October 2010 More Back issues

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Don Shelby is Out Standing in His Field

He’ll tell you why he doesn’t belong behind WCCO’s anchor desk anymore: He’s a “relic,” he has “too many edges,” he’s needed the rigors of the outdoors to recover from strokes. But local TV news

Featured Stories

Is Target Field on Target?

Is the stadium generating positive returns on the public’s investment? Let’s check the scoreboard. Just don’t expect to see a final score.

Saving Innovation

Can a DIY culture of meet-ups, competitions, and “unconferences” spark more start-ups in the state?

Strengthening the Foundation

Marquette Real Estate Group—successor to United Properties—reorganized in 2008 in order to expand nationally. Turns out that those moves also positioned it to take advantage of opportunities in one of the worst downturns ever in


Governor Who?

The candidates must offer substantive ideas about the budget, services, and health care access.

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A Printer for the Digital Age

While other printers have closed up shop, Ambassador Press has anticipated changes in the market and stayed on top.

Pig Out

Heartland and others tuck into the charcuterie trend.

Restoration Fever

Chef Stewart Woodman’s new book, Shefzilla: Conquering Haute Cuisine at Home, owes its October 15 publication to a joke and an unintended hiatus. The joke: At restaurants where he’s run the kitchen (Levain, Five, Heidi’s),

The Art of Manufacturing

A Minnesota manufacturer grabbing work from overseas competitors? Mid-Continent Engineering is doing just that.


News bits from around Minnesota.