October 16, 2020

Minnesota malls get creative to lure shoppers as holidays approach

The Maplewood Mall was literally a zoo. Goats stretched their necks above their fences to steal treats as prairie dogs perched and lemurs sprung from […]
October 16, 2020

North Dakota oil production swells as wells go back online

North Dakota’s oil output soared 14% in August as more wells shut down earlier this spring because of the coronavirus crisis came back online. “It […]
October 16, 2020

Judge refuses to block New York COVID-19 restrictions

A federal judge has refused to block Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s order limiting worship to 10 congregants in communities seeing spikes in coronavirus infections. Ruling in […]
October 16, 2020

Judge: Groups didn't prove Line 3 construction could damage wetlands, streams

In a non-binding recommendation issued Friday, Judge James LaFave said the coalition of environmental and tribal groups failed to meet the burden of proof in […]
October 16, 2020

Big local companies, U of M and others form group to tackle food challenges

Slowing or reversing the effects of climate change is a massive undertaking. Leaders at some of Minnesota’s largest companies hope that together they can have […]
October 16, 2020

Target saw record sales from its Deal Days this week

As an indicator of just how unpredictable this holiday season will be, sales numbers for Target’s two-day Deal Days this week more than doubled compared […]
October 16, 2020

Administrative law judge upholds Minnesota PCA decisions on Enbridge pipeline

An administrative law judge has found that Minnesota pollution regulators properly considered the construction impacts of Enbridge’s controversial new pipeline, a blow to the oil […]
October 16, 2020

US budget deficit hits all-time high of $3.1 trillion

WASHINGTON — The federal budget deficit hit an all-time high of $3.1 trillion in the 2020 budget year, more than double the previous record, as […]
October 16, 2020

Phone of casino exec in trade secrets flap to be examined

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A forensic expert must examine the personal phone of an Atlantic City casino executive accused of taking valuable data on the […]
October 16, 2020

Duluth dollmaker whips up modern heirloom goodies for all ages

The Duluth artist hand-crafts these goodies and many more using new and vintage upcycled fabrics, trim and lace for her business Sparrow and Berry. During […]