October 10, 2020

Minn. economy recovery will be highlighted by these entrepreneurs

Amalia Moreno-Damgaard was raised in rural Guatemala in the 1970s by her grandmother, who was a cook, clothing maker, retailer and a florist. Amalia went […]
October 10, 2020

In Minneapolis, a parking dispute delays Chicago Avenue rebuilding project

One month after Minneapolis officials promised to make it easier for property owners to remove rubble and begin the post-riot rebuilding process, a city inspector […]
October 10, 2020

Tobacco commission grants can leave communities on the hook

RICHMOND, Va. — The executive director of a Virginia economic development commission bent rules to forgive a six-figure grant to a politically connected developer whose […]
October 10, 2020

AP FACT CHECK: Debate week's twisted tales on virus, climate

WASHINGTON — Sidelined but not silenced, President Donald Trump demonstrated anew this past week he can’t be relied on to give a straight account of […]
October 10, 2020

World Food Day aims to intensify the battle against hunger

  Global Minnesota will host a virtual World Food Day conference on Friday, one of several across the globe aimed at making more people determined […]
October 10, 2020

Write like you are telling a story to a friend

At the start of each writing-intensive journalism course I’ve been teaching at Colorado College for the past 23 years, I ask my students to e-mail […]
October 10, 2020

Remember when you could save money without big risks? Here's one reason that ended

  I know this will be hard to believe, but there was a “good old days” for safe savings. That’s a time when the interest […]
October 10, 2020

Venture capitalists willing to fund insurance startups who try to crawl over 'wall'

When health care firms that haven’t been around very long announce new venture-capital financing, it’s hard to miss the big numbers. This year, $225 million […]
October 10, 2020

Woman files ADA lawsuits across US as 'tester' of compliance

PORTLAND, Maine — A disabled Florida woman paid a virtual visit to Maine and left a trail of lawsuits in her wake. Six to be […]
October 10, 2020

ARTIST SPACES: Duluth artist mixes fly fishing, folklore to craft earrings, gnome art

These materials, normally used as fly-tie equipment, would soon dangle from a client’s ears rather than a fish’s mouth. The Duluth artist crafts handmade earrings […]