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Publicly Traded Company Navarre Corporation Relocating HQ From Minnesota To Dallas

Navarre Corporation, one of Minnesota’s 50 largest public companies, recently disclosed plans to lay off employees in the state. Now, it has officially announced plans to relocate to Texas, and it has also named a new chief financial officer.

Fallon Executive Leaves To Join Competitor Campbell Mithun As CEO

Minneapolis-based advertising agency Campbell Mithun appointed a new chief executive, Rob Buchner, who joins the firm from local rival Fallon. Buchner replaces former Campbell Mithun CEO Steve Wehrenberg, who resigned this month to pursue a teaching post but will remain with the agency as non-executive chairman.

Case Tried By Twin Cities Law Firm Fafinski Mark & Johnson Heads To U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case regarding whether airlines should be protected from lawsuits after reporting security threats that turn out to be false alarms. Fafinski Mark & Johnson represents the airline in the case.

Report: 42 Business Expansions Expected To Add 1,300 MN Jobs

According to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development’s quarterly Business Expansion Report, the key expansion areas are in the west metro and Duluth.

Twin Cities Accounting Firm Merges With Fast-Growing Chicago Company

Edina-based Moquist Thorvilson Kaufmann will become part of BDO USA, a significantly larger national firm with which it has maintained a relationship for several years. Moquist’s 60 employees will join BDO.

Surly Brewing And HGA Architects Unveil “Destination Brewery” Renderings

Brooklyn Center-based Surly Brewing joined with design firm HGA to debut artists’ renderings of the company’s planned $20 million brewery.

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Dave Hutchinson has police license suspended for 30 days

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Man with sword, officers who shot him in North Branch identified

The 31-year-old was shot multiple times in the Friday incident.

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MN-based USA Curling 'reviewing' report that CEO ignored abuse in NWSL

Jeff Plush is under fire for multiple allegations made by U.S. women soccer players.

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Sven Sundgaard responds to AccuWeather's winter forecast

Take anything beyond a couple weeks with a grain of salt, warns meteorologist Sven Sundgaard.


Rage Against the Machine cancels rest of tour, including MN shows

The cancellations include a 2023 stop at the Target Center.

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Watch: Speeding drivers use Minneapolis bike lanes to overtake

Community members have called for better safety precautions in response.

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Jamal Smith sentenced to life for Plymouth road rage killing

A guilty verdict was determined by a jury this summer.