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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 Business:

Medtronic Buys Heart Failure Treatment Company For $1.1B

The company’s purchase of HeartWare is an attempt to gain market share in an $800 million market.

Ironbound Studios Head Jerry Seppala Arrested On Fraud Charges

Investors claim Seppala and two other men stole more than $12 million in funds intended for various film projects.

After VC Funding, Mayo Incubator Tenant Looks To Expand In Rochester

Blueprint Bio’s biomarker discovery platform taps personalized medicine momentum.

Son Of Longtime Minneapolis Nonprofit CEO Found Guilty In Fraud Case

Jordan Davis faces up to 20 years in prison.

Xcel Ranked Fourth For Renewable Energy Nationwide

The electric provider was only outranked by California-based utilities.

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Man pleads guilty in connection with boy's accidental shooting death

A child found the man's gun and it went off, striking and killing the boy.

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95 Minnesota schools have 5+ COVID cases, 2 more school staffers die

There have been 10 school employees who have died from COVID during the pandemic.

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MPS changes course, will provide meals to Edison students for distance learning

The district had initially said meals would not be offered during the remote learning period.

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Highest county case rates in Minnesota remain in rural areas

Just one of the seven metro counties have a case rate above 30.

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Charges: Teen tried to pull 2 guns on St. Paul officers during arrest

Police are asking for help in reducing the number of illegal guns on city streets.

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Missing: 13-year-old girl last seen in Willmar on September 11

Police say she ran away from a girls group home.

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Ban for those who don't wear masks at Rochester School Board meetings

The board will have people trespassed, which comes with a one year ban from all school property.

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Target to hire 100,000 seasonal workers for 2021 holiday season

The Minnesota retailer has seen its business surge during the pandemic.

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Father of man accused in quadruple slaying now charged

The victims were found dead in an SUV that had been abandoned in a Wisconsin cornfield.

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