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Xcel unveils 3 new wind power projects in the Southwest

Xcel plans to build more wind farms like this one in Courtenay, S.D.

The utility's wind binge continues and includes plans for a wind farm in Texas that will be among its largest.

Germany's Haribo will make gummy bears in Wisconsin

Haribo, the German maker of gummy bears, will open a factory in Wisconsin in 2020.

Germany's iconic gummy bear will soon be "Made in USA."

Study: Elder fraud cost extends to caregivers

Caregivers, often relatives, also are likely victims of financial fraud against the elderly, according to Allianz Life survey.

Missing Dayton's, Porky's, Moby Dick's? Bygone Brand has a shirt for you

New T-shirt line honors old favorites.

Mnuchin says administration tax plan coming soon

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday that after the initial congressional battle over health care, the administration plans to turn quickly to tax reform with the goal of getting a program approved by Congress by August.

Micron, SeaWorld and HCA jump while GameStop plunges

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday:

Carmichael Lynch Relate named "outstanding midsize agency of the year"

Carmichael Lynch Relate was recognized at the PRWeek Awards in New York.


Study: Elder fraud cost extends to caregivers
Inside Track

Caregivers, often relatives, also are likely victims of financial fraud against the elderly, according to Allianz Life survey.

Carmichael Lynch Relate named "outstanding midsize agency of the year"
Inside Track

Carmichael Lynch Relate was recognized at the PRWeek Awards in New York.


Warrant: Jim Surdyk hung up on state official during illegal sales

Selling liquor on Sunday ended up costing the store a one-month suspension and a $2,000 fine.


Target, Wal-Mart paint diverging strategies

While Target is focusing on its stores, Wal-Mart is placing higher bets on e-commerce.


Mpls. bars landlords from refusing tenants with government rent subsidies

The ordinance will go into effect in 2018.


St. Paul launches business awards program

The City Council recognized eight businesses.


With $300M in private funds, Rochester's DMC project set to get $585M in public aid

Public dollars pledged by Legislature will now be available for Destination Medical Center project.


Revamped St. Paul apartments will be home to Saints players

An apartment building in St. Paul's Lowertown neighborhood will become the official home to the St. Paul Saints baseball team.


Hom Furniture will remake shuttered Kohl's store in Brooklyn Center

Hom Furniture will become a key presence at the Shingle Creek Crossing retail center in Brooklyn Center. Under the proposal from shopping center owner Gatlin…


Robin Peterson retiring as president of Coldwell Banker Burnet in Twin Cities

She is winding down her 40-year career and will retire from Coldwell Banker Burnet.


Man dies in construction accident in Woodbury

The victim was found entangled in industrial equipment near Carver Lake Park on Wednesday afternoon.


Hearing-aid makers have differing takes on OTC sales option

But not all are sold on letting consumers purchase low-cost devices without a prescription.