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Dodging Taxes or Smart Business?
I think one phrase sums up the Medtronic situation best: bad tax, good acquisition, great company.
Go on Medicare at 65? Maybe; Maybe Not.
Employers and employees express different expectations for the future of private retiree health coverage.
A Greener Dream
If it can unlock the potential from its timber, the Iron Range could become a center for biochemical production.
Don’t Commit Best Practicide
Fortune 500 consultant Cecily Sommers gives advice to arts administrators.
In The Heart Of Minnesota
People and corporations both establish complicated, and in many cases, “fictional” headquarters or domiciles entirely for the purpose of reducing taxes. It has always and will always be that way.
Entrepreneurs Of The Year
This year's winners from the Upper Midwest region, including Minnesota, Iowa, Ne
Entrepreneurs Of The Year
How Smart Is Alternative Energy?
Minnesota’s leading the charge in clean energy generation and usage. But it will take compromise and dedication to keep the edge, while the economic benefit remains only theoretical.
How Heggies Pizza Built a Regional Empire
The Milaca-based company's frozen pizzas became a dive-bar standby.
Nice Ride Is "Braking" Even
A look inside Nice Ride Minnesota's revenue cycle.
Survey: MN Businesses Are Hiring, But Where Will They Find Employees?
Results from the latest Quarterly Economic Indicator survey show companies are growing, but it’s gotten even harder to find good talent.
3 MN Cos. That Are Cleaning Up The Twin Cities
Two Bettys, Aaron’s Green Cleaning, and Happy Earth Cleaning Co. are cleaning up the Twin Cities, using environmentally conscious products, one house at a time.
Arts Picks: “Two Gardens”
At Form + Content Gallery
Arts Picks: DakhaBrakha
At The Dakota
How Chowgirls Is Chewing Through The Catering Competition
Chowgirls celebrates a decade in catering, due in large part to its commitment to using organic foods and sustainable commitment.
Katie Couric Documentary Targets Schwan, Klobuchar
Fed Up points a gluten-free finger at two Minnesota icons.
Plugged In: August 2014
The best opportunities for networking in August
Pressures On Independent Doctors Intensify
Since our 2013 story, the pressures on independent doctors have only intensified.
St. Croix Cleaners Goes Green
Going without harsh chemical solvents and buying its own cleaning facility have been key to its success.
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts’ Store: A Standalone Destination
Why the MIA's store is a destination in and of itself.
Top Tickets: Paul McCartney’s “Out There” Tour
At Target Field
Top Tickets: The Book of Mormon (1)
At the Orpheum
LinkedIn: Why You’re Probably Doing It Wrong
A Twin Cities marketer insists LinkedIn isn’t about networking, it’s about money.
The Best (And Busiest) Local Commercial Real Estate Brokers
’s inaugural survey reveals who leased the most square footage in office, retail and industrial spaces and who were the top performers in investment sales.
Where To Take Your Clients On A Memorable Summer Stroll
Show your out-of-town clients another side of the Twin Cities with a memorable summer evening stroll.
Why Middle Managers Are Crucial Right Now
With sagging employee engagement in many workplaces, effective middle managers are crucial to inspiring workers and helping them achieve company goals.
Why Your Digital Identity Could Haunt You After Death
Minnesota lacks laws governing how your digital assets are handled when you’re history.
Are Those Who Market The Twin Cities Leveraging Our Low Cost Of Living?
Cost of living may end up as the region’s ace in the hole, not sports, culture or nature.
Do I Really Need Help?
A skeptic’s Q&A on the value of communication coaching.
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