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Target hits on all cylinders in the fourth quarter

NEW YORK (AP) — Target’s expanded online delivery options, new brands and updated stores helped drive shoppers to spend more during the critical holiday shopping season. Target, which is trying to narrow the gap between itself and online leader Amazon, enjoyed a 31 percent spike in online sales. Comparable sales, which include sales at stores … Continue reading Target hits on all cylinders in the fourth quarter

MINNEAPOLIS | Judge: Can’t use cop’s silence at trial in Damond shooting

MINNEAPOLIS(AP)  — Prosecutors can’t use a former Minneapolis police officer’s silence or the results of his pre-hiring psychological exam against him at his trial in the 2017 shooting death of an unarmed Australian woman, a judge ruled Friday. Mohamed Noor, 33, goes on trial April 1 on murder and manslaughter charges in the death of … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Judge: Can’t use cop’s silence at trial in Damond shooting

MINNEAPOLIS | Attorneys argue over evidence for ex-Minneapolis cop’s trial

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge is expected to hear arguments about evidentiary issues ahead of the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in the 2017 shooting death of an unarmed Australian woman. Thirty-three-year-old Mohamed Noor is charged with second-degree intentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Attorneys argue over evidence for ex-Minneapolis cop’s trial

Minnesota News: Minneapolis, AMAAL MARQUIE MAYS, Inver Grove Heights Cell Phone Store Robber Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison

Minneapolis, Minnesota – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the sentencing of JAMAAL MARQUIE MAYS, 34, to 180 months in prison for the armed robbery of an Inver Grove Heights business. MAYS and his co-defendant, JAQUON KESHAWN MOMAN, 26, were charged in a superseding indictment on February 7, 2018. MAYS, who pleaded guilty … Continue reading Minnesota News: Minneapolis, AMAAL MARQUIE MAYS, Inver Grove Heights Cell Phone Store Robber Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison

NEW YORK | Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Dominick Argento dead at 91

NEW YORK (AP) — Dominick Argento, the 1975 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Music, had died. He was 91. Argento died Wednesday in Minneapolis, according to Carol Ann Cheung, a spokeswoman for his music publisher, Boosey & Hawkes. Known for composing in styles ranging from melody to dissonance, he earned the Pulitzer for “From … Continue reading NEW YORK | Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Dominick Argento dead at 91

MINNEAPOLIS | T-Wolves overcome Harden’s 42 to top Houston 121-111

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jeff Teague scored 27 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame James Harden’s 42 points to beat the Houston Rockets 121-111 on Wednesday night. Harden had his 31st consecutive game with 30 or more points, tying Wilt Chamberlain for the second-longest streak in league history. The NBA’s leading scorer … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | T-Wolves overcome Harden’s 42 to top Houston 121-111

MINNEAPOLIS | Twitter dustup, apology not firsts for Minnesota Rep. Omar

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar has relished the attention attached to becoming one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, eagerly engaging with supporters and critics on social media. But Omar’s quick thumbs also have caused problems for herself and Democratic leadership. On Sunday, she suggested on Twitter that members of … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Twitter dustup, apology not firsts for Minnesota Rep. Omar

MINNEAPOLIS | Klobuchar taking campaign to Midwest states that Trump won

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With snow falling steadily and the temperature well below freezing, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar said she’s joining the group of Democrats running for president and would take her campaign — and her Midwest sensibilities — directly to parts of the region Donald Trump won and that her party wants to recapture in … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Klobuchar taking campaign to Midwest states that Trump won

MINNEAPOLIS | The Latest: Klobuchar dismisses reports she’s a tough boss

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is dismissing reports that she is difficult to work for, saying she has high expectations for the people who work for her. Klobuchar was asked Sunday about the reports of high staff turnover and the loss of … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | The Latest: Klobuchar dismisses reports she’s a tough boss

MINNEAPOLIS | Man charged with firing on school bus, wounding driver

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors say a 31-year-old security guard fired five shots into the windshield of a school bus that had scraped his car on a snowy highway near downtown Minneapolis, wounding the driver but not striking a child who was on board. Kenneth Lilly, of St. Paul, was charged Thursday with attempted second-degree murder … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Man charged with firing on school bus, wounding driver

Minnesota News: Minneapolis, Four Men Convicted In String Of Robberies Of Auto Parts Stores Throughout Twin Cities Metro

