A new year brings new reasons for optimism for Minnesota's farmers, fueled by a booming export market with China and forecasts for a strong 2021 harvest. But the new administration has farmers wondering what's in store.
2019 will likely be remembered as the last full year of an economic expansion that lasted more than a decade. Next year's Star Tribune 50 is likely to look very different because of the coronavirus disruption.
Two offers, one accepted and one rejected, underscore Enbridge's attempts to win over the Ojibwe bands in Minnesota — and the tensions those efforts have caused as construction of the controversial pipeline enters its fourth month.