Minneapolis Ad Firm Yamamoto Increases Employee Count by 12 Percent
Minneapolis Ad Firm Yamamoto Increases Employee Count by 12 Percent

After taking on six new clients, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and Comcast Spotlight, the firm has hired seven full-time staff members and three interns.

After Warby Parker: Askov Finlayson Plots Brand Expansion
After Warby Parker: Askov Finlayson Plots Brand Expansion

A remodeled store and wholesaling are in the works for the North Loop menswear retailer.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Backs Out of Starkey Hearing Gala
Lin-Manuel Miranda Backs Out of Starkey Hearing Gala

Alice Cooper and Sinbad will perform at the fundraiser on Sunday.

MN Teachers Weighing Option to Opt Out or Go All In on Union Fees Following Supreme Court Decision
MN Teachers Weighing Option to Opt Out or Go All In on Union Fees Following Supreme Court Decision

Justices ruled 5-4 that public employees now have the right to fully opt out of paying membership dues to labor groups that collectively bargain on their behalf.

Low Soybean Prices, While Bad for MN Farmers, May Not Be Bad for the State’s Economy Overall
Low Soybean Prices, While Bad for MN Farmers, May Not Be Bad for the State’s Economy Overall

Trade policy will always create winners and losers. The key is to mitigate the harms to the losers.

Trio of Minnesota Stem Cell Startups Receive State-Funded Commercialization Grants
Trio of Minnesota Stem Cell Startups Receive State-Funded Commercialization Grants

Miromatrix, Superior Organoid, and MNPHARM each landed $100,000 regenerative medicine awards.

Former NBA Player, Minnetonka Native Kris Humphries Becomes First Crisp and Green Franchisee
Former NBA Player, Minnetonka Native Kris Humphries Becomes First Crisp and Green Franchisee

The former basketball star—and ex-husband of Kim Kardashian—is moving into a new career with Crisp and Green, the Wayzata-based healthy fast casual eatery.

Implantable Organ Developer Miromatrix Medical Raises $15.7M
Implantable Organ Developer Miromatrix Medical Raises $15.7M

The company is working towards clinical trials for its implantable kidney and liver products.

State Awards $19M in Grants to Redevelop Greater MN Commercial Buildings, Housing
State Awards $19M in Grants to Redevelop Greater MN Commercial Buildings, Housing

Brainerd, Willmar and Warroad are among the cities set to benefit from the grants, which come from a federally-funded program to help small communities rebuild.