Corporate Responsibility

Minnesota not ready for train fires as more oil tankers travel state rails

Public safety authorities in Minnesota worry that emergency responders lack the training and equipment if a massive fire would be sparked by the growing number of oil trains traveling the state...

February 12, 2014

State sues BP over cleanup costs of leaky storage tanks

The state of Minnesota filed a $25 million suit against oil giant British Petroleum in Ramsey County District Court on Monday. The Associated Press reports the suit accuses BP of double dipping...

February 11, 2014

Cargill plant dispels 'pink goop' myth behind McDonald's McNuggets

That – above, the silly-putty-looking pink goop – is what has been rumored to be the main ingredient in McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets. Now National Public Radio reports McDonald’s Canada...

February 06, 2014

Activist Investor Calls Foul, Won’t Attend ShopHQ Meeting

The Clinton Group claimed in a recent letter that ValueVision broke state law by not holding a special shareholders meeting 90 days after it was requested—but the Minnesota company argues that Clinton’s original request was invalid.

February 04, 2014

MNsure paid executives bonuses as the website floundered

Fourteen managers at MNsure collectively received more than $26,000 in bonuses in November after the launch of the health exchange website, according to a report in the Pioneer Press State...

January 29, 2014

Banks want Target to reimburse millions in data breach costs

Cleaning up the financial mess that followed the data breach at Target stores over the holidays could run the nation’s banks and financial institutions “hundreds of millions of dollars,...

January 29, 2014

Final public hearing Tuesday night over PolyMet copper mine proposal

The last of three public meetings to discuss the environmental review of the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mining project in northern Minnesota is set for Tuesday night at the RiverCentre in St...

January 28, 2014

Nicollet Mall

With Minnesota Orchestra Lockout Over, Businesses And City Tally Losses

Minneapolis finance officials estimate city restaurants, like MASA, left, lost $1.7 million in dining revenues for the season.

January 17, 2014

Top 100

3 MN Cos. Among “100 Best Companies To Work For”

Allianz Life Insurance Company, Mayo Clinic, and General Mills were named to the list based on employee surveys and company benefits and practices.

January 16, 2014

Will Vänskä return to Minnesota Orchestra?

The Minnesota Orchestra finally solidified a labor agreement between the musicians and management. But there’s plenty still up in the air that needs to be decided, including who will be the...

January 16, 2014

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