Huge demand for rural broadband Internet funding, so which MN cities applied?

Faster Internet is in such high demand in rural Minnesota that cities have put forward almost $30 million-worth of bids for a slice of state money available to improve broadband infrastructure. But...

September 24, 2015

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Northern Lights Buys KNOF Frequency, May Split Go 96.3

Separating music and Twins broadcasts could better appeal to the two separate audiences.

September 24, 2015


Is A Stratasys Buyout By Hewlett-Packard In The Future?

Analysts anticipate a possible purchase of the local 3D printing technologies company by HP. Meanwhile, both businesses remain quiet.

September 24, 2015


Bloomington Doctor Indicted For Health Care Scheme, Taking Kickbacks

Elena Polukhin received more than $43,000 for allegedly prescribing pain cream and opioids to patients without a legitimate purpose.

September 24, 2015

Changes coming to this year's Holidazzle – including free admission

It may only be the first full day of fall, but Minneapolis is already preparing for its annual holiday celebration. Holidazzle, which changed from the decades-old Holidazzle Parade to the...

September 24, 2015


Minneapolis Construction Exceeds $1B For Fourth-Straight Year

With three months left in the year, the city passed the $1 billion mark in part because of major construction projects in Downtown East.

September 23, 2015

Gov. Dayton urges lawmakers to make Minnesota IDs valid for airport security

Minnesota driver’s licenses may not be an acceptable form of identification to get through airport security, and now Gov. Mark Dayton says he’d call a special session if needed to fix...

September 23, 2015

Demonstrators urge county to call copper mine plan a threat to St. Louis River

Demonstrators who rallied at the courthouse in Duluth Tuesday called on county commissioners to acknowledge that a proposed northeastern Minnesota copper mine would threaten the health of the St...

September 22, 2015

Job services for deaf Minnesotans expanding from Twin Cities across state

A program that helps Minnesotans who are deaf or hard of hearing find jobs is about to expand from the Twin Cities to six other locations, thanks to a state grant. For more than 20 years, the...

September 22, 2015

Vikings to add lactation 'pods' for moms at TCF Bank stadium

The Minnesota Vikings are taking steps to make going to football games a bit easier for breastfeeding mothers. The team announced Tuesday it’s installing two portable lactation “pods...

September 22, 2015


Alerus Financial To Buy Beacon Bank For $56M

Alerus CEO Randy Newman said this would be “the largest bank transaction” ever for the Grand Forks-based banking and wealth management company.

September 22, 2015


Hy-Vee Opens Its First Twin Cities Stores

The locations in Oakdale and New Hope are the first in an aggressive plan to butt heads with top dog Cub Foods.

September 22, 2015

Target to hire 1,000 IT workers, half of them in the Twin Cities

After several months of layoffs, Target has some better news for the Twin Cities jobs market. The Minneapolis-based retailer confirmed to BringMeTheNews that it will be taking on 500 software...

September 22, 2015


General Mills Posts Positive Q1, Profits Up 25 Percent

The packaged food company benefited largely from its fall 2014 purchase of Annie’s Inc., which amounted to half of its sales growth.

September 22, 2015


Minneapolis Moving Forward On New Worker Protections, Will Consider Minimum-Wage Study

While the council appears united on issues like mandatory sick leave and fair scheduling rules, there is no consensus on whether Minneapolis should go it alone on a higher minimum wage.

September 22, 2015

Hy-Vee grocery stores are now open in the Twin Cities

Your options for grocery shopping in the Twin Cities grew a bit Tuesday morning. Hy-Vee, the Iowa-based employee-owned chain of supermarkets in the Midwest, made its debut at 6 a.m. in the...

September 22, 2015

Americans throw out twice as much garbage as previously thought

Americans are living in a throwaway culture far more entrenched than earlier believed. A new study by Yale University researchers released Monday shows just how much trash we all discard on a...

September 22, 2015

Medical marijuana provider aims to soften high costs with monthly discount

Some patients who use marijuana to ease the pain of serious medical conditions have found Minnesota’s new program creates a pain in the pocketbook. To help with that, one of the state’s...

September 21, 2015

Major League Soccer commissioner backs St. Paul stadium; details await

The leader of Major League Soccer has endorsed a St. Paul site as a home for a Minnesota entry in  the sport’s top U.S. league. In a Monday interview with ESPN 1500, MLS Commissioner Don...

September 21, 2015

Sun Country, Pilots Reach Tentative Labor Agreement

Negotiations had taken a contentious turn earlier this year.

September 21, 2015

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