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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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'Errant bullet' goes through garage wall, kills Willmar man

The man was working in his garage when he was shot, witnesses said.

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Wild tie Kings with 2 seconds left, win in overtime

Another incredible finish for the Wild.

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Mike Lindell's MyPillow offering discounts using the code 'Qanon'

The Shakopee-based company is under the microscope because of the recent actions of its owner.

Surly Brewing

Facing aluminum can shortage, Surly unveils solution: 'Cantyhose'

The brewery came up with a creative way to repurpose unused cans.

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Gophers stay perfect at home by crushing 7th-ranked Michigan

Liam Robbins and Marcus Carr were too much for the previously undefeated Wolverines.

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Four teens arrested over robberies in Minneapolis

They teens were found in a vehicle that was taken during an earlier carjacking.

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All BWCA visitors will now have to watch three 'Leave No Trace' videos

Visitors left an "unacceptably high amount" of damage last year.

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Ten fatal overdoses in past 6 weeks reported in region of northern MN

Law enforcement agencies have issued a plea to the general public.

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Bracing for security threats, federal courthouses closing in Minnesota

Security is also being ramped up at the state capitol.

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3M sues Florida company that sold 10K counterfeit N95 masks to HCMC

The Maplewood company has obtained a temporary injunction against the firm.

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