Bloomberg reports the airline's fourth-quarter profits have more than doubled after the company boosted fares to offset higher oil costs. "The industry has proven that they can be profitable at $100-a-barrel oil," said one analyst.
Charges: Mom killed infant son just weeks after getting him back from foster care
The 10-month-old died in her care in Brooklyn Park last April.
Minnesota's 'frozen potato freeway' closure attracts plenty of comment
It was, let's face it, a very Minnesotan reason for a freeway closure.
U of M fraternity raises money for chef's knee surgery
The GoFundMe has raised around $1,700 of its $5,000 goal.
7 restaurant, bar groups sue Minneapolis over dining vaccine mandate
"Minneapolis bars and restaurants are being used as pawns..." the lawsuit said.
Woman fatally shot in St. Paul's North End neighborhood
It's the fourth homicide so far this year in St. Paul.
Hopkins suffers rare loss to No. 1 ranked Sidwell Friends
The Royals held their own in a battle of the nation's best.
Charges: 2 teens responsible for violent carjacking spree across Twin Cities
They face a combined 31 felony counts, all tied to carjackings and related crimes.
MN rep. says he was 'assaulted' at activist group's public meeting
The Republican said a man grabbed his arms and yanked him from the room.
What were the 'bizarre things' seen in Minnesota's sky?
The mysterious streaks were not UFOs and they weren't pieces of an asteroid.
Mel Kiper Jr. has Vikings taking a cornerback in his first mock draft
Mike Zimmer may be gone, but the tradition lives on.
Delta earnings up 51 percent but fewer flights, higher fares ahead
The airline says higher fares are the only way to keep up with rising fuel costs. Delta spent $1 billion more on fuel in this year's third quarter than last year's.
Twin Cities not only Delta hub facing job cuts, higher air fares
Delta Airlines' primary headquarters and hub in Atlanta is flourishing. Not so at other hub cities. Since Delta absorbed Northwest Airlines, the Twin Cities area has lost 3,000 jobs associated with the carrier. In Memphis the number of flights has been nearly halved, pushing up air fares to the second highest in the nation. Behind Cincinnati. Which is also a Delta hub.
Hormel 2Q profit jumps 17 percent to beat Wall Street predictions
The Austin-based food maker says strong demand for its Jennie-O products and Spam helped boost sales in the quarter that ended in April.
Delta sharing $27 million worth of profits with Minnesota workers
A record year at Delta Airlines is coming back to Minnesota workers in the form of profit sharing. Not all of the state's 12,000 are eligible, but those who are will get a bonus of nearly five percent of their salary.
Higher expenses eat into Hormel's profits
The Austin-based company reports earnings for refrigerated foods were down 44 percent in the first quarter. Hormel says leaner profit margins for pork were a big ingredient in that. CEO and President Jeff Ettinger expects slowly improving results this year.
General Mills predicts lower profits as demand slumps, costs rise
The food giant is lowering its earnings expectations. An analyst with Bloomberg says food companies are seeing year-over-year cost increases at the same time that shoppers continue to be frugal.
Sun Country offering up low fares for a limited time
Mendota Heights-based Sun Country Airlines launched their 'Everyone Must Go Sale' with one-way fares as low as $79. The deal is only available until Tuesday. Travel must be done between now and Dec. 15.
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