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Workers at UNFI warehouse in Hopkins walked out today, could disrupt Twin Cities groceries

More than 700 workers at United Natural Foods Inc.'s distribution center in Hopkins walked off the job Tuesday, in sympathy with workers who are striking against the company at a similar facility in Indiana. The move by members of the Teamsters Local 120, if prolonged,...

 

As flooding and erosion rises, more farmers buck tradition and plant cover crops

FARIBAULT, Minn. – When the earthworms started coming back, Tim Little knew he was doing something right. Little, who farms north of Faribault, saw more worms in his fields, gathering piles of dead plants above their holes, after he made a drastic departure from...

 

Massive cannabis cultivation facility starts operating in Winnipeg

A major Canadian cannabis cultivation facility — a joint venture involving Peguis First Nation — is launching its operations in Winnipeg after getting licensed by Health Canada. "It's been a long time in the works [but] the first crop is going in this week," said Peguis Chief Glenn Hudson, who announced in October...

 

Red Lake Trading Post has wrapping paper, stocking stuffers, and more for Christmas

Red Lake Trading Post has wrapping paper, stocking stuffers, and more for Christmas...

 

Man sues Blue Plate restaurant group over health care surcharge for workers

A Twin Cities man is taking a group of several well-known local restaurants to court over a 3% surcharge to cover the expense of health insurance benefits for some of its employees. Christopher Ashbach, 40, of Arden Hills, has sued the Minneapolis-based Blue Plate...

 

Hy-Vee Partners with Hormel Foods and First Responders to Give Away 2,650 Hams

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Dec. 12, 2019) – Hy-Vee, Inc., in partnership with Hormel Foods and first responders, announced details for its 2019 Hams for the Holidays campaign. The 3rd Annual Hams for the Holidays initiative will visit 10 cities across the Midwest this year. From Dec. 16-20, Hy-Vee employees and first...

 

Auditor: Minnesota municipal liquor stores post record sales for 23rd straight year

Municipal liquor stores in Minnesota brought in $360.2 million in 2018 as they reported record sales for the 23rd straight year, according to a state report released Wednesday. Statewide sales were up $11.3 million from 2017, a 3.2% increase, despite a drop in the...

 

Revised environmental review: Possible Enbridge spill unlikely to reach Lake Superior

A revised environmental study of Enbridge's proposed $2.6 billion pipeline across northern Minnesota has concluded that an oil spill in the Lake Superior watershed would be unlikely to reach the lake itself. The Minnesota Department of Commerce on Monday posted a...

 

JP Gladu appointed CEO of Bouchier, Alberta's largest Indigenous-owned, integrated site-service company

Toronto, ON – December 5, 2019 – Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) announced today that its president and CEO, JP Gladu, will take on the role of CEO of Bouchier, Alberta’s largest Indigenous-owned, integrated site-service company, in April 2020. “On behalf of the CCAB board of directors, its...

 

Enbridge takes two steps forward on controversial Line 3 oil pipeline project

Enbridge this week took two steps forward on its controversial oil pipeline project, but the company is still waiting on a Minnesota regulatory process that could take several months to play out. Labor contracts were signed Tuesday for the $2.6 billion Minnesota...

 

General Mills joins the plant-based frenzy with a new dairy-free yogurt

General Mills is joining the plant-based foods craze with the launch of its first nondairy yogurt. The Golden Valley-based food maker on Tuesday unveiled the coconut milk product under the Oui by Yoplait brand. Like its dairy counterpart, the "Dairy Free Oui" will be...

 

Peterson announces $234,000 for Telemedicine Expansion

Representative Collin Peterson today announced that CentraCare Health System will receive a USDA Rural Development grant that will expand access to education and health care opportunities in rural Minnesota. CentraCare Health System is receiving a $234,648 Distance Learning and Telemedicine grant to establish a...

