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Medtronic Makes Second European Purchase This Week

The Fridley-based medical technology business announced a $350 million deal to purchase a privately held Italian company, one day after acquiring a Dutch business.

Dairy Queen Confirms Cyber Hack

The Edina-based company did not disclose how many customers or how many stores might be at risk.

Life Time Fitness May Spin Off Into Two Publicly Traded Cos.

The Chanhassen-based fitness chain says one of the companies would be a real estate investment trust for all of its properties.

Buffalo Wild Wings Acquires Majority Stake In Rusty Taco

The Golden Valley chain's latest move provides the rising king of chicken wings with its second ‘Fast Casual’ concept.

Best Buy Profits Despite Still-Sliding Sales

The Richfield-based electronics giant forecasted single-digit declines in sales for the year’s third and fourth quarters, citing industry trends.

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Digital, streaming employees at WCCO-TV vote to unionize

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Police arrest man suspected of sexual assault, weapons threat in Eagan

The investigation prompted a SWAT response in an Eagan neighborhood on Tuesday.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for the week ending Tuesday, August 16

The latest reporting period averaged just under 1,300 new cases per day.

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Jason and Carly Zucker sell Edina home for $4.18M

The property was bought in 2020, months after Jason Zucker was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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Cragun’s Golf Resort Communities Offer Stunning Views Along with Resort-Style Living

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Restrictions in place as Emerald Ash Borer found in Sherburne County

The county is now the 36th in the state with a confirmed presence of the invasive insect.

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Home that was scene of June standoff engulfed in fire

Authorities arrived to find the home fully ablaze.

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Crosstown Hwy. 62 reopens as footage emerges of truck hitting bridge

The westbound lanes were closed in Edina from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday night.

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Flash flooding as torrential rain hammers Cambridge

Flooding and damage from a non-severe storm Wednesday evening.

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