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Stores will be shuttered in Bloomington, Woodbury and St. Paul.
Minneapolis-based global manufacturer of paint sprayers, pumps and lubricants still dogged by exchange rates, but profit far exceeds Wall Street's dismal forecast.
Virtual reality used to be the domain of fantastical video games or frontier-pushing researchers in multimillion dollar labs. But as the technology gets less expensive, VR could transform the architectural world
The 63-year old Klingel, who led business lobbying group for 13 years, will focus on cancer treatment.
A Shoreview couple welcome guests to their whimsical cottage garden, which beckons with waterfalls, a playhouse and flea-market finds.
CEO Brian Cornell is meeting Target shoppers in their homes to get to know its changing customer and adding 1,000 IT jobs to meet growing needs.
Schwan, best known for delivering frozen meals to consumers' doorsteps, has assembled a team it calls the "future stars of the culinary world" to help introduce new products and update existing ones.
Burdened by college loans, millennials are eagerly embracing a growing trend in employer incentives.
Troubled data-storage company Imation has sold its corporate headquarters along with two trademark licenses and is pulling up stakes in Minnesota, two decades after being…
Unwittingly and arbitrarily, a name once associated with an ancient Egyptian goddess now has become synonymous with terror.
After years of belt tightening, consumers spent 7.9 percent more than last year between Black Friday and Christmas Eve, and ponied up for furniture and other high-priced items, according to MasterCard SpendingPulse.
Seeking bargains or to return gifts, many Minnesotans went out on the day after Christmas.
Timetable would have the steel company make payments from February through 2020.
"We think the protests should be done," said the owner of two retail stores and seven kiosks at the Mall of America. "But not here, not to the retailers, not to the shoppers. Because none of us did anything."
The suit claims the former high-ranking employee was fired for raising questions about the organization overstating the number of devices it gives away. The foundation denies the allegations.
U is studying Healthsense monitors to see if they help those with dementia stay in their homes longer, reduce stress on caregivers and avoid costly emergency room visits.
More baby boomers are scaling down to pint-sized pooches.
Mission Animal Hospital in Eden Prairie is committed to affordable help for pets.
The mall retail concept grew out of a computer-aided design company that makes models for builders
Staffs are trained to deal with threats from thefts to terrorism attacks like in Mali.
To Clint Shaw, the world — the galaxy, even — was his playground. In retirement, he toured the world three times aboard an educational cruise…
If you're feeling the angst of middle age, take heart. Chances are good that you'll emerge without resorting to a face-lift, pricey red convertible or fling with someone half your age.
In late December or early January, Kim Carrier plans to open Minnesota's first food shelf dedicated to pets, in an empty storefront on Bloomington Avenue S. next to her salon.
A spoonful of sugar helps soothe neighborhood anxiety when boldly contemporary homes arrive on the block.
Nestled into rugged bluffs of the St. Croix River, the quaint village of Osceola, Wis., has stayed true to its historical roots.
In the wake of the lion's killing by a Minnesotan in Zimbabwe, hunters defend their sport.
A new generation of retirees wants to bask in nature, but not if it means sleeping on the ground.
A St. Paul dad has created Father's Eve to celebrate the role of the "other" parent.
Ranging from castles to factories, old breweries were built to impress (and to produce lots of beer).
The Torchlight Parade will go on, but the signature Milk Carton Boat Race and the sand castle contest are being dropped as the celebration is cut from 10 days to 4.
After surviving war as children, two business partners have built a fast-growing airport business on family values.
A Minneapolis documentary filmmaker has made a name for herself by tackling tough topics.
More boomers are choosing to move up and remodel.
Every year since 2002, Minnesota has been losing residents to other states. What's worse: Young adults are leaving in the greatest numbers.
Overshadowed by others, architect/craftsman Edwin Lundie created scores of Minnesota houses notable for their artisanship.
As baby boomers reject traditional terms for aging, businesses and marketers scramble to find the right words.
The first generation of the 21st century is shaping up to be diverse and digital. But are we really going to call it Gen Z?
