Minnesota State Fair’s $7.2M Upgrade Looks to Preserve Nostalgia While Preparing for the Future
Minnesota State Fair’s $7.2M Upgrade Looks to Preserve Nostalgia While Preparing for the Future

These Unique Strengths, Challenges Define the Six Regions of Greater MN
These Unique Strengths, Challenges Define the Six Regions of Greater MN

Considering Minnesota’s regions separately reveals different challenges — and suggests different solutions.

UnitedHealth Group Revenue Topped $200B in 2017, Net Earnings Grew 50 Percent
UnitedHealth Group Revenue Topped $200B in 2017, Net Earnings Grew 50 Percent

The insurer expects its earnings and cash flow will jump by $1.7 billion in 2018 as a result of the recently-passed federal tax reform.

Only Two-Thirds of Health Care Workers are Vaccinated Against the Flu
Only Two-Thirds of Health Care Workers are Vaccinated Against the Flu

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said health care employers need to do more to protect employees, patients and visitors.

Minnesota Goes to Vegas for the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show
Minnesota Goes to Vegas for the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show

The four-day event kicks off in January each year, highlighting the who’s who and latest and greatest in the tech world.

Former Allina Health VP Charged with Embezzling $269K, Using Co. Card for Vikings, Twolves, Wild Tickets
Former Allina Health VP Charged with Embezzling $269K, Using Co. Card for Vikings, Twolves, Wild Tickets

Allina suspected that David Matthew Johnson, who was vice president of talent and human resource, had been submitting false mileage and expense reports since 2004.

For the First Time in a Decade, Average Wages in Minnesota Appear to be Increasing
For the First Time in a Decade, Average Wages in Minnesota Appear to be Increasing

Average weekly wages in Minnesota showed no significant growth, hovering between $980 and $1,016 between 2003 and 2013.

Medtronic Says New Business Plan will Save Billions, Shift Jobs, but Offers Few Details
Medtronic Says New Business Plan will Save Billions, Shift Jobs, but Offers Few Details

Former Medtronic CEO’s Nonprofit Donates $2.5M to Mind-Body-Soul Center at New Mpls YMCA
Former Medtronic CEO’s Nonprofit Donates $2.5M to Mind-Body-Soul Center at New Mpls YMCA

The foundation said it would also donate the same amount and more to 37 organizations, many of which are from Minnesota.