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Business
September 12

Clean energy businesses/advocates make the case for more green

Clean energy advocates want Minnesota to accelerate leadership in the growing conservation and renewable-energy sector.
Business
September 10
The headquarters of UCare in Minneapolis.

Another health plan targets the grocery cart

Minneapolis-based UCare is joining the trend of health insurers that provide coupons for healthy choices at the supermarket.
Business
September 7
Ahead of new iPhone launch, Piper Jaffray raises price target on Apple

Ahead of new iPhone launch, Piper Jaffray raises price target on Apple

Apple shares are up nearly 40 percent since the launch of the last iPhone. Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson isn't predicting another big jump like that, but he says iPhone sales are likely to be better than other analysts are predicting.
Business
September 6

Mayo Clinic signs on as a founding partner of new health/technology conference

The Mayo Clinic has signed on as a founding partner of the inaugural MANOVA Global Summit.
Business
September 4

U.S. Steel and United Steelworkers continue labor talks

Labor negotiations continue at U.S. Steel and ArcelorMittal, which have more than 2,000 union workers in Minnesota
Minneapolis
September 1

One more affordable house rising in North Minneapolis

Developer Dominion signs on with Habitat to build a house in the Jordan neighborhood, as Habitat's CEO calls for more affordable housing.
Business
August 31

Honeywell to maintain a Twin Cities presence after spin off of two businesses

Honeywell will maintain a Twin Cities presence after it spins off two businesses into separate firms later this year.
Business
August 27

Tax revenue grows in first year of Sunday sales

The Minnesota Department of Revenue has reported an uptick in alcohol tax revenue collected during its last fiscal year.
East Metro
August 27
"Curiosity is just the beginning," is the written message on 3M's headquarters tower in Maplewood.

3M wraps its Maplewood HQ building in colorful film -- and a message

3M wraps 12-story headquarters building in colorful films in a nod to creativity.
Business
August 27

Sleep Number to share their sleep data and products to help youth

Sleep Number executives rang the Opening Bell at Nasdaq on Monday and announced a new program to share their sleep data and products to help kids learn about better sleep.
Business
August 27

MEDA recognized as best (again) by U.S. Commerce Department

Meda, the growing counseler and financier to minority-owned businesses, has been recognized as the best business-support organization for the third year in a row.
Business
August 23

Not everything at the Minnesota State Fair is about consumption.

Tech Dump will be back at the fair's "Eco Experience" exhibit to collect old cellular phones and more.
Business
August 22

Minority small businesses expanding nationally

African American-owned small businesses are fast expanding around the country; owners say the main obstacle is access to capital.
Business
August 21

Minneapolis-based bank journal takes a new name

NorthWestern Financial Review is becoming BankBeat, a change that began with the renaming of its website earlier this year but extends back to its start on Twitter in 2010.
Business
August 20

Intricon's price rise slowed a bit by secondary offering

Intricon sold 1.5 shares of stock last week to help pay down debt and also to repurchase 500,000 shares from directors and officers.
Business
August 17

Uponor execs to ring NASDAQ bell on Monday

Pipe maker celebrates its 100th year ringing bell on Wall street.
Business
August 16

Biotech thriving in Minnesota as overall health startup fundraising slows

A slow-down in health fundraises of less than $4M blamed on loss of angel investor tax credit
Business
August 16

Flipgrid plans to expand under Microsoft

Flipgrid, which raised millions from local investors in 2015, was acquired earlier this summer by Microsoft.
Business
August 15

Mike Train named next president of Emerson Electric

Emerson President Edward Monser to retire Oct. 1
Business
August 14

GdB ad agency merges with Modern Climate

The sister companies will now be under the Modern Climate name.
Business
August 13

Minneapolis Fed focuses on growth of wealth disparity

The top 10 percent of Americans, in addition to growing incomes, are capturing the lion's share of wealth.
Business
August 9

Publicly held Florida RV retailer expands to Minnesota

The newly public company is headed by Twin Citian Bill Murnane, formerly of Wayzata Investment Partners.
Business
August 8
Jim Wolford, CEO and co-founder of Atomic Data. (RICHARD TSONG-TAATARII/Star Tribune file photo)

Growing Atomic Data consolidates Downtown and adds partnership with Summit Academy

The 17-year-old IT-services-and-security is adding employees.
Business
August 6

Capella will dismiss nearly 10 percent of workforce as a result of merger

The former Capella Education just completed a $1.2 billion merger with a Virginia-based firm that will be the headquarters of "Strategic Education."
Business
August 3

State awards $2.7 million for workforce training for businesses

The Minnesota Jobs Skills Partnership program has awarded $56 million to community colleges to help business train 67,000 workers since 2011.