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From the editors of Twin Cities Business:

Wireless Ronin To Merge With New York Firm

Wireless Ronin Technologies, a publicly traded company based in Minnetonka, said it will merge with Creative Realities and sell about 59 percent of its shares to the owner of the fellow marketing technology firm.

ShopHQ Replaces CEO In Wake Of Proxy Battle

After shareholders elected several board members nominated by activist investor the Clinton Group, ValueVision, which operates the ShopHQ brand, said it has also appointed Mark Bozek as its new chief executive.

Manufacturing Plant Plans 100 New Jobs In Red Wing

Capital Safety, which makes body harnesses, hoists, and other equipment to protect workers from falls, said it will add 100 new jobs after receiving some government support.

Target Accused Of Infringing On Priceline Founder's Patent

An owner of many patents (with a history of suing big retailers) is accusing Target's online subscription service of patent infringement.

CoCo Expands Beyond The Twin Cities

CoCo Fargo marks the organization's fourth location, and it will occupy 6,000 square feet in the city's downtown.

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FOX 9 promotes Hannah Flood to anchor, adds new reporter

Hannah Flood will co-anchor mornings while Se Kwon joins the team.

Carjacking pursuit in Little Canada

Watch: Suspects drive wrong-way on I-35E, before carjacking separate vehicles

The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office said the suspects are still at large.

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St. Paul restaurant damaged in Sunday night fire

The fire department said the fire is considered to be "accidental."

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MPCA: Minnesota's emissions fell by 23% between 2005 and 2020

Clean energy investments have driven the decline.

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Former U.S. Senator for Minnesota Dave Durenberger dies at 88

Durenberger served two terms before his disgraceful exit in the mid-1990s.

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Two new breweries join Minneapolis, St. Paul downtowns

There are new spots in North Loop and Lowertown.

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'Driver's Licenses For All' bill passes Minnesota House, heads to Senate

It would allow Minnesotans to obtain it without needing proof of legal presence in the U.S.

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Lawless Distilling in south Minneapolis abruptly closes its doors

The company stated "the wear and tear of the pandemic has taken its toll."

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