Petters prosecutor Joe Dixon moves to Fredrikson law firm

Petters prosecutor Joe Dixon moves to Fredrikson law firm

The former assistant U.S. attorney is joining the law firm of Fredrikson & Byron.

Famous Dave's sees profits, revenue decline after ending discounts

May 6
Famous Dave's sees profits, revenue decline after ending discounts
The barbecue chain’s first-quarter earnings slid 62 percent, missing analysts’ expectations.

Star Tribune buys City Pages

May 6
Star Tribune buys City Pages
Most of the City Pages staff will be retained. The Star Tribune will stop publishing Vita.mn.
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How a lawyer's strategy paid off in Toyota liability trial

Toyota’s appeal of the $10.9 million judgment in the Koua Fong Lee case returns attention to a clever strategy by his attorney Bob Hilliard. In…
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Nitrates from agriculture a 'growing threat' to Minnesota drinking water

Annual drinking water survey says supplies are safe overall, but finds need for prevention and vigilance.
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N.D. oil train derailment, town evacuation restart Minnesota debate

No one was hurt in the spectacular derailment and blaze near the tiny town of Heimdal, but it comes as Minnesota officials debate spending for rail crossings.
Business
May 6

Rapidly growing Allete Clean Energy invests in seventh wind farm

The latest acquisition, in Pennsylvania, comes less than a month after the company signed a deal to buy a wind farm in southwest Minnesota.
Business
May 6

Imation posts 1Q loss of $14 million

Results were better than analysts expected, but stock still down.Imation posts 1Q loss.
Entertainment
May 6

Obituary: Attorney Lee Henderson, staunch advocate for the Minnesota Orchestra

Lee Henderson was excited about joining the Minnesota Orchestra on its upcoming historic trip to Cuba from May 13-17.Henderson and his wife, Polly, attended an…
Health
May 6

Twin Cities company Oxygen Plan taps Mayo to develop stress app

A St. Louis Park company is working with the Mayo Clinic to develop a mobile app to measure a person’s stress level.
Business
May 6

McDonald's brings back Hamburglar; Twitter lights up

The famed ’70s-era burger mascot has been reincarnated as a real person — this time as a suburban dad in a new commercial.
Local
May 6

Prison for coin dealer who stole $135,000 life savings from elderly Minnesotan

“Nicholas gained the trust of his client victims, many of whom were elderly and handed over to the defendant their life savings,” the U.S. attorney’s office in Minneapolis said.
Blogs
May 6

Former Best Buy CEO joins local startup

Brian Dunn, the former Best Buy CEO, will become chairman of Upsie, a Minneapolis tech startup in the warranty business
Business
May 6

Luminara obtains injunction against flameless candle rival

Market potential for Disney-inspired product said to be significant.
Video
May 6

Tech leaders mourn popular executive Dave Goldberg

Tech industry luminaries and friends gathered Tuesday for a memorial service honoring David Goldberg, a popular business leader whose marriage to Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg made them one of Silicon Valley's most prominent couples.
Business
May 6

Mayo Clinic plans La Crosse area campus that could employ 3,800

The development would be located just north of La Crosse, where Mayo paid $8.3 million to acquire land.
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Business
May 6

East Coast refineries get highest-ever share of crude from oil trains

New federal figures for February show that 52 percent of the East Coast’s crude oil arrived by trains, the highest ever, and that most came from the Midwest.
Business
May 5

Magnetation files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Iron ore company on Minnesota’s Iron Range says operations and pay will continue.
Business
May 5

Alexander: Sporadic Internet connection? Here's how to fix it

Q: Our five-year-old HP desktop PC frequently loses its Comcast Internet connection, and we get the error message “You are not connected to a network.”…
Business
May 5

Local company news roundup

NEW PRODUCTSMedtronic PLC, Fridley and Dublin, announced Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance and U.S. launch of the Euphora semicompliant balloon dilatation catheter, a pre-dilatation…
Business
May 5

Haskell's partners with Drizly on delivering beer, wine

It's the latest in service using an app.
Health
May 5

Jennie-O idles 233 Minn. workers as bird flu cuts turkey supplies

The division of Hormel Foods cited bird flu for the reduction, which takes effect May 26.
Business
May 5

Report: MoneyGram in talks to be acquired by Western Union

Shares of MoneyGram International Inc. shot up 38 percent in after-hours trading Tuesday after a report that the money transfer company is in early stage…
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