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The founders of Tanzenwald Brewing Company have their roots in marine biology, dance, and theater—not what you’d typically expect of a brewing company. But in co-founder Jenaveve Pittman’s words, Tanzenwald’s business story “kind of starts with a love story.” Read More
The hunt for qualified candidates to fill mid-level to management positions is intense. With Minnesota’s unemployment rate at near-record lows, businesses are actively and aggressively seeking candidates to fill their ranks.
Maybe they should look at the PTA.
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Confusion. Anxiety. Frustration.
Those are some of the emotions that licensed health insurance broker Todd Hanson is hearing in his clients’ voices. Hanson, director of client services for the Minneapolis office of CBIZ, finds that a lot of business people are perplexed about the current laws governing health insurance.
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It’s that time of year again. It’s springtime, the flowers will soon be blooming, and the jokes are in the air. After all, Saturday was April Fool’s Day, and several Minnesota companies and organizations took the opportunity to prank their customers, fans, and social media followers. Below are some of the highlights: Read More
It's batter up for a local food entrepreneur who is selling slices of her artisan cheesecake in the exclusive clubs at Target Field as the Twins season opens.
“We’re a small production baker with small profit margins. To have this is a very big deal for us,” says Tami Cabrera, owner of Muddy Paws Cheesecake.
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The unemployment rate among Minnesota Latinos and African Americans is four times higher than that of their white counterparts, according to data compiled by the state Department of Employment and Economic Development.
At the same time, more Minnesota companies, governmental organizations and nonprofits have stepped up efforts to recruit a more diverse workforce.
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For many organizations, taking the research and development (R&D) tax credit means identifying a hidden source of cash in addition to minimizing their tax liability. If you reviewed the R&D tax credit in the past and determined you would not receive benefit, it is time to take another look. Read More
Recently known for providing their polyethylene (PEX) pipe to alleviate snow build-up on the roof of US Bank Stadium, Uponor North America is hoping to change the way consumers look at piping. Uponor recently expanded for the ninth time in Apple Valley, and with the reinvigorated housing market, now hopes to improve how consumers use and conserve water. Read More

Photo courtesy of MHTA (from left to right) Craig Porter, President and Owner of PlastiCert; Joshua Nicklay, intern; Huy Lam, intern; and Ben Ninas, PlastiCert’s Director of Operations

SciTechsperience, the Minnesota High Tech Association’s popular STEM internship program, has “fewer than 190 matching grants remaining to help employers cover 50 percent of their interns’ wages in 2017.” Read More
The Twin Cities Owners’ Forum has come and gone. Read More