Bill Catlin Feature Archive

Home prices in the Twin Cities continued plunging last month. Cheaper homes helped the 13-county region notch a slight uptick in closed sales. (03/11/2009)
A newly issued list of Bernard Madoff's clients includes nearly 400 entries with Minnesota addresses. (02/05/2009)
The city of St. Paul wants to team up with other cities to pressure banks and other lenders to deal with foreclosed homes that are standing empty. (01/14/2009)
Minneapolis based Target Corporation today reported a 4 percent decline in December sales based on stores open at least a year, a key barometer for retailers. (01/08/2009)
November's median sales price of $175,000 is lower than it's been in almost six years. Total sales were down slightly as well. (12/10/2008)
U.S. Steel is idling a taconite plant in Keewatin and two other facilities in Michigan and Missouri. (12/02/2008)
Denny Hecker, the prominent Twin Cities auto dealer, is suing his longtime lender alleging the company has wrongly cut him off and hurt his business. (11/13/2008)
Minnesota's Iron Range may see a benefit from China's huge $590 billion stimulus plan announced on Sunday. (11/11/2008)
Canterbury Park in Shakopee says it is laying off 60 full-and part-time employees, about 10 percent of its workforce. (10/24/2008)
The climb back requires a gain that's way bigger than the fall. (10/13/2008)
The Minneapolis 311 service will expand to much of the metro area during the Republican National Convention in early September. (08/21/2008)
Northwest Airlines says the value of its $213 million investment in Midwest Airlines has dropped to zero. (08/07/2008)
Congressman Jim Oberstar is not backing away from his contention that Delta Air Lines' acquisition of Northwest will prompt additional airline mergers. (05/14/2008)
Published reports say the owner of the Star Tribune has written down its investment in the newspaper by 75 percent. (05/07/2008)
Delta Air Lines appears to be close to winning support from its pilots' union for a merger with Northwest Airlines. That could mean the airlines may announce a merger early next week. (04/11/2008)