Martin Moylan

Martin Moylan

Reporter
Minnesota Public Radio
mmoylan@mpr.org

Martin Moylan is a business and economics reporter for MPR News. He has covered business in the Twin Cities for nearly 20 years. He joined Minnesota Public Radio in July 2006, after 16 years with the St. Paul Pioneer Press. At the Pioneer Press, his beats included financial services, technology, telecommunications and airlines. Before moving to Minnesota, he lived in China for two years, teaching English and freelancing for newspapers in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. He graduated from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and has completed post-graduate programs at Boston University and the University of Maryland. He's a Boston native but hardly ever drops an "r."

Martin Moylan Feature Archive

The maker of Post-it notes, industrial coatings and ceramics posted net income of $1.3 billion, compared with $1.2 billion in the same quarter a year ago. (07/25/2014)
The Target Express in Dinkytown
Some big box retailers are now wondering what a littler box can do for sales. Those retailers include Target which just opened its smallest store Wednesday in the Dinkytown neighborhood of Minneapolis, near the University of Minnesota. (07/24/2014)
Attorney General Lori Swanson
"Going to college has long been a way for people to try to make a better life for themselves. The schools exploited this dream for some students, who are now saddled with debt," said Attorney General Swanson, in a statement. (07/23/2014)
CEO Stephen Hemsley said the company is planning to increase its participation in state health insurance exchanges it has avoided so far. (07/17/2014)
Radon -- an odorless, colorless gas produced by the decay of uranium and radium found in soil -- is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. (07/16/2014)
Twin Cities home sales were down in June compared to a year ago, but selling prices rose, the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors said Monday. (07/14/2014)
Pain management accounts for a relatively small part of St. Jude's $5.5 billion in annual sales. But the potential market for chronic pain management is huge. (07/14/2014)
This will be the second quarter the company has operated under the new insurance requirements laid out by the Affordable Care Act. (07/14/2014)
Last year, the airline with the a la carte fee schedule for carry-on bags and other amenities more than doubled its passenger traffic at the airport to about 600,000. (07/10/2014)
Located at 1329 5th Street St., and at 20,000 square feet, the TargetExpress store will be about one sixth the size of a typical Target big box. The doors open July 23. (07/07/2014)
Minneapolis police spokesman Scott Seroka said the video expounds on the message of see something, say something. (07/06/2014)
A vehicle pulled out in front of the cruiser rushing to a prior accident. (07/04/2014)
As retail competition has stiffened, Target has been opening smaller stores in urban settings. The retailer has opened eight somewhat downsized CityTarget stores in Chicago, Los Angeles and other markets. (07/04/2014)
The firm's partner in the Minnesota mining project, Toronto-based Duluth Metals, now has the option to buy out Antofagasta for $230 million. (07/03/2014)
Target is asking its customers to not bring firearms into its stores, even where it is allowed by law. (07/02/2014)