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Microsoft gains EU approval for $26 billon buy of LinkedIn
Up to 2,000 hogs lost in Kerkhoven barn fire
Kandiyohi County honored as MCIT County of the Year
Verizon to sell data centers to Equinix for $3.6 billion
OPEC oil output hits record high
Cards 3-0 after victory over Dassel-Cokato
Cardinal girls can't hold off Northern Lakes
Gophers slip past New Jersey team to go to 8-1
Becker hands Card girls first loss
Spurs make it 13-0 on road, take down Wolves
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Helen Marjorie Christenson
Ronald A. Olson
Luella O. Carlson
Janet L. Pearson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 25, 2016
Goldman, closer to Murdoch than Bugs Bunny, misses year's biggest deal
It has been six years since Goldman Sachs, a perennial No. 1 in the M&A league tables, did not feature as an adviser on the year's biggest deal....
October 25, 2016 - 8:38am
October 24, 2016
Willmar man involved in new medical transportation business
WILLMAR — Three Somali-American men have developed a partnership to provide non-emergency medical transportation for Medical Assistance...
October 24, 2016 - 11:50pm
New Jack Pine Brewery breaks ground in Baxter
BRAINERD — The beginnings of a new Jack Pine Brewery officially took form Oct. 7, promising more jobs, more space, and of course, more beer. Jack Pine founder Patrick Sundberg, his family, city officials and employees from contractor Nor-Son construction gathered in Baxter to...
October 24, 2016 - 1:08pm
Chevron sees big profits in California despite regulations
RICHMOND, Calif. — The land of liberal politics, electric cars and strict pollution controls might seem like an odd place to drop $1 billion into a 115-year-old oil refinery. Chevron sees an entirely different landscape in California: a uniquely isolated market, closed to new...
October 24, 2016 - 11:18am
AT&T purchase of Time Warner calls for scrutiny
WASHINGTON—AT&T Inc's agreement to acquire Time Warner Inc. for $85 billion drew skepticism from both Democrats and Republicans on Sunday,...
October 24, 2016 - 5:16am
October 22, 2016
AgweekTV: Combining Ag and Learning
It's an unlikely meeting of two worlds. But thanks to Banquet In A Field put on by the Women Of Common Ground, people who don't live on farms...
October 22, 2016 - 8:30am
October 17, 2016
Change the face of farming
STILLWATER — With cold weather in the forecast, organic farmer Eduardo Rivera was facing crunch time. By noon one day early in October,...
October 17, 2016 - 1:17pm
October 15, 2016
AgweekTV: Ag History
There are a few big names in the region's ag history that helped launch some famous brands. Melroe Bobcats and Steiger Tractors came to be known...
October 15, 2016 - 8:30am
October 13, 2016
U.S. jobless claims at 43-year low as labor market tightens
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits held at a 43-year low last week, pointing to sustained labor market...
October 13, 2016 - 12:32pm
October 12, 2016
Allina and nurses reach deal to halt strike
ST. PAUL — Allina Health and the Minnesota Nurses Association reached a tentative agreement late Monday to settle outstanding contract...
October 12, 2016 - 9:55am
October 10, 2016
Bird Island opens old playbook to save grocery
BIRD ISLAND — A group of business owners in Bird Island has dusted off the town's playbook for economic development and put it back to...
October 10, 2016 - 7:00pm
October 8, 2016
Watch how North Dakota crops get from the US to Asia
The North Dakota Soybean Council's “See For Yourself" program recently took a group of area farmers to the west coast to get a closer look...
October 8, 2016 - 8:30am
October 7, 2016
Even with rising wages, robot revolution skips restaurants
LOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO — Clamshell grills are making burger flipping obsolete at McDonald's, Johnny Rockets and other burger chains....
October 7, 2016 - 9:37am
Schwab 'robo adviser' more than doubled assets over the last year
Investments in Charles Schwab Corp's "robo adviser" service grew to surpass $10 billion in September, more than double the year-ago level, a spokeswoman said Thursday. The automated investment service, Schwab Intelligent Portfolios, allocates cash among exchange-traded funds according...
October 7, 2016 - 9:37am
Real estate investors target cheap, out-of-state markets
Even with a good salary as a data scientist at a San Francisco technology firm, Yang Guo, 30, knew he couldn't afford a home in the Bay Area, among the priciest U.S. markets. He still wanted to own property in addition to stocks, however, and soon found a way to buy cheap rental...
October 7, 2016 - 9:36am