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MN Adds 4,300 Jobs In July, Jobless Rate Unchanged

While Minnesota’s unemployment rate remained unchanged, the state added 4,000 government jobs, an increase that a state official said may have been driven by increased funding.

Edina Realty Parent Continues Rapid Expansion

HomeServices of America continues to grow at break-neck speed, this time acquiring Philadelphia-based Prudential Fox & Roach.

Medtronic Buys MN “Teleheath” Firm For $200M

The move marks a departure from Medtronic’s traditional emphasis on medical devices.

Law Firm Creates Social Media Guide For Businesses

Minneapolis law firm Gray Plant Mooty created a social media legal guide for businesses through a partnership with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

Ecolab, Pentair Among “World’s Most Innovative Companies”

Ecolab, Pentair, and Coloplast, whose U.S. headquarters is in Minneapolis, made the cut.

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Minnesota Football Showcase postponed due to COVID-19

The MFCA All-Star Game will be played in June 2021.

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Here's what President Trump said on his visit to Minnesota

The president targeted Gov. Tim Walz and Keith Ellison at his Minnesota rally.

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Here's what Joe Biden said in Minnesota Friday

Presenting himself as the candidate for a united country, he pledged improvements on affordable healthcare, pandemic relief

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Missed PAT seals Gophers' fate against Maryland

Mohamed Ibrahim tied a school record with four touchdowns, but the Gophers lost in overtime.

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DNR uses a helicopter to more efficiently stock lakes with trout

In the past, the DNR used airplanes to stock remote lakes with fish, but the survival rate of the fish was only 85%.

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Secretary of State explains plans for segregated absentee ballots

Election officials are reminding voters that it's too late to mail in your absentee ballots.

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Osterholm on safe trick-or-treating: 'I would say go ahead with it'

The infectious disease expert's opinion doesn't align with the CDC's guidance.

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It's too late to mail your ballot, but you can still vote. Here's how.

Voters can drop off their absentee ballot, vote early in-person or head to the polls on Election Day.

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Dusting itself off after virus blow, F1rst Wrestling returns to the ring this Sunday

Minnesota's premier independent wrestling company was on top of the world before the virus hit.

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McDonald's is bringing the McRib back in December

It hasn't appeared on menus for eight years.

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