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One Of MN’s Largest Private Companies Receives Buyout Bid

Tyson Foods, a competitor of Minnesota's Hormel, has reportedly made a bid to acquire Minnetonka-based Michael Foods.

Opus Plans Downtown Mpls.’ Next Major Development

Opus is planning a large office/residential tower, with “30-plus stories,” at the north end of Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis.

Whistleblower Lawsuit Now Costs Globe University Nearly $1M

After Heidi Weber, one of the for-profit school’s former deans, was awarded almost $395,000 in a whistleblower lawsuit, a judge has now ruled that the school must pay an additional $570,000.

One Of MN’s Largest Engineering Firms Plans Merger

St. Paul-based Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc., recently announced plans to merge with a Rochester-based firm, a move that will expand its geographical reach.

MN Ranks Highly For Female Entrepreneurship And For Residents' Well-Being

Minnesota earned high marks on two recently released lists—one that identified the “best cities for female entrepreneurs” and another that ranked states based on their residents’ well-being.

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'Minneapolis, we're coming!!!': Foo Fighters announce rescheduled concert

The previously announced Huntington Bank Stadium was cancelled.

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Brave New Workshop gets new owners in Hennepin Theatre Trust

It is the longest-running satirical comedy theater in the nation.

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Minnesota firefighters mourn sudden death of colleague

Aaron Bidle of the Loretto Fire Department passed away suddenly Wednesday.

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Snowmobiler goes through the ice on lake near Duluth

Ice thickness varies greatly throughout Minnesota right now.

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Here's how much snow fell during the weekend winter winter storm

The Highway 2 corridor in north-central Minnesota was the bullseye.

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Roof collapses on 3 firefighters in south Minneapolis

The fire happened at a residence east of Lake Nokomis on Sunday.

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42-year-old Minnesota woman missing since December 1

She drives a white 2009 Chevrolet Impala.

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20-year-old killed in crash on icy highway during Sunday snowstorm

More than a foot of snow had fallen in the area where the crash occurred.

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Vikings fans clamor for change after latest bad loss under Mike Zimmer

The "fire Mike Zimmer" tweets are raging on Twitter again.

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Tony Oliva and Jim Kaat are finally heading to Cooperstown

The Twins legends were elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame on Sunday night.

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Report: Gophers to play in Guaranteed Rate Bowl

The Gophers will reportedly head to Phoenix to take on West Virginia.

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