Crude oil pipeline serving Twin Cities refineries to get $125M upgrade

Crude oil pipeline serving Twin Cities refineries to get $125M upgrade

The construction, to begin next year, doesn’t require laying new pipe, and won’t significantly increase the overall flow of crude oil from a terminal in Clearbrook, Minn.

Bird flu vaccine for turkeys could be near

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Bird flu vaccine for turkeys could be near
Experts in front of Congressional ag subcommittee also talked about continued economic effects of flu.

CEO of Xcel Energy says the utility supports large-scale solar projects

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CEO of Xcel Energy says the utility supports large-scale solar projects
CEO Fowke said it’s more cost-effective than smaller projects.
Business
9:46pm

Abbott Laboratories to buy Roseville-based Tendyne for $250 million

The $250 million deal is for a Roseville company that makes a heart valve replacement.
Business
9:38pm

Best Buy's online site becomes outlet for holders of American Express reward cards

Items on Best Buy’s website can now be paid for with rewards points stacked up in American Express.
Business
9:37pm

Stratasys posts $23 million loss for second quarter

The maker of 3-D printers withdrew its full-year forecast; stock fell 10.5%.
Business
9:26pm

Local company news roundup

PersonnelAlpha Video & Audio, Eden Prairie, said company president, CEO and co-owner Stan Stanek, will retire effective Friday. Stanek has been with Alpha Video for…
Business
9:09pm

Wells Fargo to end some marketing ties with home builders and brokers

Regulatory scrutiny of mortgage marketing pushed the decision, the company said.
Business
7:54pm

Former CEO of Voyager Bank pleads guilty to obstructing investigation

Timothy P. Owens admitted to giving false statements during investigations at Voyager Bank.
Minneapolis
7:25pm

The Velo, Minneapolis luxury apartment site, sells for $300,000 per unit

Luigi and Paola Bernardi, the brother-sister team who run Sentinel Management and Aurora Investments, made a good bet with their investment in the Velo, a…
Variety
7:02pm

Companies are waking up to the cost of their employees' sleep loss

Corporate America has long tried to help its employees stop smoking, eat healthier and get in better shape. More recently, companies have been rolling out…
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North Metro
5:43pm

Hot Property: Oak Park Plaza renovation in Blaine

Type: Retail center Owner: Tri-Land Properties Architect: Hanson Design Details: A total renovation of the aging, mostly vacant Oak Park Plaza shopping center in Blaine…
Business
5:39pm

Hotel developers, like hipsters, head to Brooklyn to escape crowded Manhattan

The borough’s status as a cheaper alternative to Manhattan is appealing to U.S. tourists, and now hotels.
Business
3:46pm

US stocks eke out tiny gains after erasing an early loss

Stocks ended the day mostly flat on Thursday, recovering from broad losses earlier in the day. Investors continue to focus on corporate earnings, and Thursday's batch brought mostly disappointing results from Procter & Gamble, Facebook and others.
Business
July 30

Schafer: More to Polaris Industries' paint plant woes than costs

It would be great to know just how much creativity went into the new painting facility at the Polaris Industries manufacturing plant in Spirit Lake,…
Local
July 30

Minnesota Chamber seeks changes in laws to halt disability-access suits

Business owners try to head off expensive lawsuits described as a “cash cow.”
Business
July 29

United Taconite will lay off 420 employees for up to six months

Oversupply and low prices in the steel market are blamed for the 6-month furloughs.
Business
July 29

Local company news roundup

DividendsWinmark Corp., Plymouth, announced a quarterly dividend of 7 cents per share, payable Sept. 1 to shareholders of record on Aug. 12.
Business
July 29

Senator asks Justice Department to investigate sale of Cargill pork unit

The senator from Iowa said the deal could hurt competition.
Business
July 29

Target loses a key digital executive behind Cartwheel app

Alan Wizemann oversaw the successful Cartwheel retail app.
Business
July 29

Chinese trade rules put South Korea's kimchi industry in a pickle

A new ruling could help South Korea’s exports.
Business
July 29

Buffalo Wild Wings' stock shoots up despite tepid earnings report

Analysts cite same-store sales increases as a good sign.
West Metro
July 29

Obituaries: Ursula and Jerry Choromanski, founders of New Hope care center

The couple, who died a week apart, thrived on work, family, faith.
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