The U.S. Department of Commerce says Minnesota's economy grew 1.2 percent last year to $244.9 billion. The Star Tribune reports the biggest areas driving the growth of Minnesota's economy were durable-goods manufacturing and finance and insurance. North Dakota was No. 1 with GDP growing 7.6 percent.
Charges: Armed man made death threats at Minneapolis LGBTQ bar
The man allegedly used derogatory terms while threatening to kill someone.
FDA pulls last COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatment as new variants rise
A therapy used to treat more than 11,000 Minnesotans is no longer authorized amid a surge in the latest COVID-19 variants.
Charges: Plymouth man shot girlfriend in head after birthday party
The 23-year-old victim is in critical condition as of Friday.
State announces $2.5M in grants for child care providers
Child care providers in roughly a dozen communities will receive funds to help grow the supply of affordable, quality child care.
Probe of Golden Valley police uncovers racism, alleged misconduct
One officer was terminated for alleged racist comments and violations of state law.
Blowing snow Friday in Minnesota; will it snow next week?
Winds could gust up to 50 mph Friday afternoon and night.
To combat CWD, late-season deer hunting announced for 9 areas of MN
The special hunts will be held between Dec. 16 and 18.
COVID levels rising in wastewater; BQ.1 now dominant
BQ.1 is the new dominant subvariant in Twin Cities wastewater.
Keith Ellison, other AGs settle with CarMax over recall disclosures
As part of the settlement, CarMax now must disclosure open recalls online and on the lot.
Man kidnaps 2-year-old daughter in St. Paul, crashes after pursuit in Minneapolis
The incident involved both police departments in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
What were the best performing Twin Cities radio stations in Oct-Nov. 2022?
The latest Nielsen ratings are in.
Boys aged 15, 16 arrested after shooting of teen in Woodbury
The victim suffered non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.
Twin Cities metro ranked No. 85 for job growth
Fueled by growth of the Mayo Clinic, Rochester grabbed a spot in a new list of the top 100 U.S. cities for economic and job growth in 2012, beating out Minneapolis/St. Paul/Bloomington as the top city in Minnesota. Rochester was No. 66, Duluth No. 77 and the Twin Cities No. 85 on the list that ranked 365 metro areas.
More business owners see improvement in Minnesota economy
31 percent of Minnesota business owners and managers surveyed by the state chamber of commerce and a public relations firm see the state's economy improving. That's up from just 13 percent in last year's Business Barometer survey. As for what obstacles they face, high taxes was the most common concern followed by health care costs and finding qualified workers.
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