After announcing plans to open a Nordstrom in 2015, Ridgedale Center said they’re also adding six new retailers, plus two remodeled existing stores.
A few months ago, it seemed to be a great success story, but now a charter school in north Minneapolis is closing amid bitter feelings and allegations.
If you’re in a last-minute scramble for a unique gift for dad, The Four Firkins Specialty Beer Store in St. Louis Park may introduce Dad to a beer for savoring.
For years, restaurants have had special dinners with wine producers, and beer brewers. But over the past couple years the idea of cocktail dinners has really been taking off.
Outdoor enthusiasts have a new way to enjoy the Minnesota River Valley. Just strap into a harness and hit the new zip line. Lee Kerfoot is owner of Kerfoot Canopy Tours. “My folks own the Gunflint Lodge (near the Boundary Waters) and we encouraged them to do this for several years,” Kerfoot said. Kerfoot’s takes adventure seekers high above the trees and over a steep ravine that suspends them 175 feet in the air.
Six Minnesota CEO’s have been honored as Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 Award winners in the Upper Midwest. The award recognizes outstanding high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success.
Boosters of the struggling electronic pull-tab games that are supposed to help pay for construction of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium are holding meetings statewide trying to inspire interest and confidence in the games.
Caterpillar Inc. says it will no longer give money to the Boy Scouts of America because the organization doesn’t allow homosexuals to serve as adult leaders. Spokeswoman Rachel Potts says that the Caterpillar Foundation made the decision while reviewing the groups it supports.
Need that new Justin Bieber ringtone? Come July 1 buying it will carry a Minnesota sales tax. Hiring a repairman for the office photocopier? That labor will be taxed. Catching a pay-per-view movie on satellite television? There’s a tax on that, too.
A company looking to dig a huge iron mine just south of Lake Superior is having problems with protesters.
Target Corp. is increasing its quarterly dividend by 19.4 percent. The Minneapolis-based retailer on Wednesday declared a quarterly dividend of 43 cents per share, up from 36 cents per share. The dividend is payable Sept. 10 to shareholders of record as of Aug. 21.
Maybe you’ve heard this story on your block. Your neighbor puts their home up for sale and it’s sold — in two hours. According to a Twin Cities real estate research firm, this is happening all along the metro.
Xcel Energy says it has addressed federal regulators’ concerns about flood protection at its Monticello nuclear power plant.
Five days away from Father’s Day, many families don’t have any plans yet — or gifts. Dads don’t seem to get quite the attention that Moms do. This year, people said they planned to spend an average of $168 on Mother’s Day, compared with only $120 on dad, according to a survey in Forbes magazine.
A big jump in the state’s cigarette tax is still more than two weeks away, but it’s already having a huge impact on smokers. They’re stocking up and changing their habits.
Following months of anticipation, Target and Neiman Marcus unveiled their unprecedented holiday collection. The collection, which features 24 of America’s preeminent designers — all members of the Council of Fashion Designers of America — will be available Dec. 1 at all Target and Neiman Marcus stores, as well as online at Target.com and NeimanMarcus.com.
WCCO’s Esme Murphy went shopping at five popular stores for the same five makeup products and found price differences as great as 50 percent. See the price changes for yourself!
Sever’s is one of the biggest corn mazes in Minnesota. Check out their from the past 15 years!
The Minneapolis Farmers Market runs down Nicollet Mall from 5th Street to 10th Street. It starts at 6 a.m. and goes till 6 p.m. every Thursday. The market has a plethora of shopping options: locally […]
Check out which companies started in garages and as tiny start-ups, and which heavyhitters owe their riches to a lucky break.
There’s no doubt about it. Celebrity sells. That’s why companies that make everything from drinks to makeup to credit cards pay millions for stars to endorse their products. Here is a look at some recent […]
Clint Eastwood just passed over the opportunity to film a Minnesota-themed film in Minnesota. Take a look back at some of the successful movies that have made us their production home.