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Super Bowl committee predicts $338 million spending boost for big game

The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee is predicting a big economic windfall for the Twin Cities metro area when the 2018 game comes to Minneapolis. A firm hired by the committee says it will...

April 12, 2016

There's a bill to help babies by giving them a box to sleep in

A bill to give more Minnesota babies a safe place to sleep says boxes are the answer. State Rep. Dave Pinto of St. Paul presented the bill on Tuesday, saying the “Baby Box” approach is...

April 12, 2016

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How Mayo Is Maximizing On The Medical Device Tax Suspension

Since the U.S. Congress suspended the 2.3 percent tax in December, medical tech companies have been making the most of the situation.

April 12, 2016

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Former Employees Sue General Mills For Age Discrimination

A lawsuit alleges the company was more likely to let go of older employees during a recent round of layoffs.

April 12, 2016

Report: Race is the driving factor behind economic gaps in the Twin Cities

Race and ethnicity are driving disparities in the Twin Cities more than any other demographic trait, according to a new report released Tuesday. The Metropolitan Council – the policy-making and...

April 12, 2016

St. Paul CEO's body is found floating in northern MN river

The body of a Twin Cities CEO has been pulled from a river in northern Minnesota. The East Grand Forks Exponent reports that the body was spotted floating in the Rainy River a mile east of Baudette...

April 11, 2016

Monteris Medical Wins FDA Clearance For Epilepsy Study

The medical device maker from Plymouth hopes to develop a treatment plan for 1 million epileptic Americans with no other medical options.

April 11, 2016

EmboMedics Receives $4.3M Infusion For Cancer Treatment Device

The medical biotech startup from Maple Grove amassed a total of $8 million over the last two years.

April 11, 2016

Gov. Dayton requests another extension for Real ID

Gov. Mark Dayton has asked Homeland Security to allow Minnesotans to use their IDs to get into federal buildings and military bases until the state legislature passes Real ID. Dayton sent a letter...

April 11, 2016

Geek Squad gets a new look – and new Geekmobiles

The Geekmobile is getting a makeover. Instead of rolling up in VW Beetles, Best Buy’s Geek Squad “agents” will be driving Toyota Prius C hybrid cars to their in-home visits, the...

April 11, 2016

Feds make MN brewery change the name of a seasonal honey ale

Feds weren’t happy with how a Minnesota brewery was marketing one of their beers, so the company had to go back to the drawing boards. Indeed Brewing Company in Minneapolis is releasing their...

April 09, 2016

Surly beers will soon be available to Dakota neighbors, Nebraska

Surly Brewing is continuing expansion and will soon be available in North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska. The Twin Cities-based craft brewery will be available at bars, restaurants and retailers...

April 09, 2016

New proposed Stadium Village apartment could threaten several restaurants

A new proposed apartment building in Stadium Village near the University of Minnesota could threaten several favorite restaurants. The 27-story apartment complex was proposed to the City of...

April 09, 2016

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Hubbard Radio Tops Chart With 2015’s Highest Revenue-Generating Station

The company’s news station in Washington, D.C. made more last year than other news and music stations from Los Angeles, New York City and Chicago.

April 08, 2016

House GOP unveils spending budget, faces criticism from Democrats

Republicans in the Minnesota House say they want no net increase in state spending this year. That’s part of a budget outline they revealed on Thursday. According to the GOP’s statement...

April 07, 2016

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Schell’s, Summit Ranked Among Top-Selling Craft Brewers

Both breweries produce more than 130,000 barrels of beer annually.

April 07, 2016

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Medtronic’s Pill-Sized Pacemaker Wins FDA Approval

The world’s smallest pacemaker is officially on doctors’ shelves.

April 07, 2016

Judge wants Vikings, Wells Fargo to figure out 'photobomb' lawsuit this month

The Minnesota Vikings and Wells Fargo will meet later this month to figure out what to do about the bank’s signs the Vikings say “photobomb” the new stadium. The Vikings filed a...

April 07, 2016

Meritage owners to close down their last Minneapolis restaurant

The owners of acclaimed St. Paul restaurant Meritage are leaving Minneapolis, closing down their final eatery while taking a swipe at city bureaucrats. Russell and Desta Klein closed down Brasserie...

April 06, 2016

Groups lay out ideas to help fix 'unacceptable' racial disparities in MN

Community leaders pitched a handful of proposals to lawmakers Wednesday aimed at helping address the significant equity disparities between black and white Minnesotans. The proposals put forward...

April 06, 2016

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