Marilyn Carlson Nelson

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    Marilyn Carlson Nelson and Barbara Carlson Gage are the richest Minnesotans

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Minnesota billionaires listed by Forbes

    Let's consider trading places.​This news makes us want to go out and rent "Trading Places" all over again. Forbes is out with its list of the world's most wildly wealthy tycoons. Itfigures there are 1,210 billionaires in the world, worth a total of $4.5 trillion -- a figure that beats the gro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Forbes 400 list includes six Minnesota tycoons this year

    Whitney MacMillan has more money than you do. A lot more.​When it comes to the really, really rich folks, few can touch the likes the Bill Gates. The Microsoft founder is now worth a mind-boggling $54 billion, according to the latest Forbes 400 list But here in Minnesota we have some bona fid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2008

    Richest Minnesotans keep political campaigns rolling

    hubbardstan.jpg The richest Minnesotans have forked over more than $270,000 to national campaign during the 2008 election cycle.

  • News

    June 25, 1997

    A Farce in Four Acts

    According to one PiPress staffer, the newsroom drama that led to theater critic Jayne Blanchard's firing was "like watching an auto accident happen in slow motion. You could see a way out for everyone. But things just kept getting more and more bloody."