Some Best Buy teams will return to the headquarters offices in Richfield in November.

Best Buy bringing back some teams to Richfield headquarters for holidays

The move will serve as a pilot for the plan to bring the broader staff back to the office in early 2022.

Amazon launches same-day service out of new Brooklyn Park warehouse

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Shown is Amazon’s larger fulfillment center in Shakopee. The Brooklyn Park warehouse, though, smaller will rely on automation to help workers as the
The five-hour delivery service applies to thousands of items on the Amazon website.

Cardiovascular Systems latest medical company to warn of delta variant on results

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Cardiovascular Systems latest medical company to warn of delta variant on results
The medical device company expects revenue to drop more than 10% from previous guidance.
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Gov. Walz: 'We need to keep folks on the land'

Gov. Tim Walz and Ag Commissioner Thom Petersen announced a drought relief package for Minnesota farmers and livestock producers impacted by severe drought conditions during the 2021 growing season.
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Farmer Gene Smallridge described the drought’s impacts on his Hastings farm to Gov. Tim Walz and Agriculture Commissioner Thom Petersen on Friday.

Gov. Walz announces $10M farm relief plan, but aid could get held up in political deadlock

Farmers say aid could help keep people afloat, and time is of the essence.
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Entrance to the campus of the University of Minnesota.

Under student pressure, U of Minn. to phase out fossil fuel investments

Students want the school to do more to fight climate change.
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Mason Nadolney got his second COVID-19 vaccine shot during a mobile vaccine event at Chanhassen High School in July.

What you need to know about COVID variants, Minnesota mask requirements and more

Advice is evolving along with the coronavirus. Here's the latest from staff and news service reports.
Business
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Rendering of the new Talamore Senior Living complex Ryan Cos. is building in Woodbury, to open in 2023.

Ryan Cos. breaks ground on $60M senior living center in Woodbury

The project is the 55th senior living complex Minneapolis-based Ryan has built.
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Worker expectations change at Minnesota firms as pandemic retreats.
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Changes are coming for financial aid qualifications.

Changes could confuse financial aid application process

Few of the changes will show up on this year's form, adding to possible questions.
Business
September 23
In this file photo, a Glenwood, Minn., farmer uses a tractor to bail hay on a field used for rotational grazing.

Minnesota farmers lack access to federal conservation dollars

Two Minnesota nonprofit organizations say farmers are trying to set aside more land for conservation, but federal help isn't coming as planned.
Business
September 23
Life Time is opening its third co-working + fitness space, this one in the former YMCA in the LaSalle Building in downtown Minneapolis.

Life Time opens co-working site in former YMCA space in downtown Mpls.

Despite market uncertainty, co-working arm of Life Time fitness firm opens third Minnesota site and announces other expansions.
Business
September 23
Construction continued on townhouses on the corner of Haines Rd. and Morris Thomas Rd. in Hermantown on Aug. 20. Duluth-area housing prices continued

Duluth home prices keep climbing

The median sale price has risen $30,000 in the past year.
Business
September 23
Minnesota’s attorney general is suing the state’s largest egg producer, alleging price gouging in the early days of the pandemic. The company, Spa

State sues big Minnesota egg producer, accusing it of price-gouging in pandemic

Minnesota joins other states in suing egg producers, but Sparboe and other farmers wonder if prosecutors understand economics.
Business
September 22
Child-care providers in Minnesota soon will be able to receive financial assistance under a $300 million state grant program.  ]  Shari L. Gross • s

Minnesota child-care providers to receive $300 million in grants

The program will help improve child-care worker salaries.
Companies managed their costs and liquidity through the pandemic, but collectively, the 50 companies saw net income decline more than 12% as the broad
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Minnesota's top 50 public companies ranked by revenue – with No. 1 hitting $257 billion
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Revenue for the companies on the Star Tribune 50 list as a whole increased 5.5% to a cumulative $621.8 billion.
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September 22

Are Dutch-style live auctions the next thing for ShopHQ?

Parent company iMedia Brands announces plans to buy Germany-based interactive media retail company for $95M.
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September 22
Medtronic’s Fridley headquarters.

Medtronic recalls devices used for treating brain aneurysms

Regulators say there have been 59 reported device malfunctions, 10 serious injuries and two deaths related to the medical product recall.
Business
September 22
In the pouring rain, Chuck Broste, an archaeologist from the Minnesota Historical Society, spoke Monday to officials from the Public Utilities Commiss

Planned Minn. wind farm to be moved farther from Jeffers Petroglyphs site

Dakota bands and the Minnesota Historical Society have reached a settlement with an energy developer on the proximity of a wind farm to the Jeffers Petroglyphs.
Business
September 22
Andrew Cecere, chief executive of U.S. Bancorp since 2016, agreed to undertake the company’s biggest deal since 2001.

At U.S. Bank under Cecere, doing a giant deal takes 'discipline'

The Minneapolis banking giant waited years to join the industry's latest dealmaking wave as CEO Andrew Cecere applied a tough standard for making a big move.
Business
September 22
The largest business transaction involving a Minnesota company by far is Medtronic’s 2014 purchase of Coviden PLC at nearly $43 billion.

List of largest deals involving Minnesota companies

In the biggest deals, Minnesota-based companies have more often done the buying, rather than getting bought.
The Louriston Dairy near Murdock, built and operated by Riverview LLP, is home to 9,500 cows, 40 times more than the average American dairy. The compa
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September 22
Angela Dawson, co-founder and CEO of 40 Acre Cooperative, and Wenceslaus “Wen” Muenyi of HercLeon America, were finalists in the fourth Meda Milli

Minnesota businesses among winners in latest Meda Million Dollar Challenge

The top prize of $350,000 went to a Virginia-based maker of desserts and sweets.
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September 22
8th Street Market employee Jason Barto bagged a bottle of ketchup for Ben Fedor, of Northeast, during checkout Wednesday afternoon.

Minneapolis shopping bag fee to resume Oct. 1

Customers will pay 5 cents for each bag provided by a store.
Business
September 22
General Mills saw growth in sales over the summer.

General Mills continues its pandemic-era growth despite inflation, supply chain pressures

The Minnesota maker of Cheerios is still riding the pandemic's tailwinds despite Wall Street's concern over inflation and higher supply chain costs.