Monster Energy’s James Foster Wins First X Games Gold in BMX Big Air in Minneapolis
Monster Energy’s James Foster Wins First X Games Gold in BMX Big Air in Minneapolis

2017-07-15

I can’t believe I pulled that last run. I saw Vince do his run and I thought to myself I can’t beat that, but I’m going to try! And I got lucky — bar spin to triple down-whip – that’s the first time I have ever tried it too – James Foster Minneapolis, MN July 15, 2017 — Monster Energy congratulates James Foster for his gold medal finish on the mega ramp at the inaugural X Games Minneapolis. This was Fosters first ever gold in BMX Big Air, an event in which he had placed third in two previous attempts. After a cancelled event last year in Austin due to severe weather, the BMX Big Air returned taking center stage on Friday night at the US Bank Stadium in downtown...

District Court Rules in Favor of Employees Represented by Nichols Kaster, PLLP and Ranwick Law in Tip-Pooling Case against Surly Brewing Company
District Court Rules in Favor of Employees Represented by Nichols Kaster, PLLP and Ranwick Law in Tip-Pooling Case against Surly Brewing Company

2017-07-14

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, July 14, 2017 — In early 2016, lead plaintiff James Conlon filed a lawsuit against Surly Brewing Company on behalf of himself and similarly situated bartenders and servers. The lawsuit alleged that the popular local brewery was systematically violating the rights of its servers and bartenders under the Minnesota Fair Labor Standards Act. The MFLSA prohibits employers in the service industry from shifting the labor costs of their indirect-service employees (e.g., hosts and bussers) onto the backs of direct-service employees like bartenders and servers. The MFLSA does this by forbidding employers from requiring direct-service employees to pool and share tips with indirect-service employees. And while the statute allows employees to voluntarily enter into agreements to pool and share tips, it mandates that employees must be allowed to do so without the employer’s participation or coercion. According to the Complaint, Surly designed,...

M/I Homes, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Earnings Webcast
M/I Homes, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Earnings Webcast

2017-07-12

What:        M/I Homes, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Earnings Webcast When:        July 26, 2017 @ 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time Where:       http://www.mihomes.com    How:         Live over the Internet — Simply log on to the web at the address above  Contact:  Kevin Hake, Senior Vice President, Treasurer of M/I Homes, Inc.,      [email protected], or 614-418-8011 Ann Marie Hunker, Vice President, Controller of M/I Homes, Inc.,

Software Development Company KaJ Labs Has Launched Bootstrapped Up Accelerator For Minnesota Technology Startups and Entrepreneurs
Software Development Company KaJ Labs Has Launched Bootstrapped Up Accelerator For Minnesota Technology Startups and Entrepreneurs

2017-07-11

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, July 11, 2017 — The ability to bridge the gap between a great idea and an MVP can be a challenge and it’s where Bootstrapped Up, the latest initiative from the Minneapolis-based software development company KaJ Labs comes in. Bootstrapped Up is a workshop series that provides an opportunity for selected entrepreneurs and founders to collaborate with fellow peers in the tech community to validate ideas, create a clickable prototype and set the stage for full development. KaJ Labs will work with entrepreneurs to validate concepts, collect feedback from group members with the help of a clickable prototype that be can shared with potential users and investors alike. Participants can find additional information and register to attend on the

Monster Energy’s Tom Schaar Takes Third Place at Vans Park Series Pro Tour Contest in Vancouver
Monster Energy’s Tom Schaar Takes Third Place at Vans Park Series Pro Tour Contest in Vancouver

2017-07-11

Vancouver, Canada July 11, 2017 — Monster Energy congratulates team rider Tom Schaar for taking third place at the Vans Park Series Men’s Pro Tour competition at Hastings Park in Vancouver, Canada, on Saturday. In a heated finals session streamed live across the globe, the 17-year-old from Malibu, California, landed a perfect routine stacked with difficult technical tricks and high-flying aerials for a spot on the podium. The third place finish maintains Schaar’s lead in the current Vans Skate Park Series Pro Tour Challenger Rankings as the top qualifier for the World Championships. For the second year in a row, the Vans Park...

