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RetraceHealth Raises $1M From Investors

Several big names put money into the company.

January 26, 2016

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Strong Dollar, Restructuring Charges Weigh Down 3M In Fourth Quarter

But, the company still managed to beat analysts’ expectations for its profit and sales results.

January 26, 2016

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Explore Minnesota’s #OnlyinMN Campaign Boosts Tourism

A study found that every dollar invested in its 2015 spring/summer campaign generated a $75 return for Minnesota.

January 25, 2016

Was it a curse that closed yet another Minneapolis restaurant? Owner says no

Can fine dining be a little too fine? In Minneapolis, where yet another hot restaurant has been shuttered, the answer might be “yes.” The sudden closure of Parella on Monday follows the...

January 25, 2016

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Report: 2015 Med Tech Funding Hits Record High

Investment in the industry reached nearly $435 million, according to the Medical Alley Association.

January 25, 2016

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Q&A: Ben Brueshoff, co-founder of BET Spirits

The craft spirits owner discusses how his brand is making a name for itself by skipping beer in favor of vodka.

January 25, 2016

People took more than 85.8 million rides on public transit last year

More people are taking public transportation to get around the Twin Cities, Metro Transit said in a news release. People took more than 85.8 million rides on Metro Transit buses and trains last...

January 24, 2016

Local janitors vote to strike if they can't reach a deal with employers

Twin Cities janitors could strike if a contract deal isn’t reached by Feb. 14. Members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 26, which represents more than 4,000 janitors,...

January 24, 2016

Minnesota has been named one of the best states to grow old in

Settle down, Minnesota has been named the fifth best state to grow old in by 24/7 Wall St. That’s pretty good news considering the Minnesota State Demographics Center predicts the number of...

January 23, 2016

Man must repay $3M to Minnesota over illegal tobacco operation

A Twin Cities man has been imprisoned and ordered to pay the State of Minnesota $3 million in restitution after bringing illegal tobacco into the state and selling it. U.S. States Attorney Andrew...

January 23, 2016

Is foot powder tax deductible? 10 'outrageous' tax claims from Minnesotans

Are expensive clothes tax deductible? How about a baby grand piano? Do gambling losses qualify as a charitable donation? The answer to those questions is, unsurprisingly, no. But these are some of...

January 22, 2016

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Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Minnesota Recognized For Commitment To Veterans

The company was designated a “Beyond the Yellow Ribbon” company.

January 22, 2016

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Businesswomen Start Workshop To Inspire Young Women Entrepreneurs

Sue Hawkes and her stepdaughter Ali Stieglbauer bring together young women with CEOs and small business owners.

January 22, 2016

Duluth officials propose new vacation rental rules – but not everyone is happy

There was some push back from Duluth’s home and business owners at a meeting Thursday to talk about new rules on vacation rental properties. The city last summer placed a moratorium on...

January 22, 2016

The Sculpture Garden is getting a giant blue chicken (and 15 other new works)

When the Walker Art Center’s Sculpture Garden opens again in the summer of 2017, there will be a 20-foot-tall blue chicken sculpture in the northern end – one of 16 pieces being added to the...

January 22, 2016

Why will it take 10 years for Target, General Mills to go cage-free?

This week, Target pledged to sell only “cage-free” eggs in the future, joining major food companies including Minnesota-based General Mills, McDonald’s, Dunkin’ Brand and...

January 21, 2016

Lone bid for Nicollet Mall revamp project comes in $24M over budget

The facelift of Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis will have to be redesigned after only one contractor made a bid to carry out the project – and that bid was $24 million above the city’s budget...

January 21, 2016

Ecolab Joins Ranks Of U.S. Bank Stadium Partners

Several high-profile companies have already struck agreements likely valued in the millions.

January 21, 2016

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3M Sells Off $20M Pressurized Foam Adhesives Unit

The manufacturer’s latest deal is the third of its kind in about three months.

January 21, 2016

Minnesota added more than 42,000 jobs in 2015

The statewide unemployment rate for December clocked in at 3.5 percent, Minnesota economic officials said Thursday, after gaining 9,100 jobs during the month. The Department of Employment and...

January 21, 2016

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