September 3, 2020

Campbell Soup signals a peak in the rush for comfort food

Campbell Soup Co. on Thursday forecast first-quarter revenue largely above market estimates due to pandemic-buying, but said it expects sales to drop off in the […]
September 3, 2020

COVID-19 looms over sugar beet harvest

The beets can’t be stockpiled when temperatures are warm, or they spoil. But they have to be harvested before the ground freezes. So in September, […]
September 3, 2020

US long-term mortgage rates little changed; 30-year at 2.93%

WASHINGTON — U.S. average rates on long-term mortgages changed little this week, remaining at historically low levels that has sparked demand for homes. Mortgage buyer […]
September 3, 2020

Work resumes on stalled apartment project in south Minneapolis

A building project stalled by the abrupt 2018 bankruptcy of Thor Construction is back on track with new partners resuming construction of the south Minneapolis […]
September 3, 2020

Toro quarter boosted by residential sales as more Americans stay close at home

Many more Americans are working from home and staying at home more because of the coronavirus pandemic — which helped boost residential product sales at […]
September 3, 2020

Worker says he was fired from shipyard for wearing Trump hat

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — A Virginia man says he was fired from his job at a shipyard for refusing to remove a hat supporting President […]
September 3, 2020

US trade deficit surges in July to highest in 12 years

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit surged in July to $63.6 billion, the highest level in 12 years, as imports jumped by a record amount. […]
September 3, 2020

Hyundai, Kia recall vehicles for leaks that can cause fires

DETROIT — Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia are recalling over 591,000 vehicles in the U.S. to fix a brake fluid leak that could cause engine […]
September 3, 2020

Wrangler introduces Jeep's first electric-powered vehicle

DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler’s Jeep brand is starting to offer gas-electric hybrid and eventually full electric powertrains across its lineup. The company rolled out the […]
September 3, 2020

Honda, General Motors sign deal to work on vehicles together

DETROIT — General Motors and Honda say they have signed a deal to explore sharing vehicle underpinnings and propulsion systems in North America. The companies […]