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.


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


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


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The state review focuses on Enbridge pipeline plan.


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Plymouth company sets up $12M settlement fund.


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Kara, Kirk and Travis Soulepivotal changed strategy to focus on ultralow prices and direct distribution from their website.


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In new claim, trustees say that the pandemic has dashed chances to sell.


To attract people back to the air, Delta changes its practices

The airline is working to build confidence in its cleanliness to bring back passengers.