The Millers’ Monument

Millers Monument

Standing nearly 40-feet high near the northwest corner of one of Minnesota’s most well-known cemeteries is a memorial to the 18 men who lost their lives in the 1878 explosion at the Washburn... View Full Post

Nature Valley welcomes back the national parks

Nature Valley

Nature Valley, and the roughly 12 million people who would have visited the U.S. National Parks during the federal government shutdown have a special reason to celebrate. One of America’s most... View Full Post

Invention blasts off our cereal business

Puffing gun

Although our founding company began in flour milling in the 1860s, General Mills is now known for many different foods, especially cereal. And Cheerios (originally called Cheerioats), as well as... View Full Post

2013 Report to the Community

Mastery School

General Mills has given more than $1 billion in charitable purposes since the General Mills Foundation was founded in 1954. Our community support surpassed $154 million (nearly $3 million a week) in... View Full Post

The Quietest Show on Earth


October 8th. The sun is shining, but it isn’t that typical desert hot – fortunate for me and the rest of a group, hiking for two hours to the site. The Santa Ana winds are sweeping the... View Full Post