Winter weather advisory issued as Saturday snow arrives
Not huge totals expected, but any snow will likely impact travel.
Report: Ryan Poles is Vikings' 'top choice' for general manager
Poles was one of two finalists revealed on Friday.
Willis carries shorthanded Gophers to beat Rutgers
The senior scored a career-high 32 points to end a four-game losing streak.
Charges: St. Paul man had sexual contact 'multiple times' with 12-year-old girl
Marcus Steichen, 21, is charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Charges: Mom killed infant son just weeks after getting him back from foster care
The 10-month-old died in her care in Brooklyn Park last April.
Minnesota's 'frozen potato freeway' closure attracts plenty of comment
It was, let's face it, a very Minnesotan reason for a freeway closure.
U of M fraternity raises money for chef's knee surgery
The GoFundMe has raised around $1,700 of its $5,000 goal.
7 restaurant, bar groups sue Minneapolis over dining vaccine mandate
"Minneapolis bars and restaurants are being used as pawns..." the lawsuit said.
Woman fatally shot in St. Paul's North End neighborhood
It's the fourth homicide so far this year in St. Paul.
Hopkins suffers rare loss to No. 1 ranked Sidwell Friends
The Royals held their own in a battle of the nation's best.
Walmart stores to surpass number of Targets in Minnesota
With Walmart stores opening in Burnsville, in St. Cloud and in Redwood Falls this coming week, Minnesota for the first time will have more Walmart outlets (including Sam's Clubs) than it does Target stores.
Walmart joins Target, drops Amazon Kindle products
Walmart is the second big-box chain to stop selling all Amazon Kindle tablets and e-readers in its stores, Reuters reports. Target booted the electronic devices from its shelves about five months ago.
Walmart beats Target, opens first converted Zellers store in Canada
Arkansas-based Walmart has opened its first of 39 former Zeller's stores in Canada that the company acquired from its Minneapolis-based retail rival last year, Retailing Today reports. Target is working on plans to launch its first Canadian stores next spring.
Target's October sales trail expectations
Target Corp. says its same-store sales grew 2.4 percent in October, Forbes reports. Analysts were projecting same-store sales growth of 3.3 percent last month. The Minneapolis-based discount giant's total sales climbed 3 percent to $4.98 billion in October.
Target, Neiman Marcus team up to sell holiday collection
Minneapolis-based discount retailer Target and luxury department store Neiman Marcus will each offer more than 50 products by 24 top designers starting December 1. The limited-edition collection will be available in stores and online -- with most items less than $60.
Target confirms stores opening in Canada next year
The Minneapolis-based discount giant is firming up plans to enter its first market outside the United States. Target has released a list of 125 store locations in Canada that will open starting next spring. Its first 24 stores are all in Ontario. Later this year, Target will announce additional locations that will open in 2014.
Target, Kohl's announce holiday hiring plans
Minneapolis-based Target plans to hire 80,000 to 90,000 temporary employees nationwide for the Christmas shopping season, Fox Business reports. That is slightly fewer than last year, but Target notes 30 percent of the seasonal workers it hired last year stayed with the retailer permanently. Meanwhile, Wisconsin-based Kohl's plans to boost its temporary workforce by more than 10 percent from last year.
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