Leadership

Female execs from Securian (from left): Jean Delaney Nelson, Nancy Swanson, Kathy Pinkett, and Leslie Chapman

Culture Matters When Attracting Female Executives

At Securian and Donaldson, supportive and flexible environments increase the ranks of women executives.

by Liz Fedor

Software Firm 8thBridge Sold But Plans Expansion

8thBridge’s CEO said he plans to bring on more employees now that the company is part of San Francisco-based e-commerce firm Fluid.

April 07, 2014

St Paul Capitol

Planned $9.50 Min. Wage May Rise With Inflation

Lawmakers in Minnesota, currently home to one of the country’s lowest minimum wages, have reached a deal to hike the minimum hourly pay to $9.50 over the next few years.

April 07, 2014

Commission to decide if MNsure needs in-depth audit

A legislative commission will decide this week if MNsure should undergo an in-depth audit, according to media reports. Minnesota’s new online health insurance marketplace was plagued with...

April 06, 2014

Refurbished Northrop Auditorium reopens, wows audiences

Northrop Auditorium on the University of Minnesota campus reopened in dazzling fashion Friday night after a three-year, $88 million renovation.  The theater celebrated its grand reopening with a...

April 05, 2014

Senate building plan loses reflecting pool, gym; passes key House committee

After a two-month hold-up, a key House committee approved a plan for a new Senate office building – although without some of the gaudier features of the original blueprints. The House Rules and...

April 05, 2014

Tax cuts, the sequel: House OKs another $103 million

Let there be no mistake: tax cuts are popular. Just look at the Minnesota House of Representatives. A couple of weeks after approving a tax cut package of more than $400 million, House members went...

April 04, 2014

Stefanie Lenway

St. Thomas Names Stefanie Lenway Dean Of Its Biz School

Currently the dean of Michigan State’s business school, Stefanie Lenway will become the dean of the Opus College of Business in Minneapolis this summer.

April 04, 2014

State Grants $740K To Startup That's Adding Jobs In Hastings

HexFuel plans to have 150 employees at a new Hastings plant and might double that headcount within several years.

April 03, 2014

Construction firm fined for worker's death at Saints ballpark site

A construction firm working at the site of the new St. Paul Saints ballpark has been fined more than $50,000 as a result of an accident last year that killed one of its workers, the St. Paul...

April 02, 2014

Gluten-free Burning Brothers Brewing opening St. Paul taproom

The Midwest is getting what may be its first-ever gluten-free brewery – and it’ll call St. Paul home. The team behind Burning Brothers Brewing announced that, after a few months of brewing...

April 02, 2014

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