The FAA has grounded Duluth-based Cirrus Aircraft's SF50 aircrafts until they can get a sensor replaced. Pictured here is one of the SF50s when the co

FAA grounds Cirrus jets made in Duluth after malfunctions

Sensor problem in the Model SF50 jets similar to those being investigated in connection with Boeing Max 737 crashes. Cirrus notified owners of the seven-seater, single-engine jets late last week of the need to get them repaired.

UnitedHealth CEO's pay was $21.5 million in 2018

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David Wichmann, chief executive of UnitedHealth Group

Target launches its own line of earth-friendly products

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Target Corp. launched a line of earth-friendly products on April 22, 2019 called Everspring. It is one of the Minneapolis-based retailer’s first maj
Everspring cleaning supplies and paper products hit shelves on Monday.
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April 22
TCF Bank Dinkytown Branch photo

As merger inches forward, TCF Financial holds expenses in line

The firm's short-term profit growth hinges on controlling expenses.
Business
April 22
U.S. Bank will open 10 branches in the Charlotte, N.C., market during the next year and a half. The branches will have a new design that puts computer

U.S. Bank to open branches in Charlotte, N.C., home turf of Bank of America

North Carolina branches will be first step of planned expansion into southern U.S.
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April 22

Thinkful offers coding-career alternative tuition plan

The New York-based tech-education firm is rolling out an alternative-tuition plan in the Twin Cities and two other metro areas.
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April 22
President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Enrique Peña Nieto signed a new trade deal in November.

Trump's new North American trade agreement would have a limited effect on U.S., report finds

Deal to replace NAFTA still needs a vote in Congress.
Business
April 22
Angie Eilers, founder and CEO of UR Turn, created the company to make a decision-support software tool available and affordable to students and famili

Why start a company that helps kids track education progress? Its founder explains

UR Turn, based in Minneapolis, got its start in 2016 with the first users in 2017.
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April 22

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April 22
Where do unsold Easter baskets, candy go after the clearance rack?

Where do unsold Easter baskets, candy go after the clearance rack?

Fear not, all that unused Easter stuff will find a home.
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April 22
St. Paul-based Aria CV CEO John Scandurra took center stage to pitch his company’s idea during the Shark Tank Innovation Competition at the Transcat

Aria CV wins top honors in device organization 'Shark Tank' competition

Startup is using University of Minnesota technology to develop a balloon device to treat pulmonary hypertension.
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April 22
Dairy farmers gathered at the Greenwald Pub in Greenwald, Minn., on Tuesday to discuss ideas for saving small dairies that are pressured by low prices

Minnesota farmers kick around big ideas to save small dairies

The trend is the same across the country. Since 2000, more than 64,000 dairies with fewer than 200 cows have closed. Over that same period, the number of mega-dairies — those with 1,000 or more cows — has more than doubled.
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April 21
"401K Contribution" printed on a torn piece of paper that is inserted into the coin slot of a pink piggy bank against a blue background.

Your 401(k) just got more valuable — as a way to help your tax bill

If you are no longer itemizing, look at investment tools for ways to reduce your taxable to reduce income.
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April 21
UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s campus in Minnetonka.

Schafer: UnitedHealth isn't the one to listen to when it comes to Medicare for All

UnitedHealth's experience with the ACA says a lot about how big insurance companies react to changes out of Washington.
Business
April 21
Companies raised both washer and dryer prices last year, by 11.5 percent each, a new study says. Only washers were subject to President Donald Trump's

Consumers stung by Trump's tariffs on washing machines

President Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on imported washing machines has had an odd effect: It raised prices on washing machines, as expected, but…
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April 21
Melanie Sullivan is the new senior vice president for Ecumen in Shoreview.

Ecumen's new 'chief people officer' leads employee development

Melanie Sullivan is taking on a newly created role as Ecumen braces for continued rapid growth in the aging population.
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April 21
A 14-story condominium building proposed for 800 Washington Av. S. in the Mill District would be built with high-tech, self-cleaning bio-concrete.

Trying for a new look for Twin Cities condo buildings

Two Minneapolis condominium projects strive for a distinctive look
Business
April 21
Owner Josh Maslowski and partners have launched Stigma Hemp, including an online and retail store in the North Loop.

Minnesota hemp industry is growing like a weed

Millions is being invested in the budding Minnesota hemp industry, released to grow after several years of testing by the 2018 federal farm bill.
Business
April 20
Of the six current or former 3M employees in the National Inventors Hall of Fame, two are women. One of them is the late Patsy Sherman, who helped inv

3M plays big role in U.S. effort to bolster ranks of women inventors

Congress and others look to company for solutions to "lost Marie Curies."
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April 20
FILE - In this March 31, 2017, file photo, Boeing employees walk the new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner down towards the delivery ramp area at the company's

Claims of shoddy production draw scrutiny to a second Boeing jet

A review reveals a culture that often valued production speed over quality.
Business
April 20
James Touchi-Peters, Berant Meyer and Jeff Meyer, partners in the Horn, are offering an alternative to Facebook that is private.

Owner of Minnesota glass company launches Facebook alternative

The Horn's founders say it's most useful to members who join with other people, such as an organization or affinity group.
Business
April 20
A container of Icelandic Provisions Skyr blueberry yogurt.

Icelandic eclipses Greek as the new hot yogurt trend

While U.S. yogurt sales dropped 3.4% in the 12 months ended in February, the Icelandic style jumped 24%.
Business
April 20
Steam rises from an Xcel Energy power plant in St. Paul.

Technology, cost could hamper efforts for carbon-free grid in Minnesota

Gov. Tim Walz wants Minnesota's electric power to be completely green energy by 2050. How to reach that goal remains a puzzle.