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Enterprise Plans To Add 80 New Twin Cities Jobs

The holding company for the Enterprise Rent-A-Car announced it will hire 11,000 new workers internationally in the coming year.

Government Shutdown Has Direct, But Limited, Effect On MN

So far, the effect of the government shutdown has primarily been limited to federal workers turned away from their jobs, but if the government stays in the dark, federal funding limitations may broaden the impact.

Twin Cities Data Center Projects Pick Up Steam

A CenturyLink unit is planning a new Shakopee project; some industry experts consider the Twin Cities to be “underserved” by modern data centers.

Hotel Brand Charts Significant MN Expansion

Value Place, which describes itself as “the largest economy extended stay lodging franchise in the United States,” has chosen the Twin Cities as one of five markets in which to expand its franchise.

New Upscale Outlet Mall Attracts 19 More Tenants

Twin Cities at Eagan, an upscale outlet mall that is slated to open next August, added 19 more retailers to its tenant list, which already included Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th.

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Large police presence at Emagine Willow Creek movie theater in Plymouth

There are few details at this stage as to what has happened.

Maple Grove Police Department

Maple Grove-based businessman convicted of fatally shooting wife

Wiseman owns properties in both Minnesota, Nevada and China.

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Jason Matheson's biscuit shop to briefly close ahead of relaunch

Betty & Earl's will shut down for two weeks before reopening under a new name.

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Worker dies in forklift accident at paper recycling business

The victim was described as a loving father of two who was devoted to his church.

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Authorities ID woman killed by hit-and-run driver who ran red light

A fundraiser was created to support the family after the "sudden and senseless loss."

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Watch: Prior Lake stuns Rosemount with last-second hook and ladder

The Lakers dusted off an old favorite to get a victory on Thursday night.

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MN gets its first frost advisories, freeze warnings of the season

The coldest spots could dip to below 30 degrees overnight.

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Ahead of Big Ten clash, Huskers fans spend their Friday mocking PJ Fleck

Huskers fans are in a playful mood ahead of Saturday's game.

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New 1st-degree murder charge for man accused in youth coach's killing

A grand jury indicted the suspect in connection with the shooting of Jay Boughton.

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COVID: Mayo Clinic's tips for staying safe while trick-or-treating

A layered approach, especially for those who aren't vaccinated, is recommended.

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'My patience level is gone': Walz calls on lawmakers to help hospital strain

The governor said only legislators can enact some of the needed measures.

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