GOP tax plan would use budget surplus for $2 billion in tax cuts

Republican House leaders say the $2 billion tax cut proposal they unveiled Monday will lower taxes for more than two million Minnesotans. The package would use up virtually all of the state’s...

April 20, 2015


Stratasys Subsidiary MakerBot Slashes Jobs

Acquisition from 2013 proves bumpy for 3D printer.

April 20, 2015

#LillyGate: Target's sold-out Lilly Pulitzer items appearing online for 4x the price

Bargain shoppers enraged Target’s sold-out Lilly Pulitzer items being $calped on eBay Some fashion fans are still fuming over their inability to get their hands on any items from the Lilly...

April 20, 2015

Coleman touts St. Paul arts, biz as reasons to 'brag' – but says work still to be done

We’re in good shape, but we need to do better. That was the general theme of St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman’s State of the City speech Thursday night, in which he touted the artistic...

April 17, 2015

Bird flu could be around 'for five years,' as more cases confirmed in Wisconsin

The bird flu outbreak that has affected more than 20 farms and 1.5 million birds in Minnesota could be around for up to five years. That’s what John Clifford, chief veterinary officer for the...

April 16, 2015

LifeScience Alley

Investments In MN Medical Startups Falter

Numbers are down 46 percent from last year.

April 16, 2015


Unemployment Rate Unchanged In March

The state continues to add jobs, but unemployment rate remains stubborn.

April 16, 2015

4 Minnesota companies named best places for veterans to work

Four leading Minnesota companies are among the country’s best places for veterans to work, according to a survey released Thursday morning. U.S. Bank, Ecolab, Hormel Foods and Xcel Energy are...

April 16, 2015

Target will pay up to $19M to settle data breach claims with MasterCard

Nearly 18 months after it was first discovered, Target is once again resolving one of the legal issues stemming from the headline-grabbing holiday data breach. This time, it’s with MasterCard...

April 16, 2015

MOA drops restitution demand from Black Lives Matter protesters

The Mall of America is no longer seeking $40,000 in restitution from the Black Lives Matter protesters who demonstrated at the mall on Dec. 20, one of the busiest days of the holiday shopping...

April 15, 2015

Roll out the umlaut: Dayton orders MnDOT to re-dot Lindström

Gov. Mark Dayton plunged into a road sign controversy in an unequivocal way Wednesday, issuing an executive order requiring Minnesota’s Department of Transportation to use umlauts on road...

April 15, 2015

Details of 160K current and former Metro State students exposed in data breach

A data breach at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul exposed the personal information of 160,000 students past and present. The university announced Tuesday the result of its investigation...

April 15, 2015

U.S. Bancorp Sees Solid First Quarter

Loan volume up 5.1 percent.

April 15, 2015


Evereve Sells Minority Stake To Investors

It's the company's first investment besides friends and family.

April 15, 2015

Rep. McCollum proposes bill to restrict mining near BWCA

Saying she wants to protect “two special national treasures” in northern Minnesota, U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum said Tuesday she will introduce legislation to ban future copper and nickel...

April 14, 2015

Norwest Raises $2.4B In Capital

It’s the largest capital raise in the firm’s history.

April 14, 2015

MN company's heart valve device implanted in US patient for 1st time

A less invasive operation to replace an ailing heart valve was performed for the first time in the United States Monday – and it happened at a Minnesota hospital, using a Minnesota product. In a...

April 14, 2015

Minnesota Utd: $150M stadium to be built with private funding

The owner of Minnesota United has said the club will buy the land and build a $150 million, 18,500-seater stadium without any direct public funding. Bill McGuire made the announcement Tuesday...

April 14, 2015

Best Buy will sell new 'smart' drone designed to simplify aerial photography

America’s biggest maker of drone aircraft rolled out its newest model Monday and announced it will be sold at Best Buy stores. The Twin Cities-based electronics retailer says in a statement...

April 13, 2015

Could Apple Watch apps be a home run for MN companies?

We’re still more than a week away from the release of the Apple Watch. But in an effort to stay ahead of the technological curve, some businesses are already getting their own software for...

April 13, 2015

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