MN State Fair is honoring Prince with special events – and lots of purple

The Great Minnesota Get-Together is honoring Prince with music, a laser show and lots of purple. The Minnesota State Fair on Monday announced the “Unite in Purple” tribute events, which...

August 08, 2016

Twin Cities chef wants to open the first all-indigenous restaurant

The chef behind a popular Twin Cities food truck is hoping to create the first “fully indigenous restaurant experience.” Chef Sean Sherman, who is Oglala Lakota from the Pine Ridge...

August 08, 2016

Co-founder of Rainbow Foods and Minnesota's 'Grocer of the Century' dies at age 92

The man who founded Rainbow Foods and Big Top Liquors died “peacefully” Saturday at age 92, according to his obituary. Sidney Applebaum got his start in the grocery business at a young...

August 08, 2016

Delta resumes 'limited departures' – delays, cancellations still expected

If you’re flying Delta today, you better check the status of your flight. The Atlanta-based airline – which is one of the largest carriers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport...

August 08, 2016

Explosion at recycling plant with bad rep results in fire

An explosion at a metal recycling plant in North Minneapolis started a fire on Friday afternoon. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has recently been trying to shut down the plant for violating...

August 07, 2016

Bon Appétit picks MN bistro as one of 50 best new restaurants

A little Paris-style tavern on Minneapolis’ south side is one of the 50 best new restaurants in America – but will it be among the top 10? That’s from Bon Appétit, which this week put...

August 06, 2016


A St. Louis Park Carpet Cleaner Is Suing The U.S. Olympic Committee

“The notion that we can’t tweet or do a social post congratulating a Minnesota athlete…was too much to take,” the company’s co-owner said.

August 04, 2016


Stratasys’ Q2 Cost-Cutting Moves Continue Its 2016 Turnaround

For the first half of 2016, Stratasys has reported a net loss of $41.8 million, far less than the nearly $240 million loss it had endured during the first half of last year.

August 04, 2016

Booze delivery market heats up with Instacart the latest to bring you beer

Now you can have a bottle of wine delivered with your groceries to your front door in an hour or less. The grocery delivery service Instacart has teamed up with the chain Total Wine & More and...

August 04, 2016

A new business deal puts the plan for a northern MN oil pipeline in limbo

A business deal announced Wednesday throws a blanket of uncertainty on Enbridge Energy’s plan to build an oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. Enbridge has long proposed building a line...

August 03, 2016

Mpls. council panel: City – not voters – should raise minimum wage

Minneapolis city council members followed the advice of their attorney Wednesday by voting to keep the question of a minimum wage hike off the November ballot. Then they ordered city staff to start...

August 03, 2016

The Oregon Trail card game is selling like crazy at Target

Want to play the new Oregon Trail card game? Good freaking luck finding a copy if you haven’t bought it already. The Target-exclusive game, which most locations began putting on shelves at...

August 03, 2016

ChiroCare Parent Renamed Fulcrum Health

Nonprofit looking to add services, serve more states.

August 03, 2016

Setting Max Reimbursable Price For Care Can Cut Employers’ Health Expenses

Study shows how “reference pricing” incented employees to seek lower cost lab tests.

August 03, 2016


Eye Cell Regeneration In Focus With New Mayo Research Spinoff

LAgen Laboratories produces bioengineered retinal cells for pharma, others.

August 03, 2016


Mayo Study Defining The Role Of Unconscious Doctor Bias In Minority Health Care

Unequal medical outcomes, treatment resulting in trillions of dollars in extra costs.

August 03, 2016

Cogentix Sees Sales Grow, But Proxy Charges Cut Result In $2.3M Loss

Severance costs and other payments set the medtech company back more than $2.1 million in its second quarter.

August 03, 2016

Solve Earns Gold In Small Agency Of The Year Competition

“To be recognized as the very best from among hundreds of submissions is a strong testament to our business model, talented team and wonderful clients,” the agency’s CEO said.

August 03, 2016

A kayak-share program could be coming to the Mississippi River

A kayak-sharing program could be coming to the Mississippi River. The Mississippi Park Connection – the nonprofit arm of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area – wants to put paddle...

August 03, 2016


Land O’Lakes Profit Jumps 67 Percent In Q2

The food co-op’s sales for the quarter also rose by $100 million.

August 02, 2016

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