Dozens of chief executives have asked Minnesota legislators to pass reforms to end “unacceptable police behavior.”
Beginning June 10, bars and restaurants will be able to operate at 50 percent capacity; gyms can open at 25 percent.
The money will go toward recovery efforts across the U.S.
The centers, which are aimed at teaching tech skills to underserved youth, are part of CEO’s plan to address racial inequality.
Several stores remained boarded up on Monday, while some adjusted operating hours.
CEO says that the company’s financial position “remains strong.”
Many gym owners in Minnesota were expecting to reopen on June 1. Now, it’s not clear when they’ll be permitted to resume operations.
The organization has been raising funds for pandemic relief since March.
In the face of Covid-19, Minnesota companies weigh options for their seasonal internship programs.
Gov. Walz says the expiration will allow many more companies to open their doors; small businesses remain concerned.
He’s remembered for steering Toro from the brink of bankruptcy and donating millions to causes in Minnesota and elsewhere.
The federal government has postponed its national drug take back day due to the pandemic, but Minneapolis-based Deterra is offering a way to get rid of unwanted medications at home.
The company says it aims to minimize employee impacts with the cuts.
Many senior care facilities rely on revenue from short-term stays after elective procedures, which have been largely halted during the pandemic.
Though demand for ventilators remains high, there’s been a significant downturn in sales of the company’s other products.
The new device could be 25 times less expensive to make than standard ventilators.
The state’s hospital trade group has asked for additional federal funds to offset losses caused by Covid-19 preparations.
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The governor has asked Minnesotans to stay home as much as possible through May 4, but he’s also expanded the list of “essential” businesses.
President Trump orders 3M to ramp up production of face masks. Target promises to pitch in.
Applications open tomorrow for the federal government’s new $349 billion loan program for small businesses.
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Other employees will see a 20 percent pay cut; some will be furloughed.
Starting April 7, the Mall of America will open up its North Atrium for Red Cross blood drives. The rest of the shopping center remains closed.
The automaker is lending 3M fans to use in a next-generation face mask that filters air for wearers.
Under an executive order issued Monday, Minnesota will provide loans for up to $35,000 to small businesses in the state.
The nonprofit makes it easier to direct donations at the pandemic and beefs up its helpline.
The North Star State continues to release unemployment figures even as the Trump administration asks states to hold off.
The U of M’s yearly entrepreneurial competition is slated to continue amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
While hourly workers file for unemployment during the COVID-19 outbreak, freelancers aren’t sure when they’ll be getting their next paycheck.
Force majeure clauses and common law remedies could help businesses that can’t meet contract obligations. But no agreement is the same.
Following Gov. Tim Walz’s order to close bars and restaurants, hundreds of thousands of service industry employees will be temporarily out of work.
Once he retires, he’ll serve as a paid consultant for a year.
The company plans to open 300 gyms in the country.
The number of cases in Minnesota, meanwhile, grows to five.
New developments push vacancy rates higher, while demand for more amenities drives higher rents.
The new contract would provide a wage increase of $2.20 an hour over the next four years.
SEIU Local 26, which represents about 4,000 commercial janitors in the metro, said
it will start an indefinite strike on Monday if there’s no agreement on a new contract.
The company’s net loss also grew, according to the company’s 2019 report to shareholders.
The move comes as part of a broader strategy to improve same-day delivery services.
At a rally in Dallas on Monday night, she endorsed Joe Biden.
Builders pulled 406 permits in February, marking a nearly 20 percent increase over the same period in 2019.
The seven-week program is designed to prepare companies to compete in a full-time, equity-based accelerator.
Stephen Bishop, who’s worked at Wells Fargo for nearly three decades, has been named president and CEO of Minnesota Bank & Trust.
The company hasn’t turned a profit since 2012.
Minnesota companies weren’t spared as U.S. stocks saw their biggest drop-off in two years.
The affected workers perform installations and repairs.
The SEIU Local 26, which represents thousands of commercial janitors in the Twin Cities, said its members plan to walk off the job for 24 hours.
The chamber plans to roll out the accelerator as part of a broader health-focused initiative.
In December, Granite City filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and opened an auction for its assets.
The new contract includes a 7.5 percent wage increase over three years.
