Best Up-&-Coming Local Brands In MinnesotaNo stranger to innovation, Minnesotans have developed products from sandpaper to pacemakers and brands from Cheerios to TCBY. Read more about the five best new local brands in Minnesota, their location, and their founders.
Totino-Grace Names New High School PresidentTotino-Grace High School has named their new president after accepting the resignation of their former president last July, following his admission to being in a long-term same-sex relationship.
Newest Habitat For Humanity House Is 'Net Zero'For those of us who face high winter heating and electric bills it seems impossible to live in a home that won't have them. And that's a very real possibility for the owners of the newest Habitat for Humanity home in north Minneapolis.
Personal Stories Used As Spin Over New Health Law When Jennifer Slafter first ran the numbers, she thought the new federal health care law would cost her family an extra $171 a month for an insurance plan with a higher deductible. So the 40-year-old stay-home mom from southeastern Minnesota felt compelled to go public with her frustration.
Curiocity: First Look At Lake & Irving In UptownTwo brothers with a passion for food left their respective warm-weather climates behind in order to open their first establishment in their home state. Luckily for us, they're bringing some of that warmth back with them -- on a globally influenced menu.
Spirit Airlines Adds Service To 4 New Cities From MSPMinneapolis travelers looking for a cheap trip now have four more cities to choose from through Spirit Airlines. On Thursday, Spirit Airlines announced nonstop seasonal service between Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and Los Angeles (LAX), Orlando (MCO), Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) and Tampa (TPA).
New CEO Single-Handedly Turning Best Buy AroundBest Buy has a new strategy and is excited about the holiday shopping season. But just 12 months ago, many business analysts wondered if the iconic Minnesota retailer would even survive. The stock was in free fall, the former CEO was accused of having an affair with an employee and was ousted, and the founder of the company was attempting a hostile takeover.
Proposal: Uptick In Mpls. School Enrollment Equals ExpansionsFive years from now, the Minneapolis Public School District will look much different. Enrollment is up significantly and it's expected to continue to rise by 3,300 students, and that means there's a need for more space.
More Outlet Retailers Announced For Eagan MallNineteen new shops have been announced for the 409,000-square-foot outlet shopping center coming soon to Eagan, Minn.
When, And Where, To Trade-In Your iPhoneWhen it comes to Apple, John O'Brien Schroeder is excited to take a bite out of what the newest iPhone has to offer. "The iPhone 5S has touch ID, which has the method of unlocking the phone by your fingerprint," O’Brien Schroeder said. O’Brien Schroeder works for Team Technology in Woodbury. They've specialized in Apple products for more than 30 years.
60-Foot Tall Ferris Wheel-Esque Restuarant Set For NE Mpls.If you see a new Ferris wheel-like structure in northeast Minneapolis in 2014, it's not for a carnival. It's part of new restaurant. Leslie Bock, owner of Psycho Suzi's, has submitted plans to open Betty Danger's Country Club, which will feature a "vertically revolving patio" as a seating option.
Vikings LB Bishop 'A Kid In A Candy Store' At CampDesmond Bishop's first practice with the Minnesota Vikings was also his first in almost a year. The recently signed linebacker missed last season with Green Bay because of a torn right hamstring, an injury he suffered in an exhibition game. The Packers cut him last month, and he joined the rival Vikings soon after.
Como Zoo Welcomes New Baby Saki MonkeyThe Como Zoo has welcomed a new baby monkey to its primate building. The baby, a white-faced saki monkey, was born on Saturday and is now on display with its parents.
Good Question: How Do New State Fair Foods Get Picked?In just about two months, Minnesotans will be able to sink their teeth into bacon, pickles, chocolate, or a combo of them all. On Wednesday, the Minnesota State Fair announced 47 new foods. Among them are candied bacon cannoli, deep fried meatloaf, grilled glazed donuts and cocoa puff cheese curds.
Surly Releases Renderings Of New Destination BrewerySurly fans, rejoice! We're getting the first look at the new destination brewery. Surly Brewing Co. and HGA Architects unveiled the images Sunday night at the brewery's seventh anniversary party at the Varsity Theater in Minneapolis.