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The fired executive Scott Nelson said Brandon Sawalich, now the company's president, cost the company millions.
The fired CFO testified that he made alterations to deceive Bill Austin.
Scott Nelson says a key business setup in the case originally was suggested to save owner Bill Austin money.
Bill Austin told of his transformation from modest businessman to billionaire, jetting around the world to help the hearing-impaired poor, and having a mystical experience in Mexico when he says an angel spoke through him.
Austin said defendants hid papers from him.
The Shoreview company has built machines to make rockets and help clean up the worst nuclear disasters.
Austin said he felt betrayed by the company's former president now on trial for embezzlement.
Defendants get a tactical win as Austin's character will become a matter for jurors to consider.
A new device warns homeowners of a water problem — from a faucet drip to a frozen pipe — and it can automatically shut service off to help prevent huge and costly damage.
Minnesota growth a bit slower than the region, but it is still strong.
Honeywell has developed an app called Minneapolis Skyway Maps to help Super Bowl LII visitors.
Move is part of a consolidation of company's U.S. operations.
The company's latest profit was weighed down by tax adjustment and other one-time costs.
Visitors will see familiar names as event sponsors and on special attractions.
Testifying in the fraud trial against two other former executives and their business associates, he also said he came to believe that $2.3 million from a restricted stock sale was also improper.
Strong fourth quarter, tax savings drive optimistic outlook for coming year.
Defense payroll and other company records question Bill Austin's claims.
Confiscated papers show underreported bonuses, theft, FBI prosecutor says.
Prosecutors start to unleash results of search warrants and computer forensics.
Two Starkey Laboratories IT managers got the surprise of their careers in 2015 when the company's owner ordered them to search co-workers' computers for evidence…
Prosecution lays out fraud case, while defendants' attorneys allege misdeeds by company owner Bill Austin in opening statements.
The businessmen are accused of embezzling a combined $20 million from the company.
It has a sensor that monitors air quality and sends an alert to the homeowner when it is time to make a change.
Cascade expands Ecolab's boiler and HVAC water treatment unit.
IRRRB grants help with business demolition, expansion, energy and job training programs.
Business confidence shot to the highest levels in nearly 7 years despite concerns over NAFTA.
Bankruptcy plan includes payment to contractors from stalled project.
Workers will go to other restaurants in Twin Cities.
One of several expansion projects receiving state aid, the company plans to add equipment and hire 10 workers.
The Brooklyn Center-based coffee chain is now the nation's second-largest, and it's betting on bagels, the Super Bowl and even more stores.
The state's unemployment rate of 3.1 percent is a level not seen since summer of 2000.
The deal, which closed Dec. 15, expands Graco's surface-preparation equipment business.
Firm and feds warn of risks in previously recalled RZR off-road vehicles.
Former CFO could face up to 60 months in prison on conspiracy charge.
About 150 employees will be affected.
Celebration includes discounts, new drink and antler-themed antics.
Maplewood-based multinational company said the U.S. and China will lead the way.
$900M deal is the latest sales transaction for the Twin Cities corporation.
The company bought or leased nearly 3,800 acres near Nashwauk, Minn.
It marks the company's 12th split since becoming a public firm in 1969.
Company spokesman calls lawsuit filed by Jerry Ruzicka 'incredulous.'
New small deals add to the St. Paul company's pest elimination, and sanitizing and food services operations.
Former controller pleaded guilty to stealing $1.1 million to fund car restoration hobby.
The new gift will support STEM and business education and brings 3M's total gift to $26 million.
Lawsuit is focusing on two dental-composite products.
Creighton University report finds orders and exports rise even as deliveries slow.
Complex with nine theaters and bar to open in Woodbury in May
The $96.5M reflects lower production in 2016, the third such decrease.
New owners shift focus to finishing Nashwauk plant, restoring Iron Range jobs.
Deal to close by year end and add 300 workers.
His work included time as a chauffeur and bodyguard to Hubert Humphrey.
Dozens of mechanical failures were reported, including five with fires.
Uptick in Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway iron ore shipments contributed most to numbers.
The need is real, as global water demand is expected to exceed supplies by 2030, the company says.
Polaris Industries has executed a global realignment that eliminated 110 positions, including some in Medina and Plymouth.
Partnership with state will teach production skills.
Minnesota and other states in the region set a healthy pace for growth.
However, company's full-year guidance is narrowed due to the big storms and other factors.
Separate Polaris action affects unknown number of RZR XP4 Turbo vehicles.
As unemployment grows for 55-plus workers, many struggle to restart careers.
A surge in industrial customers pushed results.
Sales from all divisions and geographies grew.
Its latest results easily beat analysts' expectations.
Half of the 300 jobs will be lost.
3M, along with Caterpillar and other industrials, posted strong third quarter earnings, leading the Dow Jones Industrial index to another record.
When Pentair spins off its new electrical division, the Twin Cities will get a new U.S. public company headquarters.The pumps and filtration giant Pentair —…
The dealership also announced that CEO Paul Walser was stepping down.
The move, published on the Bureau of Prisons website, is the latest in a string of transfers for Hecker.
Deal for the firm based in Minnetonka is set to be final by the end of 2017.
3M's new helmets are lightweight while providing increased safety from the dangers of bullets and bomb fragments.
Chris Musso replaces company veteran in a troubled division.
His former bankruptcy attorney said he called and told her he was in a halfway house, but Bureau of Prisons confirms he has not been moved to Minnesota.
Move comes as parent company names new CEO.
The company already makes a military version of its RZR vehicle.
Manufacturers in the central states enjoyed a 10th month of growth in September, despite ingredient price hikes and slowing employment gains, according to the Creighton…
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