Business Team Leader

Evan Ramstad is a team leader in business news, working with reporters who cover the food industry from field to fork. He also writes about technology, banking and the economy.

He moved to the Twin Cities and joined the Star Tribune in 2013. Ramstad previously worked for The Wall Street Journal in Seoul, Hong Kong and Dallas, and the Associated Press in New York, Washington and Dallas and briefly at the St. Paul Pioneer Press. He grew up in Grinnell, Iowa, where he got a start in journalism at radio station KGRN.


Mpls. Fed's Kashkari explains why he hasn't turned into a hawk on rates

The Minneapolis Fed chief insists board's inflation fears are overblown.


Minnesota chipmaker SkyWater finishes addition construction, equipment going in sooner than planned

The turning point is a signal to SkyWater's customers that chip design work can begin.


Leadpages taps Jeanette Dorazio, a software veteran, as new CEO

She most recently was vice president of operations for Solera Inc., a Texas-based provider of risk-management software used chiefly in the insurance and automotive industries.


Bremer trustees fire back at Ellison's attempt to oust them

In legal response, Bremer's trustees say Minnesota attorney general's desire to remove them is a 'political ploy.'


Wilfs' e-sports venture starts a team playing Rocket League

The new team, called Version1, has its first game on Friday.


Ecolab's most profitable business is suffering the most from the pandemic

Profits fell for the cleaning-products company, though executives see big rebound.


Minnesota's state watchdog agency dings utilities commission on dealings with public

The state review focuses on Enbridge pipeline plan.


Tile Shop tentatively settles lawsuit brought by angry investors

Plymouth company sets up $12M settlement fund.


Sezzle's growth rockets higher as online shopping soars

The Minneapolis-based fintech company saw its Australia-listed shares hit a new high on the news.


Cargill mapping project in Brazil meant to help control deforestation

Cargill Inc. last week announced it has mapped out its entire supply chain for soybeans in Brazil, where the destruction of forest to make land…