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Futuristic vision would top 35W with a park neighborhood

Imagine spreading a blanket on the grass for a picnic above Interstate 35W. That may not be too far off, if a team of students, planners and designers get their way. They are dreaming up a...

April 11, 2014

Minnesota tax revenues below projections for February, March

The state raked in a bit less revenue than expected in February and March, but there’s no cause for panic, Minnesota budget officials say. Minnesota net general fund receipts totaled $2.637...

April 11, 2014

House passes minimum wage bill, Dayton just needs to sign

The Minnesota House voted to pass a bill that would raise minimum wage and now all it needs is Gov. Mark Dayton’s signature to become law. The MN House has joined the Senate in voting to...

April 10, 2014

Twin Cities home prices march higher but sales decline

The median price of homes selling in the Twin Cities in March rose again last month, increasing by 7.6 percent to $190,000. It was the 25th consecutive month that prices climbed. Citing new data...

April 10, 2014

Computer thieves hack another Minnesota company

If you have accumulated Club Carlson Gold Points through stays and food and beverage purchases at Carlson Rezidor Hotels, stop reading this and go check your points balance. Unlike the earlier data...

April 10, 2014

ViaWest Enters MN With New Data Center In Chaska

ViaWest, which manages 27 data centers in six states, announced the recent opening of its first Minnesota facility.

April 10, 2014

Report: Vacant Retail Spaces Are Dwindling

Once-empty big box properties are now being leased all over the Twin Cities.

April 10, 2014

Andrew Zimmern

Two MN Eateries Win Zimmern’s National Food Award

General Mills and Andrew Zimmern teamed up to recognize the country’s best of the best across 20 food-related categories.

April 10, 2014

Local Health Care App Creator Raises $550,000 In Financing

Healthcare Engagement Solutions, developer of mobile technology suite Uniphy, raised over half a million dollars from angel investors and is planning for more.

April 10, 2014

Mayo Clinic enters agreement with Irish med tech industry

The media in Ireland is full of stories about a new deal just announced that will bring the prestige of the Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic to the Irish medical research and technology industry. The...

April 10, 2014

House OKs bill aimed at narrowing workplace gender gaps

The Minnesota House has approved a bill aimed at improving wages and other workplace issues for women. After almost four hours of debate Wednesday, lawmakers OK’d the “Women’s Economic...

April 10, 2014

Franken takes shots at Comcast/Time Warner merger in Senate hearing

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken grilled top executives of Comcast and Time Warner Cable in a U.S. Senate committee hearing Wednesday over the proposed merger of the two companies, and he made it clear he...

April 10, 2014

MNsure chooses new contractor for website in advance of audit

The state health insurance exchange, MNsure, has contracted with a company that will take over the agency’s website and technical operations. The Star Tribune reports MNsure Interim CEO Scott Leitz...

April 09, 2014

Minneapolis named on list of "most underrated" food towns

Food snobs often wave their whisks in the direction of the big cities on the coasts when pointing to the best areas to indulge in the latest, greatest gourmet fare. But now Thrillist, a website...

April 09, 2014

Nelson's Ice Cream in Stillwater

Historic Stillwater Ice Cream Shop Expands To St. Paul

After more than 90 years in business, Nelson’s Ice Cream is opening up a second location in St. Paul.

April 09, 2014

New Medicare data show how Minnesota doctors compare

Minnesota ranks in about the middle among the states when it comes to Medicare doctor reimbursements, according to new data released this week by the the Center for Medicare Services. In Minnesota...

April 09, 2014

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Target Grows Its Sustainable Products Line

The retail giant is expanding in the health and wellness realm with a new “Made to Matter” product line; the company is also exploring more mannequin placement.

April 09, 2014

Tax time list shows Minnesotans taxed at 6th-highest rate

As the deadline to Tax Day approaches, so does the focus on the amount of taxes we pay. WCCO reports that when all the taxes are added up and factored in, Minnesota has the sixth-highest tax rate...

April 09, 2014

Businesses firing up for day's anticipated warm weather

Talk about your pent-up demand! Temperatures across Minnesota are expected to bump into the 70′s on Wednesday. KSTP’s weather team predicts it will be “…the warmest and...

April 09, 2014

Council to vote on Southwest light-rail plan, Dayton says it's the 'only option'

The agency overseeing the Southwest light-rail project is set to vote on the controversial plan, which calls for shallow tunnels through Minneapolis’ Kenilworth corridor, on Wednesday. Last week...

April 09, 2014

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