Minnesota Businesses Join Fight Against Extremist RecruitingAt dinners with imams, meetings with youth and even large community forums, Minnesota's U.S. attorney kept asking members of the state's Somali community the same question: What could he do to stop terrorist recruiting that had already lured dozens of young men and women overseas?
With Consumer Loyalty Programs, Who's The Real Winner? These days, not as many people carry cash in their wallets, but there's something many of us seem to be accumulating in its place. We’re talking about those rewards cards.
What's Open And What's Closed On Memorial DayTo commemorate the Memorial Day holiday, many people have it off and a lot of places are closed. To help avoid any confusion, here's a list of some of the places that are closed this holiday.
Officials: Minn. Businesses Lead The Nation In Preventing PollutionState officials say a new report shows that Minnesota businesses lead the nation in reducing or eliminating dangerous pollutants from their work processes.
Ferris Wheel Restaurant, New Taproom Open In Twin CitiesThere are two cool new businesses opening up in the Twin Cities metro area Friday! The first is the Badger Hill Brewing Company's new brewery and taproom in Shakopee.
Business Lobby Targets Auto-Hikes To Minimum WageMinnesota's leading business group wants state lawmakers to scrap the new minimum wage law that allows for inflationary increases after the hourly rate reaches $9.50 in 2016.
Free Symposium Held To Help Vets Do Better BusinessMinnesota veterans are learning about owning and running their own businesses. The Association of the United States Army and U.S. Bank got together Wednesday to present a free symposium for veterans.
Early School Starts Hurting Some Businesses Traditionally, Tuesday would have been the first day of school across the state, but many districts started last week. And that's a trend that's impacting more than just the kids involved.
On Lake Minnetonka, Business Is As Slow As The Boats High water continues to keep boat traffic to a crawl on Lake Minnetonka. For the past couple of weeks, a lake-wide no wake order has stayed in effect.
As Green Line Opens, Some Businesses Relieved, But Others Packing UpFor some business owners along University Avenue, the opening of the METRO Green Line this weekend brings a sigh of relief. While some celebrate, however, others are packing up.
Ready For 70-Degree Weather? Minn. Businesses AreIf you thought Tuesday was nice, wait until you see what Wednesday has to offer.
Cold Snap Has Chilling Impact On EconomyIt's a busy Friday afternoon at Parc Boutique in northeast Minneapolis. Racks full of women’s fashions greet the customers. But Parc’s owner, Thao Nguyen, says the recent cold snap has hurt her in-store sales. "It’s harder for people to come into the shop," Nguyen said. Just like how tornadoes and hurricanes disrupt economic activity, there is also a steep cost to our cold weather. The lower the temperature drops, the fewer of us venture outside to shop, dine and recreate.