CEOs To Sleep Outside To Help Homeless YouthOn any given night, homeless youth could fill more than half the hotel rooms in downtown Minneapolis. The numbers are on the rise and now a group of executives are working together to bring awareness to this issue and to raise money. Some 105 CEOs will take part in a Night of Hope to help benefit homeless youth.
3M Says It May Sell Or Spinoff Health Care Software Business3M said Thursday that it may sell or spin off its health care software business as it seeks to reduce the products and services it offers. The company's health information systems business provides software to doctors, government agencies and others to collect data and help cut health care costs.
Looking For A Tech Job? There Are Plenty In MinnesotaIf you're thinking of a career in technology, you're in the right place. Tech jobs are growing faster in Minnesota than any other state. According to the technology job postings site dice.com, Minnesota ranks No. 1 for technology job growth, followed by Utah and Nebraska.
Goin' To The Lake Recap: Two Harbors (Day 2)WCCO is taking on the North Shore this week as Liz Collin and Lauren Casey head to Two Harbors for another edition of Goin' To The Lake!
Perry Shoots 61 To Take Lead In 3M Championshiphoughts of a 59 crept into Kenny Perry's mind early in his record-tying round Saturday in the Champions Tour's 3M Championship.
3M's 2nd-Quarter Performance Mixed Some lower expenses helped 3M post a higher profit in the second quarter, but foreign currency translation pressured its revenue.
Minnesota Couple Gifts Innovation Professorship At LawrenceA Minnesota couple has given Lawrence University a $1.5 million gift to establish a professorship in innovation. Dwight Peterson is a 1955 Lawrence graduate. Peterson says he learned the importance of innovation and creative thinking during his 38-year career at 3M.
Man Found Dead On 3M Campus ID’dOfficials have identified the man whose body was found last Friday on the southwest corner of the 3M business campus.
Authorities Investigate Death Of Man Found Outside In MaplewoodMaplewood police say a man in his 30s has been found dead in an open outside area of the city Friday morning. On June 12 at 6:15 a.m., Maplewood police officers and Fire paramedics responded to the area of Hudson Road and Century Avenue – the southeast corner of the 3M campus – on the report of a person down.
Good Question: How Does Facial Recognition Technology Work?A man was shot in New York City Thursday after he attacked an NYPD officer and four others with a hammer. Investigators had been able to identify David Baril by linking a subway surveillance photo with an old mug shot through facial recognition software.
Forbes Ranks University Of Minnesota Among Nation's Top Employers The University of Minnesota has been named one of the top employers in the nation. The list by Forbes consists of 500 employers out of 200,000 companies nationwide. They ranked the U of M as the 10th best in education and 65th best overall.
3M Won't Buy Paper Sources From Threatened ForestsPost-it notes maker 3M Co. says it will refuse to buy any materials from suppliers that come from threatened forests as part of an agreement with a longtime environmental critic. The policy changes announced Thursday would require suppliers of Twin Cities-based 3M to report original sources of materials.