August 29, 2020

Zuckerberg says Facebook erred in not removing militia post

WASHINGTON — Facebook made a mistake in not removing a militia group’s page earlier this week that called for armed civilians to enter Kenosha, Wisconsin, […]
August 29, 2020

Why Minnesota-based Sun Country is 'outperforming' rest of airline industry

The crisis meetings at Sun Country Airlines started happening first thing every morning in mid-March, just as air travelers began canceling flight plans because of […]
August 29, 2020

At nearly $2K an ounce, a new gold rush for Minnesotans

Gold was selling for about $950 an ounce. People hosted parties to sell old jewelry and waited in lines at stores. Ads everywhere shouted, “We […]
August 29, 2020

Pandemic-driven virtual conferences may be here to stay

The marketers at Minnesota’s media companies came up with clever State Fair T-shirts this year after all, like Minnesota Public Radio’s “The Great Minnesota Stay […]
August 29, 2020

Fans hope Marvel comic book improves Native representation

Past portrayals of Native American or Indigenous comic book superheroes would often follow the same checklist — mystical powers, an ability to talk to animals […]
August 29, 2020

2 Kansas doctors but differing COVID-19 takes in Senate race

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall’s audience of about 40 people packed a banquet room in a Kansas City-area bistro. No one wore […]
August 29, 2020

What does Walmart see in TikTok? Millions of young shoppers

NEW YORK — Walmart may be the world’s largest retailer but it has mostly failed in its efforts to break Amazon’s online dominance. Could TikTok, […]
August 29, 2020

Damage in Iowa will prevent a record corn crop in U.S. this year

Advisory service Pro Farmer, a division of Farm Journal Media, doused hopes for a record U.S. corn crop after a severe windstorm and drought cut […]
August 29, 2020

Vanco Payment Solutions grows as electronic bridge between churches, charities and their donors

More than 20 years ago, Jeanne Rose, then chief financial officer of an insurance agency, started to wonder why small businesses weren’t adapting Automated Clearing […]
August 29, 2020

Stopping work to care for elderly parents could cost you $800,000-plus

Millions of women — yes, it’s mostly women — end up in midlife weighing a temporary work exit to care for ailing parents. The economic […]