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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Fire at Mpls. pizza joint weeks after opening, owners suspect arson

The owners arrived at work Tuesday to find the building on fire.

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New COVID charts show hospitalization, death rates based on vaccine status

The unvaccinated are far more likely than the fully vaccinated to become hospitalized or die.

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White House begins process to ban new mining near BWCAW

The stated goal is to protect the "unique natural wonder" of the BWCAW.

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Man charged in shootout, crash that killed 18-year-old on scooter

Autumn Rose Merrick was with a friend near the Holiday gas station.

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DOC searching for convicted sex offender who has gone on the run

The recently released man removed his GPS monitoring device.

Anthony Edwards

Timberwolves: 5 things you can count on for the 2021-22 season

The Timberwolves hope to return to relevance this season.


With parking ramp roof empty most of time, Chaska adds pickleball courts

The top level isn't often used, so the entities teamed up to meet a growing need for pickleball courts.

Mauno Silpala

Former UN official ID'd as pedestrian killed in Alexandria

The native of Finland retired in 2005 and was living in Golden Valley.