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Vikings teammates willing to welcome Adrian Peterson back

While the NFL has not established a timetable for Adrian Peterson to return to the Vikings, it doesn’t appear that it will be an issue for Peterson’s teammates. Peterson agreed to a...

November 04, 2014

Finding new homes for old books and CDs is proving a winner for St. Paul start-up

DVDs are being replaced by Netflix, CDs by iTunes, and even books are under threat from Kindles, so where do you go to get rid of possessions that are now considered out of date? That was the...

November 04, 2014

Wisconsin gov's 'Go Packers' graffiti removed from Vikings stadium steel

A cheeky attempt by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to permanently etch “Go Packers” into a steel beam earmarked for use on the roof of the new Vikings stadium didn’t quite reach the...

November 04, 2014

Austin Target store closing; one of 11 locations nationwide

Austin, Minnesota will soon be Target-less. The company announced Tuesday the location in the southern Minnesota city is one of 11 nationwide that will be closed come Feb. 1, 2015. It’s the...

November 04, 2014

Chilean firm takes control of Minnesota mine project after buying Duluth Metals

Duluth Metals, the company leading plans to build a $2.5 billion copper mine in Northeast Minnesota, will be sold to its project partner Antofagasta for $85 million. The Toronto-based company...

November 04, 2014

Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings Replaces Ad Agency

TBWA\Chiat\Day will replace 22squared as the company’s agency of record.

November 04, 2014

Report: Peterson plea deal will reduce felony to misdemeanor assault charge

Adrian Peterson is due in a Texas courtroom at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, and Fox 26 News in Houston reports the Minnesota Vikings’ star running back will agree to a plea bargain that reduces the...

November 04, 2014

Election Day: Where to vote and what to expect at the polls

Where and how to vote Polls across Minnesota are open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. on Tuesday. Voting must be done at your designated polling place, which is based on your address. The Secretary of State...

November 04, 2014

Community group will raise funds to save redevelopment of Fergus Falls landmark

There was a late save for a historic building in Fergus Falls. The Fergus Falls Journal reports that a local group stepped forward Monday night with a plan to cover a funding gap in developing the...

November 04, 2014

Minnesota widow of Ebola victim to get survivors benefits

A Minnesota woman whose husband died of Ebola in Africa in July will soon begin receiving Social Security survivor benefits which had not been approved earlier because she does not yet have a death...

November 03, 2014

Target

With Halloween Over, Retailers Prepare For Christmas Sales

Local retailers are eyeing price matching, free shipping and other ways to entice shoppers into stores.

November 03, 2014

Code42

Code42’s Uptown Move Part Of 2-Year, $70M Expansion

The growing software firm plans to more than double its headcount by 2016.

November 03, 2014

Homegrown: Twins to introduce Paul Molitor as new manager Tuesday morning

BREAKING: The #MNTwins to name Paul Molitor as new manager tomorrow at 10 a.m. CT press conference! pic.twitter.com/nnv04Ju6Rc — Minnesota Twins (@Twins) November 3, 2014 From his days at Cretin...

November 03, 2014

Brainerd resort named one of the best in the world

A Minnesota resort has been named one of the best in the world by Conde Nast Traveler. Madden’s on Gull Lake in the Brainerd Lakes area was ranked No. 53 out of the 100 best hotels and...

November 03, 2014

First Famous Dave's restaurant destroyed by fire

It opened 20 years ago, providing tasty barbecue in the north woods of Wisconsin, then became the flagship for a national, Minnesota-based chain of restaurants. Now the Sawyer County Record...

November 03, 2014

Nice increase, Nice Ride: Bike-sharing ridership cruises to record year

As the lime-green bicycles begin to be trucked away for winter shelter, Minnesota’s bike-sharing program Nice Ride Minnesota is concluding another record year of use by the public. The Star...

November 03, 2014

Dorothy Day House celebrates 30 years as need for homeless shelters grow

The Dorothy Day House – which has been called Rochester’s only true homeless shelter – is celebrating 30 years of serving the homeless and at-risk community. “When we started back in...

November 03, 2014

Unrest in MnSCU: Some faculty vote 'no confidence' in system chancellor

Faculty members on several campuses of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System are openly rebelling against Chancellor Steven Rosenstone’s strategic planning initiative called...

November 02, 2014

Report: Adrian Peterson in talks to reach plea deal in child abuse case

ESPN’s Adam Schefter, citing sources, says Adrian Peterson and his representatives have been in talks with Texas prosecutors about a plea agreement in his child abuse case. Schefter says a...

November 02, 2014

Star Tribune celebrates Hartman's 70 years, old HQ building

A couple of milestones are being recognized at the Star Tribune, the Minneapolis daily newspaper, this weekend: – Sports writer Sid Hartman’s 70th anniversary at the paper. – The upcoming...

November 01, 2014

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