BringMeTheNews' Top 10 business stories of 2013


These were the most clicked-on business-related stories on in 2013.

1.Officials with Eagan's new outlet mall reveal list of future tenants

Paragon Outlet Partners unveiled some of the retailers that will have shops at the new open-air outlet mall in Eagan

2. How much should a modern family make to make it in Minnesota?

How much does a two-parent, two-child family in the Twin Cities need to secure a decent living?

3. BMTN, Tom Barnard launch podcast partnership

When local radio icon Tom Barnard asked BringMeTheNews to be part of his live online podcast, we jumped at the chance.

4. Perham fears being 'known as the stinkiest city in the US'

What’s that smell? For residents of Perham, it’s like a death knell.

5. 'Termination Tuesdays' becoming the norm at Best Buy corporate

Waves of people being laid off each week at Best Buy’s corporate headquarters have most employees walking into the office thinking, “am I next?”

6. Cheerios ad draws hateful backlash over interracial family

A Cheerios commercial featuring a white mother and black father sparked a firestorm of racist comments on YouTube.

7. Iowa court sides with dentist who fired 'too attractive' assistant

Iowa Supreme Court justices affirmed a ruling that an Iowa dentist did not discriminate against a female assistant when he fired her because she was attractive.

8. Opening soon at the Mall of America

A handful of new retailers are opening up shop at Mall of America.

9. Not nice: Twin Cities No. 4 on 'snobby' cities list

Minnesotans are stereotyped for many things, but being snooty hasn’t traditionally been among them.

10. Oops! Target offends plus-size women with 'manatee' dress

Target Corp. is apologizing for a not so flattering word used to describe a woman’s dress on its website.

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State Capitol.

Lawmakers reach agreement on eviction moratorium off-ramp

It would replace the governor's executive order that has been in place during the pandemic.

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Median sale price of Twin Cities homes hit whopping $350,000 in May

High demand and low supply is the reality for buyers throughout much of the state.

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Report: Vikings working on reunion with Sheldon Richardson

The defensive tackle played with Minnesota in 2018.

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Ospreys started a nest on a coop's power pole - so they built a new home for them

A small electrical cooperative went out of its way to help the hopeful osprey pair.


In 13 MN counties, the adult vaccination rate is below 50%

Todd County is the lowest, with a 37.8% adult vaccination rate.

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Keeping your pet safe and calm during fireworks, summer events

Pets are more sensitive to loud noises, and fireworks are known to stress out many dogs.

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Sheriff: 25-year-old woman run over after falling off towed ATV

It happened on a rural forest road in Smokey Hollow Township.

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Loved ones identify woman killed in Uptown as Deona Marie Erickson

She was among the protestors Sunday night when a motorist drove through the crowd.

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U of M won't require COVID-19 vaccination for fall semester

The university's president called it "a complex and personal issue."

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MN appeals court upholds Line 3 pipeline approval

The decision is a blow to Tribal leaders and environmentalists fighting the project.