Will Singer Sam Smith Embrace the Style of the North?

Xcel Energy Center gifts the king of love ballads a Duluth Pack bag.

Football Tech Startup GoRout Lands $1M in Seed Financing, New City Loan

Proceeds from the Rochester loan will be used to expand operations, create jobs and develop a new product, identified as “on field-mixed reality training.”

Meet Hodder, the Production Co. Making Hollywood Magic in Minnesota

A look at a Minneapolis-based production company that’s flown under the radar while creating TV specials for high-profile clients such as UnitedHealth Group, ABC, the CW, and Amazon.

Minneapolis Startup NoSweat Inks Deal to Be Official Licensed Partner of PGA Tour

The agreement boosts the “validity” of the company’s product, which eliminates sweat from headwear, and marks big growth as NoSweat anticipates dipping into new market ventures.

Is Minnesota Experiencing Festival Fatigue?

Despite a glut, local organizers say the more the merrier.

Minneapolis Tries to Woo the NCAA Women’s Basketball Final Four

The voting committee’s visit was timed to coincide with the WNBA All-Star Game.

Cambria Introduces “Cambria Kitchen” for Live Culinary Demos at State Fair

Built as an update to Le Sueur-based Cambria’s fair space, the kitchen will feature appearances from renowned chef Andrew Zimmern and HGTV host Scott McGillivray.

At New Alamo Drafthouse in Woodbury: Don’t Be Tardy or You’ll Miss the Party

The Austin-based Cinema opens its first Midwest location.

Latino-Influenced Brewery with Attached Soccer Field Opening in Minneapolis

La Doña Cerveceria, located in the Harrison neighborhood of Minneapolis, will include a taproom, art gallery and patio soccer field for a 3 vs. 3 league.

Topgolf Using Intel Gathering, Games to Hire 500 Staffers for New Brooklyn Center Venue

The golf-themed activity venue is now hiring for all positions. Front-of-house candidates are invited to participate in unique task and game-based “auditions,” starting early August.