December 23, 2020

After cease-and-desist from state, lakes area bar owner pleads to open again

“I’ve got kids at home, I can’t even buy Christmas presents for,” Jacobson said. He stressed his small bar and grill in Lake Park, Minn., […]
December 23, 2020

The Latest: Israel reports 1st cases of new virus variant

JERUSALEM — Israel’s Health Ministry says it has detected the country’s first known cases of the new variant of the coronavirus. The ministry announced Wednesday […]
December 23, 2020

The Latest: Britain quarantines travelers from South Africa

LONDON — British Health Secretary Matt Hancock says scientists have identified another new variant of the coronavirus in two people, both of whom are contacts […]
December 23, 2020

Growing cotton and peanuts in northern North Dakota

Well — on a very small but commercial scale. Marvin Baker is an organic produce producer at Carpio, N.D. Photo taken Oct. 28, 2018, at […]
December 23, 2020

Growing cotton and peanuts in northern North Dakota

Well — on a very small but commercial scale. Marvin Baker is an organic produce producer at Carpio, N.D. Photo taken Oct. 28, 2018, at […]
December 23, 2020

S&P 500 ticks higher, on track to break 3-day losing streak

NEW YORK — Stocks are ticking higher on Wall Street Wednesday following a mixed set of reports on the economy. The S&P 500 was up […]
December 23, 2020

London private equity firm acquires Minneapolis-based tech firm

Minneapolis-based Datasite, the provider of virtual data room software services to principals involved in mergers and acquisitions, has been acquired by the private equity firm […]
December 23, 2020

The Latest: Egypt reports highest daily COVID-19 cases

CAIRO — Egypt reported its highest daily confirmed cases in months, with over 911 confined cases and 42 fatalities, as authorities said New Year’s Eve […]
December 23, 2020

Trump's presidential legacy, by the numbers

WASHINGTON — Words matter. But numbers tell stories, too. Presidential historians and others will plumb them as they assess President Donald Trump’s legacy, Trump’s presidency […]
December 23, 2020

Medina-based Polaris appoints chief financial officer as interim CEO

Polaris named Michael Speetzen, its chief financial officer, to serve as interim CEO. CEO Scott Wine announced in mid-November that he was leaving Medina-based Polaris […]