How Hell’s Kitchen came back from a near-death experience

Co-owner Cynthia Gerdes asked nine staffers to come up with ideas to cut costs at the downtown Minneapolis restaurant. They identified $800,000 in savings.

Minnesota seniors brace for seismic Medicare shift

An estimated 320,000 people with Medicare Cost health plans must switch to a new policy because a federal law will eliminate the coverage across much of the state.

Hy-Vee opens ninth store in Twin Cities metro area

Robbinsdale location features one element new to the Twin Cities, a Fast & Fresh Express convenience store. Another Hy-Vee location will open this fall in Plymouth.

Wells Fargo to cut 10 percent of workforce over three years

The bank is one of the largest private employers in Minnesota with about 20,000 workers, mostly in the Twin Cities. It expects to cut nationwide through attrition and layoffs.

Twin Cities still home-sellers’ market, but signs of a shift emerge

Latest data shows median price up 6.3 percent to $268,000 in August, but more houses are hitting the market and price gains are starting to soften.

 

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