Associate Editor

Winter Keefer

Winter Keefer is associate editor at Twin Cities Business.

Winter joined TCB in January of 2022 as an associate editor covering business news and trends, including startups and development, for online and print. Born and raised in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Winter has reported on all ends of the Great Lakes state. She comes to Minnesota after three years with MLive/The Flint Journal. Winter has also reported for the Kalamazoo Gazette and MLive’s statewide education newsletter. She graduated in 2018 from Northern Michigan University where she served as editor-in-chief of the university’s student newspaper The North Wind.

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3M Will Cut 2,500 Jobs Globally

3M Will Cut 2,500 Jobs Globally

Demand for some key 3M Co. products has been declining over the last year. With fewer consumers buying respirators and masks, the Maplewood-based manufacturing giant on Tuesday announced it will
Where Does Minnesota Stand on Noncompetes?

Where Does Minnesota Stand on Noncompetes?

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission proposed a plan to ban noncompete clauses across the nation. These clauses, which the FTC called "exploitative" practices, typically restrict employees' ability to work
Did the Booze Boom Bust?

Did the Booze Boom Bust?

Over one week in October, Craft & Crew Hospitality, a restaurant group that owns six spots across the Twin Cities, sold 500 nonalcoholic beverages. We’re not talking Coca-Cola here—we’re talking
St. Thomas Names New President

St. Thomas Names New President

Minnesota’s largest private university has named its 16th president. After a national search, the University of St. Thomas Board of Trustees has unanimously selected Robert Vischer – the university's current interim
Vireo Drops Lawsuit Over Minnesota’s Edibles Law

Vireo Drops Lawsuit Over Minnesota’s Edibles Law

Vireo Health has dropped a lawsuit alleging that the state’s new hemp-derived THC edible law unconstitutionally discriminates against the company’s market for edible THC products. In a motion filed in Hennepin