Bill Catlin Feature Archive

The owner of Minnetonka-based Michael Foods is selling the supplier of refrigerated foods to an investment fund run by Goldman Sachs for about $1.7 billion. (05/21/2010)
New Orleans has decided against hiring retiring St. Paul police chief John Harrington as the next top cop in the Big Easy. (05/06/2010)
The government is seeking information about company communications related to insurance coverage of implantable defibrillators. (05/04/2010)
Delta Air Lines said flights from the U.S. to Europe will be back to normal by Wednesday, after an ash cloud cleared the air of nearly all trans-Atlantic flight traffic. (04/20/2010)
The White House Council of Economic Advisors estimates the federal stimulus plan provided Minnesota with 56,000 more jobs than there would have been otherwise in the first three months of the year. (04/16/2010)
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)