Reporter | Commercial Real Estate

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.


Charlie Weaver retiring from Minnesota Business Partnership after 20 years

Weaver will leave the business lobbying group in the summer.


Mortenson creates scholarship program for low-income students at Dunwoody

The pilot program could serve as a model for Mortenson in several other cities where it does work.


Twin Cities union starts program to combat suicide, drug addiction among construction workers

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 82 (DC 82) and the Finishing Trades Institute of the Upper Midwest (FTIUM). It could be a model for other trades unions in the area.


Twin Cities home-care company to pay $1.6M to settle wage theft case

The case against Baywood Home Care centered on accusations it failed to pay 136 workers overtime.


Center for Economic Inclusion issues more than $480,000 in grants, loans to business owners of color

The seven awards are the first under the Vanguard Accelerator program run by the center and funded by several partners.


UnitedHealth sees quarterly earnings increase 17% to $4.9B

Minnesota's largest public company attributes the growth to both an increase in customers and controlling costs.


Taylor Corp. continues as consolidator in printing, graphics industry

The North Mankato company has acquired three firms in December and January.


Twin Cities residents report mail disruptions, but officials call deliveries 'stable'

Rep. Angie Craig on Friday asked the postmaster general to account for delivery problems in the southern suburbs.


Minnesota minimum wage goes up Jan. 1, but minimally

In Minnesota, the mandated minimum wage will increase 26 cents.


Rosemount Inc. in Chanhassen settles lawsuit claiming it failed to follow federal contractor rules

The company did not turn over required equal employment documents, and the Labor Department sued in September. A consent decree was issued this week.