Local advertising executives review Super Bowl ads

As part of the Minnesota chapter of the American Marketing Association's annual Super Bowl review, several marketing professionals shared their thoughts on this week's spots.

U.S. and Japan postpone Tokyo airport negotiations

February 8
The U.S. and Japanese governments have postponed negotiations over access to one of Tokyo's airports that Delta Air Lines said could threaten Minneapolis-St. Paul's only nonstop flight to Asia.

Iowa State horticulture student helps prep Super Bowl 50 field

February 5
Georgeanna Heitshusen, winner of the annual Toro Super Bowl Sports Turfgrass Training Program, will help prepare the field for Super Bowl 50.
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February 5

So how much will those new condos in the Mill District cost?

Last night's news about a new condo project proposal in the Mill District of Minneapolis raised several questions that are too early to answer. The most frequent question from readers: What will the condo units cost?
Blogs
February 4

Marquette Hotel at IDS Center sold for $74.5 million

The Austin, Texas company is a private investment and development group for luxury hotels, with holdings in several states. It's also the hotel development partner of the high-profile Nicollet Hotel Block, according to Bloomington-based United Properties, which is lead developer of that project.
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February 4

Thrivent Mutual Funds get a rebranding

Martin Williams Advertising helps refresh Thrivent Mutual Funds brand.
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February 3

Edina's Galleria loses three more locally owned retailers

Len Druskin and California Closets and Russell + Hazel are the latest locally-owned retailers to leave the Galleria shopping center in Edina.
Blogs
February 2

Monsanto weed killer Roundup is huge seller

Glyphosate is by far the most widely used weed killer in the world, according to a new report published in the Environmental Sciences Europe journal.
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February 1

Ramsey County, Arden Hills seek master developer for sprawling Ammunition Plant site

Ramsey County and the City of Arden Hills released Monday the long-awaited request for proposals for a master developer of the 427-acre former site of the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant.
Blogs
January 29

Denny Hecker moved from Colo. to Ill. for his 9th prison in 5 years

The U.S. Bureau of Prisons confirmed that the fallen Minnesota auto mogul was transported from a federal prison in Littleton, Colo., to one in Pekin, Ill., but would not say why.
Blogs
January 29

At Buzzfeed, a week off to do something different

Developers in the media website's Minneapolis office, and elsewhere, put aside the company's projects this week to work on their own ideas.
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January 29

General Mills runs first TV ads for Larabar

Ads for Larabar, a nutritional stack bar, began running this week, with one featuring a take on 1960s tune "Little Houses."
Blogs
January 29
Michigan-based Meijer, whose huge stores outsize a SuperTarget, is supposedly considering four suburban sites in the Twin Cities.

Meijer, Lucky's, 365 look to enter Twin Cities grocery scene

When Hy-Vee announced last year that it plans to add eight supermarkets in the Twin Cities, consumers salivated over a reinvigorated supermarket scene. Now commercial developers say three more supermarket chains are eyeing the Twin Cities.
Blogs
January 28

Cargill salt mine still closed after elevator snafu that trapped workers

Three weeks ago, 17 miners were rescued after an elevator got stuck below ground, but the New York mine remains closed.
Blogs
January 26

Case-Shiller: Twin Cities house prices post 4.8% November gain

House prices in the Twin Cities have been increasing at almost the exact same rate as the national average
Blogs
January 21

Rainforest Cafe reopens Friday at Mall of America, without live fish

Rainforest Cafe re-opens at Mall of America Friday, without live fish
Blogs
January 20

Obama vetoes resolution blocking new clean water rule; override unlikely

WASHINGTON – President Obama has vetoed an attempt by the Republican-led Congress to block a new rule that extends federal oversight of water pollution. The joint resolution that sought to block the rule passed the House and Senate mostly along party lines. The partisan spread in the vote makes a veto override nearly impossible.
Blogs
January 19

CaringBridge names new CEO

The board of directors of CaringBrige and their CEO, Sona Mehring, have appointed Liwanag Ojala as Mehring's successor.
Blogs
January 15

Minneapolis City Council approves land sale of Nicollet Hotel Block to United Properties

After a few weeks of tense talks over last-minute design changes, the Minneapolis City Council on Friday approved the land sale of the Nicollet Hotel Block for redevelopment to United Properties. The city will sell the downtown land to Bloomington-based United Properties for $10.4 million, but added a contigency to the term sheet.
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January 13

What's the worst that could happen? You could win tonight's Powerball

What's the worst that could happen? You could win tonight's Powerball
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January 13

General Mills takes stake in kale chip maker

General Mills' venture capital investing arm led a $3 million financing round for a Texas maker of natural and organic snacks.
Blogs
January 12

Checking out Target's healthier checkout lanes

Target began testing a healthier checkout lane with less junk food at 30 stores in October
Blogs
January 8

Target teams up with SoulCycle, one of latest fitness crazes

Target is teaming up with SoulCycle to offer free spin classes in a 10-city tour
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