Fight For 15

The First Hurdle For Sick Leave Policy In Minneapolis: Agreeing On Who Should Study It

The city council wants a "partnership group" of 15 residents to study paid sick leave. Now comes the hard part: deciding who should serve on the panel.

November 12, 2015

TSA hires four-legged agent to sniff out explosives, cut waiting times at MSP

More than 25 million passengers will be flying somewhere over the Thanksgiving holiday, and a new security measure will be in place in time for one of the busiest periods of the year for...

November 12, 2015

MPR gets $10 million donation – one of the largest ever gifts to a public radio station

An anonymous donor has given American Public Media – the parent company of Minnesota Public Radio – a $10 million donation. It’s one of the single largest gifts to any public radio station in...

November 12, 2015

Macy's on Nicollet Mall appears safe as company plans redevelopment

The Macy’s building in downtown Minneapolis has housed a department store for more than 100 years. Despite recent worries that those days might be numbered, the company has sent some very...

November 11, 2015


Mystery Science Theater 3000 Achieves Crowdfunding Comeback

The cult show, which got its start on an independent station in the Twin Cities, raised more than $1 million in its first day of fundraising.

November 11, 2015


Contractor Indicted For Using Phony Documents To Win Gov’t Contracts

The RSI Associates contractor allegedly used the money gained from construction contracts to buy jet skis, snowmobiles, luxury cars and gold coins.

November 11, 2015

Duluth's new pop-up shops include an 'escape room' and hockey store

Downtown Duluth will have six new stores this holiday season, including boutiques, a hockey-themed store, a photography shop and an “escape room.” The Greater Downtown Council’s pop-up...

November 11, 2015

After Wisconsin derailments, Mpls council members want oil train safety improved

After a pair of train derailments spilled ethanol and crude oil in Wisconsin over the weekend, a trio of city council members in Minneapolis put out a call for rail safety improvements. The...

November 10, 2015

Minnesota is 4th most expensive housing market in US, report says

A new survey out from one of the nation’s largest real estate companies says Minnesota’s home prices are among the highest in the nation. Coldwell Banker’s annual Home Listing...

November 10, 2015

After 4 years, work on $130M Lafayette Bridge is finally over in St. Paul

It’s taken four years, but work on the new Lafayette Bridge in St. Paul is finally finished. Minnesota transportation officials and dignitaries marked the end of the $130 million project on...

November 10, 2015


FAA Approves Sentera For Drone Use

The approval will enhance the company's ability to provide data to its customers.

November 10, 2015

US Bank Stadium

Polaris Becomes Founding Partner At US Bank Stadium

The deal allows Polaris to showcase its products on game days.

November 10, 2015


Medtronic Seeks Approval For Pill-Sized Pacemaker

A new study found the revolutionary pacemaker lessened major complications by half compared to conventional models.

November 10, 2015

Man who led bank bailouts of 2008 is appointed president of Minneapolis Fed

The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis has a new president – one with a very storied background. The Minneapolis Fed announced on Tuesday it is appointing Neel Kashkari as its new president and...

November 10, 2015

Criticized bridge from light rail to new Vikings stadium goes up in price

A pedestrian bridge linking the new Vikings stadium with a light rail platform is $2.65 million more expensive than expected, and both the team and a Metropolitan Council committee have a new...

November 10, 2015

Best Buy is talking about its Thanksgiving and Black Friday plans now too

Best Buy will open at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving this year – the same time as 2014. The Richfield-based electronics retailer said Tuesday the stores will stay open until 1 a.m. that night, then close...

November 10, 2015


Twin Cities To Test Amazon Competitor Aimed At Local Stores

PriceLocal looks to even the e-commerce playing field with a service that allows consumers to price-match products with nearby retailers.

November 09, 2015

Mall of America's expansion takes shape as new entrance opens

The stream of buses, taxis, and shuttles that delivers tourists and other visitors to the Mall of America has a new route. On Monday the Bloomington mall opened a new front door that’s part...

November 09, 2015

Delta adds nonstop flights from Minneapolis-St. Paul to Iceland

Delta Air Lines will begin offering nonstop flights from Minneapolis-St. Paul to Reykjavik, Iceland, the company announced Monday. The service will be available during the peak summer travel season...

November 09, 2015

Target will again open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving

Target will be open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving. The Minneapolis-based retailer said Monday it will be open “for the millions of families who make Black Friday in-store shopping part of their...

November 09, 2015

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