Neal St. Anthony: Nonprofit Microgrants selects Don Samuels as CEO

Neal St. Anthony

In his latest career, think of Don Samuels as kind of a venture capitalist to the working poor. Samuels is the former 10-year City Council…

A primer on Cuba; many Minnesotans welcome a changing policy toward Cuba

Located less than 100 miles from Florida, Cuba and its relations with the United States are changing rapidly.With a population about the size of Ohio…

Iowa State horticulture student helps prep Super Bowl 50 field

The Mill

Georgeanna Heitshusen, winner of the annual Toro Super Bowl Sports Turfgrass Training Program, will help prepare the field for Super Bowl 50.

So how much will those new condos in the Mill District cost?

Just Listed

Last night's news about a new condo project proposal in the Mill District of Minneapolis raised several questions that are too early to answer. The most frequent question from readers: What will the condo units cost?

Offbeat humor and upbeat messages dominate Super Bowl 50 ads

From a strange creature called "Puppymonkeybaby" to a tear-inducing Audi ad, Super Bowl ads ran the gamut this year from offbeat humor to heartfelt messages.


As REI thrives, does it have members or merely shoppers?

The successful co-op's co-owners are now acting more like consumers.


Health care law makes tax season tougher for small companies

Even tax-savvy business owners are finding intricacies of health care regulations daunting.


Jobs calendar for Feb. 8-11

JOBsMONDAY, FEB. 8CAREER FAIR: Speak with employers, receive job information and have one-on-one interviews. Presented by Hennepin County Eligibility and Work Services. 9 a.m.-2…


Business calendar for Feb. 8

BusinessWEDNESDAY, FEB. 10TREEHOUSE HEALTH EVENT: Discussions on "Patenting Outside the U.S." and "Smart Marketing Practices for Health Technology Startups." 4:30-7 p.m. Free. TreeHouse Health,…


Report: Ford to build auto plant in Mexico

Published reports are saying that Ford plans to build a new auto plant in Mexico, with plans to rev up production there.


Nominate a business for the annual Top Workplaces honor

Nominations are now open for the Minnesota 2016 Top Workplaces honor. The Star Tribune is again teaming with Pennsylvania research firm WorkplaceDynamics. Its survey measures…


After big loss, Credit Suisse CEO asks board: Cut my bonus

The new CEO of Credit Suisse has proposed that its board make a "significant" cut in his bonus after the Swiss bank posted disappointing earnings last week and announced 4,000 job cuts.


Trump: Unlikely he'd run for president if he had NFL team

Donald Trump's flirtation with professional football lasted for three decades. He never ended up with an NFL franchise despite repeated demonstrations of interest.


How Donald Trump, with pizazz and bluster, took on the NFL

More than 30 years ago, Donald Trump bought a franchise in the upstart United States Football League. He then led his fellow owners to sue the NFL in a high-stakes antitrust case.


How Donald Trump, with pizazz and bluster, took on the NFL

Donald Trump was known in New York by 1984 as a flashy newcomer to Manhattan real estate. But football, not business, was what drew 60 young women to the Trump Tower in early January of that year.


Chipotle stores to open later on Monday for worker meeting

Chipotle restaurants across the U.S. are opening later than usual Monday so workers can attend a meeting about the chain's recent food safety scares.


Colorado's battle over tax limits could shape future growth

By 2030, Colorado's population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state's famed Rocky Mountain quality of life, and its constitutionally-mandated low taxes.


Rochester woman sculpts art that's meant to be felt

Tarantula barrettes, the BB-8 droid from "Star Wars" and reproductions of works such as M. C. Escher's "Drawing Hands" are all part of Amarama Vercnocke's sculpting repertoire.


Super Bowl 50 advertising winners and losers

The Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers during Super Bowl 50 — and there were clear winners and losers off the field, too.