Shinola's new store in the Galleria in Edina shows more of its expanding product line than the Detroit fashion brand, which started with watches in 20

Shinola resurfaces in the Galleria after North Loop closure

The watch retailer is expanding into electronics, jewelry and leather goods.

After troubles at MSP, contractor and Sun Country part ways; airline hires again

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Sun Country is hiring ground workers again at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport after a third-party contractor ran into difficulties staffing
Airline executives still want to outsource the groundwork at MSP.

Minnesota adds 6,600 jobs in June, a sign of momentum after big gain in May

July 19
Minnesota added 6,600 jobs in May and the state's unemployment rate held at 3.1 percent.
The state's unemployment rate held steady at 3.1 percent.
St. Paul
July 19
Three Bird scooters at 9th and Hennepin in downtown Minneapolis.

St. Paul orders scooters removed from sidewalks until rules adopted next month

A pilot program starting in August will give scooter vendors temporary licenses to operate in the city.
Local
July 19
State Attorney General Lori Swanson in a February file photo.

Minnesota bans Florida veterans charity that officials say deceived donors

It's part of a nationwide crackdown on fraudulent veterans charities.
Business
July 19
UnitedHealthcare is returning to the state-run insurance exchange in Massachusetts.

UnitedHealthcare adding one state health exchange

It must sell coverage in 2019 in Massachusetts.
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Minneapolis
July 19

St. Paul considers a slew of housing policies — including more fourplexes

City Council to explore viability of multiunit buildings amid single-family homes.
Business
July 19
Comcast had been competing with Walt Disney Co. for the bulk of Rupert Murdoch’s Fox empire, but Disney’s bid was higher.

Comcast drops bid for 21st Century Fox, turns attention to British broadcaster Sky

The cable giant continues its push for control of British satellite broadcaster Sky.
Local
July 19
This wedding ring and coin are among the lot of unclaimed goods the state will auction off online.

State of Minnesota goes online to sell its latest series of unclaimed treasures

Rings, coins and vintage John Deere toys left in safe-deposit boxes will be auctioned.
Minneapolis
July 19
A rendering of Calhoun Towers, a proposed $100-million-plus project with about 750 units.

Calhoun Towers apartments get nod from Minneapolis Planning Commission

This week the Minneapolis Planning Commission unanimously approved controversial plans for a pair of new apartment towers overlooking Bde Maka Ska. St. Louis Park-based Bader…
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West Metro
July 19
A rendering of the Southwest light rail train passing through the Kenilworth Lagoon.

Southwest light-rail freight agreements finalized; now feds need to approve

Regional railroad company will receive $18.5 million in settlement.
West Metro
July 19
After Digi HQ move, Minnetonka revamps business park with giant apartment complex

After Digi HQ move, Minnetonka revamps business park with giant apartment complex

The site is just across Bren Road E. from the proposed Opus Station on the Southwest LRT Green Line extension.
East Metro
July 19
John Schwieters, president and owner of J.L. Schwieters Construction Inc., at the rail spur leading into his company.

Repairs underway on rail line at Hugo industrial park

Upgrading access is key to keeping 500 jobs at Bald Eagle Industrial Park.
Minneapolis
July 19

The hotel part of Nicollet Hotel Block up in the air

Building a world-class hotel on the old Nicollet Hotel Block in downtown Minneapolis has been part of United Properties' plans for the site for years.…
Business
July 19

Manna Freight sells to Pennsylvania's Pilot

The 27-year-old Mendota Heights firm sold to an industry consolidator, Pilot Freight Systems.
Business
July 19
The exterior of a Target store in Manhattan's Tribeca. The company will soon begin delivery service in New York.

Target is cranking up same-day delivery in New York

Target will begin rolling out speedy service for thousands of products by the end of the month in New York, less than a year after spending $550 million to acquire the same-day delivery company Shipt.
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Business
July 19
Costco angers members by dropping Polish hot dog. Minnesotans say, 'What Polish hot dog?'

Costco angers members by dropping Polish hot dog. Minnesotans say, 'What Polish hot dog?'

Costco execs were probably never so glad to see National Hot Dog Day end on Wednesday.
West Metro
July 18
A rendering of the Southwest Light Rail train passing through the Kenilworth Lagoon.

Pact with railroad approved to move Southwest light rail forward

Hennepin County will vote on the $18.5 million deal with TC&W on Thursday.
North Metro
July 18
The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Northtown Railroad Yard in Fridley, shown in December 2009.

Hennepin judge fines BNSF $4.6M for injury lawsuit misconduct

The railroad plans to appeal the claims from a $15.3M personal injury lawsuit.
Business
July 18
Real-estate agent Artemisa Boston, center, showed a Coon Rapids home to her clients on Wednesday.

Twin Cities housing market still smiling on sellers

Sale prices set records as shortage of entry-level homes continues to upend market.
Business
July 18
Hy-Vee is recalling its store-branded spring pasta salad possibly contaminated with Salmonella that may have sickened 20 people in Minnesota and neigh

Hy-Vee recalls pasta salad linked to illnesses in Minnesota, four other states

The grocer said the pasta salad was sold across its eight-state region, including Minnesota.
Business
July 18
The MNsure call center in St. Paul.

MNsure extends sign-up period for 2019 coverage

It's because many insurance counselors will be extra busy this fall helping more than 300,000 Medicare beneficiaries pick a new health plan.
Business
July 18
U.S. Bancorp's second-quarter profit rose 17 percent in the second quarter.

Good times are rolling at U.S. Bancorp, with just one bit of caution

Executives upbeat though also wary of anything that might signal a recession.