Plus, the Midwest economic index increased last month
St. Paul-based Peapods could win $5,000 through Green America’s People and Planet Award
The Robotics Alley Conference features experts and robots alike Sept. 16-17
Growth in the area brings more during-hours bustle for the after-hours neighborhood

Katie Clark Sieben, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)

Katie Clark Sieben says Talent, Innovation, and Trade make Minnesota a great place for expanding or relocating companies
The tech firm uses gamification to get employees at big companies more active and engaged

Tena Pettis

St. Paul-based tena.cious helps clients engage on Twitter and other platforms -- but it took a while to see who its ideal clients really were
The Mankato-based serial entrepreneur offers drones, software, and everything else today's high-tech farmer needs


The team at Maple Grove-based AK Material Handling Systems recently participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge.

The ALS Association has raised more than $70 million thanks to the viral social media campaign