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The Star Tribune Stays Mum On Whether It's Next In Line For Sale

On the heels of major U.S. newspaper acquisitions, is Minneapolis’ own Star Tribune up for sale?

Red Wing Aims To Become An Innovation Hotbed

The southeastern Minnesota community is launching a business incubator as part of a larger initiative to bolster entrepreneurship and attract new businesses.

A Lower Ethanol Mandate From The EPA Would Impact A Major MN Industry

Regulators have pledged to lower the level of renewable fuel use that will be required next year. But what does that portend for Minnesota’s large ethanol industry?

Shareholder Lawsuit Against Best Buy Moves Forward

A group of Best Buy shareholders argue that false statements made by the company’s executives caused the company’s stock to rise artificially—before abruptly dropping 14 percent months later, when the company lowered its expectations.

Target Buys Beauty Products E-Retailer

Target bought a company with a trio of websites that sell beauty products. The deal marks Target’s third e-commerce acquisition since March, and it also represents a growing interest in the beauty market.

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Target unveils deals for 2-day 'Cyber Monday' event

The promotion kicks off Sunday, November 28.

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Edina police warn of recent burglary trend targeting garages and vehicles

The Edina Police Department is increasing patrols in affected neighborhoods in response to the trend.

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Charges: Man shot Uber Eats driver making a delivery in Cottage Grove

Otis Donnell Shipp was charged with second-degree attempted murder after turning himself in on Wednesday.

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Waterfront hotel in Duluth sustains damage in kitchen fire

Authorities estimate the damage at around $75,000.

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Large groups of thieves target 2 Twin Cities Best Buys on Black Friday

It bears similarities to the flash-mob style thefts seen recently in California.

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Timberwolves' winning streak snapped at five games

The Wolves' bid for their longest winning streak since 2014 came up short.

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Teen arrested over fatal shooting of 5-year-old boy in Brooklyn Park

Police say the teen was filming a social media video while handling a gun.

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President Biden coming to Minnesota to promote Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Tuesday's trip follows passage of the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal.

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Kaprizov gets into the holiday spirit to rout Jets

Kirill Kaprizov's four points led the Wild to a 7-1 victory.

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Coller: Cure to Vikings' disrupted season lies in an explosive passing game

The Vikings go to San Francisco knowing that a win would be a huge boost to their playoff hopes.

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