Good news: We now have the seventh-most publicly-traded companies -- 21 -- in the Fortune 500 list. Here's the rankings according to revenue, first within Minnesota, then nationally:
1 (MN) 21 (US) -- UnitedHealth Group
2 (MN) 30 (US) -- Target
3 (MN) 45 (US) -- Best Buy
4 (MN) 47 (US) -- S ... More >>
Alliant Techsystems received $7.4 million of your money as part of the U.S. Department of Defense's Green Bullet Program. Even more mind-boggling: the U.S. Department of Defense has something called a "Green Bullet Program."
When Kate, Brigid, Rita, and Jane McDonald joined the Sisters of St. Joseph nearly 50 years ago, they knew that nuns worked hard, lived modestly, and wore long cloaks. The sit-ins, marches, and street protests didn't come till later.