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Minnesotan To Meet: Vantage School’s Chris Pears

When 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.

22 hours ago

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Helping breeders improve piglet livability

With an inventive approach, Cargill helps breeders in the Netherlands and Germany raise healthier, more productive pigs.

04/27/2015

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8 Women To Be Honored In Minn. Women Business Owners Hall Of Fame

It’s the most prestigious awards recognition for Minnesota’s female entrepreneurs – the Minnesota Women Business Owners Hall of Fame.

04/07/2015

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U of M To Recognize $15M Donor On Saturday

The University of Minnesota has raised $65 million toward the athletic facilities campaign, roughly one-third of the original goal.

01/22/2015

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U Of Minnesota Regent David Larson Dies At 70

University 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.

10/27/2014

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5 Minnesotans Make Forbes’ 400 Wealthiest List

Five 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.

09/30/2014

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5 Minnesotans Make Forbes 400 List Of Richest Americans

Five 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.

09/29/2014

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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.

09/08/2014

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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.”

11/05/2013

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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.

09/25/2013

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Cargill Names MacLennan As Its CEO

Cargill’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.

09/11/2013

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KSU To Award Honorary Doctorate To Ex-Cargill CEO

Kansas State University is awarding an honorary doctorate to a former CEO of agribusiness giant Cargill Inc.

04/25/2013

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Cargill Beef Recalls 30,000 Pounds Of Ground Beef

Hannaford Supermarkets is alerting consumers that Cargill Beef is voluntarily recalling 29,339 pounds of ground beef that may contain salmonella.

07/23/2012

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Business Pros To Help Young Summer Job Seekers All Week

More than 400 top local businesspeople are helping young job seekers hone their interview techniques this week at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

04/23/2012

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Cargill Resumes Ground Turkey Production

Minnesota-based meat giant Cargill says a northwest Arkansas plant is again producing ground turkey following a salmonella outbreak.

12/20/2011

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OSHA Cites Cargill Meat Solutions

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. for 23 violations at its Milwaukee ground been production plant.

12/09/2011

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Labor Dept. Alleges Discrimination By Cargill

The U.S. Labor Department says one of the nation’s largest meatpackers systematically discriminated against more than 4,000 qualified applicants who sought entry-level jobs at a turkey processing plant in Arkansas.

11/29/2011

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Cargill 1Q Net Income Down 66 Percent

Agribusiness conglomerate Cargill Inc. said its fiscal first-quarter earnings fell 66 percent amid a volatile global grain market.

10/10/2011

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More Ground Turkey Recalled Because Of Salmonella

Minnesota-based Cargill Inc. is recalling more ground turkey products because of possible salmonella contamination.

09/11/2011

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Cargill To Acquire Provimi In $2.16 Billion Deal

Agribusiness conglomerate Cargill is buying animal nutrition company Provimi for $2.16 billion to strengthen and expand existing operations.

08/15/2011

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Omaha Meatpacker Denies Supplying Tainted Beef

An Omaha meatpacker denies supplying tainted beef to Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. that sickened dozens of people in 2007.

08/06/2011

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’ To Recalls, Debt And The Potty

You’ve got recalls on the mind.

08/05/2011

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Cargill Sues Omaha Meatpacker Over 2007 Recall

Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. has filed a lawsuit against an Omaha meatpacking plant over a 2007 beef recall.

08/05/2011

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Ground Turkey Recall: Why Did It Take So Long?

Meat giant Cargill is recalling 36 million pounds of turkey after a government hunt for the source of a salmonella outbreak that has killed one person in California and sickened dozens more.

08/04/2011

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‘U’ Researchers Work To Prevent Salmonella Outbreaks

Two University of Minnesota professors say they know how to prevent salmonella outbreaks like the ground turkey now being recalled by Cargill.

08/04/2011

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