Americans are eating more organic food than ever, survey finds

Americans are eating more organic food than ever, survey finds

The Organic Trade Association said sales of organic food and goods grew more than 8 percent last year, reaching its highest-ever level.

Advisory board backs dissident slate for Buffalo Wild Wings board

May 24
Advisory board backs dissident slate for Buffalo Wild Wings board
The endorsement bolsters activist investor Marcato Capital Management's bid to shake up the company.

Women CEOs earn big pay, but few of them have the top job

May 24
Women CEOs earn big pay, but few of them have the top job
Women CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there's still very few of them running the world's largest companies.
Minneapolis
May 24
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Housing court orders Mpls. landlord Stephen Frenz to return $27,813 to tenants

It is believed to be the largest rent abatement for multiple tenants in the 27-year history of housing courts in Minnesota.
Local
May 24

Fairview hospital at U sued over alleged sexual assault of disabled teen

Lawsuit claims disabled minor was sexually assaulted twice in 30 minutes by an adult patient.
Minneapolis
May 24

Minneapolis' plastic bag ban starts June 1, unless the state says no

For now, shoppers and businesses are preparing for the change.
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Business
May 24

From cowboys to robots: Truckers wary of automation

Drivers wary of future era with automated rigs.
Business
May 24

Jennie-O will build new facility to replace aging processing plant

The new $137 million facility in Melrose will be installed with updated food safety technology.
Variety
May 24

Mpls. restaurant owners push for 'tip credit' as council considers raising minimum wage

Restaurant owners say many servers exceed $15 an hour.
Local
May 24

26 patients die after upgrading Abbott blood pump at home

The deaths occurred after patients tried to perform routine maintenance on their HeartMate II blood pump, made by the former St. Jude Medical. A "recall" notice urges that the upgrades be done in a clinic or hospital.
ST100: 2016 ranking of Minn. companies
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The Star Tribune 100 is a measure of the largest publicly held companies with headquarters in Minnesota ranked by revenue.
Business
May 24

Schafer: Employee ownership could be answer to exit of baby boomer owners

The deal-making crowd is understandably excited about the fees to be earned in helping baby boomers sell their businesses on their way into retirement. None…
Business
May 24

Company news: Donaldson declares quarterly dividend

Dividends Donaldson declares quarterly dividend Donaldson Co. Inc., Bloomington, has declared a regular cash dividend of 17.5 cents per share, payable June 28 to shareholders…
Business
May 24

Studios turn to movie merchandise as engine as box office stalls

As box-office numbers stall, studios look to movie merchandise as an engine.
Local
May 24

Schedule: Star Tribune celebrates 150th anniversary with series of events

Star Tribune Media Co. invites readers, advertisers and fans to join in marking the milestone of 150 years in publication. We hope you’ll celebrate with…
Variety
May 24

Immense globe that put Star Tribune lobby on the map is back

Out of sight for more than three decades, a fascinating and beloved Cold War-era relic is being returned to the public eye by the Star Tribune.
Business
May 24

The Food Group absorbs Minnesota Food Association

Minnesota's largest food bank wholesaler will assume the administrative tasks as the micro-farm work expands through MFA's Big River Farms near Marine on St. Croix
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Business
May 24

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Business
May 24

Inside Amazon's new brick-and-mortar bookstores

Amazon has made a surprising pivot, with plans for a growing constellation of bookstores around the country. The latest opens this week in midtown Manhattan.
Business
May 24

Company news: Acquisition for EnteroMedics

mergers and acquisitions EnteroMedics makes acquisition EnteroMedics Inc., St. Paul, announced that it has acquired BarioSurg Inc., based in Lake Forest, Calif. BarioSurg makes the…
St. Paul
May 23

St. Paul-based Summit Brewing to stop distribution in 6 states

The state's second-largest brewery said it wants to focus on its core market in the Upper Midwest.
East Metro
May 23

State drastically tightens limits on 3M chemicals in groundwater

New limits, half the level set last year by the E.P.A., mainly affect east metro and Bemidji drinking water.
Business
May 23

Target to pay $18.5M to 47 states over 2013 data breach

The settlement is the largest of its kind to date.
Minneapolis
May 23

Developer pitches turning Century Plaza on the edge of downtown Minneapolis into new offices

Downtown Mpls. building slated to be sold for $9.4M and renovated into offices.