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SuperValu Inc.

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    Cargill will now label beef containing "pink slime"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    Cub Foods apologizes for giving kids pill bottles with candy inside

    Cub Foods has apologized for giving kids pill bottles with candy inside them during last weekend's Inver Grove Heights Days Parade.SEE ALSO: Minnesota House members vote to drug test themselves As you can see at the top of this post, Brian and Katrina Leonida, parents of three kids, gave KARE 11 one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    Supervalu laying off more than one-third of the 1,500 employees at Eden Prairie headquarters

    Just a week after selling off four grocery store chains, Supervalu announced it will be eliminating 1,100 corporate jobs nationwide, including 600 in Minnesota.SEE ALSO: Minnesota gained more jobs in last six months than any half-year since Reagan's heydayAccording to Fox 9's Paul Blume, 575 of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Erwin Lingitz sues after he's arrested for allegedly stealing free samples from Cub Foods

    Nearly three years after he was roughed up and arrested for allegedly swiping free samples from the White Bear Township Cub Foods, 68-year-old Erwin Lingitz has filed a federal lawsuit seeking $375,000 in damages.SEE ALSO: Camera unlawfully taken by Ramsey County deputy: "If I end up on YouTube, I'm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    "Pink slime" no longer sold at Eden Prairie-based Supervalu family of stores

    ​Like Jamie Oliver, the Anoka-Hennepin county school district, and any character in The Real Ghostbusters, we've been following the trail of slime, specifically "pink slime," or ammonia-exposed beef filler that federal authorities still attest meets food safety standards, which has been making its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Supervalu cutting 800 jobs, 200 in Minnesota

    ​Supervalu announced plans today to cut 800 employee positions across the country, including 200 in Minnesota. The company, based in Eden Prairie, has been struggling for the past couple of years: In 2010 and 2011, the company cut 650 employee positions either through layoffs or by leaving open p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Supervalu focusing on record number of food stamp recipients

    Food stamps account for 40 percent of sales at Supervalu's Save-A-Lot stores.​Eden Prairie-based Supervalu is one of a handful of grocery chains changing the way it operates to accommodate the record number of food stamp recipients. From opening supermarkets at midnight, when government benefits a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Is SuperValu anti-Christmas?

    Wait--we thought the Grinch was green...​For those people out there who don't make a habit of watching paid political ads on YouTube, you may be surprised to learn that America is currently at war. No, we're not talking about the drawn-out wars in far-off lands like Iraq or Afghanistan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    The most gay-friendly Twin Cities employers

    The Human Rights Campaign assessed companies' GLBT-friendliness​The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has released a study measuring hundreds of companies' friendliness to gay employees. If their survey is any indication, Minnesota companies tend to do well by their GLBT employees. Thirteen Mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Cub Foods settles lawsuit with cleaning workers

    Cub Foods will no longer have to deal with CTUL.​Cub Foods has settled a lawsuit with the labor union that's been hounding them for the past year. CTUL, Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha (The Center of Workers United in Struggle) represented a number of cleaning workers demanding better ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Cub Foods workers take protest to Supervalu shareholders meeting

    CTUL.Protesters say they're doing more work for less money.​It's been nearly two months since a group of disgruntled Cub Foods workers ended a 12-day hunger strike, and they say nothing has been done to improve working conditions. That same crew of workers is staging a protest today at an Edina s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Supervalu responds to protest at shareholders meeting

    CTUL.Supervalu says the protesters have unfairly targeted Cub Foods.​Tuesday morning, a group of workers protested outside a shareholders meeting for Supervalu, the parent company of Cub Foods. It was the latest in what has become a long series of similar demonstrations, some held at Cub Food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Walmart vs. Cub: Which is better? A Battle of the Midway

    ​You may have heard that the Cub Foods and Walmart stores in St. Paul's Midway area, which face each other across a common parking lot, are engaged in a nasty corporate catfight. According to a Pioneer Press story this week, Cub's parent company, Supervalu, based in Eden Prairie, has sued Walm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Right wingers say Supervalu's censoring Christmas

    The American Family Association opens a Minnesota front in the war on Christmas.

  • News

    May 23, 2007

    The Adoption Scam

    Reaching Arms International claimed to specialize in placing European orphans. But prospective parents say they've been left heartbroken.

  • Television

    May 9, 2007

    Message in a Bottle

    For TV's Ian Rans, there's no such thing as an unhappy hour

  • News

    March 7, 2007

    You Are Where You Eat

    What your choice of grocery stores says about who you are

  • News

    January 2, 2002

    The Hunted Man Awards

    A Jesse-free review of the headlines that made us wince in 2001

  • News

    October 4, 2000
  • Feature

    July 1, 1998

    Sky Captains

    Forget the adventure and romance, say two gay pilots. Flying is often just a job

  • Restaurants

    February 4, 1998
  • News

    December 10, 1997

    Last Stop Shop

    Even though Sullivan's New Market on West Broadway in North Minneapolis is the only grocer in the immediate area, its parking lot fills up only a couple of times a month. Aghast at what they see as Sullivan's poor customer service and substandard merchand

  • News

    December 11, 1996
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