Casey Common

Copy editor, online editor
Phone: 612-673-7096
Casey Common is a Star Tribune copy editor and an editor for He also occasionally contributes book reviews for the Sunday Variety section.

Recent content from Casey Common

South metro cleans up after storms

Trees were uprooted, roofs were damaged and at least one house sustained major structural damage in northern Farmington.

Updated: August 13, 2010, - 01:59 PM

'I.O.U.' treads well-worn path with new steps

A look at the reasons behind the credit crunch, with pithy anecdotes and stories.

Updated: January 30, 2010, - 10:53 PM

Alliant Techsystems CEO steps down for personal reasons

The defense contractor appointed John Shroyer interim CEO and said it would search for a successor inside and outside the company.

Updated: November 12, 2009, - 05:51 AM

A look at the faces behind Wall Street's black eye

Kate Kelly falls short on analysis, but her account of Bear Stearns' collapse paints rich and revealing profiles of the people behind the company.

Updated: May 15, 2009, - 08:48 AM

Polaroid's treasure trove of art

These images from "The Polaroid Book" show some of the images held in Polaroid's corporate art collection.

Updated: April 24, 2009, - 11:33 AM

A Civil War buff's delight

This comprehensive look at Sherman's march to the sea is based on the letters of those who were there.

Updated: October 10, 2008, - 01:03 PM

Minnesota's megamoola: Cargill heirs double fortune

It's been a good year to be in the food, fuel and fertilizer businesses. Just ask the MacMillans.

Updated: March 06, 2008, - 09:01 PM

MoneyGram finds equity investor

The St. Louis Park money-transfer specialist, pursued by a hostile suitor, also disclosed a paper loss of $860 million on mortgage-backed securities.

Updated: January 15, 2008, - 12:16 AM

Judge rules McGuire's options to stay frozen

Despite a settlement in the UnitedHealth Group Inc. stock-option case this month, a federal judge in Minneapolis ruled Wednesday that about $800 million worth of former CEO William McGuire's options will remain frozen for now.

Updated: December 26, 2007, - 11:38 PM

The state we're in

A patchwork of small, personal stories stitches together Minnesota's social history.

Updated: December 11, 2007, - 10:14 PM

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