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Originally from the East Coast, Dee earned her undergraduate degree at Vassar College and a master's degree in journalism at the University of Maryland. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, fitness, reading, and being an adjunct journalism professor.


Andersen Windows CEO Jay Lund retiring

Lund has worked at the company for 37 years, 12 as CEO. Chris Galvin, the company's president, will take over as CEO at the end of the year.


1,500 University of Minnesota service workers to vote on possible strike

The workers, from all five U campuses, are voting this week after negotiations over pay and work environment have raised tensions.


Gap in 'real' pay between 'stayers' and 'switchers' grows in Minnesota

The median real wages sank 1% for Minnesotans who stayed in their jobs and rose 6% for those who switched, a new report found.


Prudential to move into Dayton's Project building in downtown Minneapolis

After selling its Plymouth campus, Prudential makes the move to the urban core of Minneapolis, giving downtown a boost.


Return to offices downtown is still spotty — will that change after Labor Day?

Although conventions and sporting events are bringing crowds, it's still a mixed bag for office buildings downtown.


Fresh Vine Wine execs embroiled in whistleblower lawsuit

A former CEO claims she was wrongly terminated after reporting financial irregularities to the company's board.


After two tough years, vendors cheered by revived State Fair

After two years of a dismal pandemic and anemic sales, fair attendance is again strong. Vendors are optimistic that 2022 crowds could reach the record levels enjoyed in 2019.


Back-to-school time is expensive — Minnesota parents offer tips for survival

These mothers, who happen also to be professional organizers, know all the secrets.


4 first-generation Somali-American nurses started business to care for patients in need

The entrepreneurs founded OurPlace Residential Services to house and care for disabled and homeless patients in the Twin Cities who kept boomeranging back into hospitals.


Minnesota businesses owned by people of color are growing fast — and not by chance

After George Floyd's killing, resources, funds and training opportunities expand for young BIPOC entrepreneurs across Minnesota