On Monday, the health system and SEIU Healthcare Minnesota met for a last-ditch effort to strike a deal.
The number of downtown residents grew 3 percent over the prior year.
The merger will mean the loss of another publicly traded company in Minnesota.
The bank’s six locations will be rebranded as Wings Financial branches.
Union representing the workers demands higher wages, more sick time.
Minnesota's 2019 sugar beet harvest left scars on more than the land.
The company will use the funds to build out its engineering and product development staff, and launch an office in Austin, Texas.
The seven-day strike would begin Feb. 19 if no agreement is reached.
The St. Paul-based credit union has locked down a seven-year sponsorship agreement with the new concert venue.
The agriculture giant expects to open the new facility by late summer.
The company’s board says it “supports the continued leadership” of Corie Barry.
The company is selling its 55 percent stake in Empire Education Group to focus on its shift to an all-franchise model.
About 1,800 workers represented by SEIU Healthcare Minnesota this week will decide whether to strike over increased health insurance costs.
Though operating revenue fell, the company reported an uptick in net income, due in part to better margins in its electricity business.
It was the first time they’ve surpassed the $1 billion mark.
The company expects the cuts to save up to $50 million in 2020.
The internet provider says it will have opened six new Xfinity-branded stores in the Twin Cities metro by 2020’s end.
Delta remained the dominant carrier at the airport, serving more than 70 percent of passengers.
The company still needs to refund $282,000 to California customers who used its “buy now, pay later” platform before it had the license.
On Saturday, Dunwoody College will host the 10th annual Autonomous Snowplow Competition.
An anonymous letter alleges that CEO Corie Barry had an inappropriate romantic relationship with former senior VP Karl Sanft before she became CEO.
The Viking Lakes Innovation Center, the first commercial office building on the Viking’s multi-purpose development in Eagan, is now halfway leased.
The “Community Impact Accelerator” provides funding and consulting services for nonprofits.
Spicer-based DI Labs, which already prints parts for 3M and Toro, has rolled out new equipment to help capture business in the medical device industry.
There hasn’t been a formal naming agreement for the space in 10 years, mall officials say.
She’s led the Carlson School since 2012.
As the first woman to lead the organization, she vows to help level the playing field for startups owned by women and people of color.
The restaurant is negotiating a lease extension with the landlord, spokeswoman says. If negotiations fall through, the space becomes available June 1.
Benson Whitney, who served as U.S. Ambassador to Norway under President George W. Bush, has been chosen to serve as dean of St. Kate’s business school.
The company has now raised $2.3 million to date.
Downtown Hibbing’s new co-working space is slowly gaining traction in the community, says owner Karine Woodman
NEP first announced plans to acquire the remanufacturer in November.
The new headquarters is a short walk from the Shops at West End.
The company is selling the majority of the business unit to a New York-based investment firm for $650 million.
The distillate oil provides a safer option for vape users, according to the company.
In May, the carrier will begin offering twice-weekly nonstop flights from Minneapolis to Vancouver.
Once valued at more than $3 billion, Diplomat has seen its share of financial struggles recently.
Many other Twin Cities restaurants have begun instituting similar fees over the years. Could they pose a legal issue?
Prior Lake-based Copper Creek is seeking financial assistance from the city to build the center.
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says the company knowingly marketed its product toward youth.
The funding is aimed at accelerating commercialization of the Abilitech Assist, a device aimed at restoring mobility for people with upper-arm limitations.
The company says it’s more than tripled its debt financing facility, which helps power the company’s buy-now, pay-later platform.
The department has approved two new qualifying conditions for the state’s medical cannabis program.
Small Business Saturday returns for the 10th year. Minnesota business owners say the event provides a much-needed revenue boost.
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iMedia Brands, ShopHQ’s parent, says the acquisitions are aimed at fast-tracking its digital media growth strategy.
If you were talking, texting, or tweeting about South Dakota’s new anti-meth ads, the campaign did its job, Minneapolis ad agency says. Not everyone agrees.
The Herbivorous Butcher has entered a trademark battle with the food giant over use of the term ‘vegan butcher.’
During GiveMN’s annual “Give to the Max Day,” the nonprofit logged a record $21.7 million in donations, marking the fourth year that donations have bested the prior year’s amount.
