Columnist, reporter | Business

St. Anthony's work has spanned corporate takeovers to financial markets, small businesses, and the emergence of women, immigrants and minorities in business. A native of Minneapolis who first joined the Star Tribune in 1981, St. Anthony holds undergraduate degrees in journalism and business, and an MBA. He also has worked for two publicly held companies, including former regional securities firm Dain Rauscher (1997-98). St. Anthony, who is married and the father of two children, has been a volunteer with the Minneapolis parks, several schools and nonprofit organizations.

With input from Minnesotans, African native invigorates his homeland

Humble beginnings led to international influence.

Minneapolis couple survived a deadly earthquake — now they're helping Turkish victims

They've seen — and felt — the damage firsthand.

St. Anthony: As I retire, I'm excited about Minnesota's future, its entrepreneurs and cleaner energy

Minnesota's future lies in its innovative workers and entrepreneurs and an energy industry that's increasingly local, Neal St. Anthony writes as he retires after 40 years at the Star Tribune.

St. Anthony: Immigrant entrepreneur creates the PottyPillow

Rena Heegaard, who found safe haven in the bathroom as a girl during the Liberian civil war, has invested $160,000 in a product that increases comfort and utility.

St. Anthony: Itasca Project report lays blueprint for more Twin Cities area housing

The plan by business, government and developers of market-rate and subsidized housing is rooted in the aggressive recommendations of recent Itasca Group commission. This solution also inspires workforce and economic growth.

St. Anthony: Why Edina entrepreneur Stacey Stratton never takes success for granted

The Clear Lake, Wis., native, whose father deserted her working-class family, babysat a little sister while she worked through high school to help her late mother.

St. Anthony: Construction on $28M Coliseum redo now underway on Lake Street

Developer Redesign will announce Tuesday the largest riot-reconstruction project on E. Lake Street, led by a Black developer and three Black owners, has closed and is under construction.

St. Anthony: 'Barber Bob' leaving Grain Exchange in downtown Minneapolis

The customers of Bob Haddow, also an art historian, painter and author, appreciate him as much for stories and eclectic interests as haircuts.

St. Anthony: Couple build farm-to-fork business — and community — in central Minnesota

Jenni and Tom Smude pivoted about 15 years ago after nearly losing their farm.

St. Anthony: Another piece of redevelopment puzzle at George Floyd Square put in place

Business owners are hopeful for recovery at 38th and Chicago, where a local developer and partner are investing in the biggest commercial complex.