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Jackie Crosby is a general assignment business reporter who also writes about workplace issues and aging. She has also covered health care, city government and sports. 

A native of Jacksonville, Fla., she has somehow figured out how to survive the Minnesota winters.


Eagan truss and pallet maker to pay $90K over 'blatant gender discrimination'

Eagan company will pay $90,000, agrees to change hiring, training practices.


How Minnesota companies can make 'hybrid' workplaces work

As more companies consider having remote and office-based employees, leaders are wondering how to play fair.


Hazelden Betty Ford promoting its medical director to chief executive

Dr. Joseph Lee — who will be the first physician and person of color to lead the addiction treatment organization — specializes in child and adolescent addiction.


Herbivorous Butcher prevails in trademark fight with Nestle over 'vegan butcher'

Sibling owners of the Minneapolis shop are glad the battle is over and all vegan butchers can now use the term.


Out of riots and rubble, Medica brings 50 jobs to new St. Paul office

Response to Floyd's death moved execs of health plan to take steps to combat disparities with St. Paul call center


Why some Minnesota companies are ditching the office and going remote, forever

New model has upsides when location's irrelevant.


Air travel at MSP plunges 62% in pandemic year, largest drop in history

Before the pandemic, MSP had 10 consecutive years of passenger growth, and was on pace to hit a new record in 2020.


Minnesota nonprofits getting creative to crawl out of COVID-19 financial hole

The coronavirus has wreaked havoc for the nonprofit world, from large health systems to small arts and social service agencies and colleges. These organizations must now figure out how to rebuild after vaccines allow public spaces to open and people form new habits.


Minneapolis workplace strategist shares her thoughts on the post-COVID workplace

An interior designer and workplace strategist says the work-from-home experiment has focused attention on what people appreciate about this option, what they miss about the office and the importance of social connectivity to both.


Anytrea Baker, upbeat 'lunch lady' in Minneapolis schools, dies at 45

Anytrea Baker served up heaping portions of smiles and encouragement along with her school cafeteria meals.In a decade with the Minneapolis Public Schools as an…