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TSI Expands Shoreview Headquarters And Aims To Add 200 New Jobs

The company completed a 58,000-square-foot expansion of its corporate headquarters in Shoreview, which was built with plans in mind to hire 200 new employees over the next four to five years.

Nash Finch To Be Acquired In $1.3 Billion Deal

Edina-based Nash Finch agreed to an all-stock merger with fellow food distributor Spartan Stores, a deal that is expected to create a $7.5 billion company.

Best Buy Appoints New Executive To Lead Geek Squad

The Richfield-based retailer appointed Chris Askew president of services. He will lead the company’s tech services business, which is best known as Geek Squad.

Supervalu CEO Taps Former OfficeMax Colleague As CFO

A former OfficeMax executive is set to replace 26-year Supervalu veteran Sherry Smith as chief financial officer, effective August 7.

Deluxe Corporation Buys Marketing Firm For $27M

In addition to announcing its $27 million acquisition of San Francisco-based VerticalResponse, Shoreview-based Deluxe said that its second-quarter earnings rose nearly 14 percent.

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ambulance

Early Saturday crash leaves 2 kids, 1 adult dead in Maple Grove

The crash happened just before 7 a.m. Saturday.

State Patrol

State Patrol reports 2 fatal crashes on Friday in Minnesota

The first incident happened in Austin Township, and the second happened in Birch Lake Township.

motorcycle

Deaths on Minnesota roads in 2021 at highest level in more than a decade

There have been a total of eight motorcyclist fatalities on Minnesota roads this year.

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Chinese rocket debris to crash somewhere on Earth this weekend

Minnesota appears to be just outside of it's massive potential crash zone.

Starlink satellites

Strange lights in Minnesota sky Friday night were SpaceX satellites

SpaceX is planning to launch 60 more Starlink satellites on Sunday, May 9.

Jorge Polanco

Shoemaker, Twins lineup rebounds against Tigers

Jorge Polanco homered in a 7-3 victory over Detroit.

Kirill Kaprizov / Minnesota Wild

Watch: Kaprizov's OT winner lifts Wild into 2nd place in West

Kaprizov's goal gave the Wild a 3-2 victory over the Ducks.

Byron Buxton

Buxton placed on IL, Trevor Larnach called up

Buxton could be out "for weeks" with a hip strain.

A bald eagle perched on branches.

USFWS confirms 2 bald eagles were shot dead

The agency is offering a reward for information in the case.

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