Sun Country Airlines is partnering with a new bus service, called Landline, to offer land and air service from Duluth and Mankato. The service may exp

Sun Country reaches out to Duluth, Mankato air travelers, with a coach bus to MSP

Sun Country is Landline's launch customer, and Minnesota will be the first market to test the concept.

Duluth Pack introduces co-branded boots with Merrell

October 15
Duluth Pack has introduced co-branded boots with Merrell.

UnitedHealth Group shares jump 8% on strong earnings, guidance

October 15
A portion of the UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s campus in Minnetonka
The company saw its quarterly earnings grow by 11% to $3.5 billion.
Business
October 15
Maxim’s Group, the franchise owner of Starbucks in Hong Kong, has drawn activists’ ire because the founder’s daughter said that the protesters w

Boycotts, vandalism in Hong Kong have companies 'walking on eggshells'

Protesters are documenting what they see as the companies' ties to China, then circulating the information, even if it's just based on rumor.
Local
October 15
Roseau residents presume the change in hours at the U.S.-Canada border crossing resulted from increased attention to the southern border, but federal

Roseau hobbled by earlier closing time at border crossing with Canada

U.S. Customs and Border Protection last year changed the operating hours, closing it at 8 p.m. each night instead of midnight.
Local
October 15
Officials say Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is ready for an expected surge of MEA weekend travelers.

Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport officials say they're ready for MEA weekend travel surge

Both security checkpoints in Terminal 1 are open for passengers with or without TSA PreCheck.
The annual Star Tribune 50 looks at the state's largest public companies. Combined, the companies on the list employ more than 1.2 million people.
Star Tribune 50 Our top 50 public companies – with No. 1 at $226B in revenue
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Who took the top spot? See where Target, UnitedHealth, Best Buy and other massive companies landed in our 28th annual report.
Business
October 15
Founder Angie Conley, (middle row, left) and members of her Abilitech Medical team, as well as Minnesota Cup officials and judges, won the grand prize

Abilitech Medical is winner of the 2019 MN Cup business competition

St. Paul firm is developing a device to aid those with weakened arms.
Business
October 15

Alexander: The rush is on to upgrade Windows 7 by January

Windows 7 users face a Jan. 14 deadline for the end of Microsoft security updates and need to move to Windows 10 or risk being hacked.
Business
October 15
The South Korean government pledged a huge investment in Samsung’s bid to retain dominance in the display industry.

Samsung is pouring $11 billion into next-generation displays

Investment aims to boost South Korea's industry race with China.
Business
October 15
San Francisco had a rocky start when it moved ride-sharing pickups. Next up is Los Angeles International, will soon ban Uber, Lyft and taxi pickups fr

Moving Uber and Lyft at San Francisco's airport caused chaos. Now, LAX is going to try

One of the nation's busiest airports will rely on Uber, Lyft to get the word out about changes.
Minnesota's 4 largest member-owned firms add depth, diversity to state's economy
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Minnesota's 4 largest member-owned firms add depth, diversity to state's economy
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There are more ways for companies to have shareholders other than trading on a major stock exchange. And if you use a broadened definition, as…
Business
October 15
Google unveils new phone, connected gadgets

Google unveils new phone, connected gadgets

Google unveiled a new Pixel smartphone and other hardware devices Tuesday, all aimed at getting people even more reliant on its artificial-intelligence services.
Business
October 15
Profit fell for Wells Fargo during the third quarter. The company operates the largest bank in Minnesota.

Wells Fargo 3Q profit falls 23%, revenue rises slightly

Wells Fargo's net income in the third quarter fell 23% to $4.61 billion, as the banking giant struggles to get past scandals over sales practices in its retail division.
Business
October 15
St. Paul-based DEED requests proposals for office space for 600 workers

St. Paul-based DEED requests proposals for office space for 600 workers

The state department wants building owners to submit possible locations for its offices.
South Metro
October 15
An ice sculpture at the opening of a Cub Foods in Oakdale in 2017.

Cub Foods joins other stores in asking customers not to openly carry guns

The grocery chain also said it would no longer sell e-cigarettes or vaporizers.
Business
October 15
Dr. Andres Acosta (left) of Phenomex Sciences; co-founder Shawntera Hardy of Civic Eagle and Chaitenya Razdan of Care+ Wear won an aggregate $1.2 mill

Phenomix Sciences of St. Paul wins $500,000 in Meda Challenge for minority entrepreneurs

The Mayo spinoff makes an obesity diagnostic tool.
National
October 15

Warren joins Buttigieg in nixing threat to church tax status

Elizabeth Warren would not seek to revoke the tax-exempt status of churches or other religious entities that decline to perform same-sex marriages if she's elected…
Business
October 15

Twin Cities wholesaler offers rare sale on Cambria, flooring, cabinets

Cambria never went on sale, until now.
Local
October 15

Permit for Minn. dairy farm failed to consider climate change

The Minnesota Court of Appeals ordered the state's pollution regulators to reconsider a permit they approved for a mega-dairy farm in southeastern Minnesota.
Local
October 15
Minnesotans have received more than 387 million robocalls this year, or 58 per person with a phone, according to state data.

Minnesota House DFLers prepare to crack down on robocalls

Rep. Zack Stephenson, DFL-Coon Rapids, said the legislation would be the "toughest" in the country.
Local
October 14
Goodwill-Easter Seals, which received a state grant for job skills programs for people with barriers, has in the past put on construction programs for

Minnesota issues $10.9M in grants to cut economic disparities in employment

State grants aim to boost wages, skills of people of color, immigrants and inmates.
Business
October 14

With key upcoming key earnings reports, high expectations about to clash with reality

Key quarterly numbers to reflect growing anxiety.
Business
October 14
A portion of the UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s campus in Minnetonka

UnitedHealthcare plan faces Medicare sanction

Minnetonka-based insurer says one of its health plans fell out of compliance with Medicare.
Business
October 14

Woodbury mixed-use development advances

Lupe Development project will replace motel, office space with medical building, restaurant, retail space.