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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Minnesota Exports Hit Record High

Minnesota Exports Hit Record High

Minnesota exports have risen 12% from this time last year, reaching a record high of $6.7 billion. Despite reaching the all-time high, Minnesota's increase in exports is still below the
3M Subsidiary Appeals Bankruptcy Plan Denial

3M Subsidiary Appeals Bankruptcy Plan Denial

3M Co. subsidiary Aearo Technologies is appealing a ruling by a federal judge's ruling that military veterans can continue litigating despite a bankruptcy filing. Indianapolis-based U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Jeffrey Graham
Finnovation Lab Announces Next Cohort

Finnovation Lab Announces Next Cohort

Minneapolis-based accelerator Finnovation Lab on Tuesday announced its fifth cohort of impact-driven entrepreneurs. Finnegans Brewing Co. launched Finnovation Lab in 2017 to empower and support professionals and entrepreneurs who use
The Tile Shop Will Repurchase $30M In Stocks

The Tile Shop Will Repurchase $30M In Stocks

The Tile Shop, a Minneapolis-based specialty retailer of natural stone and man-made tiles, has announced the launch of a $30 million share buyback program. The company’s board unanimously authorized the program
CyberOptics Sold to Ohio Company for $380M

CyberOptics Sold to Ohio Company for $380M

Golden Valley-based semiconductor equipment maker CyberOptics Corp. has reached a deal to be acquired by Ohio-based manufacturing equipment company Nordson Corp. for $380 million. The two companies announced the agreement in