However, when questioned about bringing tech jobs to the area -- Eric Schmidt says Google doesn't have any future plans in Minnesota. The company says its web-based tools have provided more than $1 billion in economic value to the state.
Charges: Teen couple tortured children while babysitting in St. Paul
A doctor called this "the worst case of abuse he has seen in over 20 years."
New apartment proposal could spell the end for Myth Live
Myth Live in Maplewood has a spotty past with the surrounding community.
Police trying to find woman, 18, who was shot at in St. Paul
Police are looking for help finding the woman.
Man sentenced to life in prison for 2021 murder of girlfriend
Lacy Jo Krube, 36, was found unresponsive at her St. Paul home, after she'd been beaten in Brooklyn Park.
Police: Man found dead at rural farm was victim of homicide
The 79-year-old's body was found Tuesday.
New threat prompts closure of Richfield secondary schools
The new threat comes after a shooting outside the Richfield High School football game Friday night.
Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg to headline Duluth rally
The rally will take place at Leif Erikson Park on Oct. 1.
Stella's Fish Cafe closes temporarily to investigate viral rodent video
The Uptown restaurant said it was closing temporarily so it could investigate the claims.
Walz, judge in dispute over Feeding Our Future case
A Ramsey County judge disputed Walz's claims that the Minnesota Department of Education was ordered by the court to resume payments to Feeding Our Future.
2 dead, 1 with life-threatening injuries in Hwy. 7 crash
Both drivers were not wearing their seatbelt, according to the State Patrol.
15-year-old Richfield football game shooting suspect arrested
A 16-year-old accused of instigating the altercation is also in custody.
Google: 60% of small businesses in Minnesota don't have a website
Those numbers have Google pushing to connect those businesses to potential customer by offering up free web workshops. So far, more than 900 businesses attended the first workshop held in St. Paul this month.
Best Buy is partnering with Google in new online 'circulars'
The search giant is joining with retailers such as Best Buy and Macy's to create Web-based circulars, similar to what appears in your Sunday paper. The service will display custom ads based on your location and search topics. Best Buy hopes the new ads will get Web surfers into their stores. Researchers says the new ads will likely give Google an even greater share of the online ad market.
Report: Minnesota has lost 70,000 jobs to China since 2001
The Economic Policy Institute says China’s currency manipulation and other policies have led to the growing trade deficit that has cost so many jobs.
Report: Nearly 3,000 high-tech jobs lost in Minnesota
Nearly 3,000 high-tech jobs were lost last year in the state. However, Minnesota still ranks 17th in the nation for the number of technology-based jobs.
Starkey exec runs for Minnesota GOP chairman
Brandon Sawalich, a vice president at Starkey Hearing Technologies who ran unsuccessfully for the post in 2009, says he has a business background that should please party delegates. But MPR raises the question of whether grass-roots activists committed to some key conservative values will rally around him.
Layoffs could be coming down line for Minnesota factories
Factory managers in a new survey say they’ve seen 26 straight months of growth, but that’s flagging now. One economics expert tells MPR the report suggests pink slips could be coming for some factory workers.
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