Bill Catlin Feature Archive

Home prices rose in nearly all major U.S. cities in April from March, including in Minneapolis, further evidence that the housing market is slowly improving even while the job market slumps. (06/26/2012)
St. Jude officials say they're pleased to resolve the matter but maintain the company's practices were proper and say the company admits no wrongdoing. (05/31/2012)
Fire officials have declared the Highway 1 fire near Ely to be 100 percent contained. (05/21/2012)
Minnesota's unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a percent last month to 5.6 percent, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. (05/17/2012)
The state unemployment rate ticked up 0.1 percent in March to 5.8 percent, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. (04/19/2012)
Minnesota employers added 6,200 jobs in February, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. (03/22/2012)
Three positive signs announced Thursday point to a strengthening economy in Minnesota and nationally. (03/01/2012)
Sarah Lutman is leaving her position as president and managing director of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra to start an independent consulting practice. (02/11/2012)
Officials say sampling errors, more people giving up on finding work and a rise in self-employment could help explain the conflicting results. (12/15/2011)
Minnesota's jobless rate fell by half a percentage point to 5.9 percent in November even as employers cut nearly 14,000 jobs in the state. (12/15/2011)
Native Twin Cities hip-hop artist Brother Ali headlines the Twin Cities Day of Dignity event at the north Minneapolis mosque where he's a member. (09/30/2011)
Women should wear what they want without fear of sexual assault, is what organizers want to say about the Slutwalk protest march Saturday in Minneapolis. (09/30/2011)
The Food and Drug Administration has labeled a problem with a Medtronic drug pump a class 1 recall, the most serious type of recall. (09/12/2011)
The U.S. economy doesn't need additional stimulus, despite zero job growth in August, said a banking official. (09/06/2011)
Banks will be scrutinizing their costs, said the new chief of Wells Fargo Minnesota. (08/31/2011)