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From the editors at Twin Cities Business:

Target Cuts 475 Jobs And Drops Insurance For Part-Timers

Target is making another round of job cuts; it's also dropping health insurance for part-time workers but giving $500 to those affected.

Developer Pitches Two Downtown Mpls. Towers With 360 Condos

Proposed during an apartment boom, Jim Stanton’s plan would revive the never-built “Eclipse” condo project.

Retail Hiring Helped MN Add 9,500 Jobs In December

The trade, transportation, and utilities sector—which includes retail—added 4,600 jobs in December, fueling Minnesota’s employment growth during the month.

Mpls. Law Firm Helps Local Whistleblower Win $5.7M In Legal Settlement

A Twin Cities-based therapy provider that was represented by Lindquist & Vennum will receive $5.7 million as its share of a $30 million settlement.

Two Of Forbes’ “Most Promising Companies” Are From MN

See which Minnesota firms ranked 34th and 44th on a national list of “most promising” private companies with under $250 million in annual revenue.

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Beleaguered Ward 9 city council candidate loses Strib endorsement

Mickey Moore has faced questions in recent days about where he actually lives.

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New clue may explain how rare tropical disease sickened Minnesotan

The disease, known as melioidosis, killed 2 people earlier this year.

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MN lawmaker encourages donations for locals charged in Jan. 6 insurrection

"They are a good family!" Sen. Mark Koran wrote Friday.


Money Gal Coaching: Mastering the spiritual parts of money

Kelly Blodgett used her passion behind becoming debt free to launch Money Gal Coaching.

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U of M will now require proof that employees have been vaccinated for COVID

Previously, only students were required to be vaccinated.

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Report reveals details about ethics investigation into Rep. Hagedorn

The congressman described the report's findings as "unfounded conclusions."


SkyWest cancels hundreds of flights due to server error

More than 80 have been canceled at MSP Airport.


First elk in more than 100 years spotted in parts of southern WI

The elk population was reintroduced to Wisconsin in recent decades.

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10 beautiful Minnesota cities to visit for outdoor adventures

These places are perfect for a day trip or a weekend getaway.