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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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Pair escape uninjured as plane crashes moments after takeoff

It crashed about a half mile southwest of Faribault Airport.

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For The Week: Making cocktails at home? Here's how to do it right

Lindsay Guentzel's For The Week column features simple food and drink tips.

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Mayo Clinic study provides 'best guess' about pandemic's future in MN

Minnesota could be seeing decreasing numbers into the summer if the study is correct.

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Mourners remember Daunte Wright, plead for justice

Wright was killed by a now-former Brooklyn Center police officer on April 11.

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HealthPartners: COVID hospitalizations driven by unvaccinated, middle aged adults

The health provider says the average age of its hospitalized patients is trending downwards.

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Man suspected of shooting at National Guard in Minneapolis faces more charges

He has now been charged in Hennepin County District Court with more serious crimes.

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Investigation finds EPA mishandled oversight for PolyMet mine permits

A new report found the EPA didn't follow its own procedures when it submitted comments on the proposed project.

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MDH's new COVID guidance urges weekly testing for those involved in sports

Those not involved in school sports are still advised to get tested every two weeks.

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With loaded QB draft class, now is the time for Vikings to act

With a strong class, this year might be the time to select Kirk Cousins' successor.

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