Minnesota's NFL and Olympian apparel firm, WSI Sports, teams with LYM to make hats for cancer patients

Eagan-based WSI Sports partners with Love Your Melon (LYM), a Minneapolis firm that makes warm hats for kids battling cancer.

Second big Xcel solar power project comes online

January 23
The new solar array in Marshall will provide power to Xcel under a 25-year contract.

St. Anthony: Hidrate Spark bottle founders work through hiccups

January 21
Business
January 21

MEDA raises more capital for loans to small minority businesses

minority businesses MEDA working to expand minority loan fund Gary Cunningham’s Metropolitan Economic Development Association (MEDA) is raising capital to increase MEDA’s loan fund to…
Blogs
January 20

Ken Abdo's entertainment team joins Fox Rothschild

Philadelphia-based law firm Fox Rothschild, which entered the Twin Cities market last year by absorbing Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, has hired Ken Abdo, the Twin Cities premiere entertainment lawyer and four other attorneys who composed the entertainment-and-IP practice at Lommen Abdo.
Blogs
January 20

Black Rock Inc. bolsters its 3M holdings -

Black Rock Inc. bought more shares in 3M, pushing its ownership stake to above 5 percent.
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January 19

More diverse suppliers one legacy of U.S. Bancorp's Richard Davis

U.S. Bancorp was recognized last fall for its work including more Minority Business Enterprises in its supplier network.
Blogs
January 19

RJM Construction to move from North Loop to Golden Valley

The construction company is packing its bags and will have a new office space this year.
Blogs
January 18

Meda expanding loan portfolio for minority entrepreneurs

The business-backed nonprofit financier and business consultant is building a $20 million loan portfolio
Blogs
January 17

Two Twin Cities wine stores to close in Total Wine's backyard

Two Twin Cities wine stores to close in Total Wine's backyard
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January 17

Chemically sensitive consumers losing Mpls. store that catered to them

Chemically sensitive consumers losing store that catered to them
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January 16

Small business incubator, training center to open on St. Paul's East Side

Focus will be on small, minority-owned building contractors
Business
January 14

Minnesota, America turning over good economy to Donald Trump

Donald Trump is inheriting a good economy, as well as inspiring some enthusiasm with his growth plans. The National Federation of Independent Business’ (NFIB) index…
Business
January 14

Heat turned back up on push for pre-K pact in Minnesota

We're set for the years-old argument over different approaches to solve an issue on which opponents agree: getting more kids ready for kindergarten.
Blogs
January 13

Isobutanol plant in Luverne sets record, then closes for unplanned repairs

Gevo's plant in Luverne, which ferments corn to make isobutanol for jet fuel and other uses, sets a quarterly production record, but then has to shut down for repairs.
Blogs
January 12

Imation to get new name

Imation to get new name and new beginning as an asset management firm under plan filed with SEC
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January 12

Bankers say low unemployment will push wages higher

Wage pressures expected to rise as economy ticks along
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January 12

MLK Jr. Holiday breakfast sold out, funds raised

Myrlie Evers-Williams will address the 27th annual breakfast spnsored by General Mills and the United Negro College Fund
Blogs
January 11

Developer looking at building entertainment venue near Target Field

Developer is considering an entertainment venue near light rail station.
Blogs
January 9

How good are the deals at Macy's closing sale downtown Mpls?

How good are the deals at Macy's closing sale downtown Mpls?
Blogs
January 9

"The Bodyguard" musical tickets for $25 through noon Monday

"The Bodyguard" musical tickets for $25 through noon Monday
Business
January 7

Former Target executive grows his own digital-analytics firm

Dale Nitschke, the 24-year Target executive whose last post was developing and running Target.com, is on a fast-growth track with Ovative/group, his fast-growing digital analytics…
Business
January 7

The Food Group taps volunteer, business help in hunger-relief effort

Chief Executive Lori Kratchmer of the Food Group points to Sal Daggett as evidence of how Minnesota’s biggest supplier of free to low-cost food to…