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Oil pipeline through MN gets green light, but question mark remains over route

A controversial $2.6 billion oil pipeline that will run across the width of Minnesota was approved by regulators on Friday – but the route it will take through the state was not. The Duluth News...

June 05, 2015

Hot North Loop eatery declared one of America's best new restaurants

Yet another Minneapolis eatery is getting a serious shout-out – this time, it’s Spoon and Stable, which Food and Wine magazine has proclaimed one of the “most exceptional”...

June 05, 2015

More layoffs from Target, this time in India as 180 workers lose their jobs

Target has announced more layoffs as part of its ongoing restructuring program – but this time Twin Cities jobs are safe. The Pioneer Press reports Target Corp. has on Thursday laid off 180 workers...

June 04, 2015

State leaders offer U.S. Steel financial relief as iron ore market slumps

Minnesota is giving U.S. Steel some financial relief as it continues to navigate through a slumping iron ore market that has led to hundreds of Iron Range employees being laid off in recent months....

June 04, 2015

TCF's new logo

TCF Tries To Make Banking More Personal With Brand Refresh

The company wants to remind customers of the ways banking interacts with their daily life.

June 04, 2015

Squeezed by big-box and online retailers, natural toy store PeaPods is closing

Under pressure from big-box retailers and Amazon, Peapods Natural Toys & Baby Care in St. Paul announced it is going out of business. Millie Adelsheim and Dan Marshall, owners of the store in...

June 04, 2015

8 Minnesota health insurers seek hefty rate hikes for some plans

Eight Minnesota health insurers are proposing double-digit rate increases for some of their individual and small group insurance plans in 2016, MPR News reports, with requests ranging as high as 74...

June 03, 2015

Twin Cities at center of race to build next generation of pacemakers

A race to the future is taking place right now in the Twin Cities, as rival companies battle it out to build the next generation of equipment for millions of heart patients. The goal? To create a...

June 03, 2015

Veteran union members step down so young Minntac workers can keep their jobs

About 350 U.S. Steel workers at Minnesota’s Minntac mine have been laid off, and among them are 200 longtime union members who voluntarily stepped away so younger members could keep their...

June 03, 2015

CoCo

CoCo Closing Its Fargo Location

The co-working space was never able to build up a member base.

June 02, 2015

Drugs, chemicals found in MN waterways, including remote lakes and streams

Pharmaceuticals and dozens of other chemicals have contaminated Minnesota’s lakes and streams, even in remote areas of the state, a new study released Tuesday by the Minnesota Pollution...

June 02, 2015

Northern MN railroad crossing back in service after bridge fire last week

Train traffic is moving again across a busy railroad crossing in northern Minnesota, just a few days after a bridge caught fire and collapsed. The Canadian National Railway built a temporary span...

June 01, 2015

Jury awards more than $2 million to dairy farmers in stray voltage suit

A jury has awarded nearly $2.5 million to compensate Wright County dairy farmers for losses caused by stray voltage from their local power company’s equipment, the Associated Press reports...

June 01, 2015

Moorhead is the 'Best Small City' in the US; 2 other MN towns in the top 5

Three of the best small cities in the country can be found right here in Minnesota, and one in particular – Moorhead – is the best of them all, says Nerdwallet in a new ranking. The financial site...

June 01, 2015

FedEx building new facility in central MN; jobs expected

FedEx’s latest delivery to Minnesota is a new sorting and distribution facility – and probably some jobs. According to the Brainerd Dispatch, developers are expected to start building the new...

June 01, 2015

Budget stalemate means state employees to begin receiving layoff notices

Layoff notices are expected to start going out to nearly 9,500 state employees on Monday. State employee unions require that workers receive 30-day notices, triggered by the countdown to a partial...

June 01, 2015

Qualified patients can begin registering for state's medical marijuana program

Patients can now start registering with Minnesota’s new medical marijuana program so they can start receiving the drug when it becomes legal July 1. Registration for the program begins 9 a.m....

June 01, 2015

Minnesota Swarm officially moving to Georgia

NEWS: #NLL heads to Atlanta in 2016 with inaugural @GeorgiaSwarmLax season at @GwinnettCenter: http://t.co/dKCnA9ZCOU pic.twitter.com/16wxPeaULV — NLL (@NLL) May 29, 2015 The future home of the...

May 29, 2015

Fit For Work?

PsyBar is working to revolutionize employee assessment and keep peril out of the workplace.

May 29, 2015

Broadened law lets Minnesota hospitals dispense medical marijuana

When medical cannabis becomes legal this July in pill and liquid form, patients will be able to obtain it at Minnesota hospitals and health care facilities. According to an announcement by the...

May 29, 2015

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