A venture capital firm that's based in Kansas makes the shocking assertion that companies in the middle of the country get less national attention than those on the coasts. To help correct that, it's publicizing fast-growing companies from the heartland it calls the Flyover Fifty. MentorMate, The Nerdery, and MPay Gateway are the three Minnesota companies on the list.
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.
3 arrested after homicide, burglary in Inver Grove Heights
Charges of first-degree murder and first-degree burglary are pending.
Woman dies after becoming trapped in Waseca house fire
Police tried to enter the home but heavy smoke prevented them from getting inside.
Eden Prairie-based crypto company files for bankruptcy
The company operates crypto-mining centers.
1 dead, 2 with life-threatening injuries in Minnesota crash
The crash happened just after 7:30 p.m. Friday.
School bus carrying students plunges into river southwest of Fargo
None of the kids suffered life-threatening injuries, though some were taken to area hospitals.
Richfield High School cancels weekend events after shooting
Two men were shot outside the school's football stadium
Sound of shots, mass panic at Richfield football game streamed live on YouTube
Gunfire caused panic at a varsity football game Friday night.
7 Minn. companies among America's fastest-growing
Six companies based in the Twin Cities and one in Duluth made Inc. magazine's 2012 list of America's 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies, the Business Journal writes. A company in Plymouth was the highest ranking Minnesota company -- cracking the top 75. Last year, eight Minnesota firms were featured on the list.
Six Minnesota firms listed among country's best small companies
Forbes put Winmark Corporation number 11 on its top 100 list. The Minneapolis company franchises retail store concepts. Also representing the Gopher State: NVE Corporation, Capella Education, Buffalo Wild Wings, Hickory Tech, and Hawkins.
CAPCO is a bad idea for Minnesota
CAPCO (which stands for “Certified Capital Companies”) is intended to bring new venture capital money into Minnesota. Contributor John Alexander supports the conceptual effort, but says this bill (HF 1823) is ripe with problems and would duplicate the poor results and waste experienced by other states...
Four Minnesota companies among "Most Admired"
Fortune Magazine's top 50 list includes 3M, Target, St. Jude Medical and General Mills. Maplewood-based 3M was the highest ranking Minnesota company in the 18th spot for most-admired companies. Best Buy did not make the list this year after being named the 36th most-admired company last year.
Fortune's list of best employers includes three Minnesota companies
Allianz Life Insurance was lauded for devoting the whole month of September to celebrating its employees. General Mills and Mayo Clinic also made the list, which was topped by Google.
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