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From the editors of Twin Cities Business:

MN Loses 4,200 Jobs In A "Very Disappointing" April

Only three sectors added jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in April, with manufacturing being the only real bright spot in Minnesota’s private sector.

Has The Green Line Fueled $2.5B In Developments?

A new Met Council report tallies $2.5 billion in investments near the light-rail line, but the number is far from an exact science.

Local Entrepreneur Creates Storytelling Pillow For Kids

Killian Rieder’s “Elo” pillow is equipped with speakers that play music or tell children’s stories, but only when the child’s head is resting on it.

Two Employers Close Twin Cities Facilities, Lay Off Workers

MoneyGram plans to shutter a 376-worker plant in Brooklyn Center and is starting with 28 layoffs; meanwhile, Gannett Publishing disclosed plans to close a plant in Maple Grove.

Eagan Company Files For Ch. 11 Bankruptcy

Universal Cooperatives, Inc., and its subsidiaries owe their largest creditors nearly $20 million.

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U of M gives some students 50% off meals for September after complaints

Students have complained about an array of issues surrounding dining halls.

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Gallery: Sprawling estate near Superior National Forest listed for $2.9M

The property has been in the same family for over 60 years.

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Surgery clinic proposed to replace 111-year-old farmhouse in Eagan

A developer is proposing to transform the remnant farm property.

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Why Hurricane Ian could be catastrophic in Florida

Hurricanes are the atmosphere’s biggest show of force and energy, and Hurricane Ian is no exception.

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Suspect arrested after man and dog shot on St. Paul's East Side

The shooting happened around 12:45 p.m. Tuesday.

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Bemidji police appeal to find missing teenager

Tahlia Poitra was last seen Wednesday.

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Crisp & Green owner launches new chain, with 12 MN locations planned

Steele Brands already owns and operates Crisp & Green and Stalk & Spade.

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New vendor to open at Rosedale Center food hall

POTLUCK Food Hall offers a rotating collection of local restaurants and food retailers.

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Woman charged in drunk driving incident that killed Minnetonka HS alum

Nate Stratton, 20, died from his injuries on Sept. 18.

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