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Lexington Realty International purchased the bank note on Viking Plaza about six weeks ago. It owned and managed the property for about a decade until it was unable to extend its mortgage and a New York bank took control of the property in 2018. (Contributed photo)
Alexandria's Viking Mall is ready for a comeback
15 hours 58 min ago
July 19, 2019
Using a Verizon Wireless phone compatible with the carrier’s new 5G network, a Pioneer Press reporter registered a download speed of 2 gigabits per second near downtown St. Paul’s Rice Park. This well exceeds the speed of a typical home-broadband hookup. Verizon on Thursday, July 18, 2019, announced 5G availability in portions of St. Paul. Minneapolis got 5G in April. Julio Ojeda-Zapata / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Verizon begins rollout of 5G network in St. Paul
July 19, 2019 - 12:15pm
July 15, 2019
Hospitals blast Minnesota insurer
July 15, 2019 - 8:07pm
July 11, 2019
Streets were quiet after work hours outside the Lively Building on Laurel Street Wednesday, July 10, in downtown Brainerd. Fleet Farm Group announced it was consolidating six locations, including Brainerd, into one facility in Appleton, Wisconsin, by 2020. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Fleet Farm announces as many as 70 Brainerd jobs will transfer to new corporate headquarters in Wisconsin
July 11, 2019 - 10:00am
The new Census of Ag shows that there are many more acres no-till in the Dakotas and Montana than in Minnesota. It also shows an increase in the use of cover crops. Forum News Service file photo
Census of Agriculture confirms family farms still dominate the market
July 11, 2019 - 6:00am
July 7, 2019
A farmer works a field northeast of Mt. Vernon, S.D. Matt Gade / Forum News Service file photo
Agriculture department wants to help farm kids with stress
July 7, 2019 - 7:30am
July 2, 2019
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson speaks about his predictions about the state of agriculture during a business luncheon Tuesday, July 2, at the Oaks at Eagle Creek in Willmar. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Rep. Peterson makes dire predictions for agriculture
July 2, 2019 - 6:18pm
July 1, 2019
Dutch researchers are working on developing a "gluten-safe" wheat variety. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
Study: Climate change affecting crop production
July 1, 2019 - 8:15am
Most cover crop mixes on Stoney Creek Farm consist of three grasses, three legumes and three brassicas. Grant and Dawn Breitkreutz plant cover crops during or after every crop. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Report: Cover crops makes economic sense
July 1, 2019 - 6:00am
June 20, 2019
Flooding in many parts of the Upper Midwest, including Nebraska, shown here, has kept fields from being planted. The USDA announced June 20 that cover crops on prevented planting acres can be hayed, grazed or cut on Sept. 1 instead of Nov. 1. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
USDA will allow Sept. 1 grazing, haying of cover crops on prevented planting acres
June 20, 2019 - 1:05pm
June 18, 2019
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Steve Censky spoke with reporters in St. Paul on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, about ongoing trade debates and some of the struggles farmers are facing. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Tariffs, swine fever top of mind as USDA leader sits down with Minn. farm groups
June 18, 2019 - 3:42pm
June 12, 2019
Renae Olson, mortgage lender and employee-owner at RiverWood Bank in Morris, was named a Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officer at the Gold Level for her loan production during the second half of 2018.   Submitted photo
Business Briefs: Olson named top producing home loan officer
June 12, 2019 - 6:15am
June 11, 2019
Business Briefs: Haugen selected for national board
June 11, 2019 - 8:15pm
May 22, 2019
Erik Hokuf, center, general manager of AirCorps Aviation, speaks on Tuesday morning, May 21, on a panel at the 11th annual State of Manufacturing at the Sanford Center in Bemidji. Jillian Gandsey / Forum News Service
Finding qualified workforce a top challenge for Minnesota's manufacturers
May 22, 2019 - 9:29am
May 16, 2019
Forum Communications Company CEO Bill Marcil Jr.
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
May 16, 2019 - 10:08am