Futurist Jack Uldrich to Speak on Top Ten Future Trends for Leading IT Advocate
Futurist Jack Uldrich to Speak on Top Ten Future Trends for Leading IT Advocate

2017-07-10

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., July 10, 2017 – ​Solving problems before your customers even know they have the problem is a laudable goal. How can an organization do that? Jack Uldrich says, “Start thinking like a Futurist.” Global Futurist Jack Uldrich is a distinguished speaker and best-selling author. He travels the world speaking on future trends in a myriad of industries including education, finance, healthcare, agriculture, energy, and transportation. “Thinking like a futurist involves appreciating how the world of tomorrow is changing. Far too often companies are fixated on issues that are front and center, or at times, they stuck...

American Homes 4 Rent Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 5.875% Series G Preferred Shares
American Homes 4 Rent Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 5.875% Series G Preferred Shares

2017-07-10

The Company will contribute the net proceeds from the offering to its operating partnership in exchange for Series G operating partnership units. The operating partnership intends to use the net proceeds from the contribution to repay indebtedness under the Company’s revolving credit facility and term loan facility, to acquire single-family properties and for general corporate purposes, including repurchases of the Company’s securities. Wells Fargo Securities, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, and Raymond James are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering, Jefferies is acting as lead manager for the offering, and J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, US Bancorp, Citigroup, and Ramirez & Co., Inc. are acting as co-managers for the offering. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer,...

Hal Moore: Lessons in Leadership
Hal Moore: Lessons in Leadership

2017-07-09

“Hal Moore was not only a great leader. He was also a great student and teacher of leadership. Mike Guardia has distilled General Moore’s wisdom into this excellent book. Moore’s lessons apply to the boardroom as well as the battlefield. ” – H.R. McMaster Minneapolis, MN July 09, 2017 — Hal Moore captured our attention when his exploits in the Ia Drang battle were recounted in his memoir “We Were Soldiers Once…and Young” and commanded our respect in the Mel Gibson movie “We Were Soldiers.” Now, the late General Moore recounts his leadership lessons in the posthumous work “Hal Moore on Leadership,” co-authored with military historian Mike Guardia. Hal Moore led his life by a set of principles – a code developed through years of experience, trial-and-error,...

AIM Consulting Named One of the 2017 Best Places to Work by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
AIM Consulting Named One of the 2017 Best Places to Work by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

2017-07-08

AIM Consulting Named One of the 2017 Best Places to Work by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Minneapolis, MN, July 08, 2017– AIM Consulting, a rapidly growing leader in technology consulting and solutions delivery, has been named one of the 2017 Best Places to Work by the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal (MSPBJ). Earlier this year, AIM Consulting was honored with Gold in the 100 Best Companies to Work For by Minnesota Business. This is first time that AIM Consulting has been honored by MSPBJ. Honorees for the MSPBJ Best Places to Work are selected based on anonymous input from employees of companies surveyed...

ABILITY® Network Strengthens ShiftHound Workforce Management Capabilities with Addition of NOW Screen
ABILITY® Network Strengthens ShiftHound Workforce Management Capabilities with Addition of NOW Screen

2017-07-07

ABILITY® Network Strengthens ShiftHound Workforce Management Capabilities with Addition of NOW Screen ABILITY Network, a leading information technology company, today announced the addition of a “NOW” screen to its ShiftHound cloud-based scheduling software, simplifying even further the complexity of healthcare staffing. A powerful widget-based tool provides need-to-know information at a glance. San Diego, CA, July 07, 2017– ABILITY Network, a leading information technology company, today announced the addition of a “NOW” screen to its ShiftHound cloud-based scheduling software, simplifying even further the complexity of healthcare staffing. In healthcare, scheduling situations can change at any given moment, requiring immediate attention and action. The ShiftHound Scheduler module’s new NOW screen lets users know the status of scheduling at any...

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