December 5, 2020

Wisconsin dairy farmers returning to their roots

BLANCHARDVILLE, Wis. — For as long as he can remember, Jason Gruenfelder wanted to be a dairy farmer. But after 10 years of doing it […]
December 5, 2020

Biden weighs pick for agriculture chief from diverse slate

WASHINGTON — One leading candidate for agriculture secretary hails from Cleveland, has the backing of progressives and has worked for years to boost food stamp […]
December 5, 2020

COVID-19 relief: What's on the table as Congress seeks deal

WASHINGTON — After numerous fits and starts and months of inaction, optimism is finally building in Washington for a COVID-19 aid bill that would offer […]
December 5, 2020

More medical centers offering COVID-19 treatment in Minnesota

More Minnesotans are gaining access to an experimental COVID-19 treatment that could prevent high-risk patients from being hospitalized. Minnetonka-based United­Health Group announced Friday the launch […]
December 5, 2020

DeVos suspends student federal loan payments through January

The Trump administration on Friday suspended all federal student loan payments through the end of January and kept interest rates at 0%, extending a moratorium […]
December 5, 2020

State utility regulators vote against a stay on Enbridge pipeline project

State regulators declined Friday to grant a stay on construction of Enbridge’s new pipeline across northern Minnesota, leaving little recourse to stop work on the […]
December 4, 2020

Sanford Health suspends merger talks with Intermountain

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — More than a week after Sanford Health parted ways with its longtime CEO, the health system announced that it has indefinitely […]
December 4, 2020

Two Minnesota retail giants pay their workers when it counts most

Employer reviews on sites such as Indeed don’t look much like a scientific sampling, just the thoughts of employees crabby enough to bother with posting […]
December 4, 2020

Minnesota's exports fell 14% in third quarter, according to DEED report

Minnesota’s exports continued to fall sharply in the third quarter, though not by quite as much as in previous months, as the pandemic continued to […]
December 4, 2020

Officials: Rodents likely destroyed rare plants at mine

RENO, Nev. — DNA evidence suggests rodents destroyed part of an area of an extremely rare desert wildflower being considered for endangered species protection at […]