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But this eight-year, hardscrabble journey is no get-rich-quick story.
Baker, as candid as he is unpretentious, also isn't perfect.
Meda is looking at requests of up to $20 million that cannot be filled, its CEO said.
Forced to close her shop because of the pandemic, owner shifts to mask-making and re-employed 15 workers.
Elaine Wyatt took charge of WomenVenture, a Twin Cities nonprofit, when it was in a crisis. She's leaving just as it helped women-owned small businesses through the pandemic recession crisis.
As the Capri renovation nears an end, other projects are moving forward
No-drug device uses Apple technology to gently interrupt nightmares.
Jamil Ford has been dubbed “the architect of the North Side.” Ford, 42, a North Side native and founder of Mobilize Design & Architecture, is…
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency makes headlines on controversies such as taconite waste dumping in Lake Superior or the review of Enbridge’s updated pipeline across…
Paul Dixon and Lehman Riley are trying to land a big publishing deal for their “Papa Lemon” series of children’s books, which bring a multicultural…
Dave Korstad and Izzy Shu have combined their interest in healthy lifestyles into a fast-growing business.
Networking consultant shifted from in-person events to focus online.
With the move, the cybersecurity firm expects to grow from 200 to 350 workers in Eden Prairie next year.
The owners broadened their approach and employees responded positively to the commitment to inclusivity.
Minnesota solar-energy developers have filed 120 complaints with state utility regulators.
The three Young women all graduated within the last year from two-year state university programs.
Considering himself a son of the working class, he eschewed a flashy lifestyle and the trappings of wealth.
If demographers are right, more women and minority entrepreneurs like them will be needed in large numbers to help the country recover.
The company is now approaching $12 million in sales after three years of rapid growth.
The Minnesota Department of Health and MPCA say studies prove poor air quality disproportionately affects people living in poverty.
Last month, the restaurant lost its lease on W. Broadway, prompting a move and a reopening a mile away.
"Our people served us so well," said founder Anna Tsantir, who is now recalling 58 of 73 permanent cleaners and office workers.
The company relies on technology configured in a way that allows it to recover more metals without any polluting chemicals.
CEO Maya Santamaria learned from her insurance agent that the radio station was insured for less than it was worth.
It is remodeling four existing outlets and building four new ones in the state.
Jim Durda, general manager of City Center in Minneapolis, several weeks ago opened a $3 million-remodeled entrance on Seventh Street and the Nicollet Mall. The…
Don St. Dennis received a kidney from a generous donor that has restored his health.
The manufacturer faces a tight deadline to produce millions of totes and mail trays before the November election.
The firm started a marketing campaign for the new division, called Lift and Grow, and sales have taken off even during the pandemic.
The "Rumi" program aims to create a relationship-based model between developmentally disabled folks and full-time roommates who care for them in their homes.
How a company that started in Bloomington as a technology helper to small businesses found itself positioned to take advantage of the rise in digital donations during the pandemic.
And yet, a full recovery could take years. Some businesses aren't coming back.
Most couldn't take advantage of the federal government's Paycheck Protection Plan loans. Some retailers are lending a hand.
State's deal value in the year's first half was driven by Xcel's purchase, then sale, of a single property.
Many shops have shuttered indefinitely amid the one-two punch of COVID-19 and riot damage. But not enough has happened to get things going.
Minnesota's AG says the trustees went astray of their directive, but the trustees say they will fight back.
Several analysts expect Tactile Medical to get back on track once the imminent challenges of the pandemic are surmounted.
Lea and Rick Barron, owners of Barron Event Planning & Management, a firm that has worked with many businesses in the Twin Cities, realized in…
The move comes after the Federal Emergency Management Agency denied a request from Gov. Tim Walz for federal disaster aid.
Summit Academy will operate the North Star Innovation Center in space vacated by Thor Construction.
Family-owned Kiku Enterprises brings an estimated $10 million in travel spending to the Twin Cities annually.
The electronic platform links young people, particularly women and minorities, to industrial and manufacturing employers, plus more.
Companies increasingly bought into the economical notion that investing in safety and preventing accidents avoids injuries, deaths and huge costs.
The outlook has gone from calamitous to hopeful for Henry Bromelkamp and his company.
The company will concentrate on assisting minority- and women-owned businesses.
HelpSystems purchases GlobalScape for $217M.
You can't blame a struggling business, even one with reserves, for tapping cheap funds to help survive.
The homespun millionaire, who died Thursday at age 87, never acted like he was a big deal, business associates recalled.
Downtown Council and others support a strong police department as well as a "continuum of safety strategies."
Hotels can only wait for guests to return as restrictions ease.
Inner City Ducks is a club of about 75 middle school boys and girls from Olson Middle School and neighboring Creekview Park.
As the Global Market was attacked by looters, guards, volunteers rose to fight for what had been built.
Advocates also say some of the smaller, weaker agencies will fail this year, compounding the worker shortage.
Impact Power Solutions is a pioneer of the Minnesota solar industry with a new majority owner that has fueled red-hot growth in a recession. SmartPitch…
In seeking to be the paramount online disrupter in the emerging digital-pharmacy industry, Capsule has received notice for raising about $250 million in capital over several years, including $200 million last fall.
The 169-unit complex has risen from a former church parking lot east of 6th St. and Chicago Avenue.
Abdirahman Kahin responded to pandemic by switching to a nonprofit model
The organization anticipates there is more hard work ahead to continue providing services while the pandemic threat remains.
Frank Dogbe, owner of SOS Building Services in Minneapolis, decided not to cut jobs or the pay of his workers when the offices they cleaned…
The regulator found the Minneapolis brokerage sold high-priced investments when cheaper ones should have been offered.
Consumers rushed to stores to buy coffee and food after the coronavirus forced most of them to work and study from home.
For many, focusing on work today helps them abate worry about the future.
The tech sector in Minnesota is still growing, even with the effects of the coronavirus.
Melrose revived Bloomington-based Toro and put it on an acquisition spree that turned it into a market leader.
The Minnesota High Technology Association will be called MnTech for short.
It is forcing many into decisions they never thought they would have to make.
Downtown Improvement District ambassadors have focused on projects from deep cleaning bus stops, tree grates and sidewalks to greening tasks.
Owners balance ongoing losses against putting workers in danger.
Growers who feed the region's farmers markets are concerned.
Trump signs a new round of funding for small business loans, with applications to start on Monday.
A few other companies, including Shake Shack, also returned money to benefit more needy businesses.
Catholic Charities, others are inundated and people and backers are helping.
The coronavirus outbreak created new opportunities for some companies, including small ones in the Twin Cities.
Federal aid has started to arrive to small businesses in Minnesota closed or harmed by the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.River City Builders and…
Growth the past few years has come from making parts for Medtronic-built ventilators and hospital beds.