Bill Catlin Feature Archive

The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota is alerting consumers to an email scam the consumer protection agency says results from the recent Epsilon data breach. (04/07/2011)
Demand for workers in Minnesota rose moderately this month according to an index that tracks online want ads. (03/30/2011)
The Agriculture Department had accused Michael Hartmann of ignoring a court order not to remove raw milk products from his farm near Gibbon. (03/10/2011)
UnitedHealth Group has formally protested the loss of a multi-billion dollar military contract to rival health insurer Humana. (03/07/2011)
3M CEO George Buckley has attacked president Obama as "anti-business" in an interview with the British paper, the Financial Times. (02/28/2011)
Two former workers are suing the Denver-based restaurant chain alleging it failed to pay earned wages or to do so in a timely fashion as required under state law. (02/03/2011)
Here's a look at how Minnesota's economy is faring as Obama and Congress try to create more jobs and move the country from recession to recovery. (01/26/2011)
Cargill posted sharply higher quarterly earnings, helped by strong growth from The Mosaic Co. Cargill spun off the fertilizer maker several years ago, but retains a 64 percent stake. (01/12/2011)
Boston Scientific says the IRS is trying to collect half-a-billion dollars in back taxes related to the company's 2006 acquisition of Guidant Corp. (12/21/2010)
Ecolab reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit Tuesday, citing strength in emerging markets and demand from food industry customers. (10/26/2010)
Denny Hecker was out of jail for a few hours Wednesday afternoon, for a Minneapolis courtroom to attend the latest event in his long-running legal saga -- a hearing before the judge who threw him in jail two days ago for not fully answering questions about his current financial situation. (10/20/2010)
KSTP-TV sports director Joe Schmit is one of a slew of former Petters employees investors and others being sued by a bankruptcy trustee trying to recover money for Petters' creditors. (10/07/2010)
MoneyGram International, the St. Louis Park-based money transfer company is moving its corporate headquarters to Dallas, Texas. (09/23/2010)
Denny Hecker, the fallen Twin Cities auto mogul, has pleaded guilty to two fraud charges in a plea deal that could get him a maximum of 10 years in prison. Prosecutors say Hecker's fraud cost his lenders more than $20 million in losses, and that the purpose of the scheme was to support his lavish lifestyle. (09/07/2010)
Twin Cities Metro Transit bus drivers have overwhemingly rejected a contract offer from the transit agency, according to union officials. (08/23/2010)