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MN Lost 4,200 Jobs In July While Jobless Rate Held Steady

Seasonally adjusted employment figures paint a fairly dismal picture, although state officials warn that the adjustment process is concealing some strength in Minnesota’s labor market.

Target Revamps Supply Chain, To Match Prices In Canada

New Target Canada president said company should not have opened 124 stores and three distribution centers so quickly.

Longtime Gold’n Plump CEO Retires In Wake Of Acquisition

Michael Helgeson—who has spent more than four decades at the business his grandfather founded, and who recently guided GNP through a sale to an Illinois company—will retire, and Steve Jurek will be promoted to president.

Two MN Companies Among Fortune’s Fastest Growing

Northern Oil and Polaris are among Fortune magazine’s 100 fastest-growing companies, giving Minnesota two representatives on the list for a second straight year.

Luxury "Island Apartments" Planned For Minnetonka

A Minnetonka project with 174 units is ready to start construction in the shadow of Carlson Center.

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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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