July 5, 2020

Twin Cities foundation leaders join forces to fund rebuilding efforts after George Floyd's death

Pahoua Yang Hoffman, the new senior vice president of community impact at the St. Paul & Minnesota Foundation, is working with other nonprofit leaders to […]
July 5, 2020

Meatpacking production is nearly normal, but workers are still coping with COVID-19

Salvador Ramirez, a meatpacking worker at JBS in Worthington, died alone in a house not much bigger than a studio apartment a mile from the […]
July 5, 2020

End of an era: Carriers reflect on final deliveries for Duluth News Tribune

The streets were quiet and dark, and there was a refreshing chill to the night air. Inside a Hermantown warehouse, Heather Taipale was putting together […]
July 4, 2020

It's hard to avoid backspin as Minnesota dance schools reopen during COVID-19

The students entering class at the South Metro Dance Academy in Lakeville stand still as their instructor points a digital thermometer at their foreheads. Nobody […]
July 4, 2020

E-commerce spurs winning year for St. Louis Park-based patio retailer, rare in COVID-19 era

Patio furniture store Yardbird is the rare retailer that is doing better this year than last, something co-owner Jay Dillon attributes to an e-commerce partnership […]
July 4, 2020

Minnesota mergers and acquisitions

6/22, Bobit Business Media Inc.-10 Missions Media LLC: 10 Missions Media, a business-to-business publisher in the automotive industry, has acquired the automotive aftermarket division of […]
July 4, 2020

Insider trading

BEST BUY CO. INC. Richard M. Schulze, beneficial owner Shares sold: 1,000,000 Price: $85.09­-$88.08 Date: June 26-30 Indirectly holds: 27,287,712 CALYXT INC. Travis Frey, chief […]
July 4, 2020

Forum: COVID-19 could change what we eat and do for fun

The latest unemployment figures — worse than expected, again — suggest that the economy remains in the woods. Recovery depends on bringing the new coronavirus […]
July 4, 2020

Recent bankruptcy filings in Minneapolis and St. Paul

MINNEAPOLIS Joungkong Vue Yang, as surety for Wonders Ice Cream Blaine LLC, Wonders Ice Cream South LLC and Wonders Ice Cream LLC, 2518 NE. 133rd […]
July 4, 2020

COVID-19 crisis crimps funding for home-health aides in Minnesota

The COVID-19 recession that flipped Minnesota’s state budget this spring from a $1.5 billion surplus to a $2.5 billion deficit hurt personal-care aides who serve […]