July 17, 2021

Tax refunds are delayed for millions, which may trigger some trouble ahead

Millions of people are frustrated that their 2020 federal income tax refunds are missing in action in the wake of what one tax official called […]
July 17, 2021

Learning to code can help you even if you don't take an IT job

One of the platitudes of the past several years is “learn to code,” often used when a segment of the economy has become obsolete and […]
July 17, 2021

Top Minnesota public company CEO pay up more than 70% this year

David Ossip and the other executives at Ceridian HCM, like at many companies whose businesses were disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, did not meet financial […]
July 17, 2021

St. Anthony: Solar power is glowing in Minnesota

Erik Saltvold, who recently invested in a $600,000 solar system atop the new Erik’s Bikes headquarters in Minneapolis, is not the only Minnesota business owner […]
July 17, 2021

Schafer: CEO pay is broken, but what about low-wage pay?

In nine years of doing this column I’ve managed to mostly avoid writing about executive compensation, at least anything that required me to closely read […]
July 17, 2021

Minnesota's 50 highest paid CEOs – with No. 1 hitting $108.2M

Overall, compensation for the 50 highest paid chief public company executives topped $647 million, a 70% increase over the year before.  By Patrick Kennedy Star […]
July 17, 2021

It is time to pray for rain

Pray for rain. You hear it these days from elected officials and weather experts, and it slips into almost any coffee shop talk in our […]
July 16, 2021

Pandemic causes Packers' revenues to plummet by nearly 27%

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Playing home games without spectators because of the pandemic caused the Green Bay Packers’ operating revenues to drop nearly 27% during […]
July 16, 2021

A year after outbreak, Latinos still reeling, but optimistic

PHOENIX — Latinos in the U.S. were hard hit by the pandemic both financially and personally, but many feel generally optimistic that the worst is […]
July 16, 2021

Officials advise wearing masks in Vegas as COVID cases rise

LAS VEGAS — Masks are back in Las Vegas, after regional health officials on Friday cited a rising number of coronavirus cases and advised everyone […]