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Despite pandemic, Life Time pushes ahead to open downtown co-working space

It was originally planned to open in the fall, but it has been pushed back to April.

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U.S. Bank closes 8 Minnesota branches permanently

The bank announced last month it would be accelerating its branch closures.

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COVID-19: Hennepin County Board approves $8M to help bars, restaurants

The approval comes a day before Gov. Tim Walz is expected to announce additional restrictions for restaurants.

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Target announces blowout 3rd quarter results

The retailer has seen business surge during the pandemic.

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Ulta Beauty to launch 'shop-in-shop' concepts at 100 Target stores

Ulta Beauty and Target have announced a long-term partnership.

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Amazon looking to hire 1,000 seasonal workers in Minnesota

The retail giant is hiring 100,000 nationwide.

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In a turkey brand first, Jennie-O to take part in Macy's Thanksgiving parade

The Minnesota-based company is making Macy's history this year.

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Gap signals major withdrawal from malls across the U.S.

It will be focusing more on its online and off-mall stores.

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A restaurant is using GoFundMe to stay open during the pandemic

The fundraiser says, "Just as they (the restaurant owners) have been there for you in challenging times, we ask you to come together for them."

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Amazon to open fulfillment center in Lakeville next summer

The Lakeville City Council approved plans for the center on Monday.

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Popular Grand Marais bike shop closing for good

Bike shops saw a boost from the pandemic, but it left some without access to inventory.

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Southwest Journal in Minneapolis will close at end of the year

It's the latest community paper to close in Minnesota due tot he pandemic.

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Target workers won't return to downtown HQ until at least June

What's more, the offices will likely have fewer workers on site even when they do return.

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Gallery: IDS Center owner announces $5M revamp of Crystal Court

The cavernous atrium of Minnesota's tallest building will be getting a refresh.

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UPS to hire more than 1,800 workers in the Twin Cities this holiday season

The shipping company expects a record number of packages this season.

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Target's Black Friday deals will be for the entire month of November

Target says this lets shoppers they won't have to deal with Black Friday crowds during a pandemic to get good deals.

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Target announces holiday hiring changes as pandemic alters shopper habits

It's still planning 'extensive' hiring for the holidays.

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Harriet's Inn building in south Minneapolis for sale

The restaurant opened in 2015 and appears to have been closed since the start of the pandemic.

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Choo Choo Bob's Train Store is closing for good

The popular St. Paul children's toy store is holding a moving sale this weekend.

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General Mills re-releases 4 popular cereals with classic 1980s recipes

o celebrate, there's a classic cartoon drive-in event for people to enjoy while they eat their cereal.

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MOA offers space for local businesses hurt by riots, pandemic

The Mall of America has announced 17 local vendors will set up shop in their space

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Restaurant Alma opts to close indoor dining during winter months

The Marcy Holmes business will stay open for takeout and operate its small hotel