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MSP climbs into top 10 'mega airports' in ranking of passenger satisfaction

That's up from 17th a year ago and well above the average satisfaction rating, a market research firm found.


Chocolate peanut butter Cheerios, fast start for Oui yogurt, new ads should lift General Mills, execs say

But General Mills missed the profit expectations of investment analysts, and the company's stock fell 5.8 percent.


George Konik acquires PrimeStaff, uniting two Twin Cities specialists in technical hiring

The merged company will be called Konik PrimeStaff.


Minnesota employers lost momentum this summer, though job growth still outpaces U.S.

Despite the monthly job drop, and a downward revision to the July jobs total, the state's year over year job growth continues to edge the nation's.


Dayton's call for 'restrained' bid for Amazon HQ draws protests

Some Twin Cities tech leaders say the state's economic future shouldn't be handcuffed by homegrown companies Target and Best Buy.


Cargill sells U.S. metals business to Japan's Metal One

It's the latest divestiture as company narrows its focus to agriculture, food.


H.B. Fuller buys Royal Adhesives for $1.6 billion

It's the biggest deal H.B. Fuller has ever made, boosting its reach with industrial customers.


C.H. Robinson buys Milgram, a Canadian freight firm, for about $50 million

The deal is the newest step in C.H. Robinson's international expansion.


Hormel signals higher prices for bacon amid soaring demand

Hormel's latest profit was squeezed as commodity prices rose more quickly than it could pass them on.


Minnesota's employment scene accelerates with 7,700 jobs added in July

Minnesota employers added 7,700 jobs in July, faster than the average rate over the past year and above the national growth rate for the second…