Minn. Companies Sending Hurricane Relief Money, SuppliesSome Minnesota companies are answering the call for help and are sending relief to those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Minnesotan To Meet: Jamice Obianyo Of EcolabJamice Obianyo of Ecolab is responsible for a big task: an education program being rolled out all over the world to make sure kids aren't just washing their hands, but understand what a precious resource clean water is.
Body Of Ecolab Executive Discovered In Amtrak WreckageThe body of an executive at St. Paul's Ecolab was recovered from the wreckage of Amtrak 188 in Philadelphia Thursday. Bob Gildersleeve is the eighth casualty in the crash which also injured 16 people Tuesday night -- eight of whom are in critical condition. All are expected to survive.
St. Paul Puts Youth On 'Right Track' With Summer JobsIt's early spring, but there's already a push to line up summer jobs for teenagers. The city of St. Paul is actively recruiting businesses willing to hire high school students from low-income families who want to gain some work experience.
Ecolab Buys 17-Story Building To Serve As HeadquartersEcolab Inc. announced Friday it is purchasing a 17-story office building in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, and will consolidate its local staff and operations there by the end of 2018. Ecolab is a cleaning, food safety and pest-control services company that has had operations in St. Paul since its founding in 1923.
Police: 2 Men Sought In Ecolab Attempted BurglaryThe St. Paul Police Department has released surveillance images that show two men wanted in connection to an attempted burglary in early December 2014.
Minn. Companies Sending Aid To Help In Ebola Fight Two of Minnesota's biggest companies are heeding that call for help in West Africa. Ecolab and 3M are both sending medical supplies to help hospital workers fighting Ebola.
‘Right Track’ Links High Schoolers To Big St. Paul Summer JobsMany say a summer job is a jumpstart to success. That's why the U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez is coming to St. Paul Friday. He's getting a look at a program that the city launched to help high school students get work experience. It's called Right Track, a partnership between the city, the school district and businesses.
Downtown St. Paul Could Be Getting A MakeoverSt. Paul's plan to revitalize and redevelop key downtown sites took another step forward Friday as the task force formed by Mayor Chris Coleman unveiled possible development plans for the city.
Twin Cities CEO Profile: Ecolab's Doug BakerMinnesota is the home of 19 Fortune 500 companies. All week, the WCCO Morning Show is taking a look at some of the people in the Twin Cities who've made it to the top. Ecolab helps clean water, keep food safe, and healthcare environments clean.
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.
Birdhouses Building Relationships At St. Paul Elementary SchoolWhen other schools are quieting down for the summer, one school gets louder. Kids at Obama Elementary in St. Paul are building birdhouses as part of their Career Explorations class. On paper, they're learning about architecture. In practice, they're learning a whole lot more.
Ecolab Buying Champion Technologies In $2.2B DealCleaning, food safety and pest-control services company Ecolab is buying the specialty chemical company Champion Technologies in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $2.2 billion.
'Double Dog Dare' Rappelling In St. Paul For CharityEver felt like rappelling down the side of a building just to say you did it? The Ecolab building in downtown St. Paul is giving people that chance on Friday, and it’s for charity.
Good Question: Do Extreme Fundraisers Pay Off?The Girl Scouts sell cookies. Many charities do fundraising galas. The local Boy Scouts Council decided to dare donors to rappel off the top of a 22-story St. Paul skyscraper.