September 21, 2020

This Week: Home sales, Costco earns, durable goods orders

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: WHITE HOT HOUSING MARKET U.S. home sales have surged this […]
September 21, 2020

Wild rice growers worry about climate change hurting crops

MOOSE LAKE, Wis. — Wild rice harvest season runs through mid-September in northern Wisconsin, and while many tribal and non-tribal people are enjoying their annual […]
September 21, 2020

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's made-up car plants, court revisionism

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and his GOP allies are playing loose with the facts when it comes to a successor for the late Justice […]
September 20, 2020

West Duluth's new candle shop aims to bring comfort amid pandemic

Kyia Plummer’s business, Naturalight Candles and Crafts, held its soft opening Thursday at its new West Duluth storefront. Located at 517 N. Central Ave., Naturalight […]
September 20, 2020

The essentials of teamwork in the business world

Even after playing together for more than 50 years, the Rolling Stones still understand the value of practicing together. The band commits to two months […]
September 20, 2020

Tech tricks to keep using Windows 7 are risky

Some readers are reluctant to upgrade or replace vulnerable Windows 7 PCs, even though Microsoft no longer provides security updates for them. Instead, the readers […]
September 20, 2020

How to even financing odds for women- and minority-owned companies

As Congress deliberates the next round of COVID-19 aid, many businesses are still grappling with the shock and struggles they faced when they first sought […]
September 20, 2020

Preston Kelly's new VP media director sees growth through expansion, integration

Jeannette Tschida, the new vice president/media director at Minneapolis ad agency Preston Kelly, looks for the firm to win new business and new clients as […]
September 20, 2020

Fate of many small businesses depends of negotiations with landlords

In March, when Boston restaurateur Garrett Harker and his partners shut down their seven restaurants after Massachusetts issued lockdown orders, Harker assumed the closures would […]
September 20, 2020

How GEM-Ash recovers gold, other metals in Hennepin County's incinerated trash

Jerry Goodwald paused and bent over to pick up a smudged, barely recognizable quarter the other day at his small business, GEM-Ash in Rosemount. “We […]