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Raised in Fargo and educated at the University of Montana, Johnson worked at newspapers in Idaho, Washington and Duluth before joining the Star Tribune at its relaunched Duluth bureau in 2019. He lives in the Twin Cities with his wife and their young son and is looking for new streams to fly-fish.

Some Gerber infant formula made in Eau Claire, Wis., recalled over bacteria concerns

The recall of Good Start SoothePro products was voluntary, and no sickness has been reported.

3M's next mission: Extending the travel range of EV batteries

Auto electrification is a $500 million business for the Maplewood-based company, which seeks to lower consumer costs of electric cars.

Some manufacturers finally get break from rising prices. Are consumers next?

Average wholesale prices have plateaued for manufacturers but remain high.

After 30 years, Saints founders sell team to new ownership group

Diamond Baseball Holdings owns more than a dozen other minor league affiliates, including the Iowa Cubs.

More Minnesota companies join plastic film recycling effort

These commitments could help a planned Rogers plastic film recycling facility reach capacity.

'Boneless wing' or 'chicken nugget'? Buffalo Wild Wings sued for false advertising

An Illinois man launched a class-action lawsuit this month claiming "the products are more akin, in composition, to a chicken nugget."

How frugal shoppers are helping to fight inflation

An ongoing Deloitte survey shows starkly different behaviors when it comes to saving money on groceries.

Hudson, Wis., organic ingredient supplier Ciranda names new CEO

Doug Audette previously led Hardware Hank franchisor United Hardware.

Duluth-based Cirrus Aircraft sees billings jump 21% in 2022

The personal aircraft maker shipped 90 of its Vision jets last year, driving the increase in sales.

Lawsuit: Former DNC and Minnesota political operative defrauded S.D. cannabis companies

Will Hailer, who has worked with Minnesota Democrats and for the Democratic National Committee, allegedly did not return nearly $1.7 million to investors.