An office in the former Ecolab headquarters is shown in August 2017 before it was redeveloped into Osborn370, a tech center in Downtown St. Paul. (Sta

St. Paul office market holding up in pandemic as vacancy rates decline

Downtown office vacancies dipped below 19% this year, compared with 21.2% in 2019

Famous Dave's creating 'ghost kitchens,' dual concept through Johnny Carino's deal

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Famous Dave's made a deal with another restaurant chain to increase takeout/delivery options.
The development deal extends Famous Dave's commitment to takeout, delivery.

Low interest rates keep Twin Cities home sales rolling along

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Low interest rates are helping Twin Cities housing market.
Nearly 30% more purchase agreements were signed last month, a period where sales usually wind down.
Business
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How Fed shift on inflation impacts your wallet

The Federal Reserve set a significant change Thursday in how it manages interest rates by saying it plans to keep rates near zero even after inflation has exceeded the Fed's 2% target level.
Minneapolis
October 5
Volunteers turned former Sheraton Hotel in Minneapolis into sanctuary for homeless

Volunteers turned former Sheraton Hotel in Minneapolis into sanctuary for homeless

The hotel is now a 24/7 operation housing more than 200 homeless residents.
Business
August 14
New entry Monday 3rd with photos from 4th

New entry Monday 3rd with photos from 4th

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Coronavirus
June 12
HealthPartners, Medica cut fees for 70,000 in Medicare plans

HealthPartners, Medica cut fees for 70,000 in Medicare plans

The moves respond to signs that many people have been putting doctor visits on hold, possibly due to worries about exposure to the novel coronavirus.