Is the economy slowing down? Not if you keep watch on construction cranes in the Twin Cities.
“It’s a really tough time right now because of the uncertainty,” said Judy Hulterstrum, executive director of the Litchfield Area Chamber of Commerce, “but we’re staying as positive as we can.”
Even though Zoom has become a daily necessity for doing business, many still find video conferencing to feel awkward and unnatural.
Under the coronavirus aid package passed by the Minnesota Legislature Thursday, child care providers can apply for a $4,500 monthly grant, with larger centers eligible for an additional monthly grant of up to $15,500, based on capacity.
The moves come in response to shortages nationwide. Health care workers say they do not have enough respiratory masks to protect staff, while hospitals say there’s a critical need for more mechanical ventilators.
The longer schools and businesses stay shut, the more uncertain the future is for many providers.
Internet providers in Minnesota have signed on to the Keep Americans Connected Pledge, which says that the companies won’t terminate internet service to residential or small business customers for reasons connected to the coronavirus crisis.
MinnPost took a tour of the marquees and storefronts of the ghost town that is the Twin Cities.
Bus companies across the state have seen a plummet in bookings as people clamp down on non-essential travel and schools close their doors.
As recently as Monday, craft brewers and distillers hoped some compromise with the Teamsters and liquor store owners around several issues might be possible this year. Now?
Huge mergers are altering the Twin Cities legal landscape, where firms face intense competition for business clients and legal talent.
From mid-2016 until early 2018, a consortium of Twin Cities investors negotiated to buy the Pioneer Press from Alden Global Capital, the hedge fund that owns the paper. It didn’t go well.
Medina-based Polaris Industries, a global leader in sales of off-road vehicles, also has the dubious distinction of leading the industry in the number of safety recalls, a new report shows.
For years, the company has moved billions in profits to Puerto Rico to avoid taxes. When the IRS pushed it to pay, Microsoft protested that the agency wasn’t being nice. Then it aggressively fought back in court, lobbied Congress and changed the law.
Hagedorn’s First District is heavily invested in ethanol, and producers there are concerned about Trump moves to reduce use of the biofuel.
Restaurateurs say surcharges are needed to offset growing health care costs and mandatory minimum wage increases.
Despite what the marketing may lead you to believe, family heritage DNA testing should be regarded as estimates at best.
That’s the big question after a proposal to build a $42 million, 8,500-capacity stadium in Shakopee near Canterbury Park that would be home to a team called the Metro Millers was unveiled this week.
An excerpt from the new book “Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale,” by journalist Adam Minter.
Hamm’s was brewed in Minnesota for well over a century.