August 10, 2020

Minnesota exports drop 17% because of the coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic has pummeled Minnesota exports, crushing big production sectors such as communications equipment and agricultural and construction machinery. Overall, government statistics show the […]
August 10, 2020

CEO Pay Watch: General Mills' Jeff Harmening made $8.4 million last fiscal year

Position: Chairman and CEO, General Mills Inc. Total compensation: $8,379,657 for the year ended May 31, 2020 Salary: $1,241,667 Non-equity incentive pay: $3,710,100 Other compensation: […]
August 10, 2020

Mask up: Mississippi lawmakers return amid virus outbreak

JACKSON, Miss. — Most Mississippi legislators wore masks and practiced social distancing Monday as they returned to the state Capitol for the first time since […]
August 10, 2020

'Nobody wants it.' Twin Cities developers push back on mandated storefronts in apartment buidings

Curt Gunsbury wants to replace a vacant parking lot and auto repair shop in northeast Minneapolis with a seven-story apartment building. City zoning rules say […]
August 10, 2020

US passenger train company drops Virgin as partner

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The partnership between Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and the private Florida passenger train service Brightline has ended with a whimper, less […]
August 10, 2020

Stocks on Wall Street drift from small gains to losses

NEW YORK — Wall Street is drifting from small gains to losses on Monday after President Donald Trump announced several stopgap moves to aid the […]
August 10, 2020

File problems may not stem from Windows 10

Q: When I bought a Windows 10 PC last year, I had all my Word files from Windows 7 transferred to the new computer. But […]
August 10, 2020

Liz Weston: Feel out of control? These money moves can help

Behavioral economist Dan Ariely and his colleagues at Duke University’s Center for Advanced Hindsight have a pact. Every week, the group of 50 people picks […]
August 10, 2020

Townhouse development at site of former Morgan Park school nears finish line

Developer Aaron Schweiger said the two-bedroom townhomes should be ready for occupancy by mid- to late-September, with an anticipated rent of about $1,600 per month, […]
August 9, 2020

Caterers are forced to adjust as events, cafeteria contracts dry up

On a recent Saturday, petite lobster rolls on toasted brioche and coconut shrimp with mango aioli were to be passed among the guests at a […]