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Polaris Is Trailblazing Again, This Time Overseas

What began as a snowmobile maker is now the number one powersports company in the United States—and speeding toward becoming a global small-vehicle manufacturer.


Polaris Is On a Tear + At Brave New Workshop, Can Funny Make Money? + Strom Engineering: Stealth Labor

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At Brave New Workshop, Can Funny Make Money?

At Brave New Workshop, Can Funny Make Money?

How Brave New Workshop went about turning improv’s red ink into a diversified bottom line.

For Pro Soccer In MN, Is It Now Or Never?

For Pro Soccer In MN, Is It Now Or Never?

Does Dr. Bill McGuire’s resurrection of the Minnesota Stars franchise herald the local arrival of the national soccer wave?

2013 International Citizen Awards

2013 International Citizen Awards

This year’s International Citizen Award winners are helping build bridges between communities, at home and abroad.

Strom Engineering Corporation's Stealth Labor

Strom Engineering Corporation's Stealth Labor

Impressions of its temporary work force in Grand Forks—and an exclusive interview with its CEO—shed light on the ultra-private, increasingly popular Strom Engineering Corporation.

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Industry Leader Profile

Tips and Trends in Technology

Eco-friendly takeout

For Restaurants, It’s Not Easy Being Green

For local restaurateurs, eco-friendly takeout comes at a price.

Rip Rapson

Can Rip Rapson Fix Motor City?

Former McKnight Foundation boss Rip Rapson says that Detroit has by no means been totaled.

Unity Works

UnityWorks Media Is Helping Drive Traffic

A Bloomington agency’s targeted videos are helping car dealers land customers.

Cloud Managing

Managing The Cloud

Oversight considerations for your cloud configuration.

Small Biz Tips

Tips And Advice From Small-Business Advisors

Local professionals offer their knowledge on common business problems.

Mynul Khan

Field Nation Helps Connect Employers And Contractors

The company serves 12 industries, including warehousing, construction, health care, and telecommunications.

Baseball Diamond

New Ad Campaign Teaches Baseball As A Life Lesson

Martin Williams’ new campaign for the Twins Community Fund works to reintroduce city kids to baseball.

Waxing the City

Waxing The City Is Anytime Fitness’ New Growth Vehicle

Anytime Fitness co-founder Chuck Runyon says the chain is just the beginning.

Darlene Miller

Can Skills Really Fill The Skills Gap?

The skills gap stretches further than manufacturing into IT, health care, energy, and agriculture.

Mannie Jackson

Where Are They Now? A Look At Mannie Jackson

Two decades ago, Honeywell executive Mannie Jackson bought the Harlem Globetrotters. Now he’s written a book about his life.


Where To Find Memorable Meals In Historic Buildings

If your out-of-town clients have a taste for things historic, treat them to a memorable meal in one of the Twin Cities’ storied landmark buildings.

Famous Daves

Famous Dave’s Outsources Pricing To Sauce Up Its Margins

What's Famous Dave's All-American-Feast worth to you? Oh, they know already.

Peter Mills

NGage Health Is Connecting The Docs

Minneapolis-based nGage Health helps doctors keep tabs on their patients.

Competitive Edge

Competitive Edge: Wixon Jewelers Vs. Continental Diamond

Two family-owned jewelers prove the luxury market thrives in the suburbs.

Luis Serrat and Beth Anderson

At Galleria, A Changing Of The Gilt

There are new owners, leadership, and an enhanced luxury emphasis at Galleria.

Digital Cloud

The Cloud From Both Sides

There’s the public cloud, and there’s the private cloud. You can also have both.

Office Party

Number Crunch: Office Party Deluxe

A list of the favorite company party venues of Minnesota's architecture and engineering firms.

The Kenwood

Dining Review: The Kenwood

A modest neighborhood restaurant offers a refreshing reset for the local dining scene.

Cloud Voices

Voices In The Cloud

VOIP looks to be the phone service of the future. But should your company build its own VOIP system or just rent some space in the cloud?

Giving 2013: An Annual Focus On Corporate And Individual Philanthropy

Organizations combine efforts in new ways to tackle major problems.

Sarah Lutman

Hackers Welcome

Museums are finding new ways to engage the public, in person and online.

Gene Rebeck

Ore Galore

New and expanding iron mining and processing facilities are popping up all over the Range. But is there demand?

Dale Kurschner

American Crystal: Burnt Sugar

Leadership at American Crystal Sugar may win the battle, but at what cost?

Business Optimism Increasing In Minnesota

But corporate growth may be limited by a growing talent shortage.

Vance Opperman

Mayo’s Vision For Rochester

The Destination Medical Center compares favorably with Minnesota’s other publicly funded projects.

Mark Sheffert

Have No Fear, The Underdogs Are Here!

Use the underdog effect to become a top dog.

Basilica Landmark’s Emmanuel Masqueray Ball

Plugged In: May 2013

The best opportunities for networking this month.

Zenon Dance

Arts Picks: Zenon Dance Co.

At the Cowles Center in Minneapolis.


Arts Picks: Art-a-Whirl

The showcase of artist studios in the Northeast Minneapolis arts district.

Anthony Bourdain

Top Tickets: Guts And Glory, An Evening With Anthony Bourdain And Andrew Zimmern

At the State Theatre in Minneapolis.

Tracy Morgan

Top Tickets: Tracy Morgan's Excuse My French

At Pantages Theatre in Minneapolis.

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