Healthsource Solutions Launched the Happiness Survey, a Strategic Necessity for Creating a Happy Workplace

Professional burnout is reaching unprecedented levels a positive and joyful work environment is no longer a luxury but a necessity for employees and employers. If you were stranded on an island, what are the three things you would want to know about your business?”— HealthSource Solutions Business Coach (Minneapolis, MN) —  February 12, 2024  — With professional burnout reaching unprecedented levels, fostering a positive and joyful work environment is no

Singh360 Revolutionizes CO2 Refrigeration

AI Engine CO2 Refrigeration System (Medina, MN) — February 16, 2024  — Singh360, a pioneering force in innovative energy management solutions, proudly presents its Singh360 Commissioning App. Driven by cutting-edge AI technology, this application sets a new standard for the optimization and management of CO2 refrigeration systems, ensuring their unparalleled efficiency and performance. CO2 refrigeration systems, renowned for their environmental friendliness, are increasingly adopted by food services businesses worldwide. However,

Modern Football Technology Announces Cris Carter and Andy Beal as Board Advisors

Innovative sports technology company adds key figures to advisory team (Sacramento, CA) —  Feb. 8, 2024  — Modern Football Technology, an innovative Analytical AI and sports technology startup, announced today that Hall of Fame football player, Cris Carter, and the Founder of MaxPreps, Andy Beal joined the Company to support its continued growth and execution. Carter and Beal join a team of industry veterans leading the company to the next stage of growth. Carter,

Envoy Medical Implantable Cochlear Systems

Expanding Innovation Portfolio to Support Delivering Hearing to Patients in Innovative Ways (White Bear Lake, MN) —  Jan. 22, 2024 — Envoy Medical®, Inc. (“Envoy Medical”) (NASDAQ: “COCH”), a revolutionary hearing health company focused on fully implanted hearing systems, today announced that it recently has been awarded three additional patents. These patents are further evidence of Envoy Medical’s determination to be an innovation leader in hearing health to benefit patients

Satellite Industries John Babcock

  John Babcock, after 30 years at Satellite, has been promoted to CEO. He plans to maintain the company’s financial strength, culture, and growth opportunities. I am honored to help lead Satellite into an exciting future, guided by our Policy A-1 to do what is best for our customers, what is best for our employees, and what is best for our ownership.” — John Babcock (Minneapolis, MN) — January 25,

DigiKey Adds Suppliers and Parts

(Thief River Falls, MN) —  Jan. 30, 2024  — DigiKey, a leading global commerce distributor offering the largest selection of technical components and automation products in stock for immediate shipment, announced today that it expanded its portfolio in 2023 by adding more than 450 new suppliers across their core business, DigiKey Marketplace and Fulfilled by DigiKey program. The company added more than 1.7 million new accessible parts, including 230,000+ parts

Ergodyne Ice Cleats

(St Paul, MN) — Jan. 25, 2024 — — Winter ready, floor friendly, zero hassle. With the introduction of TREX 6317 Mid-Sole Ice Cleats, Ergodyne aims to gain traction in their efforts against slips, trips, and falls—injuries which account for roughly 12-15% of annual workers’ compensation costs according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). And because the cleats can rotate to the top or side of the boot, wearers

SharpLink Gaming Sells to RSports Interactive

(Minneapolis, MN) — Jan. 23, 2024  — SharpLink Gaming Ltd. announced that on January 18, 2024, the Company entered into an agreement to sell all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock or membership interests, as applicable, in its SportsHub/fantasy sports and free to play sports game development business units to RSports Interactive, Inc. (“RSports”) for $22.5 million in an all-cash transaction. Nearly all employees of these acquired

PatchMaster Welcomes New Owners to the Twin Cities, Minnesota

  — Josh Webb, Owner, PatchMaster Serving the Twin Cities West (Minneapolis, MN) — January 17, 2024  — PatchMaster, the nation’s premier drywall repair franchise, is delighted to announce the arrival of its new owners, Josh Webb and Jim Palm, to PatchMaster Serving the Twin Cities. Leveraging their extensive backgrounds in e-commerce and customer service, Webb and Palm are excellently equipped to manage their PatchMaster franchise, prioritizing customer convenience and

Sun Country Airlines

(Minneapolis, MN) —  Jan. 24, 2024  — Sun Country Airlines will launch new nonstop service to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) beginning in May. This new route will operate four times a week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from May 17, 2024, through Labor Day weekend. “As the leading leisure airline in Minneapolis-St. Paul, we’re excited to add Cleveland to our expanding network,”

