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Business

News and opinion on local businesses and economics.
Sundance Golf & Bowl Closes Their Doors

Sundance Golf & Bowl Closes Their Doors

'It is with great regret that we have to announce that Sundance Golf & Bowl, Inc. is permanently closed for business at the end of business day Sunday, Jan. 26.'
Brand New Job Postings in Maple Grove

Brand New Job Postings in Maple Grove

New this week: Hourly family members at Buca di Beppo and store crew at Trader Joe's.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Festival’s Name Called Vulgar and Hundreds Laid Off from Top Minnesota Company: Business Roundup

Festival’s Name Called Vulgar and Hundreds Laid Off from Top Minnesota Company: Business Roundup

The top business stories from our Patch sites in the Twin Cities this week include more stores coming to a mall and the sale of an LA Fitness building.
Firehouse Subs Opens Monday in Maple Grove

Firehouse Subs Opens Monday in Maple Grove

A unique feature to each Firehouse Subs, the Maple Grove mural pays tribute to Independence Day and features Maple Grove fireworks and fire truck.
Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Tips for generating impenetrable Internet passwords.
Target Lays Off 475

Target Lays Off 475

The company is also leaving 700 open positions unfilled.
Patrick's Restaurant & Bakery Celebrates Grand Opening Thursday

Patrick's Restaurant & Bakery Celebrates Grand Opening Thursday

The business opened earlier this month in The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes.
Unique Concept: Sola Salon Studios Opens In Maple Grove

Unique Concept: Sola Salon Studios Opens In Maple Grove

Sola Salon Studios are unique because they provide salon professionals with fully equipped spaces to own and operate their individual salons.
Brand New Job Postings in Maple Grove

Brand New Job Postings in Maple Grove

New this week: WhirlyBall event coordinator, city of Maple Grove appraiser and store manager for American Eagle.
One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

Two-thirds of women consider themselves the family breadwinner.
Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Google grabs the top slot yet again on Fortune list.
How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

Here's why you should think before you tweet. (Or Facebook. Or Instagram.)
W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

This holds the key to a bigger tax refund.
Two Businesses Leaving Mall and Donut Company Possibly Moving Into Twin Cities: Business Roundup

Two Businesses Leaving Mall and Donut Company Possibly Moving Into Twin Cities: Business Roundup

The top business stories from our Patch sites in the Twin Cities include a new prototype for a bagel business and Chuck E. Cheese’s changes hands.
Equity Firm Buys Chuck E. Cheese's for $1.3B

Equity Firm Buys Chuck E. Cheese's for $1.3B

Chuck E. Cheese's has 7 locations in Minnesota.
2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

A look at two of Google’s new — and controversial — service changes that recently went into effect.