Monthly Archives: September 2015

Report: Tour Nordstrom’s newest store

Nordstrom will debut several new features when it opens on October 2 in Minnetonka, Minn., including “girlfriend” fitting rooms, which offer more space so that friends can try items on in the same room, and a beauty format that allows customers to sele… Continue reading

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New PLA Molder Anticipates Swift Growth

SelfEco is a start-up molder that has hit the ground running. The new firm was created by family-owned sister company VistaTek LLC less than a year ago, when the latter recognized the value of molding products from plant-based plastics. Continue reading

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Yum 2.0 brings crowd-pleasing fare to Minnetonka

If you’ve been to the original Yum! Kitchen and Bakery in St. Louis Park, you won’t be in for any big surprises at the new Yum! in Minnetonka, which doesn’t stray much from the successful concept introduced by Patti Soskin 10 years ago. The counter ser… Continue reading

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Gianni’s Wayzata gets a refresh

In this day and age of “Aw, hell, let’s just throw it away – we’ll get a new one!” sometimes things just don’t last forever. But don’t tell that to Gianni’s Steakhouse in Wayzata , who have been cranking out great steaks for 20 years and say they’re “s… Continue reading

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Vantage program gives Minnetonka students a career head start

Hidden behind laptops, sporting business-casual attire and ready to dive into projects for area companies, about 180 Minnetonka High School students could easily have been mistaken for interns at a Fortune 500 company – or even industry professionals. … Continue reading

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Masa and Mattie’s on Main close their doors in Minneapolis

The D’Amico-run restaurant is doing it right by announcing a closing date , allowing fans to drop in for a final taste of the kitchen’s skillfully prepared Mexican fare and the bar’s excellent margaritas. has closed. Continue reading

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Federal white collar crime prosecutions decline in Minnesota

Prosecutions of swindlers, crooked investment advisers and other white collar criminals have fallen to a 20-year low nationwide, a downward trend evident in Minnesota despite notorious scams in recent years. U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger says white collar… Continue reading

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Southwest LRT project gets another approval

Major construction is still two years away, but the $1.77 million Southwest Light Rail Transit project advanced on the planning side this week with a key approval from the Hennepin County Board. Commissioners on Tuesday signed off on revised preliminar… Continue reading

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Wallace Carlson Continues its History of Exceeding Expectations with…

Wallace Carlson Continues its History of Exceeding Expectations with Purchase of New Komori Lithrone G40 Press with H-UV System Komori America Corporation, a premier manufacturer of printing solutions, announced that Wallace Carlson, a woman-owned comm… Continue reading

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Documents: Shotgun bought a day or two before Lake Minnetonka murder-suicide

A day or two before Brian Short shot and killed his wife, three children and himself, he bought a Remington 12-gauge shotgun from an Eden Prairie outdoors store. The information is included in search warrant documents filed in Hennepin County District … Continue reading

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