3M global headquarters in Maplewood.

3M to cut 1,500 jobs, reports weak financial results

$214 million in charges for litigation related to water contamination lawsuits had not been included in the company's forecasts.

Ryan, North Memorial envision 100-acre health village in Maple Grove

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A sprawling mixed-use project that’s being called one of the largest in Maple Grove would have 550 rentals surrounding a hospital, offices and clini
The development plan, which includes 550 rental units, offices and clinics, would enable the hospital to conduct an immediate expansion, its CEOs said.

Former colleague accused of affair with Best Buy CEO denies allegations

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Best Buy CEO Corie Barry greeted employees at the Richfield Best Buy store before it opened on Thanksgiving night for Black Friday sales.
Allegations about firm's CEO under investigation.
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Bradford Teslow, who has intellectual disabilities, was hired through the Connect 700 program for a job in state government, but says his multiple req

Minn. jobs program for people with disabilities fails to live up to promise

Fewer than 12% of hires still work in state jobs.
Business
January 27
Delta is ending a security contract with DGS, its former subsidiary, for employee screenings at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

Delta ends security deal with DGS at MSP; 118 may be laid off

DGS warns the severance could lead to 118 layoffs.
Business
January 27
F1RST Wrestling, a local promoter that has staged events at First Avenue and other area venues, will put on family-friendly night of wrestling at Rose

Pro wrestling at the mall? Body slams coming to Rosedale in March

Pro wrestling promoter will stage a family-friendly show at Rosedale.
Business
January 27
Jamf CEO Dean Hager.

Report: Minneapolis-based software company seeking IPO

Jamf, according to Bloomberg News, is pursuing what's called a 'confidential' IPO.
Business
January 27

Business briefing: New-home sales slipped in December

real EstateNew-home sales slipped in DecemberU.S. sales of newly built homes fell 0.4% in December, cooling slightly after low mortgage rates fueled gains for much…
Business
January 27

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January 27
Great Clips stylist Zariyah Chude cut the hair of Bill Betzler of Brooklyn Center on Thursday. “They give me good service,” said Betzler, a 15-yea

On the cutting edge: Great Clips grows as competitors trim staff

Privately owned Great Clips continues to grow while its competitors have seen harder times
The Louriston Dairy near Murdock, built and operated by Riverview LLP, is home to 9,500 cows, 40 times more than the average American dairy. The compa
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January 27
The Louriston Dairy near Murdock, built and operated by Riverview LLP, is home to 9,500 cows, 40 times more than the average American dairy. The compa

Bio-methane from cow manure could be a 'new gold rush' on the farm

The back end of a cow generates 80 pounds each day of what Dennis Haubenschild, who owns 750 of them near Princeton, refers to as…
Business
January 26

Reyer: How to rally your team when your company is struggling

Top performers have options, and if they believe your company is circling the drain, they may well choose to move on.
Ranking Minnesota's health care, education, social service and other nonprofits.
Star Tribune Nonprofit 100 Who's No. 1? Our annual ranking of Minnesota's top nonprofits
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The list has long been dominated by the state's large nonprofit health care sector. Forty-six of the 100 organizations on the list are in health care, and they account for 90% of the overall revenue on the list.
Business
January 26

Mackay: New book covers basics of business and beyond

Adversity, attitude and more are the subjects of Harvey Mackay's latest book.
Business
January 26

Minnesota mergers and acquisitions

1/13,  Automated Equipment LLC's RAM Fry Dispensers Investors Inc.- Middleby Corp.: Middleby Corp., a manufacturer of food-service equipment, has acquired the RAM Fry Dispensers business unit…
Business
January 26

Insider trading

Insignia Systems Inc. Funicular Fund LP, beneficial owner Shares purchased: 94,111 Price: Date: Jan. 10–17 $0.77–$0.79 Indirectly holds:…
Business
January 26
Cathy Smith oversees Bright Health’s financial reporting along with its legal, human-services and accounting departments. She brought three decades

New CFO of Bright Health wants to help build a sustainable-growth model

Cathy Smith brings three decades of financial-management experience to her new role at the health insurance startup.
Business
January 26

Forum: Learn well from people you know is lasting advice

Finding a qualified career mentor in the workplace can be a most useful idea.
Business
January 26

Business people

Moving up Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis promoted Sharon Hill to senior vice president over the Treasury Services division. She was chief financial officer and…
The annual Star Tribune 50 looks at the state's largest public companies. Combined, the companies on the list employ more than 1.2 million people.
Star Tribune 50 Our top 50 public companies – with No. 1 at $226B in revenue
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Who took the top spot? See where Target, UnitedHealth, Best Buy and other massive companies landed in our 28th annual report.
Business
January 26

Recent bankruptcy filings in Minneapolis and St. Paul

MINNEAPOLIS RTX Solutions LLC, 6987 Kenmare Dr., Bloomington; filed Jan. 20, 20-40149; Chap. 11; no schedules filed. Brian E. Seyller, chief executive. Jonathan Daniel Hunt,…
Business
January 26
Lakeshirts/Blue 84, started in 1984, makes branded T-shirts, sweatshirts and other merchandise for vacation resorts and colleges around the country, w

Carlson family fund chooses Detroit Lakes T-shirt factory for its first big investment

Carlson Private Capital Partners makes its first platform investment in Lakeshirts/Blue 84 of Detroit Lakes.
Business
January 25
The Galleria in Edina.

Galleria in Edina is for sale, and a deal could mean big changes

Management firm Hines is pulling out just as the mall faces loss of Gabberts.
Business
January 25

Business bookshelf: The journey of secondhand goods

‘Secondhand’ Adam Minter, Bloomsbury, 299 pages, $28. Adam Minter’s “Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale” is a fascinating account of what happens to…
Business
January 25
Nearly 200 completed Boeing 737 MAX airplanes including some for Southwest Airlines, are parked at the Grant County International Airport in Moses Lak

Market review: More bad news sends Boeing shares sliding

Still grounded: Boeing shares slid 3.4% to $313.28 Tuesday after it said that it doesn’t expect federal regulators to approve changes to the grounded 737…