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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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Tettegouche State Park bridge

Trails reopen as waters subside, but bridges damaged at Tettegouche State Park

Water levels on the river have dropped about six to eight feet since Friday.

Keith Harvell

Body pulled from Mississippi River ID'd as missing Elk River man

Keith Harvell had been missing since early last month.

900 W Broadway Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota - July 2021

2 victims identified in double-fatal north Minneapolis shooting

A 21-year-old man and a 51-year-old man were identified as the people who died at the scene this past weekend.

Proctor football

Former Proctor HS football player pleads guilty to sexual assault of teammate

The case will also remain in juvenile court, with conditions.

Doug Wardlow

Doug Wardlow reneges on promise, will challenge GOP's AG candidate in primary

Wardlow's announcement sparked swift criticism from the MN GOP and the party-endorsed candidate, Jim Schultz.

Flickr - welcome to minnesota sign - Tony Webster

US News '150 Best Places to Live' features 1 from MN, 3 from WI

The latest US News list is for the most populous metro areas only, so no small towns.

tornado

7 tornadoes touched down last week in western MN, ND

Two of the seven were EF-2 level tornadoes, according to the National Weather Service.

covid

Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, May 17

72 hours of case data reported over the weekend is included in Tuesday updates.

Stallings surveillance footage - screengrab - crop

City of Minneapolis, Jaleel Stallings reach $1.5M settlement

Although a settlement was made, the city will not admit fault or take any responsibility for the incident as part of the agreement with Stallings.

Kayak

2 rescued after kayaks capsize on Sauk River

Recent heavy rainfall produced a strong currents on the water.

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