Medina-based Polaris Industries, a global leader in sales of off-road vehicles, also has the dubious distinction of leading the industry in the number of safety recalls, a new report shows.
For years, the company has moved billions in profits to Puerto Rico to avoid taxes. When the IRS pushed it to pay, Microsoft protested that the agency wasn’t being nice. Then it aggressively fought back in court, lobbied Congress and changed the law.
Hagedorn’s First District is heavily invested in ethanol, and producers there are concerned about Trump moves to reduce use of the biofuel.
Restaurateurs say surcharges are needed to offset growing health care costs and mandatory minimum wage increases.
Despite what the marketing may lead you to believe, family heritage DNA testing should be regarded as estimates at best.
That’s the big question after a proposal to build a $42 million, 8,500-capacity stadium in Shakopee near Canterbury Park that would be home to a team called the Metro Millers was unveiled this week.
An excerpt from the new book “Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale,” by journalist Adam Minter.
Hamm’s was brewed in Minnesota for well over a century.
The implications of the two projects for the area’s workforce could be “crazy,” said Michelle Ufford, executive director of the Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training.
Following the announcement of the settlement, two nonprofits — Community Members for Environmental Justice and Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy — called for a criminal investigation of Northern Metals.
District Court Judge John Guthmann has ordered the whistleblower and a host of others to appear at a hearing on Monday to sort out the recent volley of allegations between the MPCA and Northern Metals.
Minnesota’s snowmobile industry was born in January 1956, when a mechanic named David Johnson assembled a prototype of a snow-going vehicle in the garage of Polaris Industries, a small machine shop in Roseau.
While CBD products — made with cannabidiol, a compound extracted from cannabis plants — are popular, their sale isn’t necessarily legal in Minnesota, though that will soon change.
The fair’s decision not to track the diversity of its vendors “is sort of like putting your head in the sand,” said Rebecca Lucero, the commissioner of the state’s Department of Human Rights. “You’re choosing to not find out what’s going on.”
Traci Tapani of Wyoming Machine says the cost of not being able to fill open positions is much higher than the cost of investing in strategies that can help workers keep their jobs. And she said taking some risks has “produced some great employees.”
Both chains have a limited presence in the state.
“My experience has been amazing, but it is a struggle,” said Wendy Puckett. “You’ve got to find the money out there and be committed. … This event is great, because we can network and meet a lot of people in the same position.”
One big issue for cities is the increased number of antennas, or as the industry calls it: “network densification.”
Since February, Rep. Pete Stauber has been pushing a bill that would switch all reservations in the BWCA back to a lottery system — clashing with the Trump administration in the process.
The rally, which was organized by three Somali-American women, drew well over 100 supporters, including a bevy of elected DFL officeholders, representatives from local labor unions and even Amazon tech workers from Seattle.