Brian Cornell

Target hires PepsiCo executive Brian Cornell as new CEO

Brian Cornell of PepsciCo will step in to replace Gregg Steinhafel. It is the first time the company has hired an outsider for the position.
SWAT teams pack up

Chaotic scene, then massive manhunt follows officer's slaying

An hours-long manhunt, followed by a gun battle, ended last night with the capture of 39-year-old Brian Fitch, Sr.
Circus Juventas

Circus Juventas: 'We're staying in St. Paul'

Circus Juventas is now moving on to the next option, which includes a smaller renovation of the main building, and then possibly in five to 10 years establishing a second site in the Twin Cities for classes and performances.
Wisconsin protest

Wis. Supreme Court upholds 2011 union law

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, sparked massive protests and led to Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recall election.

Enlisting smartphones in the campaign for campus safety

These apps for the most part target sexual assault and rape, amid growing national concern about the prevalence of incidents and criticism of the ways colleges and universities are handling them.

DNR shuts down SE Minn. sand mine, requires new permit

Houston County gave the Erickson Mine permission to start mining silica sand, but a 2013 law requires a DNR permit for mines if they are located near trout streams within an area known as the Paleozoic Plateau.
Medical personnel inside an Ebola clinic

Ebola: Peace Corps pulls hundreds of volunteers out of West Africa

Meanwhile, Liberia's president ordered the nation's schools to shut down and most civil servants to stay home as fears deepened over the virus that already has killed more than 670 people in West Africa.
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