The week’s top business stories from Twin Cities Business

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Here are this week’s top business stories from the Editors of Twin Cities Business:

Louisiana-Pacific Is Mystery Company Receiving $66M In Public Financing

State lawmakers finally revealed the identity of the home siding company at an announcement for a $440 million plant in Hoyt Lakes.

Former Community Action CEO Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement Charges

The trial for his son Jordan Davis is still set to start next week.

No Contract Talks Scheduled Between Allina, Nurses

Possible strike looms amid health plan dispute.

Dakota County Committee Votes To Leave CTIB

The suburban county would be the first to leave the regional transportation funding body.

Mayo’s “Transformational Centers” Could Be First Beneficiaries Of DMC Build-Out

Regenerative, individualized medicine researchers seem likely picks for new Rochester buildings.

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What's open and closed in Minnesota on MLK Day 2021?

Local government offices will generally be closed on Monday.

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Company that falsely promised student loan forgiveness banned from MN

It's also been ordered to repay $11,499 in fees taken from Minnesotans.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID update for January 15

Hospitalizations are the lowest in Minnesota since October 25.

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Osterholm: B117 COVID strain could become major issue in 6-8 weeks

The B117 variant is believed to be more easily transmitted.

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General Mills halts donations to Republicans who voted to block Biden win

Two Minnesota representatives voted against certification of results in Arizona and Pennsylvania.

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Winter storm creates whiteout conditions, closing roads and causing crashes

Roads in southwestern Minnesota were closed early Friday, while slippery conditions elsewhere in the state led to crashes and spinouts.

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Hennepin Theatre Trust announces 2021-22 Broadway schedule

Health and safety protocols will be in place based on state guidance.

Tim Walz

Walz to hold press conference on MN State Capitol safety concerns

This comes amid ongoing threats to state Capitols across the country.

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