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It is inspired by the "slow flower" movement, which aims to build a more robust market for U.S.-grown plants that focuses on seasonality and avoids chemical use.
The region's strength may lie in the wide variety of Twin Cities firms
More than 1,200 people signed postcards and petitions, emphasizing economic benefits of the project.
More Americans face the challenge of caring for an aging parent or other loved one, a burden that will skyrocket as 76 million baby boomers move into their 80s. Meanwhile, family sizes are shrinking and demand for health care workers is growing.
More than two-thirds of those caring for their loved ones suffer job-related difficulties, but the U.S. is one of the few industrialized nations that doesn't guarantee workers paid leave to care for family members, and it's a rare employee perk.
As reporter Jackie Crosby cared for her parents, her friends and colleagues were facing the same complex, taxing work — and with little support.
Chris Policinski led the global dairy cooperative to explosive growth during his tenure.
Project on Winona waterfront expected to begin in late 2019.
The development is the first under the Del Webb brand in Minnesota.
The deal allows public access to thousands of past 'Prairie Home Companion' shows. MPR will pay Keillor $275,000 for money owed through past contracts. In return, Keillor agreed not to take legal action.
The home improvement chain is accusing ThyssenKrupp Elevator of breach of contract and failing to defend pending injury cases.
For more than two decades, Virginia Hyvarinen worked for the Duluth Public Library.
The company's employee stock ownership plan has lost $850 million since 2015. The company, now being sold to Shutterfly, said it can't discuss the lawsuit.
Move is one of biggest network expansions in company history.
The company's profits fell due to bonuses and costs associated with new U.S. tax law.
Hormel's tax savings will result in capital improvements, wage equalization and community investments
The food company's quarterly profits rose nearly 30 percent.
Layoffs begin immediately, with workers given "preferable access" to reapply as soon as Wednesday.
As labor market tightens, some are finding ways to keep older workers on job.
New owner Pilgrim's Pride moving duties to chicken company's other locations.
A mathematics professor for 33 years, Walczak used weather reports, music or everyday statistics to make numbers come alive.
General Mills division will pledge at least $2.5 million to benefit national parks.
Cargill is partnering with an Irish startup whose facial-recognition software and analytics can help dairy farmers lower their costs, increase production and take better care of their animals.
Many workers have taken their bosses up on their offers to telecommute or have switched from their cars to public transit.
In-kind contributions from employees across the Twin Cities provide an opportunity to meld business boosterism with civic pride.
Service from Boston and Philadelphia and back for the weekend are boosted.
The bipartisan RAISE Family Caregivers Act calls for a strategy to support family caregivers as the population ages.
Lineup of its new products includes a Lucky Charms frosted cornflakes mix.
Net earnings drop 6 percent, but global demand for key crops continues to grow.
Minneapolis startup Upsie is an independent alternative to getting warranties directly from big-box stores and online
The incident included health data, but no personal financial info.
After 16 years as a captain on Northwest Airlines 747s, Steve Bowen retired in 2005 and has since flown to many places around the world…
Delta's 747 fleet is rooted in the Minnesota airline it bought nine years ago
The 2016 incident at the GNP Co. plant in Cold Spring, Minn., prompted a nationwide recall.
Hawaii adds cachet to the airline's vacation destinations.
Accelerator program with Techstars nurtures farm, technology innovations.
A report said the company has hired Piper Jaffray to explore a potential sale.
Bob Kaitz was a first-year teacher at Breck School in 1973 when he launched a partnership with Minnesota’s largest corporations to help students think about…
Judge calls New York fired bookkeeper "piggish" in a scheme that caused more than $25 million in additional losses to the Minnetonka-based company.
A looming labor shortage, along with a growing urgency to address Minnesota's unyielding racial achievement gap, is prompting sweeping changes in the way businesses participate in hands-on learning.
The action was greater at stores and malls that were closed on Thursday, but shopping all around was off to a strong start.
Even if the kickoff for holiday shopping has lost some of its frenzy, shoppers turned out in force. And it's become a bigger time for online sales.
Analysts were upbeat about the company's long-term prospects with greater diversification.
As women tell their #MeToo stories and a growing tally of high-ranking men get fired or lose the support of their backers over boorish behavior, human resources professionals are doing some soul searching.
In one of the world’s most war-torn countries, Gen. Mohamed Abshir Musa was a peacemaker. At 32, he became commander of independent Somalia’s first national…
The Minnesota Historical Society is moving into health and wellness with a history-rich app that will help caregivers, dementia patients.
The City Council will make a final decision on how to proceed with Stephen Frenz.
It's among the most persistent questions to dog workers at or near retirement: What comes next? Phyllis Moen wants to help. The University of Minnesota…
Company veteran Troy Bader to replace retiring chief.
The megaretailer is making another foray into in-person shopping, bringing the truck to 18 cities.
Federal prosecutors allege that Shane Fleming and eight people who were not employees were enriched by nearly $900,000 in illegal profits.
Mpls. retailer facing tight job market, demands for quality customer service.
With turnaround complete, retailer aiming for steady gains in sales and profits in coming years.
Retailer shows off local advances ahead of annual fall employee meeting.
Generations of Minnesotans recall the eye-catching Ewald Bros. Dairy billboard at the State Fair.
The country star and workout devotee will help design "Tru Mav" clubs to mirror his own routines.
The experience solidified Eidson's belief in the power of education.
Target pulls Hampton Creek products off shelves after an internal review.
The service offers an in-home assessment with families to design the right array of monitors and devices, and Geek Squad workers install the custom-built systems.
Half of Minnesota's nursing home residents get help through the program.
However, even top states need to quickening pace in addressing caregiving concerns for the elder boom.
Dr. Robert Kane spent his life studying aging and railing against nursing homes, burdensome regulations and a long-term care system that too often fails to…
More than 120 varieties of hosta provide a backdrop for brightly colored cultivars and creative hardscapes.
Executives at Lifetouch Inc. like to describe their $1.5 billion company as the best-kept secret in the Twin Cities. To millions of parents and students, however, the brand is a household name.
Taxidermist tinkerer builds lifelike robotics used by game wardens across North America.
Programs help meet business goals and keep employees.
Debra Arbit describes herself and her small staff at BridgeWorks as generational junkies. “We eat, sleep, live, breathe the generational topic 24 hours a day,”…
The agreement, which begins on Jan. 1, is an attempt by the Center City-based Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation to get its print and digital books into the hands of more consumers.
Minneapolis sports data start-up has grown quickly in 8 years
Class-action had accused company of misleading shareholders about problems with defibrillator leads.
Growing numbers of Minnesotans are working from home as technology makes telecommuting easier and employers realize that some workers are happier and more productive away…
Blue Cross will take away flexible policies for those not on workplace plans.
Whether it's working through a business setback or a strategy to keep top employees, communication is key for large firms.
The Seattle-based online giant said it will open a new technology development center in downtown Minneapolis and will hire about 100 software engineers and managers to fill it.
Wisconsin firm and OSHA reach broad settlement after reports of serious injuries at several plants.
He will be replaced by Ilan Levin, the former president of Objet, the Rehovot, Israel-based firm that merged with Stratasys.
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