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General Mills unveils more cost cuts as profits fall

General Mills Wednesday announced more cost cuts on the heels of a weak quarter, its profits declining 12 percent and falling well short of Wall Street’s expectations.

Fired Stacy whistleblower wins $990K in Humvee case

David McIntosh won the award as part of a $5.5 million settlement with the companies that produced backup batteries for the Humvee’s turret.





8:20 a.m. update: Wreck ties up traffic on 35W in south Minneapolis

Commuters are getting caught up in the backup resulting from a crash on northbound 35W at 38th Street. Kudos to the drivers who did manage to get the carnage …

8:10 a.m. update: Current travel times

You hear all things on the scanner, including a report this morning of a horse galloping down the lanes of Hwy. 65 at 133rd Avenue in Ham Lake.

Reusse blog: Change has to be in offing for Twins

Rebuilding teams are supposed to show improvement in final months of season. Once again, Twins have gotten worse, not better.





U professor working to save state's pheasants and ducks

U of M professor Don Wyse is trying to develop crops to aid wildlife and farms. What if the answer to Minnesota’s dwindling pheasant and duck populations — and the …

Souhan: Vikings shred their code of conduct with Peterson audible

If the Vikings care only about winning games, they can do more than merely welcome back Adrian Peterson. Why not sign Ray Rice? The former Ravens running back could win …

Alexander: Fixing a PC despite a blank screen

Q: The screen has turned black on my wife’s all-in-one PC, a desktop model on which the screen and computer are single unit. Only the cursor arrow is visible …


Is the yellow-bellied sapsucker destined to be our new state bird?

There stands a chance that Minnesota will find itself in the market for a new state bird if evolving changes in the climate continue at the current pace.

MacDonald's courthouse campaign stop begins

Michelle MacDonald's trial for suspicion of drunk driving and resisting arrest has begun.

Happy National Stepfamily Day!

I've been learning how to be a stepmom, a mom to someone else's children, for 10 years and counting now.