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Wanted: A buyer to rebuild Dorset restaurants gutted by fire, as owner calls time

The owner of the four eateries in the Minnesota town which calls itself “The Restaurant Capital of the World” will not rebuild his businesses following a devastating fire. Despite...

March 10, 2015

Unemployment rate stays at 3.7 percent, but MN employers cut jobs in January

The unemployment rate in Minnesota remained steady in January, but there were fewer jobs to go around as state employers eliminated 7,900 positions during the month. The delayed January figures...

March 10, 2015

Fortune: Mayo Clinic Among Top 25 Cos. With Most Openings

The health system has nearly 2,000 job postings.

March 10, 2015

Target

Target Cutting 1,700 Jobs, Another 1,400 Open Positions

SEC Filing Puts Severance Costs at $100 Million

March 10, 2015

Will Wisconsin businesses flock to Minnesota after right-to-work bill signed?

On Monday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill into law that prevents unions from requiring their workers to pay dues or fees. Minnesota’s eastern neighbor became the 25th state in the...

March 10, 2015

Snap Fitness

Snap Fitness Plans 200 Clubs For Spain

The rapidly expanding fitness franchise wants to tap into Spain’s movement toward smaller health clubs.

March 09, 2015

Vikings Stadium Cited In Public Subsidy Debate

Obama budget calls for banning use of tax-exempt bonds to pay for pro sports facilities.

March 09, 2015

Check that ice auger before you put it away: Thousands recalled by manufacturer

With spring almost here, ice fishing season is at an end, but before anglers stow their gear until next winter they should take a close look at their ice augers. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety...

March 09, 2015

All dressed up: Profits, sales surging for Duluth-based Maurices apparel chain

A Duluth-based women’s apparel chain is in the midst of a major growth spurt, adding new stores and employees as its surging sales and profits impress investors. The Duluth News Tribune reports...

March 09, 2015

Minnesota brewery among websites hacked by group claiming to be Islamic State

Message: Islamic State hacked @3rdStBrewhouse Third Street website. http://t.co/4FiDe2cmYk #ISIS #beer pic.twitter.com/vkx6q6cc88 — St. Cloud Times (@sctimes) March 7, 2015 Officials are looking...

March 08, 2015

It may take 'a while' to find out why food truck exploded, damaging 20 Lakeville homes

Food Truck explosion rocks Lakeville neighborhood. Neighbors all say it felt like a bomb went off. @kare11 pic.twitter.com/q77igPpAsr — Craig Norkus (@CraigNorkus) March 7, 2015 Saturday was a...

March 07, 2015

FBI and IRS launch probe into Community Action of Minneapolis

A Twin Cities nonprofit shut down amid allegations it mis-spent hundreds of thousands of dollars of taxpayer money is the subject of an investigation by the FBI and IRS. The Star Tribune reports...

March 07, 2015

No sugarcoating it: 92-year-old Fargo bakery sold, will close next month

A business that satisfied the Fargo-Moorhead area’s sweet tooth for nearly a century will be closing its doors for good this April. Quality Bakery, which has been in business for 92 years...

March 06, 2015

After pressure, 3M will ensure paper supplies don't come from threatened forests

Post-it notes are going green. Not the color, but the material. Minnesota-based 3M agreed to take a harder line on its suppliers to ensure it is getting it’s paper and pulp from sustainable...

March 06, 2015

Ski slope, ice rink, rides – MoA owners unveil plan for world's biggest mall

It was fun being near the top while it lasted. Minnesota’s iconic Mall of America could soon be bumped down the list of largest shopping malls – at the hands of its owners. Triple Five, which...

March 06, 2015

Gov. Dayton, Target CEO discuss layoffs over phone, will meet next week

Governor Mark Dayton and Target chief executive Brian Cornell are set to meet face-to-face over the looming job cuts in Minneapolis, but apparently the matter couldn’t wait – the two talked...

March 05, 2015

Latest Fortune rankings reveal the best companies to work for in Minnesota

Where can you find Minnesota’s happiest workers? Well, according to Fortune, they’re likely to be working for one of three companies. The magazine released its 2015 “100 Best...

March 05, 2015

New Report Blames Twin Cities Housing Policies For Segregation

The author, Myron Orfield, says the metro's racial segregation is due to government apathy and "well-meaning but misdirected" efforts by housing advocates and school reformers.

March 05, 2015

Trudy Rautio

Carlson CEO Trudy Rautio To Retire

David Berg, its COO, will lead its hotel division while Carlson Wagonlit Travel CEO Doug Anderson oversees travel.

March 05, 2015

U of M's influential Board of Regents gets new members – here's what they do

The University of Minnesota will soon be overseen by a new Board of Regents – the body to whom the U of M’s president answers – headlined by a combination of new and returning faces. In a...

March 05, 2015

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