The week's top stories from Twin Cities Business


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

Felony Charges For Businesswoman Who Underpaid Workers, Falsified Documents
Laura Lee Plzak is charged with five counts of theft by swindle.

Mayweather-Pacquiao: Too Rich For Buffalo Wild Wings
Fight will only air in 9 corporate locations, dozens of franchise restaurants.

Bigger Trucks May Soon Hit Minnesota Roads
A plan to allow heavier trucks is in the House transportation bill, not Senate version.

Lunds & Byerlys Rebrand Under Single Banner
Upscale grocers will now be under single, combined name.

Southwest LRT Costs Hit $2B
The light rail project may have to be pared down or scrapped entirely.

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Adam Thielen

Vikings place Adam Thielen on COVID-19/reserve list

Thielen is coming off a two-touchdown game against the Cowboys.

MCF Oak Park Heights

COVID-positive inmate at Oak Park Heights prison dies

He becomes the fourth prison inmate to die from the virus.

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2-ton smoker stolen from Twin Cities chef Thomas Boemer

Boemer is the chef behind restaurants including the popular Revival.

Governor Tim Walz

Walz says relief package is coming for Minnesota small businesses

Walz is prepared to call a special session and pass the package immediately.

Governor Tim Walz

Watch live: Gov. Tim Walz COVID-19 press conference Monday

Walz will be introducing a new app that helps Minnesotans track COVID-19 exposures.