Medtronic acquires Medina Medical for $150 million

Medtronic acquires Medina Medical for $150 million

Medina Medical’s treatment for weakened blood vessels in the brain has yet to be approved in the U.S.

Delta to pay business fliers if it's later than American, United

September 1
Delta to pay business fliers if it's later than American, United
It will pay up if American or United beat its on-time rate for business clients.

Q&A: What are the signs of a 'bear market' for stocks

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Q&A: What are the signs of a 'bear market' for stocks
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MSP to have luxury lounge for those flying any airline

Touted as a first in the United States, the lounge at MSP will offer food, beverages, Wi-Fi and other comforts, and have an area where kids "can cut loose" — all for a fee.
Business
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BTD Manufacturing buys Impulse Manufacturing

Acquisition lets the Otter Tail subsidiary expand into Georgia
Business
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Some Cub Foods customers double charged

Processing issues by vendor NCR caused the problems.
TV & Media
11:52am

News Corp confirms return of Rebekah Brooks in top role

News Corp, Rupert Murdoch's media empire, has confirmed that Rebekah Brooks is returning to the top spot in London more than a year after she was acquitted of charges in a hacking scandal that shocked the U.K.
Local
9:42am
David Hughes of PolyMet walked on the proposed site near Hoyt Lakes. The project prompted a decade of environmental review.

PolyMet mine water could flow northward, toward BWCA

A landscape changed by mining raises new questions about pollution decades in the future
Blogs
8:58am

Andrew Zimmern to sell new line of meat products through Evine Live

Chef and television host Andrew Zimmern is partnering with butcher Pat LaFrieda to sell a new line of meat products on Evine Live.
Business
September 1

Local company news roundup

Personnel Clearfield Inc., Brooklyn Park, has elected Patrick Goepel to its board of directors. Goepel will serve on the audit and compensation committee. ­Goepel is…
Minneapolis
September 1

Worker who survived fall at Vikings stadium hit post on way down

A pole stopped one man’s fall, but not the other’s, the report says. The full state investigation could take months to be made public.
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September 1

Donaldson Co. sales, profits sink amid mining and ag declines

Excluding restructuring costs, the company’s profit beat expectations.
Business
September 1

SEC accuses Owatonna fiber optics firm of investor fraud

Regulators say the southern Minnesota company has no employees, no operations and no revenue.
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Business
September 1

Union representing Iron Range workers agree to continue talks with U.S. Steel, ArcelorMittal

Contracts with U.S. Steel and ArcelorMittal affecting more than 2,000 Iron Range workers expired Tuesday.
Business
September 1
With this latest round of layoffs, Target now has a little under 11,000 people in its corporate offices.

Target lays off 235 in Twin Cities tech ops, 40 in India

Technology units had been spared in earlier layoffs while a new executive assessed the structure.
Business
September 1

Minnesota's manufacturing growth rate slows in August

Creighton University index shows central Midwest declined as a whole.
Business
September 1

Delta's SkyMiles changes shake up frequent-flier programs

The latest effort by the nation’s airlines — led by Delta — to lower the value of frequent-flier miles is this: More will be needed to get on a flight that’s popular.
Business
September 1

Can a company innovate without working its employees to death?

If Bluetooth’s inventor can take a break, is high-tech’s breakneck pace necessary?
Business
September 1

Alexander: Pushing the limits of a PC's memory has its own limits

Q: In your column two weeks ago, you said Windows ReadyBoost allowed a PC to supplement its RAM (random access memory) with as much as…
Variety
September 1
This image provided by Google show's the company's new logo. Google is...

Google refines logo as it prepares to join Alphabet

Google is refining its famous logo as it prepares to become a part of a new holding company called Alphabet.
Music
September 1

St. Olaf Choir's Kenneth Jennings remembered for his musicianship, humble manner

Kenneth Jennings is credited with using his humble manner and consummate musicianship to elevate an already world-class St. Olaf Choir. Jennings, 90, died Aug. 20…
Blogs
September 1

U.S. construction spending hits post-recession high

U.S. construction spending hit a new postrecession high in July, reinforcing the industry's position as a pillar of the economy. Total construction activity rose in July to a seasonally adjusted rate of $1.08 trillion, a 0.7 percent increase from the revised June spending of $1.07 trillion, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
South Metro
September 1

Flood of solar garden applications leaves some counties wary

Regulations are fuzzy as developers push for energy savings.
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