The ammunition manufacturer says its been awarded a $37 million contract to provide ammo to the British military. It comes barely a week after being awarded a multi-million dollar contract with Afghanistan’s security forces.
Study: Excessive drinking cost Minnesotans almost $8 billion in 2019
The study was published by the Minnesota Department of Health Thursday.
Mall of America shooting suspects arrested in Chicago
The two suspects were spotted leaving a barber shop.
Walz: Increased state law enforcement presence to stay in Twin Cities
A multi-agency effort to curb crime will go on until further notice.
Boy, 7, who drowned in south Minneapolis pool identified
The incident happened in June.
Bloomington PD to provide update on Mall of America shooting investigation
There's unconfirmed reports the suspected gunman and an accomplice have been arrested.
Motorcyclist found dead behind guardrail 6 hours after crash
The crash happened before sunset Wednesday, but no one called 911.
Iowa Gov. asks court to lift injunction on 'heartbeat' abortion ban
A court challenge seeks to revive Iowa's abortion ban.
6 transportation projects in Minnesota get $100M federal funding
The projects extend to areas all across the state.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for the week ending Tuesday, August 9
The number of cases in the latest reporting period dropped compared to the previous week's update.
Five rescued as boat crashes into break wall at Superior port of entry
All five escaped serious injury.
Met Council splits up Southwest Corridor light-rail contract
The Metropolitan Council has decided not to award a nearly $100 million contract to URS Corp. Instead, the Star Tribune reports the agency divided engineering work for the $1.25 billion Southwest Corridor light-rail line into four separate contracts. San Francisco-based URS will still be allowed to bid on the smaller contracts, despite its involvement with the Sabo pedestrian bridge and the Interstate 35W bridge before it collapsed in August 2007.
Military's green push could be boon for Minnesota businesses
The U.S. military is a hefty spender, and nowadays it's spending on eco-friendly technology. Princeton business e-Ride Industries, which is supplying electric vehicles for naval bases, is just one of many Midwest businesses that could see a cut.
Say Thanks Day race Saturday to benefit Minnesota's military families
Minnesotans will get another chance to honor the state's military with the 8th annual Say Thanks Day race at Fort Snelling Saturday. The event, which features a 5k run, 10k run and two-mile walk, is hosted by the nonprofit Minnesotans' Military Appreciation Fund -- an organization that has raised more than $13 million for military members and their families.
UnitedHealth awarded $20 billion U.S. Department of Defense contract
The Minnetonka-based health insurer will provide military health insurance coverage for 21 western states. UnitedHealth lost a separate contract for the southern region in June.
Best Buy closing all big-box stores in U.K.
The retailer is shutting down all 11 of its big-box stores in the United Kingdom by the end of the year. The company says its rethinking its strategy in Europe after the stores proved to be a drain on its financials. Meanwhile, the retailer also announced that its buying out Carphone's interest in its Best Buy Mobile business as it tries to more fully capitalize on the mobile industry.
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