Mayo Clinic closing hospital, clinics in southwest Minnesota

Citing difficulties with attracting patients and doctors, the Mayo Clinic Health System is closing the ER and hospital in Springfield, about 125 miles from the Twin Cities.

Realtors group looks to tighten restrictions on pocket listings

The National Association of Realtors will require homes for sale to be listed on the MLS service within 24 hours, as the practice of pocket listings becomes more common.

The Oprah effect helps Edina company’s sales more than triple

Softies pajamas has made O magazine’s “Oprah’s favorite things” list for three years in a row, fueling a change in business strategy for the family-run company.

UnitedHealth Group touts Optum effect on its corporate growth

CEO David Wichmann said UnitedHealth Group is fundamentally different from two decades ago, with health services business as big a contributor as commercial insurance.

Edina’s 50th & France ready for holiday season

With some turnover and a nearly yearlong construction project at the Minneapolis/Edina border, 50th & France merchants are now ready for growth.


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