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Bigger Trucks May Soon Hit Minnesota Roads

A plan to allow heavier trucks is in House transportation bill, not in Senate version.

April 28, 2015

TCB's "Whose Legacy Is It?" Nabs SABEW Honors

SABEW's Best In Business awards recognize outstanding business stories published or aired in 2014.

April 28, 2015

N. Minneapolis named 'Promise Zone' in hopes of invigorating neighborhood

Minneapolis was named a federal Promise Zone Tuesday, which means the neighborhood will have a better chance of getting federal grants to improve public safety and boost the local economy. U.S...

April 28, 2015

Medtronic accused of 'repeatedly failing' to fix issues with implantable pump

Medtronic will stop making an implantable pump system, after federal regulators claimed the company failed to fix problems with its manufacturing. In a deal announced Monday, the Food and Drug...

April 28, 2015

Capitol roundup: Action on gas tax increase, tuition freeze

Lawmakers in both houses of the Legislature took action on major issues Monday. Here’s a summary. Senate approves transportation bill, gas tax increase The Minnesota Senate passed a bill...

April 27, 2015

Byerlys

Lunds & Byerlys Rebrand Under Single Banner

Upscale grocers will now be under single combined name.

April 27, 2015

Light Rail

Southwest LRT Costs Hit $2B

The light rail project may have to be pared down or scrapped entirely.

April 27, 2015

Survey: Is The Economy Slowing?

Corporate growth is, compared with last quarter. But business leaders are still spending and hiring at nearly the highest levels in four years.

April 27, 2015

Evereve

How Evereve Succeeds: Being The Perfect Fit For Moms

The Edina-based retailed has carefully grown from one store to 52 nationwide. Executive chairman Mike Tamte explains the company's "secret sauce."

April 24, 2015

$200M needed to boost MN rural broadband, lawmakers propose just $17M

The amount needed to improve rural broadband access in Minnesota? $200 million. The highest amount proposed by lawmakers Wednesday? $17 million. On a day of frenzied debate in Minnesota’s...

April 23, 2015

State of emergency declared over bird flu outbreak in MN

Gov. Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency in Minnesota in response to the bird flu outbreak, which has claimed the lives of 2.6 million turkeys and has now spread to a chicken farm for the...

April 23, 2015

Snowbike

Polaris Buys Snow Bike Maker, Posts Record Sales and Profits

Company has posted 22 consecutive quarters of record earnings.

April 23, 2015

Minneapolis plans pay rises of up to $12,000 for its top employees

Gov. Mark Dayton tried it at state level, and now the City of Minneapolis is pushing ahead with plans to increase the salaries of its highest paid staff by up to 8 percent. At a meeting Wednesday...

April 23, 2015

Minneapolis plans pay rises of up to $12,000 for its top employees

Gov. Mark Dayton tried it at state level, and now the City of Minneapolis is pushing ahead with plans to increase the salaries of its highest paid staff by up to 8 percent. At a meeting Wednesday...

April 23, 2015

No Styrofoam takeout boxes for Minneapolis eateries as new rules take effect

If you’re ordering takeout in Minneapolis tonight, you won’t be getting your food served in a styrofoam box. That’s because new rules have come into force Tuesday (coinciding with...

April 22, 2015

Minneapolis park gets $500K federal grant to expand

A big grant from the federal government will help Minneapolis develop a new park in the Sheridan neighborhood in northeast Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board announced Tuesday...

April 21, 2015

Tin Whiskers

MNvest: Kickstarter, But For Equity

A bill going through the legislature aims to make investing in Minnesota startups easier for community members.

April 21, 2015

Target

Attorneys Dispute Target's MasterCard Settlement

Emergency hearing to address retailer’s proposed $19 million settlement.

April 21, 2015

Spine and nerve injury to cyclist prompts MN company to recall bikes, fenders

A cyclist suffered spine and nerve damage when the fender on his bike broke – prompting the Minnesota company that sold the product to issue a recall. Civia Cycles, which is owned by Bloomington...

April 21, 2015

Bird flu: Huge Iowa egg farm infected, Hormel expects lower turkey sales

Deadly bird flu confirmed at Iowa farm with 5.3M chickens http://t.co/DOnhy1S9Q1 pic.twitter.com/3m4wHLcSyl — Yahoo News (@YahooNews) April 20, 2015 The avian flu outbreak among livestock producers...

April 20, 2015

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