Tuesday A.M. Report

3M agrees to buy tracking tech firm for $230 million: 3M Co. announced Tuesday that it will buy Attenti Holdings, an Israeli maker of tracking and monitoring devices, for $230 million in cash. Tel Aviv-based Attenti sells the technology to law enforcement agencies, which use it to monitor offenders and people who’ve been placed on probation. Health care facilities also use the devices to monitor patients. Read full story

Donaldson’s profit doubles in Q4: Donaldson Co. Inc. more than doubled its profit in the fourth quarter, as sales surged 22 percent compared the same period a year ago, the company reported Monday. The Bloomington-based maker of filtration systems reported earnings of $51.2 million, or 65 cents per share, in the fourth quarter. That’s up from $23.6 million, or 30 cents per share, during the year-ago period. Read full story

Ex-judge Rosenbaum joins arbitration firm: James Rosenbaum, a federal district court judge and a former Minnesota U.S. attorney, has joined a mediation and arbitration-services company that’s opening a Minneapolis office. Rosenbaum recently retired from the bench after serving 25 years as a U.S. district court judge in Minneapolis. He’s joining JAMS Arbitration, which has offices in more than 20 U.S. cities. Read full story

Carmichael Lynch resigns Harley account: Carmichael Lynch announced Monday it has resigned as agency of record for Harley-Davidson Inc. The Minneapolis-based agency has worked with Harley on ad campaigns for 31 years. Read full story 

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