Alex Danovitch's business has nine employees, Andy Johnson's has 90. One firm is four years old, the other 11. One is in south Minneapolis, the other in St. Cloud.
Updated: November 02, 2011, - 07:43 AM
Most Americans get their health insurance through an employer, and the average annual premium for family coverage has more than doubled in the past decade.
Updated: October 29, 2011, - 01:15 PM
Gov. Mark Dayton's decision to deposit another $100 million in Minnesota's community banks is a sincere but ultimately symbolic gesture that will do little to spur new small business lending in the state.
Updated: October 28, 2011, - 09:10 PM
It seemed fitting that the co-author of a depressing bestseller about America's economic decline would deliver the keynote speech at Gov. Mark Dayton's daylong conference about Minnesota's broken down jobs engine.
Updated: October 25, 2011, - 09:09 PM
Trade makes nations wealthier.
Updated: October 22, 2011, - 06:06 PM
The pall over Minnesota's medical device industry seems notably absent in the Chaska offices of Lake Region Medical.
Updated: October 19, 2011, - 09:15 PM
The foot-stomping frenzy about debit card fees reminds me of a sandbox showdown between 2-year-olds.
Updated: October 15, 2011, - 10:18 PM
The effort to crown the Great Recession's biggest losers seems to have settled, momentarily, on the least likely of candidates: young people with college degrees.
Updated: October 12, 2011, - 09:39 PM
In just the past two months, food companies and government safety agencies have issued recalls for hamburger, lettuce, tomatoes, avocados, cheese, smoked salmon, spinach dip, ground turkey and cantaloupes.
Updated: October 03, 2011, - 07:55 AM