From the editors at Twin Cities Business:
A UnitedHealth Group and Mayo Clinic joint research initiative called Optum Labs has attracted seven new partners, including Pfizer, the Tufts Medical Center, and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
After selling $26 million in bonds to finance a broadband network, the City of Monticello has been unable to repay investors; a new lawsuit has now been filed, as expected, and will be resolved if bondholders approve a settlement.
The clothing retailer is giving one of its current headquarters buildings to the university after it moves to its new downtown Duluth location.
Maker’s Cafe, which will serve local food and sell homemade merchandise, opened in conjunction with a new Minnesota-based co-working space called Cafe Inc.
Target, Wells Fargo, and HCMC took the top three spots on the Minneapolis Downtown Council’s list of the 15 largest employers in the city’s core.