Legal giant Dorsey & Whitney has laid off 20 employees, including 12 positions at the downtown Minneapolis headquarters. The Star Tribune reports no lawyers were cut from the firm. The newspaper notes the remaining layoffs were at offices in California, Hong Kong, New York, Salt Lake City and Seattle.
WI governor vows to protect anyone charged with abortion crimes
“You think it’s bad now? The four Republicans that are going after me, one of them we’re going to beat, they are going to make it worse," Evers said.
Sports anchor Hobie Artigue announces FOX9 departure
Artigue has spent the past seven years covering Minnesota sports.
Boy, 7, dies after being pulled from pool in south Minneapolis
The boy was pulled from a pool at a home in south Minneapolis.
Nashville man leaving wedding shot in the face in Minneapolis
He was leaving a wedding when gunfire erupted near the Stone Arch Bridge Saturday night.
Abogados Café in St. Paul is the first law-themed coffee shop in America
The new business is Minnesota's first Latina-owned coffee shop.
Man dies after being run over by his Clydesdale in St. Cloud
The accident happened Sunday afternoon at the St. Cloud MAC.
Whittier neighborhood shooting marks 44th homicide in Minneapolis
The shooting happened around 1:05 p.m. Monday.
Minneapolis Public Schools providing free summer meals, snacks
The summer meal program began Monday.
St. Michael standoff suspect charged, bail set at $10 million
A judge on Monday set the high bail due to "very significant concerns of public safety" regarding Brandon Gardas.
Crisp & Green opening 13th store in Twin Cities in July
The fast-casual salad and grains restaurant has exploded onto the food scene.
Minneapolis law firm Dorsey & Whitney hires new CFO
Richard Holdrup is joining international law firm Dorsey & Whitney as its new chief financial officer, according to a company news release. Holdrup was most recently the CFO at a law firm based in San Francisco.
Imation to cut 20 percent of its workforce after double-digit declines in 3Q
Imation Corp. says it will layoff about one-fifth of its workforce or roughly 200 workers worldwide by next year after poor third-quarter numbers, including a nearly 20 percent drop in revenue compared to the previous year, the Star Tribune reports. There is no word on how many employees in the Twin Cites will be affected. The Oakdale-based maker of optical discs, magnetic tape and flash drives wants to reduce operating expenses by about 25 percent.
Leading law firm severs ties with Minneapolis prosecutors
Dorsey & Whitney is ending its program providing legal services for misdemeanor prosecutions.
Minnesota's longest-running law firm closes
St. Paul-based Moore, Costello & Hart dissolved as of Monday, according to the Business Journal. The law firm was founded in 1855 and focused on small business consulting, nonprofit and health care law, estate planning, and commercial and construction litigation. U.S. Chief Justice Warren Burger was a partner before he was appointed by President Richard Nixon in 1969.
Fair Isaac trims its Twin Cities workforce
Minneapolis-based Fair Isaac Corp. has eliminated 31 positions in the Twin Cities. The Pioneer Press reports the company is shifting "resources to activity that will yield the greatest profitability and growth." Fair Isaac calculates and sells FICO scores to gauge consumer and borrower credit-worthiness.
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