Publishers Clearing House "Prize Patrol"

St. Cloud warehouse lays off hundreds of workers as Publishers Clearing House downsizes

Fulfillment Distribution Center will cut 350 employees and close up operations when its only customer discontinues its commercial business.

Fairview sees financial upturn despite $189M operating loss last year

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University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis in 2020.
Fifth year of red ink reported as health system CEO cites progress on deal to return teaching hospital to U of M.

Longtime downtown Fargo staple Zandbroz Variety closing in June

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Zandbroz Variety in downtown Fargo will close in June after 33 years in business.
The iconic bookstore and gift shop helped rejuvenate the main shopping and entertainment district when it opened in 1991.
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FILE - This Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, shows the icon for TikTok in New York. TikTok says it's working to remove videos of a man apparently taking his

Minnesota TikTokers react to app's ban in the U.S.

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden signed into law the foreign aid bill that includes TikTok legislation.
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Sugar beets at the American Crystal Sugar facility in East Grand Forks MN.

East Grand Forks sugar beet factory fined $350K for air quality violations

The American Crystal Sugar plant emitted high levels of particulate matter and hydrogen sulfide over several years.
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We compare the prices of 15 items at Twin Cities grocery stores.

8 Twin Cities area grocery stores, ranked by affordability

We shopped at eight local grocery stores, some locally owned and some not, in search of the cheapest eats.
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UnitedHealth Group CEO Andrew Witty

UnitedHealth Group's CEO made $25 million in 2023

A cybersecurity attack may cost UnitedHealth Group billions, but their CEO made $25 million before the attack.
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Friends and family of Sammy McDowell, including sister Shaawn-Dai McDowell, in the green hat, celebrated his life during a picnic and balloon release

'He was about community': Scores memorialize north Minneapolis entrepreneur Sammy McDowell

Sammy McDowell, whose namesake eatery served as a hub for racial justice activists, died Sunday.
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Worker expectations change at Minnesota firms as pandemic retreats.
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Two stalled Duluth housing projects move ahead

Together, the projects will add more than 250 apartments to city's inventory.
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April 24
In this file photo, a COVID-19 patient uses the touch screen of a health care robot at 'Ospedale di Circolo' hospital, in Varese, Italy on Wednesday,

Ramstad: Health care is a tough arena for AI to make a difference

AI models are meeting their match with the complexity of how people take care of themselves.
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April 23
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Icehouse on Eat Street in Mpls. facing eviction for unpaid rent

Chicago-based Northpond Partners is suing for more than $85,000 in unpaid rent.
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April 23
Manuela Enriquez, 43, from Burnsville, Minn., speaks during a press conference at the Attorney General’s Office inside the Minnesota State Capitol i

Minnesota AG sues Fridley dealership, alleging deceptive sales practices

Keith Ellison's office claims Midwest Car Search often targeted Spanish-speakers.
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April 23
Anoka has been the home of Federal ammunition for more than 100 years. Federal's parent company Vista Outdoor is giving U.S. investors another change

Vista Outdoor gives American investors another chance to raise their bid

Vista's board still prefers the deal with Prague-based Czechoslovak Group but urged MNC Capital to raise its offer.
Business
April 23
Xcel Energy has proposed a two-year test of automatic bill credits for Minnesota customers in certain low-income areas.

Xcel's proposed automatic bill credit could save low-income households in Minnesota $450 a year

The company would enroll people in certain census areas based on income metrics and energy bills to help make energy costs just 4% of the household's income.
With $324.2 billion in revenue, UnitedHealth again tops list of Minnesota public companies
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With $324.2 billion in revenue, UnitedHealth again tops list of Minnesota public companies
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The top 50 companies as a whole posted revenue of $750.7 billion, up 7% from the year before. However, growth was slower than in 2021.
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April 22
UnitedHealth Group headquarters.

UnitedHealth reveals hackers may have stolen data on a sizable number of Americans

The Minnetonka-based health care giant will offer identity protection and credit monitoring as preliminary investigation suggests hack affected data for a "substantial proportion" of Americans.
Business
April 22
Craig Cohen, developer of Keg & Case Market, inside the market in 2018. He filed for bankruptcy Friday, claiming $11.6 million in liabilities.

Developer of St. Paul's Keg & Case food hall declares bankruptcy

Craig Cohen listed the W. 7th neighborhood project when filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy with more than $11 million in liabilities.
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April 22
For the third consecutive year, Delta Air Lines has increased wages for its nonunion ground workers and flight attendants, affecting more than 5,000 o

Delta raises ground worker, flight attendant base pay 5%, affecting more than 5,000 in Minnesota

The carrier is also increasing the minimum starting rate for all U.S. positions to $19 per hour.
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April 22
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Richfield construction subcontractor sentenced for insurance fraud

Fabian Espinosa, owner of Richfield-based Fabian Espinosa Construction LLC, faces three years' probation.
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April 22
Katrina Kessler, the commissioner of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, said Monday that the state will monitor pollution problems along Minnesot

Minnesota to take the pulse of the Mississippi River, from the headwaters to Iowa border

State regulators will study the health of Minnesota's entire 650-mile stretch of the river this year.
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April 22
A Black man wearing a black t-shirt and gray jeans sits in front of a deli counter

Sammy McDowell, celebrated owner of Sammy's Avenue Eatery on the North Side, dies

Long a fixture of the north Minneapolis community, McDowell opened the sandwich and coffee shop in 2012.
The Louriston Dairy near Murdock, built and operated by Riverview LLP, is home to 9,500 cows, 40 times more than the average American dairy. The compa
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April 22
Jessica Waller works on making a cashew peanut butter in an industrial kitchen at the Cornerstone Creek Apartments in Golden Valley.

Money, Work, Know-How

Stories for Minnesotans who want to develop careers, build businesses, find opportunities, make more money and spend it wisely — and about the people who can help them do it.
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April 22
Yasameen Sajady, left, Fatimah Sajady and Sheilla Sajady of Maazah.

How to avoid going broke soon after starting a business

From better money management to getting a second job, entrepreneurs share what they do when the business comes first.
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April 21
Vance Haugen and Bonnie Haugen are among many residents of southeastern Minnesota concerned about nitrate pollution in their drinking water. Minnesota

Minnesota House lawmakers push forward fertilizer tax to clean up contaminated wells

The tax on farmers, smaller than earlier proposals, cleared a key House committee.

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