Tara Corrigan brought an order from the Apple Valley Target store to the drive-up outside the store in March.

Target's digital growth soars, smashes profit expectations

Sales in stores and via digital orders were up 4.8%, profits up 9%, outpacing Wall Street's expectations.

Median Twin Cities home sale price hits $281K as lower-priced homes remain scarce

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Although there are fewer homes on market than a year ago, an uptick of new listings is seen as hopeful sign.

FDA hidden database included 37,000 reports of problems with Medtronic defibrillator wires

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Some 37,000 defibrillator reports at issue; Medtronic says doctors notified.
Business
11:50am

Nightware gets FDA approval for studies of PTSD-related app

Veterans could be a primary beneficiary of an app that interrupts traumatic nightmares.
Business
10:21am
Despite stocking up, Target sold out of its collection of items from preppy fashion brand Vineyard Vines this past weekend.

Target's summer kickoff with Vineyard Vines was also a hit

Target exec calls its latest fashion partnership 'one of the most successful in history.'
Business
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Target moved ahead of other retailers with its speedy pickup and delivery operations.

Key takeaways from Target's surprisingly strong spring

Its customers are 'meeting up' with its digital capabilities.
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Life Time Living Green Valley will be located outside of Las Vegas and feature 148 residences with the more than 200,000-square-foot Life Time Athleti

Life Time Living apartments to launch in several cities

About 900 initial residences tied to healthy living are planned in Las Vegas, Miami and Dallas.
St. Paul
May 21
Still to come for the Ford site is the city’s comprehensive study, called an Alternative Urban Areawide Review.

State gives environmental clean bill of health to Ford site in St. Paul

Cleanup at the site began in 2013 and continued through January.
East Metro
May 21
3M's agreement with Lake Elmo settles a lawsuit that had been pending in U.S. District Court for years. The bulk of the money is expected to be used t

3M will pay Lake Elmo $2.7 million to settle yet another PFC lawsuit

3M settlement also gives the city 180 acres of 3M farmland.
Business
May 21
Citing the latest financial results as well as increased competition, analysts with S&P Global Ratings lowered the outlook at Allina Health from “st

Allina Health income drops 42% as legal, consulting costs climb

Rating agencies have split views on the outlook for the Minneapolis-based health system.
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Business
May 21

Alexander: How to become a bit less LinkedIn

LinkedIn made changes to its groups last year in hopes of stimulating more interest in them.
Business
May 21
New skyscrapers rose above Hudson Yards in Manhattan.

Silicon Valley getting its own version of NYC's Hudson Yards

The developer of New York's Hudson Yards is ready to build another massive office, housing and retail complex — this time about 3,000 miles to…
Business
May 21
Target must defend itself in a lawsuit that it sold mislabeled sheets, a judge rules.

Target, other retailers must face lawsuit over fake 'Egyptian' cotton sheets

The Minneapolis-based retailer pulled the sheets in question after a 2016 internal investigation found the supplier had mislabeled them.
Business
May 21

CoreLogic closing Bloomington office, affecting 184 jobs

The move is part of a restructuring for the California-based company, and some employees may be able to apply for jobs elsewhere in the company.
Business
May 21
Packages travel on a conveyor belt for sorting at the main post office in Omaha, Neb. For the first time, the Postal Service has contracted with a pro

Self-driving trucks will carry mail in U.S. for the first time

Self-driving trucks could save hundreds of millions of dollars by eliminating human drivers and the hours-of-service rules that keep them from driving round the clock.
Business
May 21
Rocker Sammy Hagar knows a thing or two about handbanging. He put his experience to the test with three different earbuds and gave his reviews.

The best way to review wireless earbuds is to have Sammy Hagar headbang with them

Quality matters, but it doesn't mean much if they don't stay in.
Business
May 21
Xcel Energy employees examine a 38-foot-deep pool that holds spent fuel rods at its Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant. The utility said Monday it wi

Xcel to extend nuclear plant, close 2 coal plants, add solar

Within 11 years, Xcel says it can end coal generation in Minnesota, but it also plans to extend the life of its Monticello nuclear plant by another decade to 2040.
Business
May 21
Brian McLean, center, director of rapid prototype at Laika, Scott Crump, left, co-founder of Stratasys, and Rich Garrity, president of Stratasys Ameri

Eden Prairie company creates 'game-changing' 3-D tech for film with Oscar buzz

The Eden Prairie-based company's multicolor, multi-material printer has been lauded as ushering in the next generation of stop-motion animation.
St. Paul
May 21
A wave of store closings on Grand Avenue, a historic St. Paul commercial corridor, has raised questions about the street’s continued vitality.

Empty storefronts fuel concern about St. Paul's Grand Avenue

Task force to study whether vacancies reflect normal churn, or a new normal.
Business
May 21
The latest app-based landscape service to arrive in the Twin Cities, Green Pal, contracts with local mowing operations to provide on-demand response a

Time crunched as lawn grows? Landscaping apps blanket Twin Cities

GreenPal uses existing landscapers to bid on properties based on Google Street, aerial images and other details supplied by the homeowner.
Business
May 21
Siblings Ugo and Emma Angeletti, center, reacted after General Mills CEO Jeff Harmening announced that they were the $50,000 winners of the company’

General Mills awards teens for clever ideas to reduce hunger, food waste

Siblings' plan to get more food waste used for compost earned them $50K award from General Mills program
Variety
May 21

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores

Dressbarn, the women's clothing chain that's been around for nearly 60 years, is closing all 650 of its stores.
Variety
May 21

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to get new terminal

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport plans to spend up to $3.5 billion to build a sixth terminal that would open by 2025 and renovate one of the old terminals.