Slated to open Nov. 20, the store takes the place of longtime tenant Tucci Benucch.
Amid steady growth around the world, the construction equipment maker is expanding a plant in outstate Minnesota and opening a new “global collaboration center” in downtown Minneapolis.
After joining the company 18 months ago, Witty has been named president of UnitedHealth Group.
After a local test run last year, Minneapolis-based Hairless Dog Brewing is going national with a non-alcoholic craft beer.
Robinson co-founded the organization in September 2013.
Long Lake-based Dog Threads, which sells clothing for four-legged friends around the world, will make a pitch on the TV series this Sunday.
The announcement marks the latest in a string of law firm mergers over the years.
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That marks a downturn from the same quarter last year.
Local store owners say a proposal to redevelop a nearby city-owned parking lot could drive businesses away from the shopping district.
Scott Kennedy, who worked at Target for 14 years, has been named Caribou’s chief financial officer.
The news marks the retailer’s latest shot across the bow at Amazon.
The region’s sixth annual startup week draws entrepreneurs from across the country.
To capture Gen Z business, Minneapolis-based Jostens is embracing new technologies and rolling out digital products.
Miller cut his professional teeth working under renowned baseball exec Mark Shapiro at the Cleveland Indians. Now, he’s shifting gears to help boost fan engagement and drive new business opportunities for the Vikings.
Before joining the Chanhassen-based fitness company, Weldon Spangler served as president and CEO of Papa Murphy’s.
The Richfield-based electronics retailer also hopes to capitalize on health tech over the next few years.
The company employs 145 people at the plant, which it has owned for more than a decade.
A roundup of business news around the state, curated by TCB editors.
As part of the launch, Starkey has rebranded its existing onsite clinic.
The combined firm will likely make more acquisitions over the next few years, leaders say.
There's always money in the corn maze.
In late January, the Metropolitan Economic Development Association awarded more than $1.4 million to eight minority-owned startups. We check in with two Minnesota-based winners.
The clinic says it will manage data access using “rigorous long-standing institutional controls.”
The $125,000 grant is aimed at helping underrepresented entrepreneurs grow their businesses.
Combined, the companies expect to generate $350 million in annual revenue
The Burnsville-based startup says it’s also received financial backing from a coalition of 13 energy giants.
In a letter, the governors asked Trump to find ways to lessen the impact of the waivers on farmers.
The developer has secured permitting for a 92-unit apartment building in St. Paul’s Capitol Heights neighborhood.
The company is staying in downtown Minneapolis, but it’s moved to roomier digs.
The merger is aimed at expanding the Midwestern firms’ geographic footprint.
For Renee Alexander, marketing the Minnesota State Fair is a year-round gig. In a Q&A, she talks about changes to the fair’s marketing strategies over the last decade.
He’ll be replaced by fellow General Electric vet Geoff Martha.
The company says it’s halting industrial manufacturing of pottery to pursue other business opportunities.
The company aims to open five “Caribou Cabins” in Minnesota over the next few months.
The ceremony follows TCF’s merger with Detroit-based Chemical Financial Corp.
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The closure will affect 69 full-time employees and nearly 300 seasonal workers, according to a filing with the state’s jobs agency.
Tyler Olson, an entrepreneur who’s founded 11 Minnesota companies, has launched a Kickstarter to fund a new course on cybersecurity. The campaign netted $4,000 in its first 12 hours.
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The North Dakota bank has established a significant presence in Minnesota.
A new CycleBar is slated to open at Ridgedale in late September, says owner Zach Pettus.
The news marks the first decline after four months of continuous job gains, according to the state’s jobs agency.
EasyEats, which began beta testing in April, has now been implemented at 10 food trucks in Minnesota, says co-founder Warren Nash.
The new plant is expected to more than double Barrett Petfood’s production capabilities, according to the company.
Drive-thrus are key revenue generators for many chain restaurants. So why did Minneapolis ban them?
The layoffs came after a regular business review, according to the bank.
The acquisition is aimed at boosting the law firm’s capabilities in issues related to immigration and visas.
Forthcoming concert venue would have roughly the same capacity as First Avenue.
The manufacturer is selling the business as part of “ongoing portfolio management.”
The event is geared toward both vets and their spouses.
The news comes amid continued losses for TreeHouse Foods, Flagstone’s former owner.
