The week's top business stories from Twin Cities Business


Here are this week’s top business stories from the Editors of Twin Cities Business magazine:

Medtronic Seeks Approval For Pill-Sized Pacemaker
A new study found that the device lessened major complications by half compared to conventional models.

Contractor Indicted For Using Phony Documents To Win Gov’t Contracts
Gerard Roy allegedly forged surety bonds that are required by government agencies for contracted work.

Website That Helps Small Business Compete With Amazon Rolls Out In Twin Cities
PriceLocal looks to even the e-commerce playing field with a service that allow customers to price match products with nearby retailers.

Polaris Becomes A Founding Partner At US Bank Stadium
The deal allows the off-road vehicle manufacturer to showcase its products on game days.

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Plans Crowdfunding Comeback
The cult-classic show, which got its start on an independent station in the Twin Cities, raised more than $1 million on its first day of fundraising.

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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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Minnesota's COVID-19 hospitalizations increase by 27.5% in 24 hours

Bring Me The News confirmed that the dramatic increase is not a numbers error.

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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.