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St. Paul Businesses Give Hockey A Warm Welcome Back

The Minnesota Wild will take on the Colorado Avalanche Saturday night at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, and while the puck drops at 8 p.m., business will be booming on West 7th Street for hours leading up the the start of the shortened season.

01/19/2013

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Big Snow Means Big Smiles For Snow Lovers, Businesses

Sunday’s snowstorm brought the most single day snowfall in nearly two years. The big totals made for big smiles on the faces of snow lovers and business owners alike.

12/10/2012

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Hurricane Sandy’s Effects Reaching Minnesota

Some local businesses are feeling the strain of delayed flights, power outages and damage from Hurricane Sandy.

10/30/2012

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Restaurant Owner Happy To See Stillwater Lift Bridge Renovated

It’s quiet along Stillwater’s Main Street on Monday, just how Bebo Youseff likes it.

09/10/2012

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Cities Turn To Businesses To Help Fund Fireworks

Professional fireworks are expensive and some communities have turned to private funding. The mayor of Rochester has found that getting lots of businesses involved is the way to get more bucks for the city’s big bang.

07/03/2012

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Minn. Senate Passes GOP Tax Relief Measures

The Minnesota Senate voted Friday to reduce and eventually eliminate the state’s property tax on businesses and to give an income tax break to married couples.

03/30/2012

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Record Warmth May Mean Record Year For Some Businesses

March will likely go down as the warmest on record in more than 100 years. That’s also bringing record years for all sorts of businesses, too.

03/28/2012

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Huge Crowds Expected In Downtown St. Paul Saturday

This Saturday, it’s going to get busy in St. Paul. An estimated 100,000 people are expected be downtown for a number of events Saturday.

03/14/2012

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WCCO Investigates Complaints Of Rosemount Police

For months, some businesses in one Twin Cities suburb have been complaining that the cops are costing them money. So, WCCO asked for the numbers and spent a Friday night staked out on the streets.

03/07/2012

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Dayton Urges Minn. Businesses To Adopt A School

Gov. Mark Dayton is encouraging Minnesota businesses to “adopt a school” and take a more active role in educating the state’s youth.

02/14/2012

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Uptown Businesses Sad To See Loppet Moved

The yearly City of Lakes Loppet in Minneapolis is still on. But it’s being moved from it’s usual Uptown finish to Theodore Wirth Park, where they can make snow.

01/30/2012

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Businesses That Rely On Snow Hurting For Some Flakes

For those dependent on snow and ice for a livelihood, Wednesday was a soggy reminder of how little snow and cold weather Minnesota has had. The economic blow to local and out-state resorts is already adding up, with retailers also taking a huge hit.

12/14/2011

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Local Business Owners Meet With Google’s Eric Schmidt

Seventy-five years ago, the Johnson family set down roots in the floral business. It’s shop along Grand Avenue in St. Paul grew steadily. When the Internet came along in the mid-1990s, it truly blossomed. The Johnson’s soon discovered the power of the Google search engine.

11/30/2011

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Good Question: Why Do So Many Prices End In 99?

With all the weapons retailers have to try to get our money, it’s hard to imagine that a penny has much of a pull. Yet, check the prices: $9.99, $19.99, $99.99. The 9 is ubiquitous. So, why do so many prices end in 99, and does the one penny really make that much of a difference?

11/07/2011

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BWCAW Businesses: ‘We’re Back Open’

“Come on up — we’re open for business” — that’s the message from outfitters, resort owners and others in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

09/20/2011

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