Minneapolis, Minnesota – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the conviction of TONY LENDELL REED, 32, of Memphis, Tennessee, for robbery. Following a five-day trial before U.S. District Judge Joan N. Ericksen, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a federal jury found REED guilty on February 1, 2019, of six counts of interference with commerce by … Continue reading Minnesota News: Minneapolis, Four Men Convicted In String Of Robberies Of Auto Parts Stores Throughout Twin Cities Metro

Homeowners Consumer Center Now Urges a Home Purchaser in a Top 200 US Metro Area to Get a Plumbing Inspection to Ensure the Proposed Home Does Not Need a Complete Plumbing Pipe Replacement

  WASHINGTON/ Jan. 24, 2019 (STL.News) The Homeowners Consumer Center is now urging a prospective home purchaser in a top 200 US metro area to retain the services of a reputable local plumber for an inspection to ensure the proposed home does need substantial plumbing repairs or a complete plumbing system replacement also known as … Continue reading Homeowners Consumer Center Now Urges a Home Purchaser in a Top 200 US Metro Area to Get a Plumbing Inspection to Ensure the Proposed Home Does Not Need a Complete Plumbing Pipe Replacement

CSM Corporation Announces Alula To Lease 68,000 SF In Relocation To St. Paul

  MINNEAPOLIS/ JANUARY 09, 2019 (STL.News) Alula, the leader in smart security systems for dealers, has leased 68,000 square-feet at CSM Corporation’s Midway Innovation Center I in St. Paul. Alula will move from their current headquarters and production center in Hudson, WI to St. Paul. Midway Innovation Center is located at the intersection of Highway … Continue reading CSM Corporation Announces Alula To Lease 68,000 SF In Relocation To St. Paul

Minnesota News: Minneapolis, RYAN RANDALL GILBERTSON, Former Oil Company President Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison For Stock Manipulation Scheme

Minneapolis, Minnesota – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the sentencing of RYAN RANDALL GILBERTSON, 42, founder of Dakota Plains Holdings, Inc., to 144 months in federal prison, a $2 million fine, and over $15 million in restitution. GILBERTSON was sentenced today by Judge Patrick J. Schiltz in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, … Continue reading Minnesota News: Minneapolis, RYAN RANDALL GILBERTSON, Former Oil Company President Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison For Stock Manipulation Scheme

NAACP News: Twin cities named one of the worst places for African American, NAACP responds

BALTIMORE, MD – NAACP published the following information: A recent report has named the Twin Cities, Minneapolis and St. Paul, in Minnesota as one of the worst places for African Americans.  This report mirrors many studies from previous years. As such, NAACP Economic Programs Department in conjunction with the NAACP Minnesota State Conference convened a … Continue reading NAACP News: Twin cities named one of the worst places for African American, NAACP responds

RE/MAX Advantage Plus Agent Mark Abdel Receives Top Ranking Status for Year-To-Date 2018 Gross Commissions Across All RE/MAX Agencies

MINNEAPOLIS/ DECEMBER 06, 2018 (STL.News) With over a decade of professional experience as a multiple award winning RE/MAX Advantage Plus Realtor in the Twin Cities market, Mark Abdel is pleased and excited to be included in RE/MAX’s year-to-date top ranking residential agents list for 2018. This list tracks the sales volume and gross commissions of … Continue reading RE/MAX Advantage Plus Agent Mark Abdel Receives Top Ranking Status for Year-To-Date 2018 Gross Commissions Across All RE/MAX Agencies

MINNEAPOLIS | Zimmern apologizes for comments about Chinese restaurants

MINNEAPOLIS — “Bizarre Foods ” host Andrew Zimmern is apologizing for his comments about Chinese restaurants after he was criticized as culturally insensitive. Zimmern just opened his own Chinese restaurant, Lucky Cricket, in Minnesota. Last week, Fast Company posted an interview from the summer in which Zimmern says he was saving the souls of people … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Zimmern apologizes for comments about Chinese restaurants

MINNEAPOLIS | For Joe Mauer, being from Minnesota means this isn’t goodbye

MINNEAPOLIS  — Joe Mauer is leaving the playing field after a 15-year major league career, but not Minnesota or the Twins. Mauer formalized his goodbye to the game on Monday at a news conference packed with people he’s close to. With his wife, Maddie, due any day with the couple’s third child, Mauer’s focus in … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | For Joe Mauer, being from Minnesota means this isn’t goodbye

Minnesota News: Minneapolis Felon, CORTEZ MAURICE CRUMBLE Found Guilty In Connection With 2017 Bar Shooting

