Kexue "John" Huang has pleaded guilty to stealing confidential information from Cargill and his previous employer, Dow AgroSciences, and sending that information to China. Cargill hired Huang as a biotech specialist in one of its Twin Cities research labs.
Spark ignites fire at produce farm near Park Rapids
The fire at Carter's Red Wagon Farm left three buildings a "total loss."
A mistake leads to new drinks from Duluth cidery, distillery
Wild State Cider and Vikre Distillery will be debuting their new beverages this week.
Developer buys downtown block, plans $400M residential buildings
Construction is expected to begin in fall 2023.
Rochester man identified as Loring Park shooting victim
The shooting happened after an altercation took place outside of a business.
Ordway to bring free livestream orchestra concert to Rice Park
There's a new way to enjoy local performing arts in downtown St. Paul.
12 charged with racketeering over downtown cellphone theft crime ring
Prosecutors allege one of the suspects is nicknamed "the iPhone man."
Police release images of Arden Hills carjacking, kidnapping suspect
The sheriff's office said the man is also accused of robbing a woman.
Feds charge 47 in $250M Feeding Our Future COVID-19 fraud scheme
U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger announced dozens of indictments on Tuesday.
Minneapolis restaurant makes New York Times Top 50 list
The south Minneapolis restaurant opened in October 2020.
Jury convicts man who shot Albert Lea cop, neighbors during standoff
A jury convicted Devin Weiland on all six counts.
Watch: Trail camera captures moose family on a stroll
Take a look at this moose mama and her adorable twins.
Scientist says Hope's death is blow for bear research
Lynn Rogers says he was looking forward to documenting the evolution of Hope’s family as the 2-year-old bear matured. He says scientists had never gotten so close to a mixed-age bear family.
'Pink slime' could make a comeback, Cargill says
A spokesman for the Minnesota-based company tells the publication Food Navigator that there is interest among its food-products customers to re-introduce lean finely textured beef, dubbed "pink slime" in a media firestorm earlier this year, which has now faded from headlines, the Business Journal reports.
Cargill fiscal 4th quarter net slides 82%
Cargill Inc. reported an 82 percent slide in its fiscal fourth-quarter profit, citing tough trading conditions in beef and soybean processing and an economic and political environment that the agribusiness group has said distorts the pricing of risk, Dow Jones reports.
Cargill to open $250 million chicken broiler in China
Wayzata-based Cargill Inc. says the company plans to operate one the largest poultry broiler production facilities in China next year. The facility currently under construction will raise 65 million birds a year. Cargill invested $250 million into the plant. China's poultry industry is rapidly expanding with annual growth at 5 to 6 percent.
Cargill reportedly eyeing Canadian agribusiness giant
Viterra is a grain marketing and distribution firm powerful in North America, China, and Australia. Its stock price soared last week after it revealed it's getting buyout offers. The Wall Street Journal says Cargill is in the running against a Swiss firm, Glencore.
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