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St. Paul speaker manufacturer Dan Digre, who hasn't voted for a Democrat for president for 40 years, says he has had it with President Trump's trade war.
Mickman Brothers of Ham Lake will post about $20 million this year in wholesale revenue, making it one of the nation's largest wreath producers.
Jordan Dotson, who got her first internship the summer after eighth grade, is a recent star of Minneapolis Step Up.
Gene Koehler underscores that ethic about the "dignity of work," fair wages and the right of the worker to prosper.
Sue Thomas, 51, doesn't laud herself. But the results at the Brooklyn Park company, which has operations across the U.S., speak for themselves.
Foundation trustees want to sell bank, but executives cry foul.
Share prices have jumped by 20% since Nov. 15 alone, after the company announced record fiscal 2019 performance, a promising acquisition and a bright outlook for next year.
A lawsuit filed Tuesday claims foundation directors are seeking to enrich themselves by selling the bank.
The Accel Group has a dozen Fredrikson lawyers from different practices work with early-stage businesses on issues such as intellectual property, advisory boards, ownership, finance and governance.
A $55 million capital-raising campaign is going on to help Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity double annual production of affordable mortgages to about 230 new and refurbished homes over the next several years.
Young leaders from the Twin Cities, Rochester, St. Cloud and Fargo-Moorhead will gather at the U this week to explore inclusive economic development challenges and opportunities.
Veteran executive joins Twin Cities minority business adviser group.
The cost of an effective security program doesn't have to break the bank, one expert advises.
Soran will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Tekne Awards celebration of the Minnesota High Tech Association
Canadian entrepreneur Bruce Linton to become executive chairman of Minneapolis-based company.
A housing development is just the latest piece of an effort to remake a once-tired stretch on the South Side of Minneapolis.
This is all close to home for Olbekson, 48, a member of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe, who grew up in the neighborhood, and spent summers with relatives on the northern Minnesota reservation.
A heated dispute over the future of Bremer Financial could hinge on figuring out who controls a majority of the voting shares.It is not as…
The move comes at a moment when Bremer Financial is financially healthy but contending with costs of keeping up with new technology. A deal could reap more than $1 billion for the Otto Bremer Trust.
Lindus has grown to be a $40 million yearly revenue operation, as well as the nation's No. 1 installer of maintenance-free LeafGuard.
The fight is over who is on the hook for a 189-stall public parking ramp that developer Kelly Doran built as part of the 2018 project.
The company will add data scientists, designers and others to its workforce of 218 people.
Earlier this month, two East Coast private-equity firms became the third owners since 2014 of fast-growing HelpSystems, the Eden Prairie-based software company that provides operations,…
Google expands support for nonprofits Google announced Wednesday that it will award $1 million through what it calls the “Google.org Impact Challenge Minnesota,” which seeks…
Michelle Tran Maryns, daughter of Vietnamese immigrants with a master’s degree from Harvard, and Dr. Andres Acosta, an Ecuadorian immigrant and research physician at the…
St. Paul firm is developing a device to aid those with weakened arms.
The Mayo spinoff makes an obesity diagnostic tool.
A winner of two awards last year points to how the event helped in "building connections and building relationships."
Dick McFarland, a friend and retired Minnesota CEO, once called Denny a Renaissance man for his varied interests and decency.
In the increasingly digital workplace, people and data are fluid.
Last month, CEO Wendi Breuer of SeaChange Print Innovations watched as a crew delivered a $2 million HP inkjet press. It is the latest investment…
Recently formed SmartPitch Ventures is investing several million dollars into IPS Solar.
House-building agency enjoys a record year, and execs from Andersen, Toro, Schwan's and others marked that on Tuesday.
The modest farm income sure wouldn't support the Kapernick family without off-farm employment, but the payoff is tremendous.
NAZ is starting to see success in metrics such as education and employment.
Brian Bell, who joined SportsEngine in 2015, was tapped as its new CEO.
Pennington County law enforcement authorities in the county seat of Thief River Falls, Minn., this month installed an electronic kiosk that can accurately measure for…
After weathering storms, Roers Cos. has quietly developed more than $600M worth of buildings.
