How much do top State Fair vendors make? It's millions for some, report says

How much do top State Fair vendors make? It's millions for some, report says

Sweet Martha's gobbles up more than 8 percent of the fair's food revenue with $4 million.

Calyxt stock rises as it become Minnesota's newest public company

July 20
Calyxt stock rises as it become Minnesota's newest public company
Company sells more shares than expected in its initial public offering of stock but at the low end of its offering range.

Abbott Labs med-device sales grow as St. Jude device sales rebuild

July 20
Abbott Labs med-device sales grow as St. Jude device sales rebuild
The two were working together months before the nearly $30B sale was finalized in January.
Minneapolis
July 20

Met Council set to dole out $4 million to clean polluted sites

Most projects receiving funds are in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Business
July 20

Sears turns to unlikely partner: Amazon

They will partner to sell Kenmore appliances.
Business
July 20

Former Magnetation owners buy idled Scully ore mine in Canada

Cargill to buy 100 percent of ore processed at Scully mine.
Was your company one of the Top Workplaces of 2017?
Top Workplaces Was your company one of the Top Workplaces of 2017?
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Meet the companies that continue to be voted the best places to work in Minnesota. Also, nominate your company as a 2018 Top Workplace.
Business
July 20

As 'Brexit' clock ticks, U.K.'s direction seems unclear

Months since process the began, little accomplished.
Business
July 20

Travel from N.Y. to D.C. in 29 minutes? Elon Musk wants to give it a try

Musk's tweet raised the prospect of speedy, hassle-free travel along the busy section of the Eastern Seaboard between New York and Washington.
Business
July 20

Higher expenses hurt C.H. Robinson's second-quarter earnings

Profits squeezed by higher expenses, firm's CEO says.
Business
July 20

Minnesota adds 4,400 jobs in June; unemployment holds steady at 3.7 percent

The added jobs came at a slower-than-average pace over the past year but a partial recovery from a drop-off in May.
ST50: 2017 ranking of Minn. companies
Special feature ST50: 2017 ranking of Minn. companies
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The Star Tribune 50 is a measure of the largest publicly held companies with headquarters in Minnesota ranked by revenue.
Business
July 20

Polaris Industries beats expectations even as profits fall

The powersports vehicle company also increased its earnings guidance for rest of year.
Local
July 20

Surly Brewing can't get involved in workers' tip pool, judge rules

A judge ruled in favor of a former Surly Brewing Co. employee who alleged its tip distribution policy was unfair to him and other servers at its giant Minneapolis restaurant.
Business
July 20

Affordable housing crunch begins to hurt job and business prospects in Twin Cities suburbs

Civic and business leaders warned that mayor employers, and their jobs, may look elsewhere without changes.
Business
July 20

A success story in rent affordability after a deal

In early December, we reported about a unique new pilot program that CommonBond Communities, a Twin Cities-based nonprofit, developed with the help of Freddie Mac…
Business
July 20

Employees hurt at Xcel plant in Becker

Xcel investigating cause of accident.
Business
July 20

Uponor expands, buying plant in Hutchinson

Old TDK plant will be renovated to make PEX pipe
Outside Consultant
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Answers to your questions about marketing and business in the Twin Cities.
West Metro
July 20

Frauenshuh acquires Minnetonka-based BTO Development

Frauenshuh Commercial Real Estate Group has acquired Minnetonka-based BTO Development LLC to expand its property management and development capabilities. As part of the development, BTO…
East Metro
July 20

HealthPartners says bigger Arden Hills clinic will attract doctors, patients

Address: 3930 Northwoods Dr., Arden Hills Type: Medical Current size: 26,537 square feet Expansion: 8,531 square feet Developer: HealthPartners Architect: Mohagen Hansen Architecture Details: HealthPartners…
Business
July 20

Low-key Leisure Hotels & Resorts revives tired lodging brands

  Steve Olson has built an eclectic hotel-and-resort management outfit over three decades. “I was a busboy,” said Olson, 61, from a fishing boat near…
Business
July 20

Why was Faribault Woolen Mill at the White House?

Management wasn't sure why the 100-employer manufacturer was invited to a White House expo on Monday, but it was happy to display product.
Business
July 20

Pocket Your Dollars founder Carrie Rocha sells money-saving website

One of the country's top consumer deal bloggers is moving on from the site she founded.
Business
July 20

Coal, industrial shipments boost Union Pacific's 2Q profit

Union Pacific Corp. reported a boost in second-quarter profit on Thursday as coal and industrial product shipments pushed revenue higher.
Local
July 20

Duluth's oldest university closing after 126 years

Duluth Business University will close in June amid uncertainty about its future accreditation.