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Skippy Yippee is out to challenge Jif with new ad campaign

Hormel, the new owner of Skippy peanut butter, hopes to schmooze its existing consumer base and wrest market share from its main rival — the spread whose campaign tagline for years has been, “Choosy mothers choose Jif.”

Maple Grove ranks No. 2 on Money's 'Best Places to Live' list

Home prices, a good medical community and a mix of local and chain shopping vaulted Maple Grove to No. 2 on Money Magazine's "Best Places to Live" list. Eagan ranked No. 11 and Woodbury No. 12.





Opening Belz, Sept. 22

Business links for the day from Minnesota, the Upper Midwest and the world.

Dayton orders changes in response to abuse of Eric Dean

Gov. Mark Dayton put in place immediate changes to protect children from abuse.

The Blood on the NFL's hands

League and teams approve of abuse with their silence





Hartman: Referees go extra mile to protect star QBs

Captain Munnerlyn’s penalty for slamming Drew Brees was a critical moment for the Vikings.

Rosenblum: It's never too soon to consider our own legacy

You enter a solemn space where a eulogy is about to be delivered. Turns out that eulogy is for you. What do you hope is said? It’s a daunting question, one …

Scoggins: Gophers offense can't run from the pass forever

A ground-only attack worked Saturday, but that isn’t a recipe for success in the Big Ten.


An Open Letter to Katherine Kersten

There are real issues in reforming the Metropolitian Council. However, the mud-slinging, or more politely, the constructive-less criticism, harms healthy debate.

Why Home Inspectors Should Know Building Codes

Even though home inspectors should be familiar with current building codes, this doesn't mean that home inspectors should report code violations.

2014 Night to Honor Israel

It was a night of extraordinary interfaith partnership.