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Study IDs Twin Cities As Among Worst For Hispanic Entrepreneurs

Minneapolis and St. Paul are near the bottom of a recent study of the best places for Hispanics to start a business.

Two Twin Cities Firms Help Farmers Harness Cloud Data

Cargill becomes the latest agricultural firm to offer software to farmers, while technology player Conservis beefs up its cloud-based farm management offerings.

Report: Hundreds Of MN Jobs To Be Created Through Expansions

Nearly half of the projects planned the next two years will be in the Twin Cities.

Pioneer Press Guild Seeks New Owner With Strib Ad

The 150-year-old newspaper has watched its staff continue to dwindle even after emerging from bankruptcy and shifting its printing to the Star Tribune.

Several MN Cos. Backing Apple Pay; Is It Safe?

Target, US Bank and Wells Fargo are part of a long list of companies that are embracing Apple’s new mobile wallet technology.

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Klobuchar says Congress should pass law to protect abortion rights

Her comments came as the Supreme Court appears poised to weaken — or gut — Roe v. Wade

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Police ask for public's help finding Mpls. woman missing a week

The 36-year-old hasn't been seen or heard from recently.

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Hello, winter: List of the coldest wind chills in MN Monday morning

The state went from a relatively mild start of the season, to downright frigid wind chills.

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1 CWD-positive deer in Brainerd Lakes area, so surveillance will continue

The CWD monitoring measures were supposed to end after this year.

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MN program will train, hire 1,000 nursing assistants for long-term care

The facilities are facing a severe staffing shortage.

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Minnesota State Fair reestablishes a police department

The fair had been contracting with the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office.

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Minnetonka to consider removing middle school mask requirement

The school board has been impressed by vaccination rates among middle school students.

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Friday winter storm could hit Twin Cities, southern Minnesota

Meteorologist Sven Sundgaard is already monitoring the forecast.

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Teen student arrested for threats toward MN middle school

The Sauk Rapids middle school and high school were closed Monday.

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Rally for trans child outed during Hastings school board race draws big crowd

Hastings has been in the spotlight since the child's family was featured in a CNN story.

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Minneapolis police chief Medaria Arradondo to retire next month

He's overseen the MPD since mid-2017, following the killing of Justine Ruszczyk Damond

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, December 6

The latest from the state health department.

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