The Week's Top Business Stories

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

Proto Labs Caps Another Strong Year With Record Growth

Its first acquisition fueled another double-digit percent rise in new product developers and engineers served.

Doran Sells Four University Of Minnesota Student Housing Properties

One of the Twin Cities’ most prolific student housing developers will retain just two properties near the university.

Target Going Smaller More Often With New Stores

More TargetExpress and CityTargets will open in 2015 than traditional big box stores.

 Digitaria Minneapolis Rebrands As Mirum

The new company brings together agencies across the globe to provide deeper technical and creative capabilities for clients.

Why The Grocery Business Is Now Retail's Hottest Niche

Why does everyone want a seat at the low-margin grocery table?

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Byron Buxton

Alex Colomé wastes Buxton's diving catch, clutch bomb

The Twins' bullpen woes continued in a loss to the A's.

Northern Metals

Firefighters battling large blaze at Northern Metal site in Minneapolis

The fire sent a plume of thick smoke into the skyline.

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Charges: St. Cloud woman maced, fatally stabbed man in alley

A 36-year-old man was pronounced dead at St. Cloud Hospital 32 minutes after the 911 call was made.

gasthof

Gasthof's building in Northeast Minneapolis is for sale

The restaurant opened in 1992 and has been closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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1 dead in single-vehicle crash in Kandiyohi County

Deaths on Minnesota roads are up approximately 20% from the same point last year.

Irwin Jacobs home

Neighbor sues to block estate from dividing billionaire's Lake Minnetonka property

The estate of Irwin Jacobs wants to build six new homes on the late businessman's property.

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In the better burger battle, does Culver's trump In-N-Out?

A website says Culver's is far superior to In-N-Out.

George Floyd mural

Darnella Frazier, who filmed the video of Floyd's arrest, reacts to guilty verdict

Frazier's video challenged the initial narrative of Floyd's arrest presented by the Minneapolis Police Department.

Burnsville police shooting

Man fatally shot by police near I-35W in Burnsville is identified

The suspect killed in the incident is from western Wisconsin.

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