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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.





Lake sturgeon to be reintroduced into Big Stone Lake

Joint effort by Minnesota and South Dakota begins Thursday

Banks gird themselves for an online tongue-lashing

It's hard to feel much sympathy when lobbyists for financial institutions talk about consumers being unfair in their criticism.

Peterson will get paid, won't count against roster

The Vikings have placed Adrian Peterson on the exempt list while he deals with his legal issues. Peterson is not the first NFL player to get placed on the exempt …





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 …


MacDonald's courthouse campaign stop begins

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

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.

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.