18, 2015

14 Twin Cities chefs and restaurants make James Beard Awards semi-finals

They’re dubbed the “Oscars of the food world,” and this year 14 nominees from the Twin Cities are in the running for a James Beard Foundation Award. This year is the 25th...

February 18, 2015

MNsure misses private health plan signup target by 7,000, costing the state $250K

MNsure has failed to hit its target for enrolling people in private health plans, and the state will have to pick up the tab for a $250,000 budget shortfall as a result. A day after it was savaged...

February 18, 2015

Klobuchar proposes open trade with Cuba, sees it as a boon for MN

Amy Klobuchar is something of a mini celebrity in Cuba. The second-term Minnesota senator, who just wrapped up a four-day visit to the island, said people recognized her as she walked down the...

February 18, 2015

Dayton gets specific, lists 600 road and bridge repairs in $6 billion plan

Do you know of a highway in Minnesota that needs fixing? If so, it’s probably on Gov. Mark Dayton’s list of roads that would be repaired under the $6 billion roads and bridges plan he...

February 18, 2015

Guthrie Theater names successor to Joe Dowling

The Guthrie Theater has named Joseph Haj its new artistic director to succeed the legendary Joe Dowling. Haj, 51, is currently the director of the PlayMakers Repertory Company in Chapel Hill, North...

February 17, 2015

Granite City Food & Brewery For Sale

The restaurant chain, which has been losing money despite adding new locations, hired a financial advisor to explore potential deals.

February 17, 2015

'Failures outweigh achievements': An auditor's scathing verdict on MNsure

In a scathing report on MNsure’s performance in its first year, state auditors say the failures of Minnesota’s health insurance exchange outweighed its achievements, and have called for...

February 17, 2015

Local agent: Asking Peterson to take a pay cut would be risky

The biggest question of the offseason for the Vikings, maybe the entire NFL, is what will happen with suspended running back Adrian Peterson. Will the overrule the NFL’s suspension and...

February 17, 2015

Medtronic

Medtronic Beats Wall Street’s Expectations In Q3

Its acquisition of Covidien did not affect financials.

February 17, 2015

The Atlantic hails 'The Miracle of Minneapolis' – but is Twin Cities praise justified?

It’s getting to the point where we may have to rename the city “Millennial-apolis.” The Twin Cities have been getting a lot of national attention recently for its appeal to the...

February 17, 2015

Bakk surprised by rift with Dayton over pay raise delay, but won't get 'personal'

Relations between Minnesota’s top two Democrats remain strained following a public falling out over commissioner pay raises, with Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk saying he was surprised at...

February 17, 2015

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