Local
November 9

Barn fire in central Minnesota kills thousands of turkeys

The blaze broke out overnight in Stearns County.
Business
November 9

Best Buy, other retailers launch Black Friday deals early

Best Buy releases ad showing it will spread the discounts of one day across the entire month.
Local
November 8

U.S. Bank invests $1 million so Minnesotans can play

So far, 16 community groups have benefited.
Minneapolis
November 8

Minneapolis denies rental licenses for 16 apartment buildings

The city is refusing to grant rental licenses for buildings Steve Frenz sold, saying he did not give up his ownership, leaving hundreds in limbo.
Business
November 8

Powell's retirement will complete General Mills' chairman transition

Ken Powell, who led the food giant since 2007, will exit as board chairman at the end of the year.
Business
November 8

Battle over Bitcoin's design has bogged down

SAN FRANCISCO – A long-running civil war over the design of Bitcoin appears to be over for now, after one side in the fight…
Business
November 8

Medtronic indicates hurricane revenue hit less than feared

Medtronic lost as much as $65 million in revenue in the weeks following Hurricane Maria, which incapacitated the medical device maker’s four factories in Puerto…
Business
November 8
Twin Cities apartment owners are partnering on a unique 30-acre solar...

Apartments keep increasing and so do rents in the Twin Cities

Only 2.5 percent of metro apartments were empty this fall.
Business
November 8

Trump Justice Department demands sale of Turner Broadcasting as condition of AT&T, Time-Warner merger

Divesting of Turner Broadcasting set as potential condition, raising legal issues.
Business
November 8

Facebook says it needs your nude photos to prevent revenge porn

The company is testing a program to keep explicit photos from showing up on the site. But first you have to send them to Facebook.
St. Paul
November 8

Ramsey County asks for developer interest in riverfront site

After a previous development deal fell through, Ramsey County officials are back to secure a plan for downtown St. Paul site.
Business
November 8

U.S. Bancorp further greens the business

U.S. Bank is the latest company to work with Xcel Energy to generate more juice from wind-and-solar power.
Business
November 8

Think Amazon is everywhere? You haven't been to China

E-commerce is far bigger in the world's most populous country and one company dominates it.
TV & Media
November 8

Tencent buys 12 percent stake in Snap

The Chinese internet company Tencent has acquired a 12 percent stake in Snap, with the social media company struggling to boost user growth.
West Metro
November 8

U.S. Bank home mortgage employees to relocate to Hopkins complex

In major lease deal, the company will occupy one of three buildings that was originally developed for Cargill.
South Metro
November 7

Target is closing 12 U.S. stores, including the Hastings store

The stores have been underperforming, the Minneapolis-based retailer said.
Business
November 7

Second Minnesota suit filed following deaths from tainted caramel apples

The lawsuit, filed this month in Ramsey County, is involving one of the nation's worst outbreaks of listeriosis in recent years.
West Metro
November 7

Fresh Thyme opens in St. Louis Park after months of delay

After some delay, St. Louis Park gets a new grocer to compete with major chains.
Business
November 7

Sanford acquires stake in German hospital

The investment extends the connection between the Sioux Falls-based health systems and the German health care system.
Business
November 7

Pitch to shrink airline seats makes for unhappy travelers

Spirit Airlines, at least, is honest about the tight quarters on its planes. “We’re a cozy airline,” it said on its website. “We add extra…