Jessica Mogilka, executive vice president at JLL, is pictured inside a lab at University Enterprise Lab in St. Paul on Wednesday.


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As much of commercial real estate in Twin Cities struggles, med-tech flourishes

While office buildings from the suburbs to downtown Minneapolis struggle for survival, construction on more buildings in the life sciences sector is increasing, adding hundreds of thousands of square feet of labs, production space and research facilities to the Twin Cities.

Ramstad: Think retired people are leaving Minnesota? Think again.

April 13
It's tax time as the deadline arrives for filing 2023 income tax returns.
It's a myth that Minnesota is losing retirees because of weather and high taxes. They're responsible for our population growth these days.

Biden's new income-driven repayment plan could be boon for those with student loans

April 13
President Joe Biden departs after recently delivering remarks on student loan debt at Madison College in Madison, Wis.
SAVE (Saving on a Valuable Education) changes the definition of discretionary income to increase the number of low-income borrowers eligible for $0 payments and subsidizes any unpaid interest that remains after a borrower makes a payment.
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Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor interacts with fans after a game in early April at Target Center.

Reusse: Taylor's story. 'I just bought the Minnesota Timberwolves.'

Thirty years ago, Glen Taylor went from frustrated mediator to NBA owner with a phone call, some writing on the back of an envelope and a handshake in a conference room full of lawyers and accountants.
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Kathy Cargill's home in Duluth's Park Point neighborhood. Cargill's limited liability company has purchased more than 20 parcels on the point. ] JANA

Who is Kathy Cargill, the wealthy Park Point buyer who clashed with Duluth?

She married into one of America's wealthiest families but has shop-floor roots from northwestern Wisconsin.
Business
April 13
Unless couples talk about money, they are bound to make incorrect assumptions and experience negative emotions and stress. (Dreamstime) ORG XMIT: 1266

Assuage your money stress through family communication

What you can do that has proven useful in harnessing the money beast.
Business
April 13
Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) kisses Taylor Swift after the NFL Super Bowl 58 football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday,

Grammar point: Make sure your nouns and verbs agree

Singular pronouns and nouns must be paired with singular verbs.
Business
April 12
Empire Foods takes over former Walmart in Brooklyn Center

Empire Foods takes over former Walmart in Brooklyn Center

Empire Foods Walmart Asian grocery Brooklyn Center
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Is your company on the list of Minnesota's 2022 Top Workplaces?
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Worker expectations change at Minnesota firms as pandemic retreats.
Business
April 12
Minnesota's Largest Candy Store is a huge attraction that features thousand of different candy items.

Minnesota's Largest Candy Store to relocate and expand

A project on Hwy. 169 is prompting the move to nearby Jordan, Minn.
Business
April 12
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.
Business
April 12
Prairie Island Nuclear Power Plant pictured in 2017.

Cause of Xcel's Prairie Island nuclear outage: Workers drilled through cables

Xcel Energy initially pinpointed the cause of a lengthy outage at its Prairie Island nuclear power plant as an equipment issue.
The Good Life
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In this July 10, 2018, photo, Greg Goodman, right, and his son Chandler Goodman, center, help a customer at the counter, in their Alta Mere franchise

How to make your business outlive you

Losing the founder or long-time owner of an enterprise can leave the business adrift and shatter family relationships, but it doesn't have to be that way
Politics
April 12
Harold Robinson and Angela Dawson admire their flowering marijuana plants at their home greenhouse in Rutledge last October. Dawson is sounding the al

Minnesota marijuana sales could be delayed or in short supply if planting doesn't start soon

Growers need time to get cannabis planted, harvested, tested and processed — preferably before retailers open.
Minneapolis
April 11
Minneapolis City Council Member Jamal Osman reacts to Council Member Linea Palmisano's proposal to restart rideshare wage negotiations during a counci

Minneapolis City Council votes to delay start of rideshare wage ordinance

The council voted unanimously Thursday to push the start date of a new policy to July 1, saying it will give new rideshare companies time to start up and fill gaps if Uber and Lyft leave the city.
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.
Business
April 11
The Charlemagne Institute's John Elliott once sent an email with the subject line, "Take a shower, Jew Boy."

Bloomington-based IT company ConvergeOne files for bankruptcy with $1.8 billion in debt

The plans, filed in Texas, will also transfer control of the company to senior lenders.
Business
April 11
City Council members listen to Eid Ali, president of MULDA, speak at a news conference Thursday.

Uber, Lyft drivers support Minneapolis City Council's postponement of pay ordinance

They also introduced two new rideshare companies that could be entering the Twin Cities market.
Business
April 11
Water filtration and oxygen handler systems that works in concert with an electrolzyer pictured at a CenterPoint gas facility to create hydrogen Thurs

Xcel, UND say Midwest hydrogen 'hub' at risk from tax credit rules

A $1 billion federal grant could be in limbo in part because of limits on when companies can receive a hydrogen production tax credit for using nuclear and wind to create hydrogen.
Variety
April 11
Shoppers scoop up deals at Mike’s Discount Foods in Fridley, which sells heavily discounted items ranging from produce and cereal close to their “

Do Minnesota's discount grocery stores really offer cartloads of savings?

Looking past sell-by dates can yield big discounts on everything from pantry staples to produce. Here's what we found.
Business
April 11
FILE - This March 3, 2011 file photo shows boneless pork loins waiting to be packaged at a local Dahl's grocery store in Des Moines, Iowa. The America

Hormel settles pork price-fixing suits for $11 million

The company will pay less than other major pork producers have to date to settle the antitrust cases.
Nation
April 11
Cari Campbell, who received fertility treatment in Minnesota and was charged thousands of dollars that her insurer had labeled "you saved," with her y

Insurers reap hidden fees by slashing payments. You may get the bill.

A little-known data firm helps health insurers make more when less of an out-of-network claim gets paid.
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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Business
April 11
Earlier this month, UnitedHealth Group said 24 class action lawsuits related to the disruption caused by a cyberattack had been filed between March 1

Mpls. therapy clinic sues over cyberattack at UnitedHealth subsidiary

Class action lawsuit is one of about two dozen filed thus far. Minnetonka-based company says it is restoring Change Healthcare systems that were sidelined to contain the threat.
Business
April 11
Myplas, seen here in December 2023, owes more than $1.2 million in unpaid rent and bills for electrical contracting work.

Minnesota's struggling plastic film recycler facing eviction for $1.3 million in unpaid rent, bills

Myplas USA owes nearly $400,000 in back rent and faces an $895,000 lien for unpaid electrical work on the facility that was the first of its kind in the state.
Business
April 11
Medtronic's Evolut TAVR heart valve could be an optimal treatment for women with aortic stenosis.

Medtronic study puts spotlight on how one of its heart devices can help women

Study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, shows how the Evolut TAVR can help treat women with aortic stenosis.

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