April 13, 2021

Bellwether Fastenal results show continued increase in factory production

Winona-based Fastenal Co. reported a 3.7% increase in sales and earnings per share for their first quarter ended March 31. Strong sales of safety and […]
April 13, 2021

South Africa halts J&J vaccine jabs amid blood clot issue

BERLIN — South Africa has suspended giving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine as a “precautionary measure” following the FDA decision in the United States to […]
April 13, 2021

Xcel wants to build $575 million solar energy plant in Becker

Xcel Energy has unveiled plans for the largest solar energy plant in Minnesota by far, a $575 million project in Becker adjacent to the company’s […]
April 13, 2021

Johnson & Johnson delays vaccine rollout in Europe

BERLIN — Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday it is delaying the rollout of its coronavirus vaccine in Europe amid a U.S. probe into reports of […]
April 13, 2021

Boeing sees uptick in airplane orders as travel picks up

Boeing orders picked up in March, fueled by a major deal with Southwest Airlines that helped to offset another round of cancellations for its 737 […]
April 13, 2021

The Latest: Johnson & Johnson delays shot rollout in Europe

BERLIN — Johnson & Johnson says it is delaying the rollout of its coronavirus vaccine in Europe amid a U.S. probe into rare blood clots. […]
April 13, 2021

France suspends all Brazil flights due to virus variants

PARIS — France suspended all flights from Brazil on Tuesday amid mounting fears over the particularly contagious coronavirus variant that has been sweeping the South […]
April 13, 2021

Stocks are mixed as regulators 'pause' J&J vaccine rollout

Stocks were off to a mixed start on Tuesday as a drop in bond yields hurt bank stocks but helped big technology stocks. The S&P […]
April 13, 2021

US recommends 'pause' for J&J vaccine over clot reports

WASHINGTON — The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood […]
April 13, 2021

Minneapolis software startup gets $2.3M in funding, signs Ryan Cos. as client

A Minneapolis company that created software designed to help construction companies save money and boost efficiency by monitoring projects from afar is quickly gaining some […]