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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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DNR uses a helicopter to more efficiently stock lakes with trout

In the past, the DNR used airplanes to stock remote lakes with fish, but the survival rate of the fish was only 85%.

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Secretary of State explains plans for segregated absentee ballots

Election officials are reminding voters that it's too late to mail in your absentee ballots.

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Osterholm on safe trick-or-treating: 'I would say go ahead with it'

The infectious disease expert's opinion doesn't align with the CDC's guidance.

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It's too late to mail your ballot, but you can still vote. Here's how.

Voters can drop off their absentee ballot, vote early in-person or head to the polls on Election Day.

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Dusting itself off after virus blow, F1rst Wrestling returns to the ring this Sunday

Minnesota's premier independent wrestling company was on top of the world before the virus hit.

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McDonald's is bringing the McRib back in December

It hasn't appeared on menus for eight years.

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2 more Twin Cities districts moving to distance learning for grades 6-12

The decision was announced as infection rates in Dakota County rise.

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Here are the 4 free COVID-19 testing sites in MN for the week of Nov. 2

People don't need to have symptoms or insurance to get tested for free.

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Minnesota Zoo launches activities to get people embracing nature

The zoo is hosting a pumpkin scavenger hunt and a "Do the Zoo, Not Zoom Day."

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