For Former Gopher Football Star, Valuable Lessons Learned In MinnesotaAmir Pinnix is a testament to what the game teaches young people -- coming from the inner city of Newark, New Jersey to the University of Minnesota, and now in corporate America.
Minnesotan To Meet: Vantage School's Chris PearsWhen he first moved to Minnesota, he only knew one thing about the state: it's where Prince was from. But it's the way Chris Pears is revolutionizing education in Minnetonka is what makes him this week's Minnesotan to Meet.
Helping breeders improve piglet livabilityWith an inventive approach, Cargill helps breeders in the Netherlands and Germany raise healthier, more productive pigs.
8 Women To Be Honored In Minn. Women Business Owners Hall Of FameIt's the most prestigious awards recognition for Minnesota's female entrepreneurs – the Minnesota Women Business Owners Hall of Fame.
U of M To Recognize $15M Donor On SaturdayThe University of Minnesota has raised $65 million toward the athletic facilities campaign, roughly one-third of the original goal.
U Of Minnesota Regent David Larson Dies At 70University of Minnesota Regent and retired Cargill executive David M. Larson has died at age 70, the university said Monday. Larson's family said he died Saturday after a brief illness, according to the university. Larson, of Wayzata, was in his second term as a regent.
5 Minnesotans Make Forbes' 400 Wealthiest ListFive Minnesotans have made the list for wealthiest people in the country. The top 400 richest Americans are reported by Forbes magazine every year. And the highest ranking from Minnesota at number 133 is Whitney MacMillan.
5 Minnesotans Make Forbes 400 List Of Richest AmericansFive Minnesotans are among the 400 richest people in America, according to the Forbes 400 list which was released Monday morning. The highest-ranking Minnesotan is former Cargill CEO Whitney MacMillian, who is number 133. The Minneapolis resident and great-grandson of William Cargill is worth $3.9 billion.
Cargill Rejects Calls To Move Arkansas Hog Farm Minnesota-based food processor Cargill said Monday that it has no plan to shutter or relocate an Arkansas hog farm, despite concerns from environmentalists who say the operation poses a pollution threat to the nearby Buffalo River.
Cargill To Label Meat After 'Pink Slime' Uproar Cargill Inc. says it will start labeling beef products that contain finely textured beef, an ingredient that came under attack as "pink slime."
Good Question: Minnesota & Fortune 500 Companies It’s a source of pride for many Minnesotans – the number of Fortune 500 companies that call Minnesota home. “We live in an amazing state, so I thought a big percentage were here,” said Diane Anderson, of Minneapolis.
Cargill Names MacLennan As Its CEOCargill's board has named President and Chief Operating Officer David W. MacLennan as its next CEO as part of its succession plans. MacLennan will take over the post from the 62-year-old Greg Page, who will serve as executive chairman of the agribusiness company.