Martin Moylan Feature Archive

Medtronic was appealing a judgment that a subsidiary violated a patent of Edwards Lifesciences Corp. The patent applied to devices that repair aortic valves without open-heart surgery. Bloomberg News reports the U.S. market for the devices could reach $2.5 billion. (10/07/2013)
A single insurance claim could raise a Minnesota homeowner's annual premium by about one-fifth, or $200 on an average policy, according to a new study. (10/03/2013)
Deals for more than 124,000 acres in recent years violate the spirit of Colombian policies intended to encourage family farming, Oxfam said in a recent report. (09/27/2013)
Workers are demanding that their minimum monthly wage be raised to about $100, from the current $38. Target is monitoring the situation closely and has seen "minimal impact" on its supply chain so far. (09/23/2013)
General Mills reported better-than-expected sales for its fiscal first quarter while net income fell. (09/18/2013)
The cable company agreed to provide the low-cost Internet service as part of a deal to get regulators to approve its acquisition of NBC. (09/15/2013)
David MacLennan, the company's current president and chief operating officer, will take the top job at Cargill in December. (09/11/2013)
Target is sponsoring a nationwide contest to find new ideas help people live healthier lives -- and improve the healthcare system. (09/10/2013)
A family member says Kowalski suffered a fatal head injury while on a fishing trip in Ontario. (09/05/2013)
Rochester Medical, a company that makes catheters and other products for home treatment of male urinary incontinence, has been purchased by New Jersey company C.R. Bard. (09/04/2013)
A record number of people attended the Minnesota State Fair Sunday. And more Minnesotans visited the fair on Monday than any other Labor Day. Cool weather the last two days of the fair improved the fortunes of hundreds of fair vendors. (09/03/2013)
The elderly are prime targets for financial scams. The nation's older citizens are duped out of billions of dollars a year. But law enforcement agencies, advocacy groups and bankers in Minnesota are trying to educate seniors about how to detect and avoid scams that can cost them much or all of their savings. (09/03/2013)
The Minnesota Twins have traded first baseman Justin Morneau to the Pittsburgh Pirates. (08/31/2013)
The owner of a block of land that could be part of the new Vikings stadium project is wildly overstating the property's value, according to the board overseeing the project. (08/31/2013)
Best Buy's founder and largest shareholder, Richard Schulze plans to sell an undisclosed amount of his stock in the consumer electronics retailer. (08/26/2013)