Medical device makers face challenge of falling prices

At a time when U.S. health care costs have been rising faster than inflation, the prices for many medical devices have been dropping.

Seasonal affective disorder: Bad for business?

Many workers experience the "winter blues," but it's not the same thing as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which is a form of depression.

Iowa State horticulture student helps prep Super Bowl 50 field

The Mill

Georgeanna Heitshusen, winner of the annual Toro Super Bowl Sports Turfgrass Training Program, will help prepare the field for Super Bowl 50.

So how much will those new condos in the Mill District cost?

Just Listed

Last night's news about a new condo project proposal in the Mill District of Minneapolis raised several questions that are too early to answer. The most frequent question from readers: What will the condo units cost?

Home remodeler creates bundled services to lower cost, save time

The St. Louis Park company offers itemized packages to end sticker shock.


Lutheran Social Service CEO on key challenges facing Minnesota

After 24 years as a corporate executive at Medtronic, Jodi Harpstead was hungry for something new. She found it in the nonprofit sector.


Eureka Recycling has challenges ahead

Eureka, a nonprofit business formed in 2001, has grown markedly as municipal and commercial customers increased recycling for the environmental and economic benefits of avoiding landfills and incinerators.


Schafer: Why do Fed voters always agree?

Our Federal Reserve policy committee only shifts direction when nearly everyone agrees — and as a result probably plays it too safe.


Want to save some money? Stop wasting food

The USDA estimates that food waste amounts to around 2 million calories a year for a family of four, costing roughly $1,500, which is over $100 a month for the family, or $375 per person annually.


Sales force turnover helps trim sales guidance at SPS

Minneapolis-based SPS Commerce reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter results, but its revenue guidance for 2016 raised concerns for one analyst.


Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana bill

The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that would allow the medical use of edible pot products, a position that could be a serious blow to one of two medical marijuana proposals before state lawmakers.


Former aircraft company executive killed in Arizona crash

A former president of a major aircraft manufacturer was one of the two people killed after their World War II-era plane crashed and burned near the town of Maricopa.


AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance

Viewers of the latest Republican presidential debate didn't get a straight story from the candidates on U.S. taxes vs. the world, the state of the health insurance marketplace under "Obamacare" or what might happen if that law is taken away.


If Johnny Manziel wants help, NFL is ready to give it

If Johnny Manziel wants help, the NFL and its players are ready to step in.


Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says timeline will stay in real time

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said Saturday the social media website's stream of tweets will stay live and in real time, disputing a media report that a change was in the works.


New York real estate developer John Tishman dies at age 90

A builder whose company worked on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Century City complex in Los Angeles and Walt Disney's EPCOT center in Florida among other high-profile developments has died. John Tishman was 90.


Radioactive material found in groundwater below nuke plant

An apparent overflow at a nuclear power plant north of New York City spilled highly radioactive water into an underground monitoring well, but nuclear regulators said the public isn't at risk.


To own a home or rent? Let job security be your guide

A home has long symbolized the American dream. (Wrongly, in my opinion. But that’s another column.) But is a home still worth owning considering the…


When collectors call, demand proof of your debt

Suzanne Husted went through a rough patch about a decade ago and had to take out a pair of $300 payday loans to get by.…