A demonstration at the University of Minnesota drew an estimated 1,000 people. The protests were part of a nationwide attempt to pressure policy makers and employers to hike wages.
Some worry that online venting could reach unprecedented heights with the debut of a new Internet domain. Ralph Nader is featured in a promotional video for the .sucks domain.
Authorities alleged Medtronic violated federal rules when it sold the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments spinal and other products made in China and Malaysia.
If its merger with Time Warner is OK'd, Comcast says a new firm will take over the cable giant's Minnesota operations. That makes some regional regulators nervous.
The minimum pay raise will begin next month, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Stores will now give customers a year to return any Target-branded food, clothing, household or other product.
The nine-story, 300-room luxury hotel planned by Graves Hospitality for the Twin Cities airport would use glass that reflects river banks and lakes.
The retail giant announced 1,700 layoffs, mostly from its Minneapolis headquarters. It also permanently closed 1,400 open positions.
In laying out his vision for a restored Target to Wall Street analysts last week, CEO Brian Cornell promised that the retailer will focus on design, baby, kids and wellness.
The company that owns the Mall of America is developing plans for what it's calling "American Dream Miami," a project that promises to be an even grander shopping mecca.
Target CFO John Mulligan said the company has plans to reduce expenses by $2 billion, one-quarter of which they will try to accomplish on the supplier front.
Boston Scientific is buying American Medical Systems' men's and prostate health business, which has 275 Minnesota employees.
St. Jude Medical expects to pay about $14.5 million to settle litigation over Riata-brand wires that connect a defibrillator to the heart. The discontinued product is linked to 22 deaths.
The Minneapolis retail giant reported an overall net loss of $2.6 billion for the quarter ended Jan. 31 but said it was pleased by its sales numbers during the holiday shopping season.
To pay claims, forensic accountants will dig into the finances of the archdiocese, hunting for anything of significant value that may not have been already disclosed.