Nordic Ware Basalt

    Nordic Ware’s Basalt cookware collection. (St Louis Park, MN) –January 18, 2024  — On the heels of its latest cookware launch, Verde, Nordic Ware is upping the ante on consciously clean eating with the addition of a second new cookware line – Basalt. This launch has been developed to allow home cooks to feel confident not only in the recipes they are preparing, but to also know that

Shepherd Goods Lamb Chops Timberwolves Collection

(Minneapolis, MN) — January 18, 2024  — Shepherd Goods Lamb Chops, the renowned Minnesota-based fashion brand, is thrilled to announce the launch of its highly anticipated new collection. Set to debut January 18, this release marks a full-circle moment for the brand, celebrating its deep roots in Minnesota and its journey from die-hard fandom to a collaboration. The upcoming collection, which will be available at the Target Center, the home

Minnesota Trucking Association Health Plan

Association Health Plan Created by North Risk PartnersAvailable Through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota for 2024 (Plymouth and Eagan, MN) —  Jan. 18, 2024  — Insurance solutions firm North Risk Partners has partnered with the Minnesota Trucking Association to launch an association health plan (AHP) through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) for those involved in the Trucking Industry in Minnesota. The Minnesota Trucking Association,

World’s Smallest Pacemakers

    (Minneapolis, MN) — January 12, 2024  — The world’s smallest pacemakers are making a big difference in cardiac care. The FDA-approved Micra™ leadless pacemakers are the size of large vitamin capsules, and the newest Micra devices now have batteries that last between 16 and 17 years – which means that more than 80% of Micra patients will only need one pacemaker for life. Patient Mekaela Davis shares how

Cirrus Aircraft Personal Aviation

(Duluth, MN) — Jan. 11, 2024  — Cirrus Aircraft, the company that brought you the aircraft with the parachute and the Vision Jet that lands itself with the touch of a button, today announced the newest generation of the world’s best-selling, high-performance, single-engine piston aircraft – the SR Series G7. The SR Series G7 aircraft features touchscreen interfaces, large high-resolution displays, advanced safety systems, improved visibility, increased legroom, enhanced convenience

Gray Duck Million Dollar Incentive

Gray Duck Spirits announced today there is a path for it to give $1,000,000 annually to support Dinkytown Athletes. (St Paul, MN) — January 9, 2024 — Gray Duck Spirits announced today there is a path for it to give $1,000,000 annually to support Dinkytown Athletes. “If we can do 30% of the Minnesota market leader in vodka we will be close to our million-dollar goal. The rest of the

New Dating App Petmeet

  (Minneapolis, MN) — January 3, 2024  — Petmeet: Pets, Dates and Friends, a pioneering new dating and friendship app for pet owners, launched today on iOS and Android. Petmeet offers pet enthusiasts a unique way to bond over their shared passion while discovering romantic connections. On Petmeet: Pets, Dates & Friends, users create profiles featuring photos and stories about their beloved pets. The app’s proprietary matching algorithm then suggests

3M Self-charging Headset

  Converts outdoor and indoor light into clean, continuous energy   Potential to eliminate the need for millions of single-use batteries every year   Allows for hands-free operation and seamless communication with co-workers on the jobsite   (St Paul, MN) —  Jan. 3, 2024  — At CES 2024, 3M will debut the world’s first self-charging protective communications headset that converts outdoor and indoor light into clean electrical energy. The headset

Mr. Bubble Gummy Bear Bubble Bath

  (Eden Prairie, MN) —  Jan. 2, 2024  — What better way to bubble up the holidays and ring in the new year than with the gift that keeps on giving… bubbles! Join America’s favorite bath-time buddy, Mr. Bubble, in celebrating National Bubble Bath Day on Monday, Jan. 8, 2024 with a new, Limited-Edition Gummy Bear Bubble Bath, plus 30% off all Mr. Bubble products online from January 2-8, 2024, while supplies last.

