Medtronic reported progress in a trial of a treatment for high blood pressure called "renal denervation."

Medtronic reports promising reports with new blood-pressure therapy

The approach known as 'renal denervation' uses radio-frequency energy.

Sun Country remodeling eliminates first class, adds slimmer seats

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Sun Country will remodel the interior of its planes, boosting the seating capacity to 183 in each of its fleet of 30 Boeing 737s.
The changes will boost the passenger-carrying capacity of Sun Country's planes.

Target sees strong sales, but profit falls short of expectations in Q1

3:01pm
Ridgedale Target store manager Chrissi McShane gave directions to Kathy Ayers, who was looking for an Amazon Echo device.
Higher employee wages and increased staffing, as well as the costs to fulfill more digital orders, weighed down Target's profit margins.
East Metro
3:28pm
Andersen Windows will break ground Thursday on a new factory addition in Bayport. Seen here is its existing Bayport facilities (DAVID JOLES/Star Tribu

Andersen Windows and Doors expanding again in Bayport

New factory addition will add 60,000 square feet and 40 new hires.
Minneapolis
2:53pm
McDonald's employee Steven Suffridge walked the three blocks to his work on E. Lake Street in Minneapois after riding a Metro Transit bus to his shift

Mpls. finds McDonald's staff underpaid at Lake St. location

The fast food franchise owner owed more than $2,000 in back wages to dozens of employees.
Business
12:16pm

LDI names former Polaris exec to CEO role

Corrugated box maker LDI names Matt Homan as president and CEO
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9:50am
Win a chance to meet Mark, Donnie, Paul Wahlberg at MOA VIP experience

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East Metro
9:20am

Columbia Heights restaurant owner pleads guilty to federal immigration charges

Pisanu "Pat" Sukhtipyaroge still faces state charges of labor trafficking and criminal sexual conduct.
Business
9:13am
Animation shows alleged 3M medical device defect in civil trial

Animation shows alleged 3M medical device defect in civil trial

This computer-generated animation shows how quickly bacteria-laden particles could be spread by the device. 3M argues that the simulation is misleading, and the company stands behind the safety of its device. The videos were played in open court this week, and copies were provided by Plaintiffs' counsel upon request.
Business
7:55am
Polaris' rising fortunes have earned it a spot on the Fortune 500.

Minnesota has two more firms on Fortune 500 list

Securian Financial and Polaris rise on the magazine's annual ranking of U.S. companies by revenue.
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Business
May 23
Jason Boyd prepared to photograph a Minneapolis home for listing by Becky Quinby.

Shortage of listings stifles sales, tightens Twin Cities market

The average number of listings fell below 10,000 in April for the first time in decades, leaving buyers with about half as many options as there were six years ago and 25 percent fewer than last year at the same time.
St. Paul
May 22
Plan emerges for the O'Gara's site in St. Paul with apartments and smaller pub

Plan emerges for the O'Gara's site in St. Paul with apartments and smaller pub

Redevelopment to include 163 apartments and a co-working space.
Business
May 22

Simulation faults 3M's Bair Hugger device in surgical infection trial

Bair Hugger alleged to contribute to infection; 3M lawyers disagreed.
Local
May 22

Union workers settle contract dispute at Mayo's Albert Lea hospital

SEIU Healthcare Minnesota members approved the new contract Monday.
Business
May 22

Company news: Shoreview RV Center sold to national firm

Mergers and acquisitions Shoreview RV Center sold to national firm Lazydays Holdings Inc., New York, a recreational vehicle dealership company, has acquired Shorewood RV Center,…
Business
May 22
President Donald Trump delivered remarks inside the East Room of the White House in Washington, May 18, 2018.

Trump says 'no deal' has been reached to save ZTE

President Donald Trump declared on Tuesday that he was not happy with how recent trade talks with China had gone, and said the United States…
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Business
May 22
Cynthia Vance, left, and daughter Georgia Vance, of South San Francisco, toured a model home featuring Amazon Echo devices in Vallejo, Calif.

Amazon teams with Lennar to incorporate Alexa into new homes

Model homes make company's Echo voice devices standard.
Business
May 22

Alexander: How to rescue songs from an old iPhone

Q: I have an old iPhone 3GS that I use only for playing music obtained from a variety of sources. But the songs aren’t backed…
Business
May 22

JC Penney's CEO Ellison departs for Lowe's, shares plunge

J.C. Penney's CEO is leaving the company to become the top executive at Lowe's.
Business
May 22
Best Buy’s Total Tech Support costs $200 a year and offers unlimited phone and online support and discounted in-home visits.

Best Buy expands Geek Squad's role with nationwide 'Total Tech Support'

Best Buy is launching a subscription service that applies to all devices.
Business
May 21
The interior of Wahlburger’s at the Mall of America is decorated with posters of the celebrity family that started the Boston-based burger chain. Hy

Hy-Vee CEO talks expansion of Wahlburgers and grocery stores

Its first Wahlburgers, opening Tuesday at MOA, is first of 25, CEO says.
Business
May 21

Nuclear cost oversight of Xcel stays in place after Minnesota House kills bill to change it

Measure altering nuclear cost oversight comes up short in Legislature.
Business
May 21
Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed a bill that took oversight of the proposed pipeline by Enbridge Energy away from the PUC. File photo of a pipe fitter working

Gov. Mark Dayton vetoes bill that gave Enbridge's new pipeline fast-track approval

Measure would have expedited Enbridge's approval process.