Cambria Holdings will be setting up some sort of showroom for its products in the WCCO Radio headquarters building in downtown Minneapolis, the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal reported Friday. The company will occupy the first floor of the building, which has been vacant since Nick's Sports World moved out of the location in 2008.
Police: Man in minivan approached kids, claimed he was former principal
Investigators say children were approached by a man in a white minivan who falsely claimed he'd been a local school principal.
Police: 2 people shot, 1 fatally over the weekend in La Crosse
Officers arrived to the scene and found one person suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
Wisconsin couple fight, kill bear that broke into their home
The incident happened last week in north-central Wisconsin.
USS Minneapolis-St. Paul officially launched in Duluth ceremony
It's the first U.S. Navy ship to be commissioned in Minnesota.
North High principal Mauri Friestleben returning to finish year
The principal said Friday she had been fired from her role over her support of a student protest.
One dead, two injured in wrong-way crash on Hwy. 169
The crash occurred on Highway 169 early Sunday morning.
Campsites closed at Voyageurs National Park due to 'historic' water levels
All backcountry trails and campsites are closed, as well as many frontcountry sites.
Lawmakers reach agreement on tax cuts ahead of session's end
Lawmakers announced they had reached a deal on a tax bill Saturday ahead of the looming session deadline.
Victims of daytime drive-by shooting in Robbinsdale identified
The two men died after a hail of bullets struck a vehicle.
New company moving into part of Best Buy's headquarters in Richfield
A new company is moving into part of Best Buy's corporate headquarters complex in Richfield. The Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal reports the Golden Valley-based debt collection agency DCM Services will take over the sixth floor of Building A. The move is part of Best Buy's plan to find ways to save money.
Dark Star, former longtime WCCO Radio personality, found dead
A longtime member of the WCCO Radio family has died. Dark Star, whose real name was George Chapple, was found dead Friday. The former radio personality was on the station for 25 years and hosted "Sports Night with Dark Star." He was 66.
Izzy's Ice Cream plans to build factory in Minneapolis
Finance & Commerce reports Izzy's Ice Cream is looking to build a new factory and business headquarters in Minneapolis. The lot is just across from Gold Medal Park.
Minneapolis school district plans to reopen buildings as enrollment goes back up
It wasn't long ago that dwindling enrollment forced painful school closings in Minneapolis. Now a couple of those buildings will likely reopen to help make room for 2,000 additional students over the next four years.
Opus to construct new headquarters for Xcel Energy
The proposed nine-story, 212,000-square-foot office building will be on the corner of Fourth Street and Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis, across the street from Xcel's current headquarters. Minnetonka-based Opus Development Corp. plans to start construction in 2014, with occupancy expected in 2016.
Reporter Heather Brown returns to WCCO-TV
After spending the last two years reporting for WNYW in New York, reporter Heather Brown is coming back to WCCO. Brown says her first day on the job in Minneapolis is Monday. She is currently working for the CBS affiliate in New York covering the devastation from storms on the East Coast.
Tech support company moving headquarters to Apple Valley
Stream Global Services is relocating from Massachusetts to the Twin Cities suburb, where its CEO already lives, the Star Tribune reports. Fifty employees will work at the headquarters initially, and the company plans to hire more.
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