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Photography by David Bowman

Inside Minnesota Medical Solutions’ facility in Otsego.

It's Not Easy Being Minnesota Green

The little cannabis industry on the prairie is pioneering a new model for medical marijuana. But its future is up in the air, given its high costs and restricted access.


Is Medical Pot A Pipe Dream? + Q&A With Twins President Dave St. Peter + Recruiting Women Of Color

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Women Of Color Are Working Against The Odds

Women Of Color Are Working Against The Odds

Twin Cities women define what it takes to diversify Minnesota businesses.

Q&A: The Twins' Clean-Sheet Reset

Q&A: The Twins' Clean-Sheet Reset

Dave St. Peter, president of the Minnesota Twins, discusses his organization’s lost half-decade and the team rebuilding underway at Target Field.

Crafting A Business District In Northern Minnesota

Crafting A Business District In Northern Minnesota

A distinctive group of businesses is revitalizing and reinventing Duluth’s Lincoln Park neighborhood.

What Happened To Listening?

What Happened To Listening?

It’s time we unite, and take back ownership of our nation’s identity.

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Mixed-Use Development

Making Use Of Mixed-Use Development

Commercial real estate trends encourage the combination of residential, retail and other project elements.


The State Of Overqualified Workers

A college education is a popular credential in Minnesota, but it isn’t needed to perform most jobs.

North Loop Parking

North Loop's Parking Conundrum

The neighborhood faces a parking crunch as new development arrives.


Can The Lexington Survive A Second Time Around?

The St. Paul restaurant will need to rake in millions to offset start-up costs.


Preserving Minneapolis' Retail Legacy

Surprisingly little is being done to safeguard the city’s historic retail legacy.

The Founder

The Truth Behind The Founder

Ray Kroc/McDonald’s biopic is Twin Cities-centric.


Avoiding A Relapse From A High Medical Bill

As provider networks narrow and deductibles rise, responsible employers should educate workers on the high cost of going out-of-network for care.

Family Business

Family Businesses Need Active Boards

In a multi-generational family business, outside board members can bring tremendous value and help relatives shape their business strategy.

Sarah Lutman

Fostering Civility And Discovering Common Stakes

Public radio’s Krista Tippett and On Being expand their Civil Conversations Project.

Bill Cooper

Why We Need More Bill Coopers

To: Gov. Mark Dayton, State Capitol, St. Paul, Minn.


Change Of Scenery

When April showers dampen the landscape, take cover at one of the Twin Cities’ many fine museums.

Plugged In

Plugged In: April 2017

The best opportunities for networking this month.


Out Of Office: April 2017

The entertainment picks for your out of office time in April.

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