The Week's Top Business Stories


From the editors at Twin Cities Business:

Office Projects Return As Several New Buildings Join The Minneapolis Skyline

The latest sign in a rebound of office development projects is the new Minneapolis headquarters for a local nonprofit, but more are underway. (Including photos.)

More Local Breweries Are Expanding And Adding Taprooms

North Minneapolis, Marshall, White Bear Lake, and Stillwater are among the places where new “taprooms” are either on the horizon or have recently opened.

Downtown Council Names New CEO During A "Vital Time" For Downtown Minneapolis

Veteran civic leader Steve Cramer, who also chairs the Minnesota Ballpark Authority, talked to Twin Cities Business about his new role at the Minneapolis Downtown Council.

Minnesota Molding Company Doubles Its Footprint, Will Hire Up To 75

In its second expansion in the past two years, Circle Pines-based Advanced Molding Technologies is adding a 36,000-square-foot facility adjacent to its existing plant to accommodate recent sales and employee growth.

St. Jude Medical Enters Wireless Pacemaker Market

The St. Paul-based medical device company recently acquired a developer of miniaturized, “leadless” pacemakers, which will strengthen its position in the multibillion-dollar global pacemaker market, the company said.

MN CEO's TED Talk Challenges Beliefs About Millennials (Video)

Mike Derheim challenges the idea that Millennials lack a good work ethic, suggesting instead that business leaders must replace the traditional “command and control” model with one of “empowerment.”

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Eagan-based Villaume Industries pays $90K fine in gender discrimination case

After the Minnesota Department of Human Rights found the company refused to hire women, Villaume committed to reforms


11 more people charged in massive magazine scam plead guilty

In total, 63 people from across the U.S. were charged in what prosecutors called the "largest elder fraud scheme in the nation."

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Wild goalie Alex Stalock claimed off waivers by Oilers

The South St. Paul native will be heading to Edmonton.

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Shakopee GOPer posts DFL lawmaker's personal cell number on Facebook

Rep. Erik Mortensen has been accused of 'doxxing' Twin Cities lawmaker Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn.

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Minneapolis scraps plan to pay 'influencers' to share information during Chauvin trial

The plan to pay influencers to share city-approved messages during the trials of the officers charged in George Floyd's death drew criticism.


Toddler called 911 and said 'baby' was dead, turned out to be her doll

We're checking into whether the doll is named 'Chucky.'

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NCAA Women's Final Four 2022 will be held in Minneapolis

The NCAA unveiled the logo for the 2022 Final Four on Monday.


As golf season approaches, book your round now at Dacotah Ridge GC

The stunning course is designed by world-renowned architect Rees Jones.


Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run in St. Paul Sunday evening

The incident occurred near the intersection of Phalen Boulevard and Atlantic Street.