Given the companies’ relatively small reach in the state, effects may be limited.
The St. Cloud-based tech services provider late last week acquired Executive Technologies in Iowa.
Liliana Kim previously worked on content strategy and brand management for Viacom, which owns MTV.
More bank acquisitions may be on the horizon. But first, a “successful integration” of the two banks, President and CEO Craig Dahl says.
The firm aims to move into the new skyscraper in early 2022.
Six of the ten finalists are from Minnesota.
Later this summer, “several new tenants” are slated to be revealed, the company says.
Next week, the company will break ground on a 170,000-square-foot facility in Delano, Minnesota.
The software company now counts more than 500 IT professionals in the Eastern European country.
The company’s stores allow customers to test out tech products before buying.
The Minneapolis-based payment solutions company has chosen to go public in Australia because it’s “years ahead” of the U.S. in terms of payment technologies.
After shipping its ‘Orenda’ line of food dehydrators to dozens of countries around the world, the company has tweaked the product for use in the United States.
He takes a position vacated when former chief financial officer Corie Barry became CEO.
Amid declining donations, the nonprofit is reshaping its focus and turning its attention toward more ‘holistic metrics.’
The organization is launching a new coalition that rounds up more than 100 local organizations interested in boosting startup activity.
The Center for Economic Inclusion aims to encourage large companies in the area to contract with minority-owned firms.
This week, the company broke ground on a $35 million expansion of its Renewal by Andersen campus in Cottage Grove.
The company’s breach reportedly exposed personal information of nearly half of adult-age Minnesotans.
Home sales, however, are still on the downswing, with single-family home sales declining 7.5 percent year over year.
A Twin Cities real estate developer has taken on Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, one of the largest health insurers in the state. A hospital group has asked for state investigations into the insurer. Has Blue Cross run afoul of the law?
Before joining the retailer, Govind worked as group manager on Facebook’s infrastructure team.
The $52 million expansion included a pair of two-story additions, along with a new main entry and commons space.
The family operating the fest announced that it's purchased new land in Shakopee.
The company is also planning a full renovation to the space.
The Federal Reserve System’s board of governors has approved a merger between TCF Financial Corp. and Chemical Financial Corp.
The new site will be Fairview’s first clinic in a mall, but it’s not the health system’s first foray into the retail space.
In a July 15 letter, MHA President and CEO Lawrence Massa says the nonprofit insurer’s policies are restricting or delaying patient’s access to medically necessary procedures.
Acquisitions by UnitedHealth Group and 3M made up the bulk of M&A activity.
The closure reportedly leaves hundreds without work.
Amid a record-breaking year, the team’s TV ratings in the first half of the 2019 season grew 41 percent year over year, according to Fox Sports North.
The news comes as the mall industry shifts “from pure retail to mixed-use lifestyle hubs,” says Southdale GM Judy Tullius.
The company says it's incurred "significant losses" in its pharmacy business.
The company has signed a 130-month lease for the second floor of the former TCF Bank Building.
Under an exclusive license agreement with a Tokyo-based firm, Table Trac's casino management system will be rebranded for the Japanese market.
Kansas City-based managing partner Laura McCoolidge will help the firm grow its presence in the area.
The Minneapolis-based coffee company on Thursday will begin offering black cold brew coffee in a can.
The mall intends to replace the hall with a new concept featuring local vendors.
The new companies will operate as Piper Sandler Cos.
A former venture capitalist, Tollefson joined the nonprofit sector more than a decade ago.
The firm has signed a seven-and-a-half-year lease for office space in the Fifth Street Towers.
State law will prohibit Two Harbors-based Castle Danger Brewery from selling growlers this fall.
The company has distributed $31,500 among eight employees in four states.
The spinoff enables Miromatrix to focus on its long-term goal of developing transplantable livers and kidneys from regenerated pig tissue.
Based in Eagan, the franchise will compete in the Call of Duty league.
The nonprofit, which introduced the nation’s first chiropractic network more than three decades ago, will now provide access to massage therapy services.
Business publication trade group honors TCB’s reporting and design work.
As part of the changes, Dirk McMahon has become CEO of UnitedHealthcare, the company’s platform for health care coverage and benefits services.
The flaw could make the devices vulnerable to hackers, according to the company.
