From the editors of Twin Cities Business:
In the largest transaction in either company’s histories, Post, known for its huge cereal business, is acquiring Michael Foods, a large Minnesota-based maker of packaged food products.
Professional and business services, as well as the construction industry, contributed largely to March’s gains; the leisure and hospitality sector, along with retail, struggled during the month.
In May, Minnesota will become the 24th state to house a Rita’s Italian Ice when two local franchisees open a new store.
Xcel Energy, St. Jude Medical, Mosaic, and Medtronic were among 50 of the largest companies in the country that offer the best combination of a high median salary, high job satisfaction, and a flexible work schedule.
After less than a year as president of the company’s U.S. retail stores, Shawn Score retired effective immediately.