May 2, 2021

A turnaround with help from cookie lovers, food innovator

Last spring, like many business owners, Junita Flowers was in a jam. Her cookie business, called Junita’s Jar, produced one of the hit products offered […]
May 2, 2021

Cheerleader's case could shape workplace social media policies

A recent hearing by the U.S. Supreme Court concerning the free speech rights of students may have significant repercussions in the workplace for employers and […]
May 2, 2021

Nuwellis CEO leads heart failure technology company into new sectors

Nuwellis CEO Nestor Jaramillo Jr. said nearly $21 million in new financing is helping the company expand commercialization of its novel ultrafiltration therapy system and […]
May 2, 2021

Rural Airbnb hosts in Minnesota have seen an upswing in profits since the start of the pandemic

Last year was dubbed the summer of road trips and RV rentals, but according to new data from Airbnb, the pandemic also created a demand […]
May 1, 2021

Warren Buffett warns investors not to gamble on stocks

OMAHA, Neb. — Billionaire Warren Buffett warned people not to think investing is an easy way to make a fortune as he answered a variety […]
May 1, 2021

Inspector general for pandemic relief funds warns of oversight breakdown

Washington – A breakdown in the oversight of trillions of dollars of economic relief money spilled into public view Friday night when the Treasury Department’s […]
May 1, 2021

In Minnesota, fighting climate change means changing how to heat buildings

Brian DeGidio admits he hasn’t thought much about the environmental benefits of the air-source heat pumps he’s working on atop a large apartment complex under […]
May 1, 2021

May Day protesters demand more job protections amid pandemic

PARIS — Workers and union leaders dusted off bullhorns and flags that had stayed furled during coronavirus lockdowns for slimmed down but still boisterous — […]
May 1, 2021

Minnesota employers ramp up hiring, but some workers remain tentative

Mystic Lake Casino Hotel is trying to lure workers with signing bonuses of up to $1,000. With 350 open positions, it held a job fair […]
May 1, 2021

More perilous phase ahead for Biden after his 1st 100 days

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden’s presidency is entering a new and more perilous phase where he is almost certain to face stiffer Republican opposition and also […]