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Fairview Wine & Liquor in Roseville, first Twin Cities liquor store to battle nearby Total Wine, to close

Steve Burwell is the owner of Fairview Wine and Spirits in Roseville.

Steve Burwell has been running his Roseville store for 32 years.

Polaris Slingshot under investigation for alleged faulty seatbelts

Slingshots made their way through Stillwater during a Polaris Slingshot owner's charity ride for Road 2 Recovery on Wednesday.

Federal complaint filed by family of Michigan man who died after being partly ejected from 2015 Slingshot while wearing his belt.

Renaissance Square in downtown Minneapolis has sold

Landmark office building sells.

A rare tumble for tech stocks pulls US indexes lower

Technology stocks slammed into reverse on Monday, and the losses overshadowed gains in other areas of the market to send broad U.S. indexes lower.

Dry weather helps Minnesota farmers begin soybean harvest

Parts of Minnesota have been dry enough lately to allow farmers to begin harvesting soybeans.

3M sues Chinese company over automotive refinishing technology trademark

3M says the Chinese firm is using its technology and even pointing to it in marketing materials.

Capital is pouring in for China's entrepreneurs, and they are making more money with it

To the victors go great spoils: Country now has more billionaires than U.S.


Renaissance Square in downtown Minneapolis has sold
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Landmark office building sells.

Settlement may be in works in partner fallout at Pine River Capital
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Steve Kuhn and founder Brian Taylor's relationship had soured by 2015 over performance, compensation and ownership issues, according to a federal court fight that has played out over the past two years. Now, lawyers in the case have informed the presiding judge that a settlement could be in the works.


Dunwoody College of Technology plans $10M renovation of Mpls. campus

Dunwoody College of Technology has plans to expand its Minneapolis campus with a $10 million renovation. The update comes as the school adds to its…


Volvo invests $520M to build 2nd vehicle in South Carolina

Even before the first vehicle rolls off the line at Volvo Cars' new factory in South Carolina, the Swedish automaker has nearly doubled its investment to $1 billion and promised to build a second vehicle at the site.


MSP plans big changes on retail and food front

Travelers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have their choice of nearly 50 new retailers and restaurants added over the past year. And more changes are coming.


An inside look at top retailers and the consumers they covet


Health safety net providers fear dwindling savings from drug discounts

Medicare payment decreases could stifle safety net savings from drug discount program under new regulations proposed by the Trump administration.


Settlement may be in works in partner fallout at Pine River Capital

Steve Kuhn and founder Brian Taylor's relationship had soured by 2015 over performance, compensation and ownership issues, according to a federal court fight that has played out over the past two years. Now, lawyers in the case have informed the presiding judge that a settlement could be in the works.


How Halo Top ice cream became the top-selling pint in the U.S.

With a $20 ice cream maker and a hunger for a more healthful indulgence, Los Angeles lawyer Justin Woolverton concocted a dessert that quickly developed a cultlike following.


Recent bankruptcy filings in Minneapolis and St. Paul

ST. PAULLencho Bati, as surety for Bati Investments LLC, Mankato; filed Sept. 19, 17-32960; Chapter 13; no schedules filed. William Soukup, as surety for Soukup…


Mergers and acquisitions involving Minnesota companies

Target AcquirerDate Location Location Description9/12 Deveo Oy Perforce Software Inc. Perforce Software has acquired Deveo Oy, a Finnish provider Helsinki Minneapolis of repository management software.…


Don't underestimate the value of networking while you're on the job

I've always felt that the real title to every book I've written and most of my nationally syndicated columns is Prepare to Win. But I…