January 20, 2021

MyPillow CEO shrugs off distancing by retailers, presses election-fraud claim

As many business leaders separated from President Donald Trump following the attack on the U.S. Capitol, the chief executive of Minnesota-based MyPillow Inc. leaned in. […]
January 20, 2021

Canada in touch with Biden admin about disputed oil pipeline

TORONTO — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that his officials have already made the case to U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming administration for […]
January 20, 2021

U.S. Bancorp makes biggest gift to Center for Economic Inclusion

U.S. Bancorp will make a $1 million grant to help the Twin Cities-based Center for Economic Inclusion increase Black and American Indian employment in the […]
January 20, 2021

There's a new Minnesota produce brand but with a name many know

C.H. Robinson Worldwide is one of the behind-the-scenes company names that helps all sorts of cargo and products move across the country and the world. […]
January 19, 2021

Washington state nixes methanol plant meant to supply China

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Officials in Washington state denied a key permit for a large proposed methanol plant Tuesday, saying the project that aims to send […]
January 19, 2021

UN chief urges foreign fighters leave Libya by Saturday

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. chief is urging the departure of all foreign fighters and mercenaries from Libya by Saturday as called for in the […]
January 19, 2021

@POTUS resets as Twitter juggles presidential accounts

It’s a Twitter user’s worst nightmare: Wake up to find most of your followers gone. But that’s exactly what will happen on Wednesday to the […]
January 19, 2021

Trump administration issues leases in Alaska's Arctic refuge

JUNEAU, Alaska — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday said it has issued leases covering nearly 685 square miles (1,770 square kilometers) in […]
January 19, 2021

Crow Wing County approves more COVID-19 relief grants for businesses

The Crow Wing County Board Tuesday, Jan. 19, unanimously approved distributing funds set aside by the Minnesota Legislature into the community, prioritizing businesses not ordered […]
January 19, 2021

Netflix's big 4Q lifts video service above 200M subscribers

SAN RAMON, Calif. — Netflix’s video streaming service has surpassed 200 million subscribers for the first time as its expanding line-up of TV series and […]