Dale used to head up the production of TCB’s magazine, website, e-newsletters, live events and editorial partnership projects. He also served as both an editor and a writer, was a weekly on-air business news contributor for CBS’s WCCO radio and regular commentator on Gannett’s KARE-11 TV, and emceed several events throughout the year.
The Second Amendment is there to protect democracy, our families and our property, not cheap thrills for those who want to play with guns by shooting multiple rounds of ammunition per trigger pull.
Gender diversity in senior management roles continues to lag.
It starts by not supporting it, even if it is entertaining or ‘for good reason.’
Boasting points to share with people who live elsewhere.
From adversity to teamwork, a few comments from Billie Jean King and Peyton Manning.
Minnesota's fortunes are also due to businesses based elsewhere.
An ambitious attempt is underway to find one for Minnesota.
Stopping drug abuse starts at home.
Target CEO Brian Cornell is investing it all in
an old concept: offering something unique,
valuable and accessible.
We’re working on it in Minnesota, but we can still learn more from other states, and countries.
Farmers and food processors worry anti-immigration policies will harm their businesses—and Minnesota.
Finding workers in rural Minnesota may soon become even more difficult.
Consider what we enjoy today when thinking about climate change.
In hundreds of relatively small deals each year, this unit of government delivers big results.
It’s still oddly difficult to figure out how much it benefits us.
It’s time we unite, and take back ownership of our nation’s identity.
Minnesotans pay a lot to rank among the best, but lower-tax competition is beating us.
America needs more entrepreneurs, and starting a company is well worth the effort.
More than ever, real news and useful perspective need support.
TCB continues adding ways to reach today’s increasingly disparate audiences.
Miromatrix is transforming pig organs so they can be implanted into people—eventually.
Our pro, amateur and recreational activities generate more than $12 billion a year in spending.
Our false sense of security in public company performance may soon prove costly.
Minnesota innovation continues to triumph, despite the elements—natural and man-made.
A few favorite quotes from top business leaders.
No other state has as many significant top-10 rankings—plus a theater of seasons.
Several states are implementing innovative tax policies good for the short and long haul.
TCB is much more than a magazine.
Billions of dollars are fleeing the state because of higher taxes and a growing perception that its government is 'anti-success.'
Four sources indicate the state’s wealthiest are leaving.
Times are changing. Can we do the same?
The sugar industry needs to wean itself from federal support before Congress does.
Help us to determine the number of people, and dollars, leaving due to state tax policy.
The end of the year affords us the opportunity to remember those we lost.
It's the third year TCB has recognized a Person of the Year.
Minnesota’s strength is in its people and their ability
to see problems as opportunities.
Billions of dollars are being spent in frightening ways.
How the state's flagship higher education system is trying to improve its image - and revenue.
Magazine advertising continues to outperform other options, yet challenges persist.
While some succeed by pursuing their goals from Day One, most others do so by changing course.
Minnesota’s heritage is rich in major innovations. Will that legacy continue?
Time to swing back to shareholder activism.
Dr. Penny Wheeler, president and CEO, Allina Health System
We’re seeking nominations for an increasing variety of events.
Two bankruptcies later, Polaroid is extending its licensing and focusing on acquisitions, all with an aim to become picture-perfect once again.
We need to examine current spending and future needs before accelerating road spending.
Maybe it’s time to take the ‘wealth migration’ discussion to where people are migrating.
Observations and tips for a more productive 2015.
Including those to remember.
They don’t get much press, but family businesses generate half our GDP and the majority of our jobs.
To fill our magazine's pages, we research what’s going on inside Minnesota businesses relative to the rest of the world, and analyze dozens of other sources.
I think one phrase sums up the Medtronic situation best: bad tax, good acquisition, great company.
Why it’s always worth it.
Findings from my junket to Minnesota’s filmmaking industry.
In a recent poll, Minnesota business leaders identified the issues they'd prefer to see lawmakers address this session.
A new ecosystem is starting to form, but we need another Buddy Ruvelson.
A response to TCB's Legacy Amendment story.
Minnesota’s $7 billion Legacy Amendment is running amok.
Shortsighted revenue policies are inciting a slow but meaningful exodus.
We figured it only fair that I get grilled as well.
Why we should do more to welcome them home—with jobs.
The cast of characters behind Twin Cities Business
Minnesota tops the national charts for voter turnout, most literate cities, and best park systems.
From letters to the editor to a spate of recent awards, TCB’s ongoing evolution is all about value to readers.
Minnesota’s "anti-rich" attitude may finally push out those we need to keep most.
Social media and commentating is fun, but what we really need is more objective journalism.
Leadership at American Crystal Sugar may win the battle, but at what cost?
Parents are being encouraged to push for better outcomes.
The Mayo Clinic’s request for state financial support needs further thought.
Greater MSP needs to clarify its results.
Perspective and inspiration for the year ahead.
It’s time to let the private sector help reform government spending.
Marvin Windows and Doors hearkens back to a warmer past; Emprimus anticipates a fiery future.
CEOs get all the press—but directors’ wisdom prevails.
Silence is golden, especially in today’s global/mobile world
Urban developers are adjusting their plans in anticipation of major climate change.
After more than three years of silence, Tom Petters explains how the nation's third-largest Ponzi scheme occurred on his watch.
The legislature may require standardized reporting by counties and most cities beginning this fall.
American Crystal Sugar Company's lockout: a perfect stalemate.
We have the solid foundation; now for some growth.
How the beliefs of two leaders past are still relevant today.
And a salute to family businesses--and family time.
Minnesota’s strong economic undercurrent may surprise you.
How might the Vikings stadium game play out? Study the quarterback.
If we don’t better support our early-stage companies, China soon might.
Social entrepreneurialism is hard at work as a coalition gears up to provide an additional 100 million meals to needy Minnesotans.
When competing with other cities for employers and employees, better retail’s a must.
NAIOP's Minnesota chapter, the Minnesota Taxpayers Association, and the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce plan to draft legislation requiring all government entities to use the same structure to report how they budget and then spend taxpayer dollars.
As businesses continue to innovate, governors and legislators must learn to do so, too.
We need to better understand how government is spending our money.
Forget Rain Man. People on the autism spectrum can make great employees.
Others are doing it well; can the Twin Cities?
Can an expiring tax credit be repurposed to make ethanol more viable?
Thoughts from my third day on the job.
It’s important to remember that even our most esteemed leaders can make mistakes. And when they do, it’s crucial that corporate responsibility and business principles be properly administered.
Maybe William Ackman had the right idea after all.
Another reason to live here: proximity to so many great places to enjoy.