The Week's Top Business Stories from Twin Cities Business

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

Cargill Nets A Norwegian Salmon Feed Producer For $1.5 Billion
The Minnetonka ag giant continues investment in the aquaculture industry, which is now larger than beef production worldwide.

Target Profits, Aspirations Grow In Q2
The Minneapolis retailer performed better this quarter and is setting its sights on a grocery and retail rebrand.

2015 MN Cup Finalists Announced
Twenty-one companies are competing for $327,000 in prizes.

Toro Posts “Record” Third Quarter Results, Announces New COO
Sales shot up more than 7 percent for the Bloomington lawn maintenance company.

Pentair Picks Up Equipment Manufacturer Erico For $1.8 Billion
The company is diversifying with its latest purchase.

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Pandemic pushes need for cybersecurity and I.T. professionals to forefront

University of Wisconsin-Superior is helping meet demand with online master’s programs

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Body found floating in Minnesota River in Shakopee

Efforts to identify the deceased are underway.

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Judge finds suspect guilty in 1991 murder of young Minneapolis woman

A 58-year-old man from South St. Paul, who was 29 at the time, has been found guilty of stabbing a 20-year-old woman

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Northfield school fires employee who allegedly gave melatonin to infant

It's against district policies to give a child anything without a parents' permission.

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MSHSL approves 3 calendars to start winter sports as soon as Dec. 21

The start date will depend on whether the state shutdown is lifted.

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Drug overdose deaths up 31% in the first half of 2020

Overdose deaths started to increase sharply in March, which coincides with the state-ordered lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Video: Vehicle crashes into St. Paul restaurant

The fire department is on scene addressing a gas leak.

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Latest county infection rates are sky-high throughout Minnesota

Kandiyohi County is one of the hardest hit counties in the state.

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Family's warning after teen's tragic death from CO poisoning at Thanksgiving

A 17-year-old girl from Delano died after Thanksgiving due to carbon monoxide poisoning.

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More than $12K donated to MN gym owner who refused to close

The small business is located in town in Wabasha County.

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MPR, The Current launch new weekly segment called 'The Warming House'

The program will feature feel-good entertainment amid the pandemic.

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