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General Mills’ Move To Shut Down Five Facilities Will Cost At Least $120M

The only facility sold by the company will still result in a loss. The other plants will bring about charges related to severance payments and asset write-offs.

July 21, 2016

Path cleared for beer giants to merge, here's how it could affect craft brewers

The U.S. government has cleared the way for the world’s two largest beer producers to merge. The Department of Justice announced a proposed settlement Wednesday, which allows Belgian-based...

July 21, 2016

World of Beer opens its first bar in MN, with more than 500 different beers

Now there’s another place for Minnesotans to taste craft beer. World of Beer – a craft beer bar chain that operates in 22 states – opened its first Minnesota location in the Lowertown...

July 19, 2016

Japanese eatery closing after 36 years in downtown Minneapolis

One of downtown Minneapolis’ oldest eateries will close down at the end of this month. The Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar confirmed its closure on Facebook Monday, bringing a...

July 18, 2016

MN brewery takes the gold in US Open Beer Championship

Five beers from two different Minnesota breweries scored medals last week in the U.S. Open Beer Championship. Two of those belong to Waconia Brewing Company, which is just southwest of the Twin...

July 16, 2016

How MN's US senators, representatives voted on the GMO labeling bill

The first U.S. bill that would require foods to have a label (or a QR code) signifying whether they contain genetically modified ingredients will likely be signed by the president. The U.S. House...

July 15, 2016

Catch Pokemon, drink beer: A Pokemon Go pub crawl is coming to Mpls.

With the new Pokemon Go app taking over the streets of cities everywhere, it only makes sense that places start organizing Pokemon Go-related events, right? People are already crawling the streets...

July 14, 2016


Supervalu Scoops Up 22 Food Lion Stores With Plan To Quickly Resell

The company said it would place the grocery locations under its Shop ‘N Save banner and look to sell the stores to wholesale customers.

July 14, 2016

You can throw away your bottle opener: Steel Toe is releasing its beer in cans

Steel Toe Brewing is hopping on the canning train. The St. Louis Park-based brewery is joining a growing list of craft breweries nationwide to sell their beers in cans. Before now, people could...

July 14, 2016

Craft beer taproom shuts down less than 6 months after opening

A craft beer taproom in northeast Minneapolis closed on Tuesday and its owner is looking for a buyer to take over. The Community Keg House made the announcement on its website and Facebook page...

July 13, 2016

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