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Block E's Retail Conundrum

Can the long-troubled property attract the classy businesses they want?

March 25, 2015

Mixed bag for General Mills as profits drop 16 percent, but US sales rise

Profits at General Mills have fallen 16 percent in the third-quarter, as the Minneapolis-based firm continues with its transformation that has already led to hundreds of job losses. On Wednesday...

March 18, 2015

Beer run to Wisconsin protests Minnesota's Sunday sales ban

Minnesotans who want to buy alcohol in their own state on Sundays made a politically motivated beer run across the border to Wisconsin Sunday to make their point. About 50 people rallied at the...

March 15, 2015

General Mills exposes illegal dairy product price-fixing scheme

Yogurt price-fixing is apparently a thing – an illegal thing, to be more precise. And a case of such collusion got 11 French dairy companies in huge trouble, thanks to the whistle blowing of a...

March 13, 2015

No sugarcoating it: 92-year-old Fargo bakery sold, will close next month

A business that satisfied the Fargo-Moorhead area’s sweet tooth for nearly a century will be closing its doors for good this April. Quality Bakery, which has been in business for 92 years...

March 06, 2015

No cause found for sudden illness outbreak at Jennie-O turkey plant

Investigators have not been able to figure out what caused 24 workers at the Jennie-O turkey processing plant in Willmar to suddenly fall ill last October. According to the West Central Tribune...

March 03, 2015

Golf legend Jack Nicklaus teams up with Schwan's for new ice cream flavors

Jack Nicklaus had ice in his veins on the golf course. Now he has his own line of ice cream flavors. Nicklaus has teamed up with The Schwan Food Company, the multibillion-dollar grocer based in...

February 25, 2015

Malt-O-Meal maker is being taken over – and customers could pay the price

The Minnesota-based maker of the budget cereal brand Malt-O-Meal is currently the subject of a $1.15 billion takeover by a competitor, and some food groups are not happy about it. The Pioneer Press...

February 19, 2015

Hatchet Job

A new book suggests Hormel’s story is a microcosm of everything that’s gone wrong in America’s meat industry.

February 17, 2015

Inside The MSP Airport's New MN Wild-Themed Restaurant

Do the burgers resemble hockey pucks?

February 17, 2015

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