Duluth Area Chamber Foundation

(Duluth, MN) — December 29th, 2023– There’s good news for those seeking new career opportunities in the new year, as well as for local businesses looking to hire. The Duluth Area Chamber Foundation is working to help connect potential employees with local businesses to help keep and attract workforce talent in the northland. Thanks to a new grant opportunity, those connections can also soon include financial assistance in the form of


  Transform your junk car into instant cash with ease.”    — – Benjamin Scharf     (Elk River, MN) —  December 28, 2023 — In an innovative move to simplify the car selling process, YourCarIntoCash announces its comprehensive services for vehicle owners looking to sell their used cars. Emphasizing ease and efficiency, YourCarIntoCash stands out as a one-stop solution for car owners, irrespective of the vehicle type. With a commitment

Electronic Servitor Publication Network Finalizes Merger with Pointward Inc., an IP Holding Company

(Minneapolis, MN) —  Dec. 28, 2023  — via IBN — Electronic Servitor Publication Network, Inc. , a digital engagement company, has finalized its merger with Pointward Inc., a Delaware intellectual property holding company, for its channel activation and customer engagement assets.  Pointward’s intellectual property includes proven models, methods, protocols, tools and technologies designed to identify audience segments and engage each segment with customized content to create relevant, one-to-one digital relationship

Huxley Backpacker Blend Coffee Brew Bags

Huxley’s signature Backpacker Blend Coffee New specialty beverage brand blends coffee, adventure, and eco-conscious living for outdoor enthusiasts (Minneapolis, MN) —  December 18, 2023  — Born from a team of dreamers and adventurers, Huxley, an innovative new brand dedicated to creating high-quality, eco-friendly beverages that cater specifically to the lifestyle of the outdoor community, today announced its official launch with the release of its flagship Backpacker Blend Coffee. Designed to

Lerner Publishing Acquires Gecko Press

(Minneapolis, MN) — Dec. 18, 2023 — Lerner Publishing Group announced today the acquisition of Gecko Press, an award-winning, internationally-focused publisher based in Wellington, New Zealand. Gecko Press specializes in distinct and well-reviewed picture books, board books and chapter books for children. With hand-picked titles by some of the best writers and illustrators in the world, Gecko Press publishes books of good heart and strong character, excellent in story, illustration,

Ryan Dodge Tavern Grill

(Twin Cities, MN) — December 18th, 2023 — For many, one of the biggest highlights each holiday season is the signature dish we know that special friend or family member will bring to the table. It isn’t just about the food, either. For many, cooking is an expression of love — which is why holiday recipes hold such a special place in so many families. For one Twin Cities chef,

Bûcheron South Minneapolis Restaurant

(Minneapolis, MN) — Dec. 14, 2023  — Opening in the new year, neighborhood restaurant Bûcheron will offer elevated French-American dining in a charming, cozy atmosphere on a beloved corner of South Minneapolis. Inspired by the Bistronomy movement in Paris, co-owners chef Adam Ritter and hospitality director Jeanie Janas Ritter will bring decades of experience in highly regarded restaurants worldwide, all while staying grounded in their beloved home state of Minnesota. 

Cannabis Education Certificate Programs

    These programs reflect [our] commitment to inclusivity by ensuring that all members of society are equipped with the knowledge & skills to participate fully & benefit equitably from [this] industry”  Deidra Peaslee, President of Saint Paul College (St Paul, MN) — December 13, 2023 — Saint Paul College has joined forces with Green Flower—the award winning cannabis education company—to launch three certificate program offerings in the fast-growing cannabis

plastics recycling plant near Minneapolis

(Minneapolis/St Paul, MN) — Dec. 11, 2023  — A state-of-the-art facility designed to recycle flexible film, a widely used material that includes pallet wrap, shrink wrap, single-use shopping bags and some food packaging, has officially opened in Rogers, Minnesota. Myplas USA, a South Africa–based plastics recycler, opened its mechanical recycling and pelletizing plant near Minneapolis, marking a major milestone for a collaborative effort among leading global businesses to catalyze a

Ultimate Pepperoni Bloody Mary Cocktail Kit

Beginning Dec. 11, pepperoni and Bloody Mary lovers can purchase these limited-edition kits for friends and family (Austin, MN) —  Dec. 5, 2023 — The makers of HORMEL® Pepperoni, America’s No. 1 pepperoni brand*, are making the holiday season extra merry with the launch of an all-new, limited-edition** Ultimate Pepperoni Bloody Mary Cocktail Kit. Whether fans are stocking up on flavorful beverages for holiday gatherings and gift giving, or getting ready for National Bloody Mary Day

Mayo Clinic Redesign Rochester

(Rochester, MN) —  Nov. 28, 2023  — Mayo Clinic’s Board of Trustees has approved Bold. Forward. Unbound. in Rochester, a multiyear strategic initiative that advances Mayo Clinic’s Bold. Forward. strategy to Cure, Connect and Transform healthcare for the benefit of patients everywhere. It reimagines Mayo Clinic’s downtown Rochester campus and introduces new facilities with a combination of innovative care concepts and digital technologies that will give Mayo Clinic the ability to scale transformation in

