Massachusetts-based Boston Scientific is buying medical startup BridgePoint Medical Inc., the Star Tribune reports. The small privately held firm has developed an innovative system to clear coronary arteries without bypass surgery. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Boston Scientific has 5,000 employees in Minnesota.
Minnesota to offer free school meals to 90,000 extra students
Gov. Tim Walz, who is facing re-election in November, announced the measure on Monday.
Minneapolis man dies from injuries days after motorcycle pileup
The 69-year-old died after four days at Regions Hospital.
Police: 15-year-old missing from home north of Twin Cities
Authorities say he may be headed to the metro.
5,760 cases of Capri-Sun recalled as they might contain cleaning fluid
"The taste of fun" isn't that fun currently...
25-year-old Hopkins man drowns after falling off boat
The man reportedly fell from the boat while fishing with friends.
New report details hate crimes in Minnesota last year
Hate crimes in Minnesota rose in 2021.
Low cancels Europe shows due to Mimi Parker's cancer treatment
The Duluth band says the decision follows 'recent changes' in Parker's treatment.
Twin Cities LA Fitness closed after fire Monday morning
The gym will remain closed for the day.
State contacts over 100 landowners in Rush Creek fish kill investigation
The deaths of the fish remain unexplained.
Wisconsin man admits to 1992 revenge killings 15 years after boyhood tragedy
The 52-year-old man is in custody 30 years after the 1992 double murder.
Boston Scientific profits take 3rd quarter dive
Dwindling demand for pacemakers and defibrillators cut into Boston Scientific’s bottom line in the latest quarter. Profits fell 25 percent. The company announced layoffs earlier this year for some of the Twin Cities 5,000 Boston Scientific workers.
Boston Scientific chief earns nearly $12 million in less than three months
Michael Mahoney--Boston Scientific's future CEO--pulled in $11.78 million dollars in just 76 days on the job. Most of the compensation comes in the form of stock awards.
Anytime Fitness acquires Denver-based hair-removal salon chain
Anytime Fitness Inc., based in Hastings, Minn., has agreed to buy Denver-based Waxing the City, a small chain of salons dedicated to waxing and hair removal services, the Business Journal reports. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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