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Finalists named for innovative projects to improve civic life in St. Paul

Does St. Paul need to step up the way it welcomes newcomers? Better encourage year-round outdoor activities for its citizens? Or make walking and biking more of a priority in its public spaces? The...

January 12, 2015

Still falling: Minnesota has some of the cheapest gas prices in the US

A gallon of gas in Minnesota is, on average, cheaper than 44 other states right now. We’re paying $1.93 a gallon for regular gas as of early Monday on the AAA Fuel Gauge Report, making it the...

January 12, 2015

Hell's Kitchen opening 'Minnesota Room' to show off state's wonders

A Minneapolis restaurant that serves thousands of out-of-towners every year will open a redone room that shows off the history and uniqueness of the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Hell’s Kitchen says...

January 11, 2015

Caramel apple listeria outbreak that left two Minnesotans dead traced to California

Health investigators have traced a listeria outbreak linked to the deaths of two Minnesotans to caramel apples packaged at a plant in California, the Food Poisoning Bulletin reports. A total of...

January 10, 2015

Dayton rips GOP over transportation plan; says money coming from 'La-La Land'

The road to transportation improvements in Minnesota hit a bump Friday when Gov. Mark Dayton slammed a Republican proposal to pay for maintenance projects without using new revenue, calling it...

January 09, 2015

Minnesotan wants to open $1M craft brewery in the land of Leinenkugel's

The craft beer craze sweeping the Midwest continues to gallop along, with a man from Minnesota planning to open a $1 million brewery in Wisconsin. Savage resident James Stirn has submitted an...

January 09, 2015

Brake line rust forces Subaru to recall 200k vehicles from snowy states

Subaru is recalling almost 200,000 of its cars and SUVs to fix a brake line issue that increases the risk of crashes for drivers in snowy states including Minnesota. The Japanese car company is...

January 08, 2015

HelpSystems Acquires UK’s Halcyon Software

The purchase boosts the company’s portfolio of IT tools.

January 08, 2015

Vascular Solutions Expects Record Q4 Growth

The company piled up nearly $1M in legal costs last year, but its largest product segment led strong sales growth.

January 08, 2015

University of Minnesota joins nationwide autism study

The University of Minnesota is joining a national study that aims to get a more accurate picture of how many children in the U.S. have autism. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

January 07, 2015

SuperValu

SuperValu Posts Positive Q3 2015

Lower food prices for consumers and expenses for the company have helped fuel growth in the food giant.

January 07, 2015

A lot of Minnesota women work – especially compared to the rest of the US

“Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good looking, and all the children are above average.” Minnesota women have known all along that what Garrison...

January 07, 2015

Jobs lost as struggling national fashion chain shuts 7 Minnesota stores

A number of Minnesota shop workers have lost their jobs after a national teen clothing retailer abruptly closed hundreds of stores. The Associated Press reports that Wet Seal is closing 338 stores ...

January 07, 2015

A beer vending machine? Yep, at Wild home games starting tomorrow

Wild fans will be able to buy beer from a vending machine at the Xcel Energy Center starting Thursday. The Xcel’s new Budweiser Smart Vending Machine is the first in any entertainment venue...

January 07, 2015

Dreaming of sunshine: Target gets colorful, beach-ready Lilly Pulitzer line

Target’s new design partner will really have you dreaming for the beach on these cold winter days. The Minneapolis-based company announced Tuesday it will be teaming up with Lilly Pulitzer...

January 07, 2015

A sunny forecast for Minnesota's economy in 2015

An optimistic forecast for Minnesota came out Tuesday. It’s not predicting a big warmup in  temperatures, but rather a sunny economy for 2015. The annual outlook comes from the Federal...

January 06, 2015

Pracna on Main – 'oldest restaurant on oldest street' in Minneapolis – goes dark

Disappointed would-be customers of Pracna on Main found the historic Minneapolis restaurant closed Tuesday, perhaps for good. No announcement of a closing was found on the restaurant’s web...

January 06, 2015

WWE executive named GM of new Vikings stadium

The Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and SMG announced Tuesday that Patrick Talty has been hired as the company’s general manager for the new Minnesota Vikings Stadium...

January 06, 2015

Sold: Old grain elevator goes for $23K; vintage planes on the auction block

The State of Minnesota has auctioned off everything from cars to unclaimed property left at the airport and confiscated guns – now it can add a derelict grain elevator and vintage wildfire-fighting...

January 06, 2015

Medtronic

Shareholders Approve Medtronic-Covidien Deal

The controversial acquisition is the largest in company history.

January 06, 2015

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