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Budget cuts, layoffs coming to centralized offices of Archdiocese of St Paul-Minneapolis

Staff cuts and layoffs are coming to the centralized offices of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis in St. Paul. The Pioneer Press reports the archdioceses will implement budget cuts of 20...

November 09, 2014

Schools in Minneapolis now need permission to suspend minority students

It will be harder for schools in Minneapolis to suspend black, American Indian and Hispanic students under plans aimed at ‘reducing disproportionality’ in the system. As of Monday...

November 08, 2014

Metal rod attack on nurses begs the question, how safe are hospital staff?

An attack on four nurses by a man wielding a metal rod at a Maplewood hospital last weekend has raised concerns about the safety of staff at Minnesota’s health facilities. Charles Logan, 68...

November 07, 2014

General Mills

General Mills Cuts Earnings Expectations For Fiscal Year

The company is seeing depressed earnings as it struggles to meet consumers’ shifting demands.

November 07, 2014

AC Hotels

Mortenson Plans Marriott Brand Hotel At 401 Hennepin

The site, just one block from Nicollet Hotel block, first hit the market at the beginning of this year.

November 07, 2014

See you next year! Road construction in Minnesota officially done for 2014

Minnesota’s road construction season for 2014 has come to a close – just in time for winter. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) announced on Thursday that work on 308 projects...

November 07, 2014

Report of Minneapolis mayor's purported 'gang sign' results in wave of criticism

A photo of Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges at a neighborhood voter registration event ignited a firestorm of criticism aimed at a Twin Cities TV station. The photo was first publicized as part of a...

November 07, 2014

NFL to review Adrian Peterson case for potential league discipline

The NFL announced Thursday that it will review the Adrian Peterson matter for potential discipline under the NFL’s Personal Conduct Policy, now that the criminal portion of his case is over...

November 06, 2014

Target joins burgeoning industry with 3-D printed holiday gifts

Unsure what to get your loved ones this holiday season? Why not print something for them. Target thinks you’ll be interested. The Minneapolis-based company announced it is offering a line of...

November 06, 2014

Football boost for town's bars after vote to scrap Prohibition-style booze ban

Two taverns in a small Northern Minnesota town have reason to cheer after local residents voted to scrap a Prohibition-style Sunday booze ban that hits them hard during football season. For six...

November 06, 2014

Peter Taunton

Snap Fitness Adding 500 Clubs In U.K., India

The year’s latest expansion boosts fitness chain’s 15-country presence.

November 06, 2014

Country music star: Minnesotans embrace surging genre

Country tunes often tout the simple summer lifestyle – warm weather, friends, a lake or an open road. But even as temperatures begin to slide down the thermometer, it’s a good time to be a...

November 06, 2014

Some website problems remain days before MNsure enrollment opens

MNsure open enrollment begins in just over a week and the health exchange is still working on some last minute technical glitches before it launches. Technical problems have plagued the health...

November 06, 2014

Ebola watch: State is monitoring 48 people who traveled from Africa

State health officials say they’re monitoring 48 travelers who have returned to Minnesota after visiting west Africa for signs of the Ebola virus.  The people involved recently arrived from...

November 05, 2014

Minnesota voter turnout short of expectations; IP loses major party status

Minnesota has long been proud of its reputation as the state with the highest voter turnout in the country. So it came as a disappointment that turnout in Tuesday’s midterm election was only...

November 05, 2014

U of M suing Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile for patent infringement

The University of Minnesota alleges the four largest U.S. wireless service providers illegally used technology developed by one of its professors. The U of M filed complaints in Minnesota U.S...

November 05, 2014

Itek Energy

Washington Energy Company To Make Solar Panels In Mpls.

Itek becomes the third company to take advantage of installation rebates for solar panels produced in the state.

November 05, 2014

MacLennan

Cargill Tops Forbes List Of Largest Private Companies For 28th Time

It is one of seven Minnesota firms to make the 221-firm list this year.

November 05, 2014

Huh? Minnesota burger spot lands on list of nation's best wing joints

The chickens, surprisingly, have come home to roost at the Blue Door Pub. A story headlined “The 21 best chicken wing joints in the country” on the Thrillist website named the Blue Door...

November 05, 2014

Twin Cities Marathon ranked among best races in the world

The race that’s been dubbed one of the most beautiful urban marathons in the country has been named one of the best marathons in the world by The Active Times. The Medtronic Twin Cities...

November 05, 2014

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