October 22, 2020

Iowa reaches settlement on ethanol plant closure

Iowa’s economic development arm and a shuttered ethanol plant at Emmetsburg that had promised to produce millions of gallons from crop waste have reached a […]
October 22, 2020

Minneapolis health insurance startup Bind Benefits raises $105 million

Minneapolis-based Bind Benefits says it has raised $105 million to support the startup company’s continued growth in the market where employers buy health insurance. Last month, […]
October 21, 2020

NASA spacecraft sent asteroid rubble flying in sample grab

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s Osiris-Rex spacecraft crushed rocks and sent rubble flying as it briefly touched an asteroid, a strong indication that samples were […]
October 21, 2020

Ex-Blue Bell Creameries CEO charged in deadly listeria case

AUSTIN, Texas — The former president of Blue Bell Creameries has been charged with wire fraud for allegedly trying to cover up a 2015 listeria […]
October 21, 2020

California theme park closures hit jobs, shops, budget

California’s amusement parks have been pining to reopen for months, hoping to bring back thousands of workers sent home in March when the coronavirus pandemic […]
October 21, 2020

Duluth sewage plant to create energy from waste byproducts

The dollars set aside through the state’s bonding bill will cover half of the $13.5 million needed to purchase and install three generators that will […]
October 21, 2020

Short-video app Quibi shutting down just months after launch

Short-video app Quibi said it is shutting down just six months after its early April launch, having struggled to find customers. The company said Wednesday […]
October 21, 2020

Fiat Chrysler hires 4,100 Detroit residents for new plant

DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler has hired about 4,100 Detroit residents, and most if not all of them will be employed at a new auto plant […]
October 21, 2020

CSX profit falls 14% but railroad announces $5B buyback

OMAHA, Neb. — CSX’s third-quarter profit fell 14% but the railroad said it handled nearly as many shipments as last year, as volume recovered from […]
October 21, 2020

Job seekers drop out in Duluth leaving smallest workforce in decades

DULUTH – Thousands of people have stopped looking for work in the Duluth metro area, part of a state and national trend of declining workforce […]