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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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Crowd evacuated at end of homecoming football game in Brooklyn Park

Police blamed 'unruly teens' in the stands and some who were trying to enter the stadium.


State to help 44 Minnesota gas stations add E15 pumps

The yellow 88 button is coming to more gas stations in Minnesota.

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FBI, police investigating bank robbery at Edina's 50th and France

An ATM technician was robbed by four men at a U.S. Bank.

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Paralyzed Bloomington football player begins rehabilitation in Colorado

Ethan Glynn is at a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital.

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Owner of St. Cloud bar gets 6 years for arson, ordered to repay $3M

A February 2020 fire at the Press Bar and Parlor was later determined to be an insurance job.


Bloomington, Richfield districts tighten security ahead of weekend football

Enhanced safety measures will be in place this weekend.

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Walz sends MN first responders to help with hurricane recovery in Florida

Eight members of the Minnesota All Hazards Incident Management Team will travel to Florida.


It was the driest September in Twin Cities modern history

Less than a quarter inch of rain fell in September.