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Senator's scaled-back plan for free college would target worker shortages

A northwestern Minnesota lawmaker has scaled back his plan to ease worker shortages in certain industries by having the state cover tuition at 2-year colleges. Under DFL Sen. LeRoy Stumpf’s...

April 07, 2015

Hamline University appoints its 20th president

Hamline University has revealed that its 20th president will be Dr. Fayneese Miller. Taking over from retiring Linda Hanson this summer, Dr. Miller is currently the dean of the College of Education...

April 07, 2015

Tonka Bay Acquires NuSource Financial

NuSource is the largest privately owned ATM company in the country.

April 07, 2015

Kidizen

Kidizen Draws Sofia Fund Investment

Fast-growing app offers “social shopping” for parents

April 07, 2015

Dayton unveils $842M public works bill he says will create 23,900 jobs

Governor Dayton makes the argument that only once in the past 32 years has there not been a bonding bill. #mnleg pic.twitter.com/2iTFS4deH2 — Timothy Blotz (@TimBlotzFOX9) April 7, 2015 Gov. Mark...

April 07, 2015

New AOL Service Only Available in Twin Cities

Program offers 24-7 support for “almost any device”

April 07, 2015

Does the light rail need turnstiles to stop fare evaders? Audit says probably not

Metro Transit loses thousands of dollars because of passengers who take advantage of the light rail’s honor payment system – but costly turnstiles and physical barriers may not be worth the...

April 07, 2015

An '-apolis' a day keeps the doctor away? Minneapolis ranked healthiest city

Of the tens of thousands of cities in the United States, the healthiest one is apparently in Minnesota. Livability ranked Minneapolis as the healthiest city in the U.S., beating out competitors...

April 06, 2015

Andersen Windows adding jobs, expanding manufacturing at two Minnesota facilities

On Monday, a longtime Minnesota company will formally announce plans to add hundreds of jobs at two of its manufacturing facilities in the state. The Pioneer Press reports that Andersen Corp. will...

April 06, 2015

Officials see spike in fake tickets with Wild's success

St. Paul police are warning Minnesota Wild fans to be careful when buying tickets online. With the Wild’s success as of late, St. Paul police and the Xcel Energy Center said they have noticed...

April 06, 2015

Minneapolis City Hall

Minneapolis Cutting Red Tape To Help Small Biz

The city’s new initiative aims to help entrepreneurs invest in the community with fewer headaches.

April 03, 2015

Sioux Falls has 2,000 unfilled jobs – and wants Minnesotans to know

There are 2,322 jobs open in Sioux Falls right now. But they don’t have the people to fill them. The South Dakota city is trying to lure nearby residents – people in Minnesota and Iowa, for...

April 03, 2015

Farmers ask Dayton for compromise on buffer proposal

The proposal is clear: 50-foot vegetation buffers around the state’s lakes, rivers and streams that are currently surrounded by crops. But whether that’s actually the right solution is...

April 03, 2015

State of the city: Hodges says leaving 'genius' on the table not an option

Thank you @MayorHodges for allowing ASI to be part of #mplsSOTC. We are #OneMinneapolis. pic.twitter.com/6USlBQ1xSc — Am Swed Institute (@AmSwedInstitute) April 2, 2015 The theme in Hodges’...

April 02, 2015

Fraud

Survey: Data Breaches, Card Fraud Affect More Than One-Third of Minnesotans

But only 36 percent blame stores for the incidents.

April 02, 2015

Target

Final Target Canada Store Closures Imminent

Company winds down exit from Canada.

April 02, 2015

Dairy Queen

Grillin’ & Chillin’ in Poland: Dairy Queen Expands To Europe

DQ to add 26 stores in Eastern European nation.

April 02, 2015

No longer 'Famous Dave,' he's starting over with a new BBQ joint in Hayward

Famous Dave’s may have made Dave famous, but the barbecue chain Dave Anderson founded is now in his rear view mirror. Anderson is starting over with a new brand he’s calling Old...

April 01, 2015

Best Buy

Best Buy To Boost Spending On Stores, Technology

Canadian overhaul, store-within-store additions drive increase.

April 01, 2015

All MN Cub Foods stores will get cart designed for children with special needs

All Cub Foods grocery stores in Minnesota will offer customized shopping carts designed to help parents who have children with special needs navigate the grocery aisles. Caroline’s Cart was...

April 01, 2015

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