November 15, 2020

Key steps to making a well-informed business decision

Q: What steps do you go through when you make a business decision? A: The assumption is you are conducting a cost vs. benefit analysis. […]
November 15, 2020

For office furniture sellers during a pandemic, there's no place like home

CHICAGO — Before COVID-19 sent most workers home in March, office-furniture resellers took orders for dozens, hundreds or even thousands of items at a time. […]
November 15, 2020

Republican Majority Leader Gazelka tests positive for virus

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Republican Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka said Sunday he has tested positive for the coronavirus. The East Gull Lake lawmaker said […]
November 15, 2020

SpaceX aims for night crew launch, Musk sidelined by virus

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX aimed for a Sunday night launch of four astronauts to the International Space Station, although the prospects of good weather […]
November 15, 2020

Lyft's Zimmer talks future of workplace, electric vehicles

NEW YORK — Lyft scored a major victory when California voters passed Proposition 22, allowing app-based companies to treat drivers as contractors instead of employees […]
November 15, 2020

Biden advisers to meet vaccine firms as Trump stalls handoff

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden’s scientific advisers will meet with vaccine makers in coming days as the presidential transition remains stalled because of President Donald Trump’s […]
November 15, 2020

North Dakota nurses worry about working with sick colleagues

BISMARCK, N.D. — Like many medical workers around the world, the coronavirus pandemic is a burden that Fargo emergency room nurse Adam Johnston can’t escape. […]
November 15, 2020

Northwest Minnesota family business pays tribute to first responders, military service

“It started off as a joke,” Jeff VanGrinsven said. “You know how you sit around and talk as a family? ‘Wouldn’t it be cool if […]
November 15, 2020

The Latest: India reports another 41,000 coronavirus cases

NEW DELHI — India has reported 41,100 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, taking the country’s overall tally since the pandemic began […]
November 15, 2020

Navajo Nation orders new three-week stay-at-home lockdown

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation on Monday will reinstate a stay-at-home lockdown for the entire reservation while closing tribal offices and requiring new […]