Blue Cross and Blue Shield HCMC

Access now includes all HCMC facilities, clinics in Minneapolis and surrounding suburbs    (Eagan, MN) —  Nov. 22, 2023 — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) has expanded its statewide High Value Network for Medicare Advantage to include all locations of Hennepin Healthcare, including the hospital and hospital-based clinics located on the HCMC campus in downtown Minneapolis. The additions, which are part of a new three-year contract between Blue Cross and Hennepin

USPA Rescue Missing Teen Girls

  By allocating 50% of Black Friday Security Guard Service profits to rescue or locate missing teen girls, USPA aims to make a meaningful impact on the lives of these vulnerable individuals” — Daniel Manning, CEO BLOOMINGTON, MN, USA, November 21, 2023  — USPA Nationwide Security, a leading provider of security guard services in Bloomington, MN, is proud to announce their commitment to making a difference in the lives of

Kindred Tales AI Transcription Services

  Kindred Tale’s introduction of AI Transcription services is a perfect complement to our recently introduced AI Biographer, which is a sign of our commitment to delivering modern, easy-to-use tools.” — Nick Hern (St Paul, MN) — November 21, 2023  — Kindred Tales, a company that helps preserve your loved one’s life story in a beautiful keepsake book, proudly unveils its latest release: AI Transcription services. With the addition of

Giftster Gift Wish Lists

(Minneapolis-St. Paul, Mn) — Nov. 15, 2023  — Today Giftster announces the release of the Giftster 6.0 App for iPhone & iPad, a 2-year development effort to give iPhone and iPad users a version of Giftster built just for their devices. Ron Reimann, Giftster CEO says “Apple customers are big fans of Giftster, so we built a dedicated version of Giftster from the ground up, just for them. I’m proud

Jostens Women’s Basketball National Championship Ring

(Minneapolis, MN) — Nov. 09, 2023  — Jostens, the nation’s leading provider of custom, hand-crafted championship jewelry, has designed the National Championship Ring for Louisiana State University’s women’s basketball team. This showstopping ring was presented to the team ahead of today’s opening home game. “This LSU women’s basketball team was captivating to watch, and to bring home the first basketball national championship in LSU history is an incredible achievement,” said

Twin Cities Habitat The Heights

(St Paul, MN) — November 10th, 2023 — Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity is honored to be a major project partner in The Heights, an environmentally friendly redevelopment of the 112-acre former Hillcrest Golf Course in St. Paul’s East Side. The Saint Paul Port Authority (SPPA) is leading the redevelopment, which will include both housing and light industrial redevelopment with a minimum of 1,000 living-wage, low-barrier jobs and 1,000 housing

Golf Achievement Tattoos

  (Burnsville, MN) —  November 9, 2023 — The Original Achievement Tattoo Co., known for its innovative approach to award-inspired temporary tattoos, is excited to announce the launch of Golf Achievement Tattoos. These enjoyable, skin-safe tattoos are perfect for commemorating both the highs and lows experienced on the golf course. According to the company, golf enthusiasts, along with coaches, parents, and friends, can now award accomplishments and humorous misfortunes of

MN Company Creates CLM Volumizer™: A Revolutionary 3-in-1 Volumizing Hairbrush

    As a breast cancer survivor who completed radiation treatment that caused my hair to thin and break off, I wholeheartedly recommend the CLM Volumizer to add life back to your hair.” — Cherie L. Monson, Founder of CLM Creations (Hopkins, MN) — October 31, 2023  — CLM Creations®, a woman-owned hair tool company based in Minnesota, is pleased to present the CLM Volumizer, a multifunctional hair tool that

Aer Lingus Returning to MSP Airport in Spring 2024

(Minneapolis, MN) —  Irish flag carrier Aer Lingus will return to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) in the spring of 2024. The move will end a pause of the airline’s flights to Minnesota that began at the outset of COVID-19. With this resumption, MSP’s air service to international destinations will be fully restored to pre-pandemic levels. Aer Lingus will resume year-round service between MSP and Dublin, Ireland (DUB) beginning April 29,

