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2010 Minnesota Business Hall Of Fame

Honoring six lifetimes of achievement.


2010 Minnesota Business Hall of Fame + Irwin Jacobs Gets Back In the Boat

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Irwin Jacobs Gets Back In The Boat

Irwin Jacobs Gets Back In The Boat

Shaken by a Genmar bankruptcy that he didn’t see coming, he’s determined to rebuild his boat business. No, he doesn’t expect an industry turnaround, but Jacobs says he’ll be profitable regardless.

Believe It Or Not

Believe It Or Not

Breathe Laser Therapy claims to have a better way to help smokers kick the habit. CEO Rick Diamond intends a national rollout. All that stands in the way is a little credibility issue and a treatment method that “sounds like voodoo.”

The Fallon Diaspora

The Fallon Diaspora

Fallon has been creative in more ways than one. Besides award-winning advertising, it also has spawned several new agencies that are small, but garnering national attention—in part, by doing “advertising” in nontraditional ways.

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Landfills: Minnesota's New Solar Energy Frontier

Westwood Renewables launches designs for a solar farm located at a landfill between Oronoco and Rochester.

The Monkey And Me

Testimonials and “dancing lessons from God.”

A Workout That’s Kid Stuff

A Workout That’s Kid Stuff

No, Alex can’t come out and play, so Enercise opened a gym.

Blu Dot Receives Award at International Furniture Fair

Blu Dot Receives Award At International Furniture Fair

The Editor's Award for Best Body of Work is one of the industry's top honors.

Business Cards in (Cyber)Space

Business Cards In (Cyber)Space

Workface’s BusinessCard2 offers a digital way for businesspeople to meet, exchange information, and network.

Minding Your Own Business

Minding Your Own Business

Faegre & Benson names Andrew Humphrey its new managing partner.

Postpartum Pampering

Postpartum Pampering

Go Home Gorgeous gives in-hospital “body therapy” to brand-new mothers.

Sweet Cheeks Feeds Baby Locavores

Sweet Cheeks Feeds Baby Locavores

And tries to shape eating habits early.


Tuangou in Translation

Tuangou In Translation

UForce Americanizes China’s big shopping trend.



Minneapolitan Christa Tiefenbacher-Hudson is one of five honorary German consuls in the U.S.

The Newest Hall of Famers

The Newest Hall Of Famers

Introducing five of Minnesota’s most accomplished business leaders ever.

A Capitalist Jeremiad

A Capitalist Jeremiad

Business leaders must address the root causes of business’s troubles.

No Primary Color

Moving the gubernatorial primaries up into August makes them even less compelling.

Pieces Of Eight

Octopus grabs hold at Piccolo and elsewhere.

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