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Thought Minnesota's economy was rosy? Report says think again

While much was made of Minnesota’s successful recovery from the economic downturn, things aren’t as great as they would appear in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. That, at least, is the...

August 16, 2016

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Kickstarting Innovation: Alchemy Looks To Commercialize With Unique Fitness Tool

Alongside its new product launch, the local gym is aiming to create a digital fitness program in the same vein as P90X and Insanity.

August 15, 2016

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MN Cup Announces 2016 Finalists

The entrepreneurial competition named 25 finalists out of a pool of 1,500.

August 15, 2016

Last month's storms caused $2.5M in damage in 4 Minnesota counties

Four more Minnesota counties are requesting State Disaster Assistance following severe storms last month. State officials will visit Aitkin, Carlton, Crow Wing and Pine counties to assess damage...

August 15, 2016

Minneapolis hotels among 20 hacked – credit card details possibly stolen

Two downtown Minneapolis hotels were named among 20 across America that may have been infiltrated by hackers over a period of months. HEI Hotels & Resorts, which owns hotel chains including...

August 15, 2016

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Land O’Lakes Expands Commercial Footprint In Africa With New Joint Venture

The co-op’s CEO previously stated that “Africa will be everyone’s great growth market” in the future.

August 12, 2016

United Taconite starts work on new plant, marking 'milestone' in Iron Range's recovery

Gov Dayton broke ground on United Taconite's Mustang project, which will employ hundreds on the Iron Range #87in86 pic.twitter.com/UQvOxYfCw1 — Governor Mark Dayton (@GovMarkDayton...

August 12, 2016

After push from neighbors, historic St. Paul firehouse won't be demolished

It looks like the oldest existing municipal building in the City of St. Paul won’t be razed. The Little Bohemia Neighborhood Association (LBNA) and other community groups have been working to...

August 12, 2016

Want to buy Prince's Caribbean villa? It'll soon be on the market

We rode for hours and finally found Prince's house 😔 Providenciales, Turks and Caicos pic.twitter.com/KHCY1xCm6p — Michele_Froman (@Fro_trip) April 21, 2016 A villa that’s been...

August 11, 2016

Feds say there's no proof medical cannabis is safe or even works

The feds say marijuana will continue to be classified as one of the most dangerous drugs – right up there with heroin. This comes as a response to two petitions to reschedule marijuana so that it...

August 11, 2016

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The Rise And Fall Of The Gopher Protocol

Twenty-five years ago, a small band of programmers from the University of Minnesota ruled the internet. And then they didn’t.

August 11, 2016

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Roughly 9 Out Of 10 Businesses Are Open To Visual Hacking, Study Finds

An experiment funded by 3M found that visual hackers were able to simply observe, photograph or steal sensitive materials from a worker’s desk 91 percent of the time.

August 11, 2016

Macy's is closing 100 more stores to invest in other stores, online shopping

Macy’s is closing 15 percent of its stores. The company made the announcement Thursday, saying it will be closing 100 stores nationwide as more consumers turn to online shopping. In a...

August 11, 2016

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Mayo’s New Blood Test Could Predict Chances Of Experiencing A Heart Attack

The new test focuses on a type of molecule in the blood stream that is heavily linked to cardiovascular disease processes.

August 10, 2016

Microbiologics Expands With DEED Assistance

The state is providing $182,000 as part of the company's multimillion dollar addition to its St. Cloud headquarters.

August 10, 2016

Large Employers Anticipate 6 Percent Hike In Health Benefit Costs In 2017

NBGH survey cites specialty drugs and high-cost employees as the top cost drivers.

August 10, 2016

Rotation Medical Raises $8 Million

New financing follows healthy climate for Minnesota medical companies.

August 10, 2016

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Long-Time Mayo Portfolio Company Torax Medical Lands $25 Million Financing

Shoreview firm to ramp up availability of magnetic “sphincter” devices as insurers sign on.

August 10, 2016

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Report: If You Suffer From Sleep Apnea, Don’t Buy A Breathing Device Online

Minnesota researchers followed the sale of CPAP devices on Craigslist and found that although the secondhand options were cheaper, they were also less effective.

August 10, 2016

Metro Transit named public transit 'System of the Year'

The Twin Cities is home to the public transportation ‘System of the Year.’ Metro Transit, the largest transportation provider in the state, was honored Wednesday with American Public...

August 10, 2016

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