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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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Appeals court changes rules for MN absentee ballots received after Election Day

Pending a further challenge, votes received after 8 p.m. on Election Day may not be counted.

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Confusion over where Trump campaign rally will be held Friday

It sounds like it'll be held at the airport in Rochester.

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This video of the Lowry Hill Tunnel walls being cleaned is oddly satisfying

The tunnel will be closed overnight Thursday for cleaning.

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Gray wolf removed from the endangered species list

A decision on whether they can be hunted in Minnesota will come later.

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Minnesota opening its 7th saliva testing location in St. Paul

The tests are free and open to anyone regardless of if they have symptoms.

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Election 2020 preview: Minnesota's 8th Congressional District

It's a race between incumbent Rep. Pete Stauber and Democratic challenger Quinn Nystrom.

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Lives saved as passerby, city workers rescue from 3 from Golden Valley fire

The Golden Valley Fire Department responded to the fire Wednesday morning.

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Caribou Coffee rolls out holiday cups, menu early

The holiday season is underway at some Twin Cities stores, with a nationwide rollout planned for Nov. 5.

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Charges: Timberwolves' Beasley pointed assault rifle at family on a home tour

The family was on the Parade of Homes tour when Beasley allegedly pointed the gun at them, telling them to get off his property.

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