Eric Wieffering

Assistant Managing Editor | News
Phone: 612-673-1736
Eric Wieffering supervises coverage of local and regional news, including politics, education, the environment and other topics.

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rian Sherman steers his gleaming white 24-foot delivery truck along quiet, tree-lined streets in southwest Minneapolis, stopping every block or...

Updated: February 19, 2009, - 03:13 PM

Dean Kidwell leaves the Carlson School firm in his beliefs

David Kidwell was not the first choice to lead the Carlson School of Management, or the second. By the time...

Updated: February 19, 2009, - 03:11 PM

Plymouth firm believes it's time for fiber optics at home

Huxley, Iowa, seems an unlikely setting to witness one version of the future of telecommunications. The tallest structure is the...

Updated: February 19, 2009, - 03:08 PM

Behind insider trading case, a divorce and a confidant

When Assistant U.S. Attorney Hank Shea announced the $2.3 million tax evasion case against Robert R. Hibbs last spring, he...

Updated: February 19, 2009, - 03:08 PM

William McGuire: good for shareholders and butterflies

William McGuire's decade-long reign as CEO of UnitedHealth Group has brought prosperity to the company, its shareholders, and himself.It's also...

Updated: February 19, 2009, - 03:07 PM

Net traffic slows, news sites jammed following attacks

Today's terrorist attacks in the United States highlighted both the strengths and weaknesses of the Internet as a place for...

Updated: February 19, 2009, - 03:06 PM

Airline losses will be huge; layoffs already in the works

Minnesota's two airlines, already buffeted by the weak economy, are bracing for even bigger financial losses in the wake of...

Updated: February 19, 2009, - 03:05 PM

Experts doubt security measures will be effective

Airports and airlines have reopened for business, and travelers are encountering some of the most stringent security measures ever enacted...

Updated: February 19, 2009, - 03:05 PM

Minnesota business leaders share how they reacted

Traumatic situations place extraordinary demands on business leaders. Business schools and the school of hard knocks help prepare executives for...

Updated: February 19, 2009, - 03:04 PM

JetBlue is latest threat to Northwest Airlines

NEW YORK -- It might not look like it, but the blue and gold airport shuttle speeding through Manhattan at...

Updated: February 19, 2009, - 03:03 PM

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