Death toll from defective GM ignition switches rises to 107

May 25
Death toll from defective GM ignition switches rises to 107
The death toll from faulty ignition switches in small cars made by General Motors has reached 107.

Two business-minded refugees feed the American dream at MSP airport

May 25
Two business-minded refugees feed the American dream at MSP airport
After surviving war as children, two business partners have built a fast-growing airport business on family values.
Local
May 25

County hit hard by ripple effects of state's bird flu epidemic

In Kandiyohi Co., where poultry is king, losses are adding up from the feed mill to the grocery store.
Business
May 25
Turkeys at Ferndale Market are raised free-range style.

Free-range turkey debate could be reignited because of bird flu

Some contend that free-range poultry face less bird flu risk. That theory will be tested in the coming weeks as the chicks are released outdoors for the first time.
Business
May 24

For MNsure, attracting small businesses is a big problem

Limited tax credits, slow system deter small firms from using the exchange.
Business
May 24

General Mills, with Nestle, is trying to make cereal bigger overseas

General Mills Inc.’s global cereal partnership with Nestlé, Cereal Partners Worldwide, turns 25 years old this year, and is as important as ever.
Business
May 24

Business calendar

Business WEDNESDAY, MAY 27ENTREPRENEURSHIP INFORMATION SESSION: Learn about WomenVenture’s classes, consulting and networking groups for entrepreneurs. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. WomenVenture, 2021 E. Hennepin…
Business
May 24

Renewable energy is 'charging' forward

Incorporating storage technology into our energy initiatives is a game changer for renewable energy, positioning it as a cost-effective, reliable and sustainable solution to the…
Business
May 24

Outside Consultant: Making sure your new e-commerce site gets noticed

questionWhat is the best way to market a new e-commerce site? How do I get more visitors to my site who will actually…
Business
May 24

Jobs calendar

JOBS TUESDAY, MAY 26JOB SEARCH ASSISTANCE: Free one-on-one assistance from Goodwill-Easter Seals representatives with job searches and filling out applications or ­résumés. 3-5 p.m.…
2014 Minnesota Top Workplaces
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Meet the companies that continue to be voted the best places to work in Minnesota.
Business
May 24

Small business calendar

SMALL Business TUESDAY, MAY 26LEGALCORPS CONSULTATION: Legal advice from volunteer attorneys. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-543-8000.SCORE…
Business
May 24

Recent bankruptcy filings in Minneapolis and St. Paul

ST. PAULRobert M. Frederickson, as surety for Frederickson Innovative Construction, and Shana J. Frederickson, Lake Crystal, Minn.; filed May 20, 15-31911; Chap. 7; assets, $146,658;…
Business
May 24

Coach's Corner: What to do if you think a project is headed toward failure

Q: I was on a project last year that was eventually shelved because it was losing money, wasn’t properly staffed, and was generally not meeting…
Business
May 24

Small business is key in 2016 presidential campaign playbook

Presidential candidates are talking more about helping small business than in the 2012 election.
Business
May 24

Movers & Shakers: Jill Hesselroth, Intek Plastics

A look at the people behind the numbers in area business:JILL HESSELROTH INTEK PLASTICSJill Hesselroth is focusing on developing a sustainable growth strategy as…
Business
May 24

Success is built from a base of self-confidence

A soldier in an ill-equipped revolutionary army lost his rifle, so he went to his group’s leader for a replacement.“What am I going to do?”…
Business
May 24

TCF takes its brand to a new level

A new ad campaign and rebranding aimed at millennials starts next month
Business
May 24

Business people

moving upEide Bailly named Brad Theisen partner-in-charge for the Minneapolis office. Lurie Besikof Lapidus & Co., Minneapolis, named Greg Flannigan and Jennifer McNeal partners in…
Business
May 24

To connect with your reader, personalize; don't nominalize

I was attending a conference on improving customer relations when a man dressed in hunting camouflage walked up to me. Inscribed on his blaze orange…
Business
May 24

Venture Bank's big bet on small-business lending pays off

Three years ago, Shirley Wikner was at wits’ end with her bank.Her family-owned Aviation Charter and Executive Aviation aircraft services, at Flying Cloud Airport in…
Business
May 24

The American dream? Now, it's just about holding on

Among the casualties of the Great Recession is the faith many Americans once had in a concept called the American dream. It hasn’t made much…
Business
May 23
Dave Gooden and Cameron Henkel, founders of Lakeplace.com.

Minnesota lakeshore market expected to show big gains in 2015

Memorial Day is called the unofficial start of summer, but it’s also the kickoff to the cabin shopping season. Bloomington-based brokers Dave Gooden and Cameron…
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