The parent company of six radio stations in the Fargo-Moorhead area is being sold to Midwest Communications in Wausau. The family-owned company already owns 47 radio stations in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois and Indiana. The deal is still pending FCC approval.
Police reveal new details about 'coordinated' Best Buy thefts
A large group stole thousands of dollars in merchandise from three Twin Cities Best Buy stores.
New tenant revealed for former Libertine spot in Uptown
The space will combine playful art offerings with a restaurant.
What are Minnesota's chances of a white Christmas this year?
The Twin Cities averages a white Christmas about 3 out of every 4 years.
'You will not live much longer b***': Rep. Omar shares threatening voicemail
Omar's office received the call hours after Rep. Boebert posted her video about the MN congresswoman.
ESPN's 'Booger' makes fun of Wild fans' record cup snake
He's the same guy who thought the "Minneapolis Miracle" was bad for the Vikings.
Woodfired Cantina closes at Keg and Case in St. Paul
Restaurateur Brian Ingram is focusing on growing his other concepts.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, December 1
100 newly reported deaths.
Video: 'THE fattest bear we have ever seen' spotted on MN trail camera
"This might be THE fattest bear we have ever seen in our area," researchers said.
Guilty plea from man who stockpiled guns, equipment to make bombs, drugs
Prosecutors say he had multiple guns, items to make weapons and pipe bombs, and lab equipment to make drugs.
Minnesota State Fair 2022 tickets go on sale at discounted price
These early tickets are $3 cheaper.
Here is Polaris' new electric Ranger off-road vehicle
The Minnesota-based company unveiled the electric UTV on Wednesday.
MN women's soccer team narrows name, logo options to final 3
The winning nickname and logo will be announced in January.
Boston broadcaster buys Mpls.-based Public Radio International
Minneapolis-based Public Radio International (PRI) has a new owner. The smaller competitor to National Public Radio announced Thursday it has been sold to WGBH Boston. Although terms of the deal were not disclosed, PRI will still produce its programming and Alisa Miller will remain CEO. PRI was founded 28 years ago and is on 900 radio stations nationwide.
Insurers buy Minneapolis-based Bloom Health
The Star Tribune reports Bloom Health has been purchased by WellPoint Inc. and two Blue Cross Blue Shield nonprofits. Bloom now works with about 50 employers in Minnesota, Michigan and Indiana but aims to be in all 50 states by 2012 now that it has a national network.
Berkshire offers to buy Bloomington-based ResCap mortgages
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is eyeing a $374 billion mortgage-servicing portfolio of Residential Capital LLC. The bankrupt lending unit, a subsidiary of government-owned Ally Financial, filed for Chapter 11 protection in May. Dow Jones News Wires reports Minnesota-based ResCap already has a proposed agreement to sell the mortgage unit to NationStar Mortgage Holdings Inc. Berkshire says it will match the $2.4 billion bid, but offer a lower breakup fee.
Hubbard interested in buying Tribune-owned broadcast stations, including WGN
Stanley Hubbard, CEO of St. Paul-based Hubbard Broadcasting, told Crain's Chicago Business he might be a buyer if the price and location are right, but he's not interested in any newspaper publications. Tribune Co. may sell radio and television stations when it emerges from bankruptcy.
Funding change has small public radio stations cutting content
MinnPost reports small public radio stations are scrambling for cash because of what critics are calling a purely political maneuver. The change requires an association of small public radio broadcasters to compete with MPR for Legacy dollars. One DFLer says it's a Republican plan to see that MPR receives less funding, but the result has been the opposite.
Six Minnesota firms listed among country's best small companies
Forbes put Winmark Corporation number 11 on its top 100 list. The Minneapolis company franchises retail store concepts. Also representing the Gopher State: NVE Corporation, Capella Education, Buffalo Wild Wings, Hickory Tech, and Hawkins.
Construction activity booming in the Fargo-Moorhead metro
With a nearly 50 percent increase in building permits, the construction industry in the Fargo-Moorhead area is having its best year since 2007, according to information released by the Fargo Moorhead Home Builders Association. The Forum reports new housing starts are also up more than 90 percent. The association's president attributes the increase to record low interest rates and more people moving to the F-M area from the hectic oil fields of western North Dakota.
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