The closures at the refrigerated baked goods plants reflect tough competition in the packaged foods industry; 500 jobs will be cut.
With temperatures plunging to zero or below, Metro Transit riders likely will head for heated shelters and waiting areas. Light rail stations have heated areas, but only some bus shelters do.
Twin Cities-based Medtronic says the deal will let it boost investments in the U.S. The company promises to add 1,000 jobs to the 8,000 already in Minnesota.
Medtronic will become an Irish company for tax purposes but it's promised to boost investment in the U.S. and keep its operational headquarters in Minnesota.
Pre-paid plastic has become a popular tool that is convenient for shoppers and lucrative for merchants.
An insurance firm contends it shouldn't have to pay for events that were "not unexpected."
Increased competition in the wireless industry has sparked a price war with cell phone companies offering consumers great deals to switch carriers. Many phones are cheaper too.
U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson ruled that the consumers suing Target over last year's data breach can proceed with most of their claims, based on consumer protection laws.
In a surprising move, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota, a key player in deciding the nation's monetary policy, says he will not seek a new term.
According to insurance industry and other estimates, 10 to 20 percent of Minnesotans drive uninsured vehicles. Those uninsured motorists drive up premium costs for insured drivers.
Howard Root, CEO of Maple Grove-based Vascular Solutions, complained that some federal prosecutors are out to win criminal convictions in cases where no wrongdoing occurred.
A mix of warm and cold weather across the state has created inconsistent ice on bodies of water.
The average price for a gallon or gas in Minnesota is $2.70. That's 40 cents lower than a year ago.
CEO Richard Davis said many of the positions will be in the bank's compliance and audit operations.
In the last quarter, Best Buy saw broad-based strength across consumer electronics, gaming, computing and mobile, and appliances. That helped boost its stock price by 7 percent.