Kenneth Aubrey has been terminated from the St. Paul-based software company effective immediately. Kris Tufto, an Image Sensing board member, was named interim CEO. Michael Doyle, a company director, also resigned from the board in protest of Aubrey's termination.
Historic locomotives to roll into St. Paul for Train Days
The festival at the Union Depot returns June 4-5.
Tornadoes, large hail, damaging wind possible in Sunday/Monday storms
The Twin Cities is among the areas that could get hit.
Sunbather on the roof triggers shelter-in-place at Savage elementary school
The sunbather told police he was trying to "tan and relax."
The Raptor Center's ambassador, Nero the turkey vulture, dies at 47
Nero helped save the California condors before taking up his post as an education ambassador.
82-year-old Independence man dies in golf cart accident
Few details are known about the incident.
Ben Leber named new permanent co-host of 'Twin Cities Live'
The former Minnesota Vikings linebacker was introduced Friday afternoon.
APM Reports, maker of 'In the Dark' podcast, nixed by Minnesota Public Radio
MPR said "select programming elements" of APM Reports will be incorporated into MPR News.
The latest on holiday weekend severe weather chances for MN
The most significant severe threats are Sunday night and again on Monday.
Charges: Driver was drunk, high in head-on crash that killed 19-year-old woman
The young woman killed in the crash was a college student studying zoology.
What's open and closed in Minnesota on Memorial Day 2022
A guide to Memorial Day weekend 2022.
Truck crashes into Napa Auto Parts store after driver's medical issue
No employees were struck by the pickup.
Tufto officially named CEO of Image Sensing Systems
Image Sensing Systems Inc. has appointed Kris Tufto as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately, according to a company news release. He will also continue his role as board director. Tufto was named interim CEO in August when the St. Paul-based detection software company fired its former leader Kenneth Aubrey.
Hutchinson Tech promotes VP to CEO
The Hutchinson, Minn.-based disk-drive maker has named longtime insider Richard Penn, 56, to succeed Wayne Fortun as president and chief executive officer starting Oct. 1. Fortun will replace company co-founder Jeffrey Green as chairman of the board. Penn currently serves as senior vice president of the company and president of its Disk Drive Components Division.
Blue Cross of Minnesota CEO Burdrick departs after disclosure problems
Kenneth Burdrick is no longer the CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota after just being appointed to the post in January. The board of directors decided the Eagan-based insurer “required a different style of leadership" after an internal investigation involving "concerns related to whether there had been adequate disclosure of some anticipated business activities." Scott Lynch, senior vice president and chief legal officer, was named interim Blue Cross CEO effectively immediately. The board expects to hire a new top executive in 60 to 90 days.
CEO Brian Dunn resigns from Best Buy
Dunn is stepping down after being with the Richfield-based electronics retailer for nearly 30 years. Best Buy recently announced it was closing 50 stores and terminating 400 corporate jobs. Board member Mike Mikan will serve as interim CEO during the search for a permanent replacement.
Fairview Health Services not renewing President and CEO Mark Eustis
The board of directors made the surprise decision Wednesday night to let Eustis' current five-year contract expire at the end of July. The move comes amid an investigation into a controversial consulting firm for its aggressive debt-collection practices at the Minneapolis-based hospital. Board chairman Chuck Mooty will take over as interim CEO starting in August.
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