September 5, 2020

Wisconsin's effigy mounds connected people to spirits

Peter Krsko is an artist who creates sculptures and murals, and he gets his ideas from forms and structures that he finds in nature. “My […]
September 5, 2020

Minneapolis solar installation mixing art and clean energy

ST. PAUL, Minn. — An eight-story, block-long solar installation unlike any other now overlooks Minneapolis’ busy Uptown neighborhood. Wavy ribbons of tilted panels, each colored […]
September 5, 2020

A lifetime of collecting goes up for auction in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Wis. — The passion was gone in an instant for Darvin Frey. For years he has been all-in on his massive, eclectic collection. There’s […]
September 5, 2020

Market review: Amazon shares fall as tech stocks take a beating

Tech tumble Amazon shares fell 2.2% to $3,294.62 Friday as the Nasdaq notched its worst week since March as investors dumped heavyweight technology stocks. Apple, […]
September 5, 2020

Asia Today: Victoria police brace for anti-lockdown rallies

MELBOURNE, Australia — Police in Australia’s hardest-hit Victoria stare are urging people to stay away from Saturday rallies protesting the lockdown in Melbourne, as the […]
September 5, 2020

Jobless rate falls to 8.4% as half of lost jobs have returned

U.S. unemployment dropped sharply in August from 10.2% to a still-high 8.4%, with about half the 22 million jobs lost to the coronavirus outbreak recovered […]
September 5, 2020

Hyundai now says recalled vehicles should be parked outside

DETROIT — Hyundai has reversed itself on a recall to fix a defect that could cause engine fires and is now telling owners of more […]
September 4, 2020

State to begin sending $300 payments to jobless this weekend

The state of Minnesota will start distributing an extra $300 a week in unemployment payments to out-of-work residents this weekend. The funds, which are from […]
September 4, 2020

Twin Cities short-term rental market takes a beating: 'Our whole business shifted'

On a good month, the upper floor of Michael and Krista Browne’s Minneapolis duplex near the University of Minnesota and Stone Arch Bridge could pull […]
September 4, 2020

27-story apartment tower eyed for downtown Minneapolis

A pair of Illinois developers want to build a 27-story apartment tower in downtown Minneapolis on the same block as a 22-story tower the companies […]