Bill Catlin Feature Archive

Boston Scientific is suspending shipments of two kinds of implantable cardiac devices after realizing it had failed to notify regulators of manufacturing changes. (03/15/2010)
Democratic members of the U.S. Congress want to hear from the head of Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group and the CEOs of three other large for-profit health insurers. (03/02/2010)
Boston Scientific says it will cut as many as 1,300 jobs after losing $1.1 billion in the fourth quarter, but the company did not indicate how many job cuts might hit in Minnesota. (02/11/2010)
Twin Cities' realtors associations are giving another mixed report about the local housing market. (02/10/2010)
The Minnesota Commerce Department Friday shut down 1st American State Bank of Minnesota, located in Hancock in west central Minnesota. (02/05/2010)
The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis has named Kei-Mu Yi to replace Art Rolnick as the bank's director of research. (02/02/2010)
The FDIC has closed another Minnesota bank, this time Marshall Bank of Hallock in northwestern Minnesota. (01/29/2010)
General Mills and the Mayo Clinic have moved up the rankings in Fortune magazine's annual list of the 100 best companies to work for. (01/21/2010)
North Star Foods has decided not to rebuild a meat and poultry processing plant in St. Charles that was destroyed by fire last year, eliminating 250 jobs. (01/15/2010)
The utility leading an effort to build a $1.6 billion coal-fired power plant in South Dakota that would serve five states has pulled out of the project. (09/11/2009)
Ford Motor Company says August sales of the Minnesota-made Ranger pickup truck jumped 57 percent compared to last year. (09/01/2009)
The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis has named the bank's chief operating officer as acting president effective Tuesday. (09/01/2009)
Minnesota's job market bounced back in dramatic fashion in July. (08/20/2009)
The Twin Cities real estate market saw a 20 percent increase in home sales last month compared to June of last year. (07/10/2009)
Embattled auto dealer Denny Hecker has filed for personal bankruptcy. The filing comes in the wake of a nearly $480 million judgement that his long-time lead financer, Chrysler Financial, won against him. (06/04/2009)