 

New court documents show former Purdue Pharma chief's role in marketing OxyContin

New court records reviewed by Stat show how Richard Sackler, a former executive at Purdue Pharma, guided the company's promotional strategy for the launch of its opioid pain medication OxyContin. Why it matters: Sackler's family founded and controls Purdue Pharma. The company in 2007 pleaded guilty to a felony related...

 

Shoppers ring up record online sales ahead of Cyber Monday

More shoppers are choosing clicks over crowds as the holiday season gets underway. Black Friday's digital sales hit a record $7.4 billion, according to a survey of 80 of the top 100 U.S. online retailers by Adobe Analytics. Cellphone purchases drew a record $2.9...

 

A tale of two oil pipelines and their place in the presidential race

The political debate over how to regulate the fossil fuel industry in the United States is more important — and ideologically divisive — than ever before, as the 2020 election is fully underway. One of the core arguments is over the need for and the ethics of energy pipelines. With 2.4 million miles of pipeline,...

 

Dow Chemical faces suit over alleged hazardous substance release at its Michigan plant

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – Dow Chemical is facing a lawsuit filed by the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan, the federal government and the state of Michigan alleging it released hazardous substances at its Midland Michigan facility. The plaintiffs filed a...

 

Company offers non-smoking employees 6 extra days off to make up for cigarette breaks

TOKYO - A company in Japan is giving its non-smoking employees an extra six days of paid time off per year to make up for smokers' cigarette breaks. The Tokyo-based marketing firm Piala Inc. introduced the perk after employees complained that they were working more...

 

Hy-Vee Homefront Continues to Help Veterans, Active-Duty Military Members and their Families

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Nov. 25, 2019) — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today that its annual Hy-Vee Homefront Round Up and Veterans Day breakfast raised more than $227,750; provided more than 85,000 free breakfasts; and collected 100,000 letters of appreciation for current service men and women stationed around the world....

 

SunTrust Extends $16 Million Loan to Tribe Transportation

SunTrust Banks Inc. will serve as the sole lender of a $16 million deal to support the growth of Tribe Transportation, a Native American, female-owned transportation enterprise in Gainesville, Ga. In a Nov. 14 news release, the bank said it provided a $10 million revolving line of credit to expand working capital and...

 

Target flying high into holiday season as stock hits record high

A surprising leap in clothing sales and a sharp increase in use of its same-day delivery and pickup options helped boost Target's sales and profits higher than expected, sending its shares up 14% to an all-time high. Target stock, which has risen more than 90% this...

 

Bremer Financial lawsuit accuses foundation directors of disloyalty in effort to sell bank

A legal fight has erupted over the future of the fourth-largest bank in Minnesota. The board of Bremer Financial has filed a lawsuit accusing the three trustees of the Otto Bremer Trust, the foundation that owns most of Bremer Financial's stock, of engaging in a...

 

4 firms sue city over loss of minority contractor status

Four firms this month filed a federal lawsuit against the city of St. Louis over the loss of minority contractor status. The plaintiffs are CCI Environmental Inc., D.W. Mertzke Excavating & Trucking Inc., Global Environmental Inc. and Premier Demolition. The companies claim principals are "minority group" members...

 

Navajo Generating Station - the largest coal plant in the West - has shut down

The Navajo Generating Station coal-fired power plant near Page burned the last of its coal Monday, marking the end of the plant's 45-year run, Salt River Project announced. The plant was the largest coal plant in the West, and its closure will affect the entire region. https://www.azcentral.com/stor...

 

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity builds corps of young professionals

Jim Mulrooney, a Wells Fargo vice president, has pretty much taken a stable home for granted since he was raised in one. It bothered him to see last year's homeless encampment of hundreds at Cedar and Hiawatha avenues, and to read increasingly about those who couldn't...

 

State tax court says 13 counties must still refund millions to Enbridge, but less than before

The Minnesota Tax Court has raised its valuation of Enbridge's oil-pipeline corridor, a setback for the Canadian company but an improvement for several counties on the hook for tens of millions of dollars in tax refunds. Enbridge and the Minnesota Department of Revenue...

 

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