SCHEELS Cedar Park Location

The 240,000 square-foot All Sports store will open Fall 2026 in Cedar Park, north of Austin (Fargo, ND) —  Oct. 20, 2023  — Employee-owned SCHEELS is excited to bring its second All Sports store to Texas, scheduled to open Fall 2026 in Cedar Park. Construction on the new shopping destination will begin early next year at CedarView, a large development near the H-E-B Center soon to be home to Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM), plus a

Sun Country Airlines Destinations

(Minneapolis, MN) —  Oct. 17, 2023  — Sun Country Airlines will launch new nonstop service to YUL Montréal-Trudeau International Airport and Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) in June of 2024 (pending final approval). Sun Country has also extended its schedule for customers to book travel through Sept. 10, 2024. In addition to Montréal and Toronto, the schedule extension includes eight new domestic, seasonal nonstop routes from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

Alicia Lyttle WEW Conference

  I was honored to be a part of this incredible event that celebrates and supports women in business. It is crucial for us to come together, share our experiences, and learn from one another.” — Alicia Lyttle (Minneapolis, MN) —  October 17, 2023  — Alicia Lyttle Empowered Women Entrepreneurs with AI Strategies at the Women Elevating Women (WEW) Conference Minneapolis, Minnesota – October 11, 2023 – Monetized Marketing LLC,

IMRIS Deerfield Imaging Relocates Chaska

  (Chaska, MN) — October 17, 2023  — IMRIS, Deerfield Imaging, the global leader in intraoperative MRI has relocated its headquarters to a new, modern facility in Chaska, MN. The move supports the ongoing growth of IMRIS and the need for additional space to further the development and commercialization of its intraoperative imaging technologies. The new facility was custom designed for IMRIS and provides advanced research & development laboratories, engineering

Loftness Introduces Brush Cutter Attachment for Skid Steers

>   New Tool Easily Cuts Through Grass, Weeds, Brush and Small Trees Up to 10 inches in Diameter. (Hector, MN) —  October 12, 2023  — Loftness now offers a brush cutter attachment for skid steers and compact track loaders. Featuring a combination of beveled blades and carbide teeth, the new Kwik Cut is designed to slice through grass, weeds, brush and small trees up to 10 inches in diameter

National Marrow Donor Program

    Partnership will provide access to standardized and optimized apheresis collection, cryopreservation and bioprocessing processes throughout the U.S. and Europe   (Minneapolis, MN / Nashville, TN) — October 10, 2023 — Be The Match BioTherapies®, an organization offering solutions for companies developing and commercializing cell and gene therapies, and Cryoport (NASDAQ: CYRX), a leading global provider of innovative products and services to the fast-growing cell & gene therapy industry

TopLine Financial Credit Union Bloomington

  (Maple Grove, MN) —  Oct. 11, 2023 — TopLine Financial Credit Union, a Twin Cities-based member-owned financial services cooperative, is opening a new full-service Bloomington branch on October 16, 2023 located at 900 American Boulevard West, Bloomington, MN 55420. TopLine’s new branch location pays tribute to the credit union’s heritage, the telephone workers who established the credit union in 1935.   The roof and drive-up replicates the “T” in TopLine

Mayo Clinic to Deploy and Test Microsoft Generative AI Tools

(Rochester, MN and Redmond, WA.) — Sept. 28, 2023  — Mayo Clinic, a world leader in healthcare known for its commitment to innovation, is among the first healthcare organizations to deploy Microsoft 365 Copilot. This new generative AI service combines the power of large language models (LLMs) with organizational data from Microsoft 365 to enable new levels of productivity in the enterprise. Mayo Clinic is testing the Microsoft 365 Copilot Early Access Program with

Lithionics Battery Makes Debut at IBEX 2023 Show, Showcases First-of-its-Kind Dual Channel Battery System

(Eden Prairie, MN) — Oct. 3, 2023 — — Lithionics Battery (“Lithionics”), a premier lithium-ion battery solutions provider to the recreational equipment and specialty vehicle market and wholly-owned subsidiary of Winnebago Industries (NYSE: WGO), will make its premiere at the International Boatbuilders Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) in Tampa, Florida from October 3-5. Lithionics, a leader in lithium-ion batteries since 2010, offers advanced battery solutions that leverage proprietary battery management software

Sota Shine Humane Society

  WACONIA, MN, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, September 26, 2023 / — Throughout the entire month of October, Sota Shine Express Car Wash in Waconia, MN will be donating 100% of revenue from new monthly unlimited car wash memberships to the Carver Scott Humane Society (CSHS) in Chaska, MN. • Car wash memberships are available from $29.95 to $45.95 per month. • 100% of all revenue in October from new