September 2, 2020

HHS cancelling ventilator contracts, says stockpile is full

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced Tuesday it is canceling some of its remaining orders for ventilators, after rushing to sign nearly $3 billion in […]
September 2, 2020

UK man guilty of trying to smuggle generator from US to Iran

A U.K. citizen has pleaded guilty in Florida to federal charges related to violating an embargo and attempting to smuggle industrial equipment to Iran. Colin […]
September 2, 2020

Manufacturers continue their march back, though pace slow at Minnesota's factories

The nation’s factories continued to rebound last month from the sharp downturn earlier this year, new data showed Tuesday, though Minnesota’s were coming back at […]
September 2, 2020

Drilling, mines, other projects hastened by Trump order

BILLINGS, Mont. — The Trump administration is seeking to fast track environmental reviews of dozens of major energy and infrastructure projects during the COVID-19 pandemic, […]
September 1, 2020

Construction should start in spring on Costco store proposed for Chaska

A Costco and a senior housing development are planned for a 123-acre site in Chaska once owned by IDS. Costco Wholesale has about 17 acres […]
September 1, 2020

California inks deal for new system after COVID data backlog

LOS ANGELES — About a month after California disclosed its COVID-19 tracking system had produced inaccurate case numbers, state officials awarded a $15 million contract […]
September 1, 2020

CDC directs halt to renter evictions to prevent virus spread

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has issued a directive halting the eviction of certain renters though the end of 2020 to prevent the spread of […]
September 1, 2020

Butcher & the Boar has closed in downtown Minneapolis

Butcher & the Boar, which has anchored the corner of 12th and Hennepin in downtown Minneapolis for the past eight years, has quietly closed. The […]
September 1, 2020

Company building large Amazon facility in South Dakota secures permit for site work in Fargo

FARGO — A company that is building a large Amazon distribution center in Sioux Falls, S.D., and which has built a distribution center for Amazon […]
September 1, 2020

Mayo's plans for expansion postponed

Mayo Clinic is halting plans to expand its signature Gonda Building in Rochester, and alter the city’s skyline. Mayo and its joint-venture partner on the […]