Mike Hughlett | Star Tribune
Reporter | Food industry

Mike Hughlett covers the food industry for the Star Tribune,.including General Mills and Supervalu. Previously, he was a food reporter for the Chicago Tribune.


Minnesota regulators turn down tribal request that could delay Enbridge pipeline project

Tribes asked the PUC to hold off a decision on the new Line 3 project until a tribal cultural study is completed.


Frontier Communications under investigation after quality and billing complaints

Quality, billing complaints at the heart of the matter.


Company answering to wind farm noise complaints in Faribault County

Utility intervenes after neighbors object to noise.


Roger French, assistant football coach with Gophers, BYU and more, dies at 87

A longtime Maple Grove resident, French had a career that spanned six decades, capped by his key role on Brigham Young University's only national championship team.


N.D. oil supply down a bit but forecast is strong

December marked first month-to-month decline since July, state said.


Xcel's profit fell 7 percent in fourth quarter, slightly missing expectations

An otherwise "Super Bowl year" saw fourth-quarter profit down 7 percent from 2016.


State taking another look at utility rates because of federal tax cut

The old, higher rates were factored in when deciding how much companies could charge.


Charges dropped against Dakota Plains defendant

Shermeta set to cooperate with prosecutors in Dakota Plains case.


Minn. company betting on pea protein as next thing in trendy eating

Local maker of pea-based protein powder draws backing from Cargill.


Life Time's Bahram Akradi named chairman of Northern Oil and Gas board

The company also announced a financial restructuring and a new interim president.