The company says it’s invested nearly $800 million on various Minnesota housing initiatives over the last decade.
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The program, which was revived by the Minnesota Legislature this year, allows investors to claim a tax credit on investments in startups.
The list compiled employees’ anonymous ratings of their companies’ leaders.
In a recent University of St. Thomas survey, homebuilders shared “very pessimistic” views on land costs.
A new report quantifies the Twin Cities’ economic progress over the last five years. The upshot? Many millennial-age workers are moving in, but start-up activity lags behind peer regions.
Minneapolis ad agency rolls out a new campaign to hook millennials, Gen Zers.
ClinicianNexus CEO Katrina Anderson wants to change the way medical students work through clinical rotations. Her aim? To become a “caregiver of caregivers.”
The companies will need to divest their Las Vegas-area assets to another provider.
“We were busting at the seams, and we needed room for growth,” one company exec says.
Last month, median home prices grew 5.2 percent to a record $285,000.
Listing agent tells TCB he’s already had showings.
Last year, 34.5 million visitors the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro.
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The tentative agreement came after a 21-hour negotiation session this weekend.
Wages and insurance premiums are the main areas of concern.
The coffee roaster had been producing coffee out of a 486-square-foot space on St. Paul’s Vandalia Street.
A roundup of golf outings and tournaments across the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro.
In a recent University of St. Thomas survey, a panel of commercial real estate leaders expressed concern about increasing costs of land and building materials.
The St. Paul-based company is selling the business to Georgia-based Tiarco LLC.
The new property would feature a mix of hotel rooms and office space.
The Maplewood-based manufacturer cites an “unstable environment and heightened unrest” among the reasons for the move.
“Our first quarter results did not reflect the level of improvement we had planned for,” said CEO Keri Jones.
The Minneapolis brewer plans to release a new beer brewed with hemp oil. It’ll be the first of its kind in Minnesota.
Warren shares his thoughts on leadership, management, and diversity as he gears up to leave the team for a new gig with the Big Ten Conference.
Thanks to a security system upgrade, guests will be able to keep personal items in their pockets when entering the field, the team’s leaders say.
Zean Nielsen replaces co-founder Dale Klapmeier, a 2015 inductee into the Minnesota Business Hall of Fame.
The Maplewood-based company expects to close on the transaction in 2019’s second half.
Under the deal, the Minnesota Municipal Power Agency will purchase 200 megawatts of energy from a new wind farm in Jackson County, Minn.
Facebook screenshots circulating Tuesday allegedly show Cheers Minneapolis owner Emad Abed making several antisemitic remarks.
Survey: Resort and campground operators expect revenue to grow this summer
The bar's owner has abandoned plans to raise funds from the community to purchase the building.
He and Land O’Lakes Inc. Beth Ford are the only Minneapolis-based business leaders to serve on the national organization’s board.
Single-family homes are on the downtrend, but multi-family units appear to be on the rise.
He’s taking a new job as president of a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit focused on addressing inequality.
A number of prominent North Shore resorts are changing hands. Why now?
At its upcoming PGA Tour stop, 3M hopes to boost the ‘experiential’ factor for guests—and its own brand reputation.
Store owner plans to open 17 stores total in the southeast metro.
Judges dismiss advocates’ concerns as ‘too speculative’
Firm aims to use funds to develop IT management platform
LifeSpan of Minnesota Inc. filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on May 21.
Edina-based The Dragonfly Group controls the new entity.
Once developed into an industrial hub, the site could generate 1,000 new jobs
Owner Christa Surerus sees it as ‘urgent care’ for mental health crises.
Best Buy posts quarterly net earnings of $265 million, up from $208 million last year.
Feds say they'll fast-track review of NightWare Inc.’s nightmare-curbing app.
The transaction is expected to boost Avtex’s expertise in sales and artificial intelligence.
University is being removed over concerns about ‘athletic competitive parity,’ MIAC says.
OwnersEdge now has five companies in its portfolio.
The layoffs will be completed by year’s end, the company says.
Hennepin County would pay mall owner more than $560K a year to lease the space
Even higher turnout expected in event's second year.
Though slight, the change marked the first decline in seven years.
Wilgers comes on board as the organization continues to struggle with declining donations