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Policy Summit Draws Thousands To Twin Cities

The 40th annual, four-day convention is expected to generate about $9 million in revenue and attract up to 5,000 attendees from around the country.

August 19, 2014

Brave New Workshop Expands In Downtown Mpls.

The storied improv comedy troupe is continuing to grow by purchasing a building in Minneapolis' downtown theater district, which will house its school and offices.

August 19, 2014

Are Minnesotans honest? Not compared to other states

Minnesotans are among the least honest people in the nation – at least according to a recent social experiment dubbed the National Honesty Index. For the experiment, beverage company Honest Tea set...

August 19, 2014

Duluth considers gamble on city-run casino

City leaders in Duluth are still mulling a proposal that would get the city into the casino business, MPR News reports. Duluth has a downtown casino, run by the Fond du Lac Ojibwe Band, which used...

August 19, 2014

Investigation underway into fire at historic Duluth mansion

An investigation is underway after an early morning fire caused extensive damage to the historic Traphagen mansion in Duluth. Duluth Fire Department crews responded just before 1 a.m. to the blaze,...

August 18, 2014

MN Cup Names 21 Finalists In 2014 Competition

The 21 finalists will give live presentations before their respective divisions' review boards later this month, at which point division winners will be selected to vie for the grand prize.

August 18, 2014

Forbes: Twin Cities Among Best U.S. Metros For Young Professionals

The Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington metro area ranked 10th on the latest Forbes list of metros offering the best prospects for young professionals with a bachelor’s degree or higher.

August 18, 2014

Golf on decline in Minnesota, but innovative game attracts new players

The number of people playing golf has been dwindling over the last decade, which is taking its toll on Minnesota’s golf courses, and the people who work at them. Minnesota, a state that’...

August 18, 2014

Minnesota-based Polaris adding 300 jobs to build more motorcycles

Minnesota-based Polaris Industries is revving up the employment picture in northern Iowa. The Des Moines Register reports that Polaris is in the midst of hiring an additional 300 workers at its...

August 18, 2014

State Fair: Everything you need to know for this year's Get-Together

The Great Minnesota Get-Together starts Thursday – and there are a lot of new goodies at this year’s fair. Among the new attractions and food choices, the State Fairgrounds also got a $15...

August 18, 2014

Sculpture Garden at Walker Art Center to get $10M upgrade

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden at the Walker Art Center will be getting a $10 million facelift once plans are finalized, Minnesota Public Radio News reports. Minneapolis Parks and Recreation...

August 18, 2014

MN Investment Advisor Sentenced To 10 Yrs. For Fraud

Mark Holt, also a recently disbarred attorney, had pleaded guilty to stealing more than $4 million from investment clients from 2005 to 2013.

August 15, 2014

Cub Foods

Supervalu The Latest Retailer To Disclose Data Breach

The Eden Prairie-based grocery chain said Friday it identified a criminal intrusion affecting at least 180 stores in up to five states, including Minnesota.

August 15, 2014

MN Lost 4,200 Jobs In July While Jobless Rate Held Steady

Seasonally adjusted employment figures paint a fairly dismal picture, although state officials warn that the adjustment process is concealing some strength in Minnesota’s labor market.

August 14, 2014

Donaldson Company, Inc.

Donaldson To Acquire Middle Eastern Manufacturer

The deal, expected to close in September, would allow Bloomington-based Donaldson to expand its air filter product line and open a regional office in Abu Dhabi.

August 14, 2014

Top 100

Two MN Companies Among Fortune’s Fastest Growing

Northern Oil and Polaris are among Fortune magazine’s 100 fastest-growing companies, giving Minnesota two representatives on the list for a second straight year.

August 14, 2014

U Of M Touts Record Year For Spinning Off Startups

The university said its Venture Center helped introduce 15 new companies in its latest fiscal year.

August 14, 2014

GOP creates look-alike news sites targeting Minnesota Democrats

The Moorhead Update looks like a news site. There’s a headline at the top, big and bold, with a photo of U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson underneath. And along the right-hand side of the page, there...

August 14, 2014

Thousands expected for opening of Eagan outlet mall Thursday

A new outlet mall opens in Eagan Thursday and it’s expected to bring thousands of shoppers to the southeast metro during its grand opening festivities. The 100-plus store mall has several...

August 14, 2014

Target Canada

Target Revamps Supply Chain, To Match Prices In Canada

New Target Canada president said company should not have opened 124 stores and three distribution centers so quickly.

August 13, 2014

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