Category Archives: Minneapolis

Do You Know How to Promote Your Small Business, Effectively and Cleverly, for FREE ?

Reaching and retaining customers has often caused headaches for small business owners. It’s true that hiring an online marketing company can sometimes exceed the limits of your promotional budget. Fortunately, there are several marketing practices that you can leverage at low to no cost. This article is designed to serve as a lifeboat for entrepreneurs […]

Hodges controls Minneapolis mayor’s race; Andrew informally concedes

Defying predictions of a tight Minneapolis mayoral race, Council Member Betsy Hodges posted a lead so commanding on Tuesday night that her closest opponent, Mark Andrew, informally conceded less than two hours after polls closed. Hodges won more than 36 percent of first-choice votes in the race, which used ranked-choice voting. That was more than […]

Minn. House DFL wants more spending for jobs

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota House Democrats pushed ahead Monday on a big spending increase for state programs aimed at creating new jobs. The centerpiece of the House’s jobs, commerce and housing finance bill is a more than 50-percent boost in spending in the next two years for the Department of Employment and Economic Development. […]

Minneapolis News: Georgia file connects Twin Cities charter school, fraud scheme

When the news broke last summer that charter school entrepreneur Eric Mahmoud had entered a guilty plea to a mortgage fraud charge in Georgia, Mahmoud had a ready comeback for the Minneapolis school district, under whose authorization he was opening another charter school. “I assure you that this was a personal, residential matter in Georgia […]