There's a great scene from the third season of Mad Men in which Don Draper meets with the developers of Madison Square Garden, who are in desperate need of a public makeover. Plans to raze Penn Station and replace it with an arena have been met with hostility. The ad man gives his advice: "If you ... More >>
Thank goodness it's National Hot Dog Day, because the mere thought of a hamburger is churning our stomachs.Minnesota-headquartered Cargill, Inc., which processes beef under Cargill Beef in Wichita, Kansas, announced yesterday a recall of nearly 30,000 pounds of ground beef from a Pennsylvania plant ... More >>
Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Barbara Carlson Gage: Professional daughters.Marilyn Carlson Nelson and Barbara Carlson Gage have done pretty well in what's called the "daughter business." The two women, heiresses to the Carlson hospitality fortune, are the richest people in Minnesota, according to Forbe ... More >>
Screengrab via YouTubeStephanie Smith ate a hamburger tainted with E.coli from a Cargill facilityCold Spring's Stephanie Smith, left paralyzed from the waist down after eating a hamburger tainted by E. coli traced to a Cargill meat processing plant, has agreed to settle a lawsuit against the ... More >>
Meet the Minnesotans who receive subsidies for not growing anything
The Minneapolis river terminal agrees to clean up its poison salt piles
Is the debate over genetically modified crops being nipped in the bud at the state capitol?
St. Paul's Llewellyn Publications was New Age before New Age was cool. Now it's enormously lucrative, too.