Alexandria Hospital Breaks Ground On $15M Expansion

Once completed, Douglas County Hospital will have more than 33,000 square-feet of newly created or revamped space in its surgery center.

October 05, 2016


WholeMe Wraps $1M Funding Round

This marks the healthy snack company’s second successful funding round after its 2014 Kickstarter campaign drew in over $42,000.

October 04, 2016


Airbnb Sees "Explosion" In Guest Arrivals During Ryder Cup

Over 3,000 units were rented out during the golf tournament.

October 04, 2016


Best Buy Pays $3.8M Settlement For Selling Recalled Products

The retailer sold 16 different products after they were subject to recall.

October 04, 2016


Cargill Profits Leap 66 Percent In 2017 Q1

David MacLennan, CEO of the food company, said restructuring moves over the last two years played a major role in its first quarter results.

October 04, 2016

Allina Nursing Strike Continues After Nurses Vote Down Proposal

A majority of nurses felt the latest contract offer from Allina “took away more from nurses than it offered.”

October 04, 2016

Students from defunct beauty school get a transfer offer

Cosmetology students left out in the cold by this week’s sudden closing of Regency Beauty Institute have an invitation to transfer. Minnesota School of Cosmetology (MSC) said Friday it will...

September 30, 2016

Yep, health plans you buy on your own or through MNsure are more expensive

Earlier this month, we told you health plans you buy on your own or through MNsure might get a lot pricier. That is not longer a “might.” The Minnesota Department of Commerce Friday...

September 30, 2016

Could the strike be coming to an end? Allina nurses to vote on contract proposal

Nurses with Allina Health will vote Monday on a contract proposal – about four weeks after they began an open-ended, unfair labor practices strike. The Minnesota Nurses Association, which...

September 30, 2016

Northern MN city named one of the world's best for outdoor thrills

If you’re looking for adventure, make a trip to Ely. National Geographic named it one of the best towns in the world for outdoor thrills – right up there with Niseko, Japan; Cairns, Australia...

September 29, 2016


Could Mogadishu, Minnesota Become The State’s Largest-Ever Film Production?

According to early production estimates, it could, so long as HBO green lights the show and keeps the production in Minnesota.

September 29, 2016

Moxy Uptown

Graves Breaks Ground On Uptown Hotel Project

It will be the neighborhood's only lodging space.

September 29, 2016

MN-based beauty school chain shuts down all 79 campuses at once

The sudden shutdown of Regency Beauty Institute is drawing some ugly comments from students who feel jilted. Regency, which is based in the Twin Cities, announced on its website Wednesday evening...

September 28, 2016

InterRad Medical Looks To Raise $6 Million

Company’s catheter stabilizing product has drawn previous investment.

September 28, 2016

Mayo, Exact Sciences Laud Cologuard’s Success After Long Fight For Acceptance

Colorectal cancer test’s epic journey to market a case study for innovation.

September 28, 2016

Mayo Ventures Ups Investment In Wearable Anti-Smoking Device Maker

Close ties cited between Chrono Therapeutics, Mayo’s Nicotine Dependence Center.

September 28, 2016

Minnesota Health Plans Continue To Enjoy High Marks

Commercial health plans in state score well on annual NCQA ratings report.

September 28, 2016


Boston Scientific To Buy Gastroenterology Business For $210M

The medtech company will buy EndoChoice for $8 a share, a roughly 90 percent premium from the gastroenterology company’s Monday close of $4.22 a share.

September 27, 2016


SoCore Scoops Up $80M In MN Solar Garden Projects From Bankrupt Co.

The 22 solar garden installations, once completed next year, will bring an additional 140 megawatts of power to the state.

September 27, 2016


Hotel Room Prices Soar During Ryder Cup

Some hotels near Chaska, where the golf event is being held, are said to have quadrupled their rates.

September 27, 2016

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