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MN Hospital Spending On Uncompensated Care Neared $3B In 2015

Local health care providers also spent millions of dollars on community services, research and staff training programs.

March 08, 2017

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EnteroMedics Doubles Sales But Loses $23.4M In 2016

The result was a slight improvement from the company’s average annual loss, which since 2007 has totaled nearly $27 million.

March 08, 2017

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Digi-Key Wants To Expand Thief River Falls HQ With $200M Addition

If approved, the new facility is expected to create more than 1,000 jobs—but the city is already struggling to attract workers.

March 07, 2017

Famous Dave’s Sales Fell 13 Percent In 2016

In the latest leadership change at the barbecue restaurant chain, former Dairy Queen executive and Jostens CEO Charles Mooty will take over as Famous Dave’s chairman of the board.

March 07, 2017

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HealthPartners CEO Mary Brainerd To Retire In June

Andrea Walsh, executive vice president of the health care provider, has been picked to take over.

March 06, 2017

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NASA Using Digi International Device To Create “Wireless-In-Space” Network

The Minnetonka-based company, known for its Internet of Things and machine-to-machine products, is helping NASA on a two-part mission.

March 06, 2017

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NxThera Raises $15.3 Million In New Financing

The Maple Grove medtech company plans to double its sales force.

March 03, 2017

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Fairview, UCare End Merger Talks

The proposed deal had been announced in April 2016.

March 02, 2017

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United Properties Partners With Macy's Buyer On Redevelopment

The redevelopment team plans to transform the one-million-square-foot space into a mixed-use development.

March 02, 2017

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Product Recalls, Shortages Hurt Best Buy During The Holiday Period

The electronics retailer will initiate its next growth strategy phase this year, which aims to improve its multi-channel business and presence in Canada and Mexico.

March 02, 2017

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Allina Opens New Clinic In Isanti

The new location will replace the health care provider’s North Branch clinic.

March 01, 2017

Rochester Schools Remove 71 Students Over Immunization Law

School board voted to take action last week.

March 01, 2017

ACA Had No Impact On Overall Employment

Most employers expect the reform law to go away in whole or in part.

March 01, 2017

Sonex Health Claims Carpel Tunnel Device Milestone

Rochester startup carries out ‘first-in-man’ procedure en route to commercialization.

March 01, 2017

Work On Mayo-Developed Heart Failure Therapy Dropped By California Company

Capricor Therapeutics terminates license for ‘designer natriuretic peptide’ tech.

March 01, 2017

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Groundbreaking U Of M Discovery Could Make Organ Banks Possible

Researchers at the University of Minnesota and elsewhere teamed together to invent a method to “warm up” frozen or vitrified organs, a development that could save millions of lives.

March 01, 2017

Minneapolis Restaurants Call For Higher Minimum Wage To Include Tip Credit

More than 100 restaurants in the city have joined the group to call for concessions in the ordinance that's expected to arrive this summer.

February 28, 2017

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Minnesota Senate Passes Sunday Liquor Bill

Senators voted 38-28 in favor of lifting the ban on Monday afternoon, just one week after the state House also overwhelmingly voted in favor of a similar bill.

February 28, 2017

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Tough Farm Economy Fails To Slow Land O’Lakes From Record Earnings Year

The food company followed up its previous record-breaking earnings year with a new best ever.

February 28, 2017

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Target Unveils $7B Makeover Plan After Weak Q4

The company set its sights on digital retailer Amazon after its fourth quarter profits sank by nearly 43 percent year-over-year.

February 28, 2017

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