700 Former, Current Shopko Workers Seek SeveranceMore than 700 former and current Shopko workers have signed a letter seeking severance payments. The move comes after a federal judge on Friday approved the Wisconsin-based retailer's plan to exit bankruptcy protection and wind down its operations.
Farm Bankruptcies On The Rise In Upper MidwestThe number of farms filing for bankruptcy is increasing across the Upper Midwest.
Toys 'R' Us Keeps Stores Open As It Files For BankruptcyToys 'R' Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season — and says its stores will remain open for business as usual.
Judge OK's St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese Building SaleA federal bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of a building owned by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Judge Robert Kressel on Thursday approved the sale of the Hayden Center to the Minnesota Historical Society for $4.5 million.
Hundreds Of Petters Victims Still Waiting On Bankruptcy ClaimsMore than seven years after the financial collapse of one Minnesota's most powerful businessmen, victims are still waiting for money.
Diocese Of Duluth Files For Bankruptcy After Sex Abuse AwardA Roman Catholic diocese in northeastern Minnesota has filed for bankruptcy protection after a jury found it partially responsible in a clergy sex abuse case.
Twin Cities Archdiocese Bankruptcy Fees Top $5MThe cost of legal and professional services in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis bankruptcy case has topped $5 million.
Lawyer Behind Disabilities Act Lawsuits Declares BankruptcyThe attorney who made headlines for suing small businesses that can't afford to fight back has filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Paul Hansmeier sues businesses, claiming discrimination against people with disabilities. Disability experts believe his motive is to make money, not make businesses more accessible, as he proclaims.
Hundreds Of Clergy Abuse Claims Filed In Twin CitiesVictims of alleged sexual abuse by clergy in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis have filed more than 400 claims against the archdiocese in federal bankruptcy court, according to attorneys for victims and the archdiocese. The claims were filed by Monday, the deadline imposed by the bankruptcy court.
Former Archdiocese Employee Files Claim In Bankruptcy CourtA former employee of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis who went public with concerns that clergy sex abuse cases were being mishandled has filed a claim in bankruptcy court.
Deadline Reached For Bankruptcy Claims Against Twin Cities ArchdioceseRight now the Archdiocese is facing $26 million in claims, but that figure will jump dramatically. Of the 653 claims against the Archdiocese more than 400 are from victims of clergy abuse.
Judge Won't Extend Deadline For Minnesota Archdiocese ClaimsA federal bankruptcy judge has reaffirmed that victims of clergy sex abuse in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis must file their claims by Monday.
Twin Cities Archdiocese May Sell Off Some Properties To Pay CreditorsThe Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says it may sell off a portion of its property in order to pay creditors after filing for bankruptcy. The archdiocese may pursue the option to sell three of its buildings in St. Paul, including the Chancery Office on Summit Avenue.
Target Canada Suppliers Hit By Retailer's Bankruptcy FilingThe end of Target's Canadian operations has had a financial impact on small and medium businesses in Minnesota that supplied the retailer. Target's Canadian division filed for bankruptcy protection last month and owes nearly $5 million to suppliers and service providers in Minnesota.
Archdiocese Files List Of Assets, Debts In Bankruptcy CaseThe Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is listing its assets and liabilities in detail as part of its latest filing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.