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In the early 1900s, Sears sold thousands of homes around the U.S. through its mail-order catalogs. Many of those houses are still around, and their owners are saddened by the retailer's bankruptcy.
The CEO of a mining company with extensive operations in northern Minnesota exploded at short-sellers and Wall Street analysts on Friday, saying they can't read financial reports and should resign.
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media.
The bill creating the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness was signed 40 years ago this weekend. Decades later, the tension over natural resources and local control remains a constant in northeastern Minnesota.
Sun Country is establishing a partnership with Minnesota State Mankato to turn the school's flight school graduates into pilots with the airline.
text Minn. jobless rate encroaches on all-time low
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:49:48 -0500
Minnesota's unemployment rate fell to 2.8 percent in September, nearing the record low of 2.5 percent in 1999. Still, Minnesota employers cut their payroll employment by 1,400 positions, the second monthly decline in a row, following a surge in hiring over the summer.
In the column, Jamal Khashoggi also discussed the practice of Middle Eastern governments blocking internet access to control tightly the information their citizens can see.
Organizations helping with home ownership in Minnesota will receive almost $900,000 in grant money to maintain and expand their services.
On Tuesday, a high-level Turkish official told The Associated Press that police found "certain evidence" of Jamal Khashoggi's slaying at the Saudi Consulate, without elaborating.
The Sears across from the state Capitol has been a fixture on Rice Street for more than a half-century. One City Council member says several groups have come to his office with redevelopment ideas for the 17-acre parcel.
Call to Mind: Entrepreneurs tackle mental health and well-being.
text CVS-Aetna merger a big deal in Minn., or not?
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 18:15:28 -0500
As the CVS pharmacy chain prepares to close on its buyout of health insurer Aetna, neither has a huge presence in Minnesota. But Aetna has a partnership with the big health system, Allina Health, and the effect on that effort remains unclear.
The report states Minnesota's soybean harvest is nine days behind the average pace over the last five years. Just over a third of the crop has been gathered, about 70 percent is normal for this time of year.
Electric scooters zoom through traffic in many cities these days, and have the potential to take cars off the road. But experts worry that the many riders who forgo safety gear are taking big risks.
The company, which traces its history back to southwestern Minnesota, started out as a mail order catalog in the 1880s. It has been on a slow march toward extinction as it lagged far behind its peers and has incurred massive losses over the years.
text 'This is something that we can call our own'
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 04:00:00 -0500
After more than a half-century serving north Minneapolis, the family-owned Estes Funeral Chapel -- one of the oldest black-owned businesses still operating in Minnesota -- celebrated the grand opening of its new facility Sunday.
Delta Air Lines is the first U.S. carrier to fly the narrow-body Airbus A220, an aircraft with a much quieter engine that was at the center of a heated trade dispute.
A brand familiar to generations of Minnesotans has reached the end of the road, as Marathon Petroleum Corp. has started converting SuperAmerica stores to its Speedway brand.
Community solar gardens initially attracted a lot of residential customers, but developers said higher costs caused such projects to make financial sense only for commercial customers.
U.S. stocks are lower Thursday and heading toward their sixth consecutive decline. Major indexes are making wide swings as investors try to gauge the best place to put their money amid signs of slowing global economic growth and concerns over trade and interest rates.