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Thousands expected for opening of Eagan outlet mall Thursday

A new outlet mall opens in Eagan Thursday and it’s expected to bring thousands of shoppers to the southeast metro during its grand opening festivities. The 100-plus store mall has several...

August 14, 2014

Target Canada

Target Revamps Supply Chain, To Match Prices In Canada

New Target Canada president said company should not have opened 124 stores and three distribution centers so quickly.

August 13, 2014

More Jobs Added In Mpls' North Loop Neighborhood

OST, which recently added to its Minneapolis office and has more open positions, is part of a growing trend of companies building their presence in the North Loop.

August 13, 2014

2014 Minnesota Fringe festival breaks attendance records

It’s official: The 2014 Minnesota Fringe festival is a record hit – but just barely. Numbers revealed in a press release from Minnesota Fringe say the festival set a new record during the...

August 13, 2014

Metro Transit buses will automatically announce stops, route info

Twin Cities buses will soon start self-announcing bus stops. Metro Transit announced this week it has started to implement new automated audio and digital announcements on its bus fleet. These pre...

August 13, 2014

Report: Health insurance for Minnesota state workers among nation's best

Minnesota state employees get more of their health care costs covered than the national average for state employees. A  new national report released Tuesday by the Pew Charitable Trusts found that...

August 13, 2014

Big U.S. corn crop keeping prices too low for Minnesota farmers to profit

The new forecast from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows American farmers will likely harvest a record corn crop this fall. But that news is keeping the price of a bushel low enough that...

August 12, 2014

Island Residences at Carlson Center

Luxury "Island Apartments" Planned For Minnetonka

A Minnetonka project with 174 units is ready to start construction in the shadow of Carlson Center.

August 12, 2014

Shooting Victim Identified As Boston Scientific Executive

The victim of a shooting in Arden Hills has reportedly been identified as Kelly Phillips, a Boston Scientific vice president and owner of a local nightclub; a cofounder of the club has been named “a suspect in connection" with the case.

August 12, 2014

As oil train traffic rises, Minnesota officials urge catastrophe preparedness

State officials are working on a strategy to help Minnesota better prepare for a potential oil train disaster, as more trains loaded with Bakken crude crisscross the state on their way through the...

August 12, 2014

Vikings Look To Work Out Kinks At TCF Before Regular Season

Following their first outing at their temporary home, the Vikings are looking to smooth out some shortcomings before the season opener.

August 12, 2014

Eagan-Based Mortgage Info Provider Sold For $30M

Ellie Mae will pay $30 million for AllRegs.

August 12, 2014

GNP CEO

Longtime Gold’n Plump CEO Retires In Wake Of Acquisition

Michael Helgeson—who has spent more than four decades at the business his grandfather founded, and who recently guided GNP through a sale to an Illinois company—will retire, and Steve Jurek will be promoted to president.

August 12, 2014

Why Moving To MN Could Save Wealthy Wisconsinites Money

Despite criticisms of Minnesota's tax climate for wealthy residents, a new study suggests that high-income earners in Wisconsin might actually save money if they relocated here.

August 12, 2014

FDA approves colonoscopy alternative developed at Mayo Clinic

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new, noninvasive test that screens for colon cancer. KARE reports the screening test, called Cologuard, was developed by the Mayo Clinic and...

August 12, 2014

Report: 400 Soundbar owner tells city he won't reopen club

Following a weekend shooting that injured nine people, 400 Soundbar owner Johann Sfaellos is telling city officials that he doesn’t plan on reopening the Minneapolis nightclub, the Star...

August 12, 2014

Minneapolis law firm files suit against NCAA over athlete compensation

A Minneapolis law firm has filed a lawsuit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) claiming the organization has failed to pay student athletes fair compensation. The lawsuit...

August 11, 2014

Minnesota company enlists in the battle against Ebola

A company that’s partially based in Alexandria, Minnesota, is joining the fight against the spread of Ebola. The company, called Infrared Cameras, says it’s developed a way to identify a...

August 11, 2014

Local crowdfunding campaign raising money for at-risk students

A Minneapolis-based nonprofit started by a group of people in their 20s is kicking off a 30-day crowdfunding challenge to raise money to help at-risk students in the Twin Cities. “Given the...

August 10, 2014

Minneapolis nightclub closes indefinitely after Vikings player, 8 others injured in shooting

At least nine people were shot at a downtown Minneapolis nightclub early Saturday, in what police describe as an isolated gang-related incident. Two people suffered serious injuries in the shooting...

August 09, 2014

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