MN Lawmakers, Others Along Northern Border Want Grain Rules AddressedRepublican senators along the northern U.S. border are asking officials to address grain in the trade deal with Canada and Mexico.
Big Farms Find Easy Ways Around Trump Trade Aid LimitsWhen President Donald Trump's administration announced a $12 billion aid package for farmers struggling under the financial strain of his trade dispute with China, the payments were capped. But many large farming operations had no trouble finding legal ways around them, records provided to The Associated Press under the Freedom of Information Act show.
Minnesota Colleges To Seek More Funding For Trade TrainingMinnesota State Colleges and Universities system officials are seeking more state funding to make the schools more accessible and affordable, as the state is seeing a surge in skilled trades training.
Trade War With China Affecting Area Bike ShopsWith the exception of higher-end, custom bikes, the majority of frames and component parts come from China.
Trump Accuses China Of 'Vicious' Trade TacticsPresident Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China of "vicious" tactics on trade as he prepared for tough negotiations with European leaders in an escalating trade battle among world powers.
US Vs. China: Currently A 'Slap-Fight,' Not A Trade WarFirst, the United States imposed a tax on Chinese steel and aluminum. Then, China counterpunched Monday with tariffs on a host of U.S. products, including apples, pork and ginseng. On Wall Street, the stock market buckled on the prospect of an all-out trade war between the world's two biggest economies. But it hasn't come to that — not yet, anyway.
4 Things To Know: 'Natural' Food Labels, Zika Virus Latest & MoreFrom the "natural" term on foods still confusing customers to the latest on the Zika virus, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, Jan. 27.
AP Source: Timberwolves Looking To Trade Kevin MartinA person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Timberwolves are making veteran scorer Kevin Martin available in trade talks.
Hicks: Twins Criticism In 2014 'Made Me A Stronger Player'Aaron Hicks was hitting .161 for the Minnesota Twins 1 1/2 months into the 2015 season when manager Ron Gardenhire and assistant general manager Rob Antony took the unusual step of criticizing him publicly. "To hit .160, .170, those don't last in the big leagues," Gardenhire told reporters. "He needs to start studying the game a little more."
Vikings Trade LB Hodges To 49ers For Back-Up CenterThe Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday they've traded middle linebacker Gerald Hodges to the San Francisco 49ers. In return, the Vikings are getting rookie center Nick Easton and a sixth round draft pick in 2016.
Lynx Acquire Center Sylvia Fowles In Blockbuster TradeA source told WCCO that the Minnesota Lynx has acquired center Sylvia Fowles, considered one of the best low-post players in the league, in a three-team trade that also includes Atlanta.
Lynx Acquire G Renee Montgomery In TradeThe Minnesota Lynx announced Monday they traded injured guard Monica Wright to the Seattle Storm for guard Renee Montgomery and a 2016 second round draft pick. Montgomery was originally drafted by the Lynx in 2009 with the No. 4 overall pick.
May Brings Small Shift In Minnesota Unemployment Picture Minnesota's unemployment rate has barely budged in a year and has registered at 3.8 percent for May. That's within a tenth of a percent of what it was a year ago in June and a tick higher than it was in April.
Vikings GM: No Interest In Trading Adrian PetersonMinnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman says he has "no interest" in trading star running back Adrian Peterson. Spielman spoke on Tuesday, two days before the NFL draft opens.
8 Reasons The Vikings Won't, Shouldn't Trade Adrian PetersonThe NFL Draft is just a few weeks away, and Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson's fate with the NFL and the Minnesota Vikings is still up in the air. Will the Vikings trade Peterson? Will they wait until the draft to see if any teams will make an offer Minnesota can't refuse? Here are eight reasons the Vikings won't trade Adrian Peterson and why they shouldn't.