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Oct 2- Fitch Ratings has affirmed the' A-' rating on the following Great River Energy outstanding bonds:. --$2.49 billion First Mortgage Bonds. SOLID ECONOMY: GRE is the second largest wholesale power supplier in Minnesota, with its member systems serving a diverse and, primarily residential customer base, including suburbs of the Twin Cities.
MINNEAPOLIS-- The Minnesota Orchestra was called the world's greatest not long ago, welcome recognition for musicians outside a top cultural center. In Minneapolis, the Minnesota Orchestra has already cancelled concerts through Nov. 25 as negotiators argue over a proposal to trim the average musicians' salary by $46,000 a year.
ST. PAUL, Minn.-- Minnesota farmers continue to make rapid progress on corn and soybean harvests, thanks to dry weather. According to the USDA's Minnesota crop-weather report, corn was 53 percent harvested as of Sunday. That's way ahead of last year's 5 percent, which is also the five-year average.
PLYMOUTH, Minn.-- Mosaic Co.' s net income shrank 18 percent in its fiscal first quarter because of lower prices for its phosphate fertilizer and production problems that weighed on sales volumes. The company's results missed Wall Street's view and shares dropped $1.38, or 2.4 percent, to $56.63 in premarket trading Tuesday.
Regis also announced in July that it is selling hair replacement services provider Hair Club for Men and Women to Japan's Aderans Co. for $163.5 million in cash. Aderans, based in Tokyo, offers hair replacement and restoration products and services.
WASHINGTON-- The AFL-CIO has endorsed a nationwide consumer boycott of American Crystal Sugar products to protest its 14- month lockout of union workers.
--Land O' Lakes might not reduce the acquisition-related debt enough to improve debt leverage during our outlook period, meaning credit measures may remain weaker than expected beyond fiscal 2013..
OMAHA, Neb.-- Little or no economic growth is likely this year in most of the nine Midwest and Plains states covered by a survey of business leaders, but the booming oil business will continue to drive growth in North Dakota and Oklahoma, according to the report released Monday.
--HealthPartners Inc.' s operating performance has strengthened during the past two years. Rating Action On Oct. 1, 2012, Standard& Poor's Ratings Services raised its ratings on Minneapolis, Minn.- based HealthPartners Inc. to' A-' from' BBB+'.
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