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.


Co-owner of Lillie Suburban Newspapers files for bankruptcy

Jeffrey Enright lists business expenses as some of his liabilities, including a pension payment.


North Dakota oil production dips in June

Rainy weather, an abundance of natural gas and a tight labor market played a role in the decline, officials said.


Enbridge oil spill insurance inadequate, Minnesota regulators say

Commerce officials are raising questions about coverage as part of their review of the company's proposed Line 3 project.


4 tribes appeal Enbridge approval to Minnesota appeals court

A total of six tribes are challenging PUC approval of the controversial pipeline in northern Minnesota.


Xcel tax cut will mean refunds for ratepayers, state regulators decide

Xcel said it expects the refunds, to be one-time credits on customers' bills, will be made by year's end.


New Hope couple charged with running Amazon scheme that took in $15M

Owners of Sellers Playbook, Exposure Marketing are facing nine fraud counts.


Renewable energy in Minnesota receives a battery boost with Connexus project

Connexus project marks a new step in Minnesota for renewable energy.


Worn valve could have caused explosion at Superior, Wis., refinery

The explosion in April caused a raging fire that burned for hours and prompted entire neighborhoods in Superior to evacuate for hours.


Frank Sandberg, railroad enthusiast and design engineer, dies at 76

Sandberg created machines that would in turn make everything from refrigerator systems to automobile steering wheels.


Northern Oil and Gas will buy W Energy Partners

Northern Oil's stock rose 30 cents or nearly 9 percent.