Evan Ramstad | Star Tribune
Business Team Leader

Evan Ramstad is a team leader in business news, working with reporters who cover the food industry from field to fork. He also writes about technology, banking and the economy.

He moved to the Twin Cities and joined the Star Tribune in 2013. Ramstad previously worked for The Wall Street Journal in Seoul, Hong Kong and Dallas, and the Associated Press in New York, Washington and Dallas and briefly at the St. Paul Pioneer Press. He grew up in Grinnell, Iowa, where he got a start in journalism at radio station KGRN.


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Winona company's sales and profits beat expectations as the manufacturing sector cools.


Twin Cities Startup Week organizers' goal is to make it more manageable

Workshops and events will be built around themes and concentrated by location.


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Investors pressed executives on the pace of change at the nation's No. 5 bank.