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An IRS ruling hardened a battle over the tax treatment of aid to small employers.
The U.S. president can influence the economy, but some trends are outside the reach of the office.
Four decades of alt-weekly journalism ends in Twin Cities.
One of the last neighborhood newspapers in Minneapolis is an influential voice in the city.
The manufacturing supplier has also seen the decline of its main industrial parts business slow down.
Semiconductor industry sees future public-private cooperation
Two of the three branches — damaged in riots following the police killing of George Floyd — are being rebuilt from the ground up.
The Minneapolis Fed chief insists board's inflation fears are overblown.
The turning point is a signal to SkyWater's customers that chip design work can begin.
She most recently was vice president of operations for Solera Inc., a Texas-based provider of risk-management software used chiefly in the insurance and automotive industries.
In legal response, Bremer's trustees say Minnesota attorney general's desire to remove them is a 'political ploy.'
The new team, called Version1, has its first game on Friday.
Profits fell for the cleaning-products company, though executives see big rebound.
The state review focuses on Enbridge pipeline plan.
Plymouth company sets up $12M settlement fund.
The Minneapolis-based fintech company saw its Australia-listed shares hit a new high on the news.
Cargill Inc. last week announced it has mapped out its entire supply chain for soybeans in Brazil, where the destruction of forest to make land…
At-home eating drove a huge jump in sales and profits, and no one is sure how long it will last.
Kara, Kirk and Travis Soulepivotal changed strategy to focus on ultralow prices and direct distribution from their website.
In new claim, trustees say that the pandemic has dashed chances to sell.
The airline is working to build confidence in its cleanliness to bring back passengers.
The unemployment rate and the level of the stock market get the most attention. But a better way to see how the coronavirus pandemic is…
Effort will start next week for its employees at MSP.
The company will boost loans to black-owned businesses by at least $100 million.
The nation's largest private company revealed some data, even though it wasn't required.
The sensors were developed quickly by partners of the Bloomington firm that were working on related products.
The state's unemployment rate is the highest since 1983 and still may not reflect all the people hit by the pandemic downturn.
Executives said they expect costs to be about $30 million to $40 million above previous expectations for each of the next two quarters.
Resumption a step forward in international service from Mpls.
Minnesota insurer reaching out to about 100,000 to encourage preventive care amid pandemic.
The airline also reportedly notified pilots that it will likely need to reduce their ranks.
With 85% of revenue from grocery shoppers, the Minnesota food giant has fared well during pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has driven the U.S. economy into a swift, steep downturn. But for Golden Valley-based General Mills, it has led to skyrocketing demand for its products and an extreme test for 40,000 workers around the world.
The airline is not assigning middle seats and it's putting crews in protective gear.
Sun Country is now flying about 30 flights a week but has the leeway to cut to as few as six.
Nearly every day for two weeks, at least one sizable pork-processing plant shut down after the new coronavirus ripped through its workforce. Now plants that process about 25% of U.S. pork are closed. Consumers in early May should see the effects.
The Star Tribune last week interviewed decisionmakers in businesses around the state about when and how to start the next chapter of the crisis.
The Minneapolis-based bank juggled huge demands in recent weeks, including a usage surge on its digital apps Wednesday.
The airline ended an 18-month relationship with Delta Global Services.
Chipmakers such as SkyWater Technology are a key barometer for the economic hazard the pandemic presents.
The main carrier at MSP does not expect overseas flights to resume until at least June.
Recent jobless claims far exceed the number of Minnesotans who were out of work in February.
U.S. Bank will boost the wages of about 30,000 "critical front-line" staffers at its bank branches, call centers and technical operations by 20% for the…
There was a big jump in new jobs in January and unemployment fell that month.
In addition to the current burst of hiring, a company official said he anticipates another round later this year.
Cecere received higher long-term incentives in a strong year for the nation's No. 5 bank.
Mpls. bank will provide deposit and credit card services to the insurer's clients nationwide.
Minneapolis fintech company doubles in size, attracts big banks as customers.
Minneapolis fintech unveils a new multicolored logo.
He led the retailer's delisting, which helped new investors take charge and is in contention.
Firm's top fixed-income investor believes there are not enough bonds.
The Minneapolis firm collapses after losses mount for key investor.
As the airline provides employees with their biggest profit-sharing, unions point out inequalities in the industry.
Famous Dave's parent firm makes its first big deal, buying ailing Granite City restaurants.
Policies set parameters around where and how employees may interact with customers.
The employees helped a customer on Dec. 24 who couldn't get cash because his paycheck from a new employer was held up in a verification process that wouldn't be resolved until after the holiday.
Retiring baby boomers leave employment gaps that are difficult to fill; education and health hiring declined.
The fintech startup's shares recovered most of the value they lost two weeks ago.
Execs dubbed the rate environment 'manageable' and expect solid growth in fee-based revenue.
The move adds yet another player to the battle over the future of the state's fourth-largest bank and comes just days after a group of Bremer shareholding employees filed suit to intervene in a proposed sale.
The rejection of a California financing license caused investors to flee from Sezzle shares.
The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas will feature Delta's CEO.
The growth of UnitedHealth Group dominated the Minnesota business scene in the 2010s and made the company’s investors immensely wealthier. The Minnetonka-based health insurance and…
The accumulated effects of previous growth rates will widen the gap between slow growers like Minnesota and fast ones like Texas and California.
Mick McGuire had big plans for Golden Valley-based restaurant chain, but then walked away.
Job growth remained ultralow for the year, while the state's jobless rate rose slightly to 3.3%.
Two new funds are the biggest yet for the venture firm, which has offices in Minneapolis and Fargo.
Workers went on strike for two days to protest stalled contract talks at another warehouse.
The move is in sympathy with workers in Indiana.
A new front opens in the St. Paul foundation's fight over the future of the bank it owns.
The Bremer Trust, the foundation that owns Minnesota's fourth-largest bank, says it has to be sold for the foundation to meet tax law.
Financial tech firm more than triples '18 capital.
Minnesota's first test case was with doctors. It did not get far, but sentiment is building nationwide.
Foundation trustees want to sell bank, but executives cry foul.
New data suggest state hasn't topped out yet.