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Warby Parker will open first retail showroom in Minnesota at Askov Finlayson

Glasses wearers rejoice: Warby Parker is opening its first retail shop in Minnesota. Warby Parker – a company that offers designer eyewear at a cheaper price (starting at $95) –has been available...

June 30, 2015

MN Chamber Of Commerce Names New President

Douglas Loon currently serves as vice president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

June 30, 2015

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Land O’Lakes Merging With United Suppliers

Collectively, the two’s crop input businesses sold $7.5 billion in crop protection, seed and nutrient products last year.

June 30, 2015

Want an apartment under $1K a month? They're hard to come by, report says

Finding a lower-priced apartment in the Twin Cities is getting harder and harder, a new report says. According to the Minnesota Housing Partnership’s latest 2×4 report (released Tuesday)...

June 30, 2015

Nicollet Mall reconstruction starts Monday; will be closed to buses and taxis

The much-discussed and long-awaited renovation of Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis is about to get underway. Construction on the two-year project begins Monday, and the street will be closed...

June 30, 2015

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Met Council Awards Cleanup Grants To Former Macy’s, Superior Plating Site

Twenty percent of the awarded grants will go to decontaminating the Macy’s building of asbestos and lead-based paint.

June 29, 2015

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Q&A: Bob Fuchs, Manager Of The Electric Fetus

How the popular music landmark is tackling changing trends and maintaining relevance in the dawn of digital.

June 29, 2015

Gov. Dayton says he will reinstate commissioners' pay raises

Gov. Mark Dayton told reporters Monday that he does plan to reinstate pay raises to his commissioners on Wednesday, saying the hike in pay is essential to providing strong government services and...

June 29, 2015

Piper Jaffray, Dougherty To Pay SEC Penalties

Settlements stem from violations on municipal bond sales.

June 25, 2015

Ability Network Looking To Add 167 Local Jobs

Minneapolis-based health IT firm growing at fast clip.

June 25, 2015

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Minnesota Is Best State For Business, Says CNBC

The North Star State received national recognition primarily for its quality of life, economy and education departments.

June 25, 2015

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Chief Merchandiser Stepping Down At Target

Kathee Tesija is leaving the company in early July but will continue to serve an advisory role through next year.

June 25, 2015

Will the Supreme Court's ruling on health care affect Minnesota? Not really

The United States Supreme Court says the Affordable Care Act is able to provide financial help to low-income Americans purchasing health insurance through the federal health exchange, the New York...

June 25, 2015

Wild regular season schedule is out; playoff powers pose early threat

The Minnesota Wild will open the 2015-16 season with back-to-back games against division rivals. The full NHL regular season schedule was released Thursday, one day after the Wild announced it will...

June 25, 2015

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Minnesota Improves Its National Manufacturing, Logistics Rank

The state’s grades mostly improved or remained the same.

June 24, 2015

U of M approves 1.5 percent tuition hike for in-state students; 7 percent for nonresidents

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents approved a plan Wednesday that will raise tuition for Minnesota residents by 1.5 percent, while out-of-state students will see a 7 percent jump. The...

June 24, 2015

Pour one out: Twin Cities' craft beer store The Four Firkins is closing

A Twin Cities craft beer retailer is going out of business this week, less than a year after it opened a second location. The Four Firkins – located in Oakdale and St. Louis Park – announced...

June 24, 2015

As MLS stadium deadline nears, other cities propose possible sites

The Minnesota United has its sights set on building a new Major League Soccer stadium in downtown Minneapolis, but if that doesn’t end up working out there are two nearby cities offering to...

June 24, 2015

Duluth vs. St. Paul: Which city is Minnesota's craft beer capital?

A new billboard proclaiming St. Paul as the craft beer capital of Minnesota isn’t sitting well with Duluth’s mayor. The billboard (pictured above) popped up recently on Grand Avenue in...

June 24, 2015

MN Executives More Likely To Unplug During Vacation

While most executives check in with their company during their time off, Minnesotans are less likely to do so than their national counterparts.

June 23, 2015

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