Looking for the best used book store in Minnesota? The best hiking trail? After-hours joint? The Star Tribune has endeavored to select the best of everything in the state in its annual rankings.
ATF offering $5,000 reward for info on fire at condemned apartment building
The building sustained $1.8 million-worth of damage.
BCA IDs officer in fatal St. Paul shooting, says there was 'exchange of fire'
The sergeant has been an officer for 10 years.
Charges: Teen speeding before crash that killed mother, injured her son
The teenager was driving at speeds between 72-89 mph at the time of the crash.
Northland Vapor calls St. Paul regulators 'overzealous' in lawsuit over THC sales
The small Minnesota business said the lawsuit was "misleading" and "shameful."
Excelsior chocolate shop ransacked by thieves to reopen
Truffle Hill will reopen to the public on Friday.
Company agrees to changes after child workers found in MN meat plants
An investigation found children ages 13-17 working hazardous jobs at the plants.
Drinks can company to lay off almost 100 workers, close St. Paul plant
State authorities were informed of the impending closure.
Suspect in Minneapolis bar killing charged with weapons crime
The suspect has not been charged with murder in the case as of Wednesday.
A monster storm is coming next week: What will happen?
What we know with high confidence at this point is that there will be a monster storm in the central U.S. by the early and middle part of next week.
Boy safe after kidnapping by non-custodial parent in Mankato
The search prompted the temporary shutdown of I-35 Tuesday night.
Search for group who stole 13 guns, ammo, vehicles on Thanksgiving
The theft happened at a home near Belle Plaine.
11 face charges after being found 'exploring' Fridley sewer system
A 911 caller reported seeing a group removing a manhole cover Monday night.
Minnesota drops in list of child-friendly states
The state has slipped a few rungs in a high-profile ranking of child-friendly states, largely because of its growing number of uninsured children. Minnesota is still No. 5 in the 2012 Kids Count data book, but this is the first time in 10 years that the state has ranked lower than No. 3.
4 Minnesota cities rank as one of '100 best for young people'
America's Promise Alliance selected four Twin Cities suburbs in its annual '100 Best' list. This year, a $2,500 grant is being awarded to every community that made the list.
Nineteen Minnesota companies remain on this year's Fortune 500 list
UnitedHealth Group was the top-ranking company from Minnesota. The Minnetonka-based health insurer held onto its 22nd spot, but fourteen companies saw their ranking drop. Target, Best Buy, Supervalu, and CHS all remained in the top 100. Twin Cities Business has the complete 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.
Target joins list of retailers selling Barnes & Noble Nook
Target is the latest company to pick up the Barnes & Nobel Book. The Minneapolis-based retailer joins several others in selling the $139 electronic book reader, including Richfield-based Best Buy.
Two Minnesota breweries are among the "Best Brewers in the World"
Brooklyn Center-based Surly Brewing Co. was ranked No. 11 by RateBeer.com. Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery also made the list at No. 42. The top-100 rankings are based on user ratings and input.
Best Buy closing its sixth store in Minnesota
The Post Bulletin reports employees at the south location in Rochester were notified it will close May 12. Best Buy built the store less than five years ago. It's among the 50 stores the Richfield-based electronics retailer is closing to cut costs.
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