Business
September 13
Don St. Dennis and Lynn Closway at the Hen House Eatery in Minneapolis. Closway, who worked with St. Dennis in the 1980s, donated a kidney to him whic

Minnesota veteran of business and Vietnam War is grateful for gift of life

Don St. Dennis received a kidney from a generous donor that has restored his health.
Business
September 12
“There are no signed tenants. When you talk to people in real estate, nobody is signing anything right now,” said Brian Whiting, CEO of Chicago-ba

Ambitious Dayton's remake in downtown Mpls. clashes with new reality

After three long years, the former Macy's in downtown Minneapolis is ready to reveal itself as the stunningly converted Dayton's Project office tower. But there's a hitch: There are no signed tenants.
Variety
September 12
Regenerative farmer Matt Maier hosted a family dinner on Thousand Hills’ 600-acre ranch in Clearwater, near where the Clearwater and Mississippi riv

Central Minnesota farm 'renegade' tackles new industry: Fashion

Minnesota ranch works to bring regenerative ag to leather products
Business
September 12
Six months after the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in earnest, few of us knew that many would still be working at home.

Schafer: We are working harder to adjust to the here and now of the pandemic

Six months into the pandemic in the U.S., the picture does not look that much clearer.
Business
September 12
Jar full of money in hands. Saving money concept

It pays to focus on how your money will support your values

Rather than focus on what your money can do for you, let's talk about what you can do for you.
Business
September 12
Apple Pay. For some consumers, contactless payments also come with added overspending risks.

How to make a debt-free switch to cashless payments

For some consumers, contactless payments come with added overspending risks.
Business
September 12
Norwich University in Northfield, Vt., is among schools offering income share agreements, where colleges receive a percentage of the student's future

Should students gamble on an income share agreement?

An income share agreement might be the wrong move even if you are graduating soon.
Business
September 12
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.

The Fed helped revive stocks, but its actions created new risks

If the Fed pulled out its bazooka to battle the Great Recession, it's using tomahawk missiles against COVID-19.
Business
September 12
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Need is great, so it's more important than ever to give what you can

Difficult times call on everyone to make sure they are thoughtful in their giving throughout the year.
Business
September 12

Want to be a better writer? Be curious, and read

With your mind expanded, you can connect matters seemingly unrelated and thereby create original images.
Agriculture
September 12
Farmer Shawn Baker discs over a corn field on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020 at a farm north of Woodward, Iowa. The corn was damaged beyond salvage by the r

Drought adds to agriculture problems in Iowa

Iowa, the biggest U.S. corn-producing state, is facing its most widespread drought since September 2013, according to its state agriculture secretary, Mike Naig. The drought…
Coronavirus
September 11
Shoppers in the Christopher & Banks store at Mall of America on Black Friday 2019.

Stores reopened, but traffic still lighter at Plymouth-based Christopher & Banks

A bright spot in the quarter for the women's apparel chain was e-commerce, which grew 71%.
Business
September 11
The Edwin H Gott passed under the Aerial Lift Bridge in Duluth in late August.

Minnesota's exports fall $1 billion in second quarter

The 18% drop is less than the decrease for the nation as a whole, which was 30%.
Local
September 11
The U.S. Department of Agriculture

Wisconsin sausage company recalls wiener product over undeclared dairy

The product was produced on July 23, and was distributed in several states, including Minnesota.
Business
September 11

Medical device trade association says U.S. companies can meet COVID needs

The statement by the AdvaMed CEO came as the FDA published a list of items in short supply.
Business
September 11

Mackay: Enthusiasm is a must in every profession

It's the one critical trait that you cannot teach.
East Metro
September 11
Chad Kolstad of the Minnesota Department of Health collected water samples at the Oakdale pumping station in 2007.

PFAS-laced water tied to infertility and prematurity in Oakdale

State health officials stand by their own conclusions: no reproductive impacts.
East Metro
September 11
3M headquarters in Maplewood.

$700 million plan unveiled to deal with 'forever chemicals' in east metro drinking water

Three options are open for public comment through Oct. 26 to rid PFAS from drinking water.
Business
September 10
Noah Patton, left, and Kirk Jacobson work at MDI’s northeast Minneapolis plant in 1990.

MDI is adding 200 workers after landing $15 million Postal Service contract

The manufacturer faces a tight deadline to produce millions of totes and mail trays before the November election.
Business
September 10
Target representatives participated in the fall 2019 People of Color Career Fair at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Target pledges to increase number of Black employees by 20%

The Minneapolis retailer also plans to bolster advancement opportunities for its Black employees.