Wow! Since the Star Tribune beat its 2010 earnings goals, every full-time employee is going to get a check for $1,163, reports David Brauer.

Course, publisher Mike Klingensmith told employees not to expect such good checks for fiscal year 2011, as 2010′s great results were largely due to cost-cutting and staff concessions in 2009. But hey. A grand’s nothing to sneeze at.