Siblings hold differing views about the size of estate, which has led to a court battle.
There is a growing demand for simplicity and uniformity in what DEED expects in job-placement and retention metrics.
Renewables now account for 25% of total Minnesota power production. Policymakers and utilities are talking about doubling that by 2030.
McKnight Foundation to realign its $90M in giving.
John Collopy is legally moving ReMax Results and related entities that he values at up to $30 million into a charitable foundation.
One energy-tech investor has likes of Gates, Bezos, Branson, Bloomberg on its board
2Bros Sports Collectibles keeps brothers financially independent and even employs their father.
Nexus entered into a related partnership with the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce designed to get more small-business owners to think about selling to employees.
The combination will create a firm with 600 attorneys and 12 offices.
In 2010, Barrel O’ Fun Snacks won a three-year, $1 million-a-year contract at the new Target Field. CEO Kenny Nelson, who founded the Perham, Minn.,…
Winona LaDuke, environmentalist and a member of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe, is pushing hemp in Indian Country. “I’m growing hemp on my farm,”…
John Dunlop, engineer and energy consultant, is a 45-year pioneer of the renewable-energy movement in Minnesota. He also was the chairman of the recent national…
Someone from VSI Labs always will be in the driver seat, ready to take command at a moment's notice.
Minneapolis-based Russell Herder has carved out a niche by cultivating clients with a social purpose.
Baird, with about 1,300 licensed financial advisers, has doubled its ranks in the Twin Cities over the past five years.
Mercedes Austin's entrepreneurial journey has evolved into a 33-employee company that last year topped $2.2 million in revenue.
Its software enhances energy efficiency in small commercial buildings.
John Dunlop launched his renewable-energy career amid oil embargos and the fledgling environmental movement of the 1970s. The 45-year renewable-energy pioneer, who’s an engineer and…
Deng, the son of a former Sudanese education minister who has returned to Africa, has become an economic force as well as a substantial taxpayer.
A $3 million makeover comes as City Center management plans to announce three new retail tenants for the property.
It's not as frothy as a few years ago, but a resilient economy keeps the buying and selling churning.
Justin Butler is an entrepreneur and an accountant with more than a decade of financial experience at the IRS, Bank of America, the former GE…
Richard Copeland was found liable for his failed construction firm's loan.
Colder Products Co. (CPC) of St. Paul, which operates from three facilities in St. Paul and Minneapolis, broke ground last week on a $26 million…
Dr. Kyle Kingsley was an emergency-room physician in Shakopee when he first considered that “medical marijuana” might do a lot more for patients than the…
Books for Africa’s “Reading Is Believing” fundraising luncheon at the Town and Country Club in St. Paul featured Ambassador Ngosa Simbyakula of Zambia. Started in…
She transformed Maud Borup from a small retailer to a wholesale business that employs 120.
Jim Steele, 78, the 50-year founder of Vadnais Heights-based Dynamic Air, a small industrial manufacturer, has just survived a six-year, international legal brawl with the…
The renovated center preserves the best of the Franklin Theater while serving as another marker in the generation-long rebound of East Franklin.
Jeff Appelquist, business lawyer turned consultant and Midwest Book Award-winning author, has traveled the globe since he graduated from Carleton College in 1980. Uncle Sam…
At midyear, the resilient market is continuing to push all-time highs.
The Cookie Cart on the North Side’s W. Broadway Avenue has been more than a bakery since it was launched 30-plus years ago by the…
Deal would push Minn. bank over $2B in assets.
You would not mistake Caitlin Rogers, a former nonprofit employee and union organizer, as a gung-ho entrepreneur. That said, her Next Day Animations employs 15…
Sally Mainquist, a veteran financial professional-placement executive and co-founder of Veritae Group, has hired, placed and mentored many over the last 30 years. Ruth Faalele,…
A former addict and dealer works up to three jobs weekly, cooking, cleaning and building maintenance, and considers himself fortunate.
The Walz administration's long-term strategy is to reduce incarceration for low-level, nonviolent offenders and curtail technical parole violations that can send former inmates back to prison