Company officials say they don't yet know how many employees will lose their jobs. Some will stay with Cargill and Tata will hire others. But some workers will lose their jobs in the next six to nine months.
The airport is configured with multiple, smaller checkpoints that make it hard for the Transportation Security Administration to staff, especially during a period of staffing cuts, said airport spokesman Patrick Hogan.
General Mills officials say the company is a relatively minor user of palm oil but now gets about half of its palm oil from sustainable sources.
Time may be running out for patent trolls. They buy patent rights and file what often seem to be frivolous infringement lawsuits, hoping to squeeze settlement money out of their targets.
The company hopes to reduce its debt by more than two-thirds, to about $50 million, and emerge from bankruptcy within two months or so.
3M is trying to catch up in the market for library digital media lending systems by including audio books.
Best Buy returned to a profit in the fourth quarter and topped Wall Street expectations as it cut costs to offset declining sales.
Target Corporation reports the massive data breach last year and the company's troubled foray into Canada helped reduce its net income by 46 percent.
The First Farmers & Merchants National Banks of Grand Meadow, Cannon Falls, Luverne, Fairmont, and Brownsdale claim they've suffered substantially because of the Target data breach.
On a corporate website and Twitter, Steinhafel said the company showed its commitment to operating with "full transparency" last month when Target said cyberthieves had stolen names, addresses and other personal information of up to 70 million customers.
Analysts anticipate Target will be hit hard by the massive theft of customer data late last year, the retailer's disappointing entry into Canada and the general weakness of the retail sector.
Target officials have been invited to describe how the theft happened and what's being done to avoid such lapses in the future.
Twin Cities residents opposed to revised flight paths at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have won a victory in their attempt to block changes that would have concentrated noise over some homes in South Minneapolis and Edina.
An MPR News investigation found the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has dealt with allegations and suspicions of child sexual abuse involving at least 70 clergy members since 1950 -- nearly double the church's official count.
An MPR News investigation found the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has dealt with allegations and suspicions of child sexual abuse involving at least 70 clergy members since 1950 -- nearly double the church's official count. Explore an interactive database with details of the allegations against those priests, deacons and monks, along with the locations of their service and their current status.