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Mayo And UHG Venture Draws Big Nat’l Partners

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.

Lawsuit Filed Against MN City Over Troubled Telecom Project

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.

Maurices Donates One Of Its HQ Buildings To UMD

The clothing retailer is giving one of its current headquarters buildings to the university after it moves to its new downtown Duluth location.

Dunn Bros. Opens New “Maker’s Cafe” Restaurant

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.

Which Cos. Employ The Most People In Downtown Mpls?

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.

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Wild win battle of NHL's hottest teams, extend winning streak to six

Kirill Kaprizov delivered a shootout winner to take down the Maple Leafs.

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Vikings downgrade Eric Kendricks to out against Lions

The Vikings have also activated Michael Pierce from injured reserve.

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Minnesotan sentenced after assaulting man with baseball bat

Marshall Wayne Boshey was sentenced to 30 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release.

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Target's gift card discount is back, but for this weekend only

The fine print: for Target Circle members only (but membership is free).

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Minneapolis teen arrested in St. Cloud after fleeing police in stolen vehicle

The vehicle was stolen in a car-jacking in Minneapolis Thursday.

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Winter storm warnings issued with heavy snow set to slam MN

Parts of northern Minnesota could see more than a foot of snow, but there won't be much in the Twin Cities.

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With KAT out, Timberwolves can't upset Nets

D'Angelo Russell stepped up but couldn't overcome Brooklyn's firepower.

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Everson Griffen confirms he has bipolar disorder

"I’ve been running from it a long time. I’m not ashamed of it anymore.”

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St. Cloud suspect now charged in two local murder cases

Both murders happened within a day of each other in June.

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