Business
June 7
The International Institute of Minnesota in St. Paul will undergo a $12.5 million expansion that will double the size of its crowded building near the

International Institute of Minnesota's $12.5M expansion will extend services to 500 more refugees

The agency trains and places immigrants in health care and hospitality jobs and other fields and also teaches clients English.
Business
June 6
ASDAL founder Darrin Levine is with partners Levi Strowder, left, and Rody Diyoka, right.

Mpls. startup helps sellers boost presence on e-commerce giants

Asdal provides software that helps retailers get more sales and with a new service, help throughout the process.
Business
June 6

How to store camera photos where you want them

Q: When I had Windows 7, photos from my camera would be downloaded to my PC. But Windows 10 wants to put my camera photos…
Business
June 6

Business people

Moving upHLT Co., Maple Grove, named David Elizondo as president and chief executive. He was senior vice president, research and development and general manager to…
Business
June 6

Minnesota mergers and acquisitions

Target AcquirerDate Location Location Description5/27 Electromed Inc. Electromed Inc. Electromed announced a share repurchase program for up to $3 millionNew Prague, Minn. New Prague, Minn.…
Business
June 6

Hone mental toughness to prevail in your career

Phil Mickelson recently became the oldest golfer to win one of the four major professional golf championships, by taking it one mental stroke at a…
Business
June 6

Black whiskey entrepreneur to invest $50M to bankroll others like her

In 2017 Fawn Weaver began bottling Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey as a passion project to honor Nearest Green, the formerly enslaved distiller who taught Jack…
Business
June 6

Why your business should warm up to cold calling

Q: Why is there a "hurdle" to cold calling?A: Simply put, salespeople see cold calling as "sales-ish," and they fear rejection; it's deemed hard and…
Business
June 6
Provation Medical looks outside U.S. to fuel growth

Provation Medical looks outside U.S. to fuel growth

Provation Medical executives Dan Manchon and Craig Moriarty, who played key roles in a recent acquisition, have been promoted to chief marketing officer and senior…
Business
June 6

Insider trading

Best Buy Co. Inc.Rajendra Michael Mohan presidentExercised options: 34,392 Price:$51.65-$69.11Shares sold: 90,335 Price: $115.24-$120.35Date: May 28 Directly holds: 79,385Bio-Techne Corp.Charles R. Kummeth CEOExercised options: 36,849…
Business
June 6
Calvin Littlejohn is chief executive of Tri-Construction, based in north Minneapolis.

St. Anthony: Commerce, opportunity, hope must trump violence on North Side

Amid a surge in violence, developers and business leaders in north Minneapolis pour energy and money into economic expansion.
Business
June 6

How to successfully transition to a hybrid work environment

With most workers saying they'd rather work remotely, organizations need to give them a compelling reason to come back to the office.
Business
June 6

Recent bankruptcy filings in Minneapolis and St. Paul

St. PaulJohn Kenneth Trihus, as surety for Midwest Farm Operations Co. LLC, and Wendy Kay Trihus, Newry Ag Inc., Blooming Prairie, Minn.; filed May 28,…
June 6
Oliver Space allows flexible options to furnish a home, including the ability to rent, buy, or continuously swap out furniture items over time as need

Startup hopes furniture rental can lure Ikea crowd

San Francisco-based Oliver Space is catering to those who move often for job purposes.
Business
June 5
In this Jan. 12, 2012, file photo, Bob Dylan performs in Los Angeles.

Bob Dylan can teach entrepreneurial secrets

His patterns toward musical success are similar to those of Apple founder Steve Jobs.
Business
June 5
Some bosses are worried that hybrid work could lead to misplaced priorities and inefficiency.

Schafer: Let's keep hybrid work from being the worst of both worlds

The best workplaces will have people connecting all the time with each other across the organization chart.
Business
June 5
Enbridge is in its final push to complete its Line 3 oil pipeline in northern Minnesota. It will connect to a terminal in Superior, Wis.

Protests over Enbridge's $3B pipeline across Minnesota are expected to intensify

Protests are planned to resume Monday, and critical court actions are expected over the replacement for the Canadian company's current Line 3.
Business
June 5
Omar Ansari, founder and chief executive of Surly Brewing Co. in Minneapolis, said the chance to sell growlers from its brewery and restaurant means i

Minnesota's largest craft brewers make a last-call pitch to lawmakers for growler sales

For Surly, Schell's, Indeed and others, the issue is parity with smaller brewers that are allowed to sell beer for customers to take home.
June 5
Private student loans represent about 8% of total education debt.

Federal student loan interest rates increase July 1

Although rates are rising, they remain at relatively low levels.
Business
June 5
Children from the TowerLight Child Care Center helped Joan Johnson, from the TowerLight Memory Care Unit, water plants as part of their multigeneratio

Housing trend: More generations under one roof

One in four Americans live in a household with three or more generations under one roof.