The Week's Top Business Stories

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Here are the week's top stories from the Editors of Twin Cities Business:

Target Leaving Canada: What It Means, What It Will Cost

The decision to cut ties followed billions of dollars in losses with no profitability in sight.

Best Buy Reports Holiday Sales Bump, But Stock Still Slides

The company said strong mobile phone and home theatre sales won’t likely continue at holiday levels the rest of the quarter.

IsA Solar Energy Boom On The Horizon In MN?

A 2013 state law helped pave way for community solar gardens, which will expand options for both residents and businesses seeking to get energy from the sun.

Survey: Manufacturers Optimistic About 2015

Production is looking better, but questions linger about wages.

$80M In Incentives Promised To Polaris For AL Plant

Perks range from cash to offset construction costs to the City of Huntsville buying the parcel itself.

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Pandemic pushes need for cybersecurity and I.T. professionals to forefront

University of Wisconsin-Superior is helping meet demand with online master’s programs

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Body found floating in Minnesota River in Shakopee

Efforts to identify the deceased are underway.

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Judge finds suspect guilty in 1991 murder of young Minneapolis woman

A 58-year-old man from South St. Paul, who was 29 at the time, has been found guilty of stabbing a 20-year-old woman

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Northfield school fires employee who allegedly gave melatonin to infant

It's against district policies to give a child anything without a parents' permission.

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MSHSL approves 3 calendars to start winter sports as soon as Dec. 21

The start date will depend on whether the state shutdown is lifted.

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Drug overdose deaths up 31% in the first half of 2020

Overdose deaths started to increase sharply in March, which coincides with the state-ordered lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Video: Vehicle crashes into St. Paul restaurant

The fire department is on scene addressing a gas leak.

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Latest county infection rates are sky-high throughout Minnesota

Kandiyohi County is one of the hardest hit counties in the state.

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Family's warning after teen's tragic death from CO poisoning at Thanksgiving

A 17-year-old girl from Delano died after Thanksgiving due to carbon monoxide poisoning.

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More than $12K donated to MN gym owner who refused to close

The small business is located in town in Wabasha County.

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MPR, The Current launch new weekly segment called 'The Warming House'

The program will feature feel-good entertainment amid the pandemic.

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