General Mills’ profit soars after repeatedly raising its prices


Brooks Johnson of the Star Tribune has a piece about General Mills fourth-quarter profit report. Despite selling less, it is worth reading. The company passed its higher inflation costs onto its retail customers, who then passed the price rises onto shoppers.

Jennifer Mayerle from WCCO has a report about homicide clearance rate in Minneapolis. It is a nosedive. Minneapolis fell below the national standard of 50% in 2018 and plummeted to 38% by 2020.

Roshan Abbas at Next City has a story about some North Minneapolis tenants who put their rent in escrow. This is a process where courts accept rent instead of landlords and then return it to tenants if necessary.

Ginna ROE at KSTP talks with Cheryl Thiede on their work linking women to resources for abortion and funding.

Jennifer Hoff from KARE-11 has a positive report from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture stating 64% of corn this year is either good or excellent , and soybeans at 61%.

Tommy Wiita reports former Senator Al Franken will be bringing his “The only Former U.S. In August, Senator Al Franken will be on a stand-up comedy tour to Acme Comedy Company.

Minneapolis mocks Billy Joel’s 1989 hit “We Didn’t Start the Fire” in order to promote their Compost Carts.

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