Reaching deep into the brain to treat strokes

Reaching deep into the brain to treat strokes

Minnesota is a big player in the growing market for tools that are less invasive.

CEO says Life Time is 'just scratching the surface' of healthy living

CEO says Life Time is 'just scratching the surface' of healthy living

Phillips Distilling is changing the mix under new CEO Mike Duggan

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Phillips Distilling is changing the mix under new CEO Mike Duggan
Phillips Distilling is diversifying its liquor cabinet after years of declining sales from its most popular vodka brand, UV.
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Recent bankruptcy filings in Minneapolis and St. Paul

MINNEAPOLIS Craig James Weber, as surety for Bridgewater Construction LLC, 2516 W. 95th St., Bloomington; filed June 16, 17-41830; Chap. 7; assets, $545,150; liabilities, $283,330.…
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No ready replacement for losing work identity in retirement

Something is missing in my life after retirement. I feel as if I am on vacation, going down a scenic country road with windows open,…
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Investors throw cold water on Bed Bath & Beyond shares

Cold bath: Bed Bath & Beyond shares fell 12 percent to $29.65 Friday after it reported weaker earnings for the latest quarter than analysts expected.…
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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Gadgets: Xbox One X is impressive, just like its price tag

XBOX ONE X $500 New system impressive, just like its price tag Microsoft’s Xbox One X delivers on its promises to bring gorgeous gaming into…
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Business bookshelf: Seaching for the secret to Scandinavian success

Scandinavians: In Search of the Soul of the North   Robert Ferguson, Overlook Press, 480 pages, $23. Norway, Sweden and Denmark consistently rank at or…
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Are you afraid to look at your finances?

Ignoring tough financial situations delays action that can help to begin the process of untangling the money mess.
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Medicaid cuts in GOP health bill could take toll on Minn. seniors

Half of Minnesota's nursing home residents get help through the program.
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.
South Metro
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., was part of a community forum Saturday on the Senate health care bill. The meeting, held at the Diamondhead Education Center in Burnsville, was hosted by “This Is Medicaid,”

Franken tells Burnsville forum: GOP bill isn't about health care

At the forum, citizens spoke emotionally about what Medicaid has meant for their health care.

If Medicaid cuts are enacted, who will pay the nursing home bills?

GOP health bills portend some drastic changes.

Congress tries to navigate coming drone economy

Minnesota's Jason Lewis backs bill to give counties, cities some legal oversight.

Mississippi River dredging plan threatens Wabasha farm, tourism

A longtime family farm could be sacrificed to keep barges moving.
St. Paul
Mike Thomas worked behind the register Wednesday afternoon at Thomas L...

Minnesota liquor stores gear up for the start of Sunday sales

Some are choosing to remain closed, though the long-held ban ends July 2.

20%? 25%? 30%? Welcome to 'tip inflation,' thanks to new consumer pressure

When Alexander Koury took his cats to get groomed a few weeks ago, he got a bit of a shock at the checkout counter. The…
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Answers to your questions about marketing and business in the Twin Cities.

Tina Smith's trip to Cuba plants seeds for future ties

Minnesota does little in the way of trade with Cuba, but Lt. Gov. Tina Smith believes last week’s trade mission to the island is likely…

St. Paul-based Genesys Works provides business with diverse, disadvantaged interns

It's proving a great addition to the growing group of effective mentoring and internship efforts targeting disadvantaged kids.

Arming zombie slayers (and other rescuers) was a two-year manufacturing ordeal

Turns out it's far easier to stir up crowdfunding supporters for a survival tool — one its creator featured in a Kickstarter video as the…

Big Oil turns to Big Data to save on drilling

Drop in oil prices has spurred producers to adopt new technology.

U.S. stalled in improving teens' financial literacy

David Braaten, business education teacher at Hopkins High School, recalled how one of his students came to him in tears after a personal finance class.…

Diners flock to Chicago's food halls

An elevated form of the mall food court has proved popular with foodies.

Schafer: Small business owners would lose out under Minneapolis' $15 minimum wage

What's really missing from the conversation about a higher city-mandated minimum wage, one mayoral hopeful said, is a clear understanding of who it is that will be paying more.