The U.S. Department of Labor claims women were less likely to be hired and Asian men were favored over other applicants at its meatpacking plant in Arkansas. Federal officials want to cancel Cargill's existing government contracts
Water main break floods 40-45 homes in St. Louis Park
The city says the rupture happened on Minnetonka Boulevard.
Charges: 6-year-old Eli Hart shot up to 9 times by his mother
The 28-year-old is facing 2nd-degree murder charges.
Former WCCO Radio host Dave Lee moves into podcasts
His new podcast, called 'My First Concert,' launched last week.
Tow boat collides with Mississippi River lock and dam in Alma, WI
The crash remains under investigation by the United States Coast Guard.
Police: Man in minivan approached kids, claimed he was former principal
Investigators say children were approached by a man in a white minivan who falsely claimed he'd been a local school principal.
Police: 2 people shot, 1 fatally over the weekend in La Crosse
Officers arrived to the scene and found one person suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
Wisconsin couple fight, kill bear that broke into their home
The incident happened last week in north-central Wisconsin.
USS Minneapolis-St. Paul officially launched in Duluth ceremony
It's the first U.S. Navy ship to be commissioned in Minnesota.
North High principal Mauri Friestleben returning to finish year
The principal said Friday she had been fired from her role over her support of a student protest.
One dead, two injured in wrong-way crash on Hwy. 169
The crash occurred on Highway 169 early Sunday morning.
Labor officials allege Cargill discriminated in hiring production workers
The Labor Department claims the food giant discriminated against more than 4,000 people who sought entry-level jobs at a turkey processing facility. Officials say women were less likely to be hired while Asians and Pacific Islanders were favored.
Settlement reached after discrimination claims at Lund's boat plant
Brunswick Corp. and Lund Boat Co. have agreed to pay $295,000 in back wages and interest to nearly 200 female job applicants who were rejected for entry-level positions at a Minnesota manufacturing plant. The settlement comes after a lawsuit was filed by the U.S. Department of Labor last year alleging hiring discrimination.
Cargill says scientist was Chinese spy
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.
Pepsi to pay $3.1 million to settle Minnesota discrimination complaint
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said the soda giant's policy on criminal background checks was discriminatory and adversely affected hundreds of African-American job applicants, including many in Minnesota. The company's policy was to not hire anyone with an arrest on their record, even if they were not convicted of a crime.
Government confirms salmonella in latest Cargill turkey recall
Officials say both cases stem from the same processing plant in Arkansas. The initial salmonella outbreak from last month was linked to one death and 77 illnesses. No illnesses have been reported in the latest recall.
Cargill lays off 130 at turkey plant found to be the source of salmonella outbreak
Cargill says they couldn't find work for all the employees at its Springdale, Ark. plant after a test came back positive for salmonella -- shutting down production. The outbreak killed one person and sickened more than 100.
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