Wall Street investors hope for solid sales and earnings reports that bode well for the critical holiday shopping season. Investors have become especially bullish about Best Buy and its future prospects.
Technology from Little Canada-based St. Jude Medical is giving doctors real-time detailed views of the inside of patients' arteries. The system promises to better guide treatment for patients with coronary artery disease. And the company hopes the technology will result in a billion-dollar boost in revenue.
Best Buy is joining other retailers in opening up earlier on Thanksgiving Day this year.
Two of the Minnesota's big medical device companies argue a patent dispute before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday.
Travelers heading to, through or from Los Angeles may have their flights delayed Friday in the wake of a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.
A local manufacturing industry trade group is trying to raise awareness of a program that subsidizes training for new manufacturing workers.
A subsidiary of Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group will take the leading role in fixing the federal government's health-insurance exchange website
which has been plagued by delays, severed connections and other woes that prevented customers from enrolling in health plans.
Investors appear to have cooled on the medical device industry, which typically gets the lion's share of venture dollars in Minnesota.
Company officials said they saw substantial improvement in operations in the United States, Western Europe and Japan.
"This is my only chance to clear my conscience and soul," he told Judge Richard Kyle as he cried. "I made a horrible mess of things."
Tom Petters will try to get a plea deal for 30 years in prison that he says his attorneys kept from him, though it is hard to win such a claim.
Strong performances in the Atlanta, New York and London markets gave the company a lift. Passengers also increased their purchases of extras such as roomier seats and in-flight Internet access.
Last year, 395 people lost their lives in traffic crashes in Minnesota, and about a sixth of the deaths were the result of crashes involving commercial trucks.
The sale will include parcels in Cook, Itasca, Lake, and St. Louis counties. Some are lakefront properties.
Surveys indicate that in four years of study, college students will typically spend $2,500 or more on textbooks - from new books to used books and rentals. A St. Paul company is cashing in on student frustration with high textbook prices by offering less expensive electronic and print-on-demand alternatives.