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The week’s top business stories from Twin Cities Business

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

Serial Entrepreneurs Sell Startup To India-Based Firm For $50M

Magnet 360, a Salesforce specialist, is one of Minnesota’s fastest-growing marketing and technology consultancies.

Kickstarting Innovation: Stillwater Co. Reinvents The Garden With Compostable Pots

The company took to Kickstarter and hit its $25,000 goal in barely over a day.

3M Sells Off $20M Foam Adhesives Unit

The manufacturer is focusing on streamlining to spur “efficient growth.”

Ecolab Joins Ranks Of U.S. Bank Stadium Partners

Several high-profile companies have already struck agreements likely valued in the millions.

Prevent Biometrics Seeking $2.5M In Equity Financing

The company has already raised $300,000.

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North High principal Mauri Friestleben returning to finish year

The principal said Friday she had been fired from her role over her support of a student protest.

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One dead, two injured in wrong-way crash on Hwy. 169

The crash occurred on Highway 169 early Sunday morning.

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Man fatally shot overnight in north Minneapolis

The shooting was reported around 2:20 a.m.

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Campsites closed at Voyageurs National Park due to 'historic' water levels

All backcountry trails and campsites are closed, as well as many frontcountry sites.

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Lawmakers reach agreement on tax cuts ahead of session's end

Lawmakers announced they had reached a deal on a tax bill Saturday ahead of the looming session deadline.

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Victims of daytime drive-by shooting in Robbinsdale identified

The two men died after a hail of bullets struck a vehicle.

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Source of 'loud explosion' in Brooklyn Park a mystery

The noise was investigated by police, but no source could be determined.

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COVID: All Americans over 50 advised to get a second booster

Cases, hospitalizations and deaths are on the rise again as new COVID variants emerge.

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2 Minnesotans inducted into White Castle's Hall of Fame

White Castle — it's what a man in Minneapolis and another in Woodbury, crave.

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Video shows officers ended pursuit before fatal crash in Anoka

The crash occurred when the driver fled police during an attempted traffic stop in Coon Rapids.

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6-year-old Eli Hart identified as boy found dead in car trunk

The kindergartner's father was trying to get full custody of his son.

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Boy found dead in trunk of car in Mound was kindergartner

"It is horrifying and difficult to process a tragedy of this magnitude, especially in our close-knit community," the superintendent wrote.

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