Minneapolis, Ma. – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the conviction of CORTEZ MAURICE CRUMBLE, a/k/a “Bruiser,” 30, on one count of felon in possession of ammunition in connection with a shooting at a Minneapolis bar. CRUMBLE was indicted on January 23, 2018, and was found guilty yesterday afternoon following a jury trial … Continue reading Minnesota News: Minneapolis Felon, CORTEZ MAURICE CRUMBLE Found Guilty In Connection With 2017 Bar Shooting

Minnesota News: Minneapolis, RONNIE EUGENE TAGGART, Former City Of Plymouth Official Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison For Illegal Bribery And Kickback Scheme

Minneapolis, Ma. – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the sentencing of RONNIE EUGENE TAGGART, 51, to 24 months in prison for soliciting and receiving bribes and kickbacks in exchange for awarding City of Plymouth contracts. TAGGART pleaded guilty on May 1, 2018, to one count of wire fraud and was sentenced earlier … Continue reading Minnesota News: Minneapolis, RONNIE EUGENE TAGGART, Former City Of Plymouth Official Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison For Illegal Bribery And Kickback Scheme

MINNEAPOLIS | Rose scores career-high 50 as Timberwolves top Jazz 128-125

MINNEAPOLIS— Derrick Rose scored a career-high 50 points, turning back the clock to his prime years and lifting the Minnesota Timberwolves over the Utah Jazz 128-125 on Wednesday night. Rose was in tears after the game as he walked off the court serenaded by chants of “MVP! MVP!” from the home crowd. The 30-year-old point … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Rose scores career-high 50 as Timberwolves top Jazz 128-125

MINNEAPOLIS  | Saints get revenge for ‘miracle’ in 30-20 win over Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS  — Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints paid Minnesota back for their last-second loss in the playoffs last season, using two key turnovers, including a 45-yard interception return by P.J. Williams, to fuel a 30-20 victory over the Vikings on Sunday night. Alvin Kamara had two touchdowns and Will Lutz made three field … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS  | Saints get revenge for ‘miracle’ in 30-20 win over Vikings

Minnesota News: Minneapolis, Twin Cities Construction Company Owner Sentenced To 49 Months In Prison For Defrauding Investors Out Of $880,000

Minneapolis, Minnesota – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald announced the sentencing of JESSE WELLS HAUG, 33, to 49 months in prison for defrauding real estate investors out of $880,000. HAUG, who pleaded guilty on June 4, 2018, to one count of wire fraud, was sentenced yesterday before Chief Judge John R. Tunheim in U.S. … Continue reading Minnesota News: Minneapolis, Twin Cities Construction Company Owner Sentenced To 49 Months In Prison For Defrauding Investors Out Of $880,000

2018 HREI Insights Awards Finalists revealed

  MINNEAPOLIS/ OCTOBER 17, 2018 (STL.News) Healthcare Real Estate Insights™ magazine is pleased to announce the Finalists of the 2018 HREI Insights Awards™, the first and only national awards dedicated to recognizing excellence in the areas of healthcare real estate (HRE) development and executive leadership. (A complete list of Finalists follows.) The awards are presented … Continue reading 2018 HREI Insights Awards Finalists revealed

BARRON, Wis. | Miami police: Possible sighting of missing Wisconsin girl

BARRON, Wis. — A Wisconsin teenager who has been missing since her parents were found dead in their home isn’t a runaway and investigators believe she’s in danger, a sheriff said Tuesday. Authorities have been searching for 13-year-old Jayme Closs since deputies responding to a 911 call early Monday found her parents , James and … Continue reading BARRON, Wis. | Miami police: Possible sighting of missing Wisconsin girl

MINNEAPOLIS | UnitedHealth beats all around in 3Q, raises outlook again

MINNEAPOLIS — UnitedHealth reported better-than-expected profits and revenue for the third quarter and the company raised its outlook yet again on strong trends in the insurance business. Earnings for the largest U.S. health insurer jumped almost 30 percent to $3.19 billion, or $3.24. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $3.41 per share, … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | UnitedHealth beats all around in 3Q, raises outlook again

BARRON, Wis. | Deputies search for Wisconsin girl whose parents are dead

BARRON, Wis. — Authorities searched Monday for a 13-year-old girl they believe is in danger after her parents were found dead in their western Wisconsin home. Deputies went to the home in Barron after dispatchers received a 911 call from an unknown person at around 1 a.m. Monday, Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said. He … Continue reading BARRON, Wis. | Deputies search for Wisconsin girl whose parents are dead