Young singers are breathing new life into shape note, one of the oldest forms of American music.
A good chunk of the 65-and-older set are moving into larger homes or sinking big bucks into remodeling projects to create the homes of their dreams.
Raised on technology, millennials can’t get enough of their phones. They use them to take pictures, rate restaurants, get directions and cash checks — everything,…
The National Forest Lodge offers cross-country trails, rustic cabins and piles of snowy fun.
Mayo Clinic sees the emerging field of big data analytics as a crucial strategy to defend and reinforce its standing as an elite medical institution, particularly as health reform efforts and federal belt-tightening change the way doctors get paid.
Millennials will soon outnumber baby boomers in the United States, and sometime this year they are expected to become a majority of the workforce. Suddenly, Maple Grove workplace consultant Sarah Sladek is in high demand.
Reliable, longtime volunteers, who were shaped by the Great Depression and WWII, are dying or getting too old to do the work. Baby boomers aren't stepping in to fill their shoes — at least not in the same way.
In a recent column for the New York Times, science and culture writer Daniel Engber took aim at the workplace madness that compels people to come to work sick, and it struck a nerve.
Any company that wants to woo the over-50 crowd generating some $4.6 trillion in economic activity in products and services can't risk alienating it with words that carry negative connotations.
Overshadowed by older boomers, the fifty-something set will be closely watched for the way they move into life's final stages.
Whether an exercise in team building or a sign of a better economy, office workers are decking their workspaces.
When generations reunite, new concerns may arise, requiring action to help faltering elders.
The Mayo Clinic Care Network is an ambitious effort by the Rochester-based health system to expand its reach and secure its place in an era of rapid changes in health care.
EDGEWOOD, Ky. – Tony Luebbers was one of the first patients in which his hometown doctors at St. Elizabeth Healthcare could work hand-in-hand with the…
Generation X is struggling to come into its own, crushed between the aging baby boomers and the rising wave of millennials.
With his dapper bow tie and Aussie accent, Bill Powell used his smarts and charisma to promote some of the world's best-known brands, including the…
Minnesota's Blue Cross and Medica will join Bloom Health's insurance marketplace.
Optum, the data services unit of UnitedHealth, bought a fast-growing Texas company that provides software to help doctors improve their management of their practices.
She was a proponent of the Adlerian approach.
David Abelson helped engineer merger with insurer HealthPartners.
Officials with the state's health insurance exchange plan to improve the next enrollment.
PreferredOne, the top-selling insurance company last year on the state's MNsure exchange, has decided not to sell products through the online marketplace in the upcoming open enrollment period.
Digital First Media has hired investment bankers to consider options for newspaper chain.
April Todd-Malmlov will become senior vice president of data analytics at Avalere Health.
The big data collaboration's new additions include Harvard Medical School and the Medica Research Institute.
The state's largest insurance company will deal directly with consumers in an Edina store.
4-H contestants don team costumes for wacky fair event.
They were orphans of a deal in which parent company Roundy's sold off its other Twin Cities locations.
After a rocky start, fixes to the system are underway and are said to be on track for the start of open enrollment.
Mark Stennes spent the better part of his career as an arborist and plant pathologist working to stop the scourge of Dutch elm disease, which…
A group of executives will guide decisions about donations and report to the Minneapolis company's board of directors.
Brian Cornell's determination and doggedness will be in high demand as the retailer.
The state will pay Deloitte Consulting an additional $3.2 million to get the MNsure online health insurance exchange up to snuff by Nov. 15, the…
Hazelden's popular published works are evolving to keep up with today's electronic lifestyle.
The federal health law requires insurers to spend 80 cents of every premium dollar on medical care.
Health insurers urged to reveal 2015 rates before the election.
Former Sen. Dave Durenberger reflects on health care – and politics – under Obama.
State officials said that letters notifying consumers of problems with their original insurance applications never got sent out. That mistake meant consumers didn't realize they still had to provide crucial information before they could get coverage.
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