Klobuchar Under Scrutiny For GMO Labeling VoteA bill banning state-level labeling rules for GMOs in food passed a Senate committee this week, and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar is taking some heat for voting yes. Opponents say they have a right to know what is in their food. Klobuchar says this is not the end of the debate.
Cargill Responds To Report Of Restructuring, LayoffsMinnesota-based Cargill is reportedly planning to restructure, in a move that Reuters is reporting will include layoffs. The report says that the company will also be closing offices in the restructuring.
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."