Oil-firm founder sentenced to 12 years in stock-manipulation case

Ryan Gilbertson, co-founder of Wayzata-based Dakota Plains Holdings, was charged with manipulation of the company’s stock after it went public in 2012.

Food billionaire Fertitta buys Minneapolis-based Bite Squad for $321M

Texan Tilman Fertitta, owner of the Houston Rockets and Landry’s Inc., which owns Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. and Rainforest Cafe, is betting delivery is a growth business.

Legal war engulfs commonly used 3M operating-room device

Scott Augustine says a standard piece of hospital equipment he invented is unsafe; 3M says Augustine is pushing junk science in regard to the Bair Hugger.

Sun Country unveils first of a fleet it plans to own

The plane’s new design and cabin changes signal airline’s shift toward owned, rather than leased, fleet.

With trade war dragging on, Minnesota soybeans sit in bins

Because of the U.S. trade dispute with China, some farmers are storing more than half of the crop they just harvested.


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