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This Week's Top Business Stories


From the editors of Twin Cities Business:

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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