Target Lays Off 150 Workers From HeadquartersTarget said on Wednesday it let 150 employees go from its corporate headquarters. The company said the cuts were necessary to "eliminate duplications" and because of shifting roles to focus on its top priorities.
Holidazzle Downsizing And This Year Will Be Its LastA bright holiday tradition in downtown Minneapolis is nearing the end of the road. The Holidazzle parades have been running down Nicollet Mall since 1992 – the year Mall of America opened in Bloomington -- with new competition for downtown retailers.
Vikings Cut Bethel-Thompson To Accommodate FreemanThe Minnesota Vikings have waived quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson to make room for new quarterback Josh Freeman on the roster. Freeman's contract was finalized Tuesday. He became available last week when he was cut by Tampa Bay after falling out of favor.
U Of Minn. President To Cut Administrative CostsUniversity of Minnesota President Eric Kaler says he wants to cut administrative costs by $90 million over the next six years. Kalar told the Board of Regents Friday he wants to cut $15 million a year, starting this year. The money would be used for non-administrative activities and to curb the increased cost of attendance for students.
Kluwe: 'So Long, Minnesota'Ever since the Minnesota Vikings drafted USC's punter Jeff Locke, there has been speculation that Chris Kluwe's days in Minnesota were numbered. Those speculations were correct.
Panel Created To Trim Minn. Agencies May Get AxedHow's this for irony? A Minnesota commission created to determine which state agencies and boards are ripe for elimination is now on the chopping block itself.
MN Wrestlers Grappling With Olympics Cutting Its SportWrestling has been part of the Olympics since the 1896 games in Athens, Greece.
Universities Cut Costs By Focusing Offerings Funding cuts from cash-strapped legislatures across the country are prompting state universities to raise tuition, but some public institutions are trying to buck the trend.
Vikings Cut Kicker Ryan LongwellThe Minnesota Vikings have cut longtime kicker Ryan Longwell from its roster, the team announced Monday.
Vikings Cut Berrian, Activate BurtonLike an incomplete pass bouncing untouched on the turf, Bernard Berrian's time in Minnesota fell well short of the hopes and expectations he raised following a strong first season with the Vikings.
GOP Bill Would Cut Meals On Wheels ProgramsA minor spending cut in a sprawling Senate health and welfare bill could threaten home-delivered meals for thousands of poor senior citizens and result in lost federal dollars.