AP Source: GM to announce $1B factory investment, new jobs

AP Source: GM to announce $1B factory investment, new jobs

General Motors will announce a $1 billion investment in its factories that will create or keep around 1,000 jobs, a person briefed on the matter said Monday.

Feds allege Chaska bank discriminated in lending practices

January 16
The U.S. Justice Department accused Chaska-based KleinBank of "redlining" in its mortgage lending business to avoid serving minority neighborhoods in the Twin Cities.

Target, other stores partner with trade group for entry-level job training program

January 16
Target, Home Depot and other stores are supporting the program.
Blogs
January 16

Small business incubator, training center to open on St. Paul's East Side

Focus will be on small, minority-owned building contractors
Business
January 15

Movers & Shakers: Elaine Wyatt, WomenVenture executive director

Elaine Wyatt, executive director, WomenVenture   WomenVenture Executive Director Elaine Wyatt said the Minneapolis-based nonprofit “hit our groove” in 2016 in helping women start and…
Business
January 15

Mergers and acquisitions involving Minnesota companies

Target Acquirer Date Location Location Description 1/1 Grand Itasca Clinic & Fairview Health Fairview Health Services has acquired Grand Itasca Clinic Hospital Inc. Services Inc.…
2016 Minnesota Top Workplaces
Special Project 2016 Minnesota Top Workplaces
updated 2 hours 37 mins. ago
Meet the companies that continue to be voted the best places to work in Minnesota.
Business
January 15

Jobs calendar

Jobs TUESDAY JOB SEARCH ASSISTANCE: Help from Twin Cities Rise with your job search, filling out applications or writing ­résumés or cover letters. 3-5…
Business
January 15

Insider trading

Apogee Enterprises Bernard Aldrich director Exercised options: 10,000 Price: $18.31 Shares sold: 10,000 Price: $54.81 Date: Jan. 5 Directly holds: 28,684
Business
January 15

Business people

At the top Lifeworks Services, Eagan, named Jeffrey Brown president and chief executive. Brown was a senior vice president with Chiquita Brands International and executive…
Business
January 15

Business calendar

Business WEDNESDAY CHAMBER NETWORKING MEETING: “Get Acquainted Breakfast.” Presented by the Northeast Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce. 7:30-9 a.m. Free. Elsie’s Restaurant, Lounge & Bowling…
ST100: 2016 ranking of Minn. companies
Special feature ST100: 2016 ranking of Minn. companies
updated 21 hours 28 mins. ago
The Star Tribune 100 is a measure of the largest publicly held companies with headquarters in Minnesota ranked by revenue.
Business
January 15

College debt poses big challenge to would-be entrepreneurs

Start-ups are trailing off as graduates wrestle with significant debt payments.
Business
January 15

A sign of the times: St. Paul sign painter keeps craft alive

A young St. Paul craftsman keeps alive the family tradition of sign painting (yes, such a job still exists).
Business
January 15

Recent bankruptcy filings in Minneapolis and St. Paul

MINNEAPOLISAdam K. Johnson and Ashley R. Johnson, as surety for NTTH Enterprises Inc., 5650 170th Lane NW., Ramsey; filed Jan. 9, 17-40054; Chap. 7; assets,…
Business
January 15

Getting a handle on dashes and those three dots

And if I get tired of dashes … well then … there's that other all-purpose mark . … three little dots … when I use…
Business
January 15

How to talk with work team members facing big changes

Q: Due to some organizational changes, I will need to have conversations with team members about ways they fit in the new structure and changes…
Business
January 15

Mackay: Make the new year your best year

For many, the New Year is a chance for a new beginning, perhaps best represented by the baby and the old man, symbols of the…
Outside Consultant
Weekly feature Outside Consultant
updated 39 mins. ago
Answers to your questions about marketing and business in the Twin Cities.
Business
January 15

Reeher LLC helps colleges polish their fundraising efforts

The big news among area higher-education fundraisers last week was the $10 million gift to the College of Saint Benedict from an anonymous donor to…
Business
January 15

Small business calendar

Small businessWEDNESDAYINTRODUCTION TO GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Free. U.S. Small Business Administration, 330 2nd Av. S., Mpls. 612-259-6583.ENTREPRENEUR PRESENTATION AND FEEDBACK: Area entrepreneurs…
Business
January 15

A lesson on why individual incentive programs don't work

Last month, I was shopping at a large retailer for a Christmas gift for my wife. My daughter and I talked to one sales associate…
Business
January 14

The money numbers you need to know now

These money measures can help you determine if your financial plan is working, and flag where you might need to make changes
Business
January 14

Review: Snap Spectacles make discrete video capture a cinch

SNAP SPECTACLES $130 Video recorder sunglasses could be hit For decades, from Kodak to Polaroid to GoPro, companies have marketed cameras by touting features such…
Business
January 14

Pandora shares rise on strong revenue outlook

Slash & gain: Pandora Media climbed 6 percent to $12.76 Friday after the streaming music company issued a strong revenue forecast, citing a rise in…
Business
January 14

Minnesota, America turning over good economy to Donald Trump

Donald Trump is inheriting a good economy, as well as inspiring some enthusiasm with his growth plans. The National Federation of Independent Business’ (NFIB) index…