Liberty Diversified International , New Hope, named Larry Newell vice president, paper manufacturing. Newell has worked for LDI for 20 years and serves on the advisory council board of director for the University of Minnesota's Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Minnesota Medical Association Online
MMA to Host Quality Measurement Summit in October
11, 2014] Registration is now open for the MMA-hosted summit on quality measurement on Oct. 25 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton, Bloomington , 7800 Normandale Blvd. The program, "Ensuring quality: Promoting measures that improve patient outcomes," will examine health care measurement in Minnesota. Experts will describe ways to translate evidence-based research into improve approaches to practice.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Franken Welcomes Obama Plan On Islamic State
Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken said Thursday that he's happy to have the outlines of a plan to combat the threat of Islamic State militants but that he wonders what effect it will have on recruitment for the terror group, including in Minnesota communities. Franken spoke to The Associated Press after national security officials briefed the Senate on the strategy, which President Barack Obama outlined the night before.
Obama Didn't Mention ISIS Recruiting, But Minn. Community Still On Edge
President Barack Obama did not mention in his Wednesday night address the recruitment of Minnesotans by ISIS and their dying in battle overseas. There are reports that as many as 15 young men and women with Minnesota ties have left to join the terror group.
For United Properties, bigger is better in Maple Grove
United Properties has closed on a site in Maple Grove where it is planning to build a large industrial building 'on spec' - meaning it'll move ahead even without signed lease deals. The Bloomington-based developer will begin construction Sept.
DEA searches Bloomington pharmacy specializing in long-term care
Calls Thursday morning to Geritom are being greeted with a recording that says, "We have had a business interruption," adding that it hopes to be open again "soon." Federal drug agents have searched and closed a pharmacy in Bloomington that specializes in long-term care, authorities said Thursday.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Spinal manipulation, exercise best for neck pain in seniors
The combination of spinal manipulative therapy with home exercise is most effective for neck pain in older patients, according to a study published in the Sept. 1 issue of The Spine Journal .
St. Cloud Times
HealthPartners executive to lead CentraCare Health
HealthPartners executive to lead CentraCare Health Kenneth Holmen will replace Terry Pladson in January Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/money/2014/09/08/healthpartners-executive-lead-centracare-health/15294025/ CentraCare Health on Monday named a vice president from HealthPartners to succeed Terry Pladson as president and CEO of the largest employer in Central Minnesota.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Exclusive: Former terror suspect kickedout of Bloomington, Minn. mosque
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Amir Meshal has a fascinating history. HeA s originally from New Jersey, but back in 2007 he was detained and interrogated by the FBI in Kenya after escaping from Somalia.
Minnesota Mosque Ousts Alleged Radical Recruiter
A Minnesota mosque reportedly frequented by jihadists who've traveled to Syria to join the Islamic State has booted out a Muslim member who allegedly was recruiting youth with talk of radical Islamic ideology. A Fox affiliate in Atlanta reported Amir Meshal, 31, of Bloomington, Minn., was given a ticket for trespassing at the Al-Farooq Youth and Family Center in June but was being eyed by the FBI in Kenya as early as 2007.
Haynes succeeds Skurla at UMD Bureau of Business and Economic Research
Monica Haynes has been hired as director of UMD Bureau of Business and Economic Research, replacing Jim Skurla, who retired in June after more than 30 years at UMD. She joins the bureau after serving the Office of Research and Planning at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, where she was the director of institutional research.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Stolen ATV comes unhinged from SUV with Mpls. police in pursuit; 3 arrested
The "driver chose a dead-end road," cut through a resident's yard and drove down an embankment near the Minnesota River before coming to a crashing halt in the bushes, police spokesman John Elder said.
Dan Cole wins 2014 Acme Funniest Person Contest
Every summer, dozens of hilarious, undiscovered comedians, wannabe open-mic kids, and drunken train wrecks take the stage at Acme Comedy Co.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Edina City Council poised to vote on housing project for at-risk youths
The 39-apartment project in Edina has had support of churches, but some businesses worry it's not a good fit for Southdale area.
Student Council invites local participation
Triton High School Student Council invites community members and businesses to join in upcoming fun events planned to strengthen ties between the school and local communities to address issues of depression and suicide .
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Simply Socks Yarn Co. Blog
Dream Club, Cyborg's Craft Room.... and oh so much more
If you happened to shop for yarn this weekend, you may have noticed that the new website design has gone live ! What does this mean for those of you who have shopped with us for years? First, you'll be setting up a new account- you're old .
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Analysis: Minnesota cities rank among most affluent in U.S.
The Twin Cities area was the 30th wealthiest region in the U.S., according to an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data.
Finance and Commerce
Top Projects: Radisson Blu Mall of America
Editor's note: This is the 16th installment in Finance & Commerce's Top Projects of 2013 series.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Man Says Indictment For Illegal Gambling Is Unfair
A man accused of running an illegal gambling operation in North Dakota says the case should be dismissed because the charges conflict with a plea agreement in a separate money laundering case.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
My Pet World:
These reader questions on pet behavior were answered by veterinary behaviorists at the Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, held July 25-29 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.