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Safeguarding the heartbeat: Native Americans in Upper Midwest protect their drumming tradition

Jul. 23, 2024 08:17 AM EDT

HINCKLEY, Minn. (AP) — At summertime social powwows and spiritual ceremonies throughout the Upper Midwest, Native Americans are gathering around singers seated at big, resonant drums to dance, celebrate and connect with their ancestral culture. “I grew up singing my entire life,...

Polaris Inc: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 23, 2024 06:14 AM EDT

MEDINA, Minn. (AP) — MEDINA, Minn. (AP) — Polaris Inc. (PII) on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $68.7 million. The Medina, Minnesota-based company said it had net income of $1.21 per share. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs and amortization costs, came to $1.38...

Mark Carnevale dies at age 64 a week after former PGA Tour winner worked radio at Scottish Open

Jul. 22, 2024 17:57 PM EDT

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Mark Carnevale, a former PGA Tour winner who had been calling tournaments for Sirius XM Radio, died Monday, a week after working his last tournament, the PGA Tour said. He was 64. The tour did not disclose a cause, only saying that he died suddenly. ...

Minnesota United snaps nine-match winless streak with 2-0 victory over Earthquakes

Jul. 20, 2024 23:46 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota United used a first-half own goal and a second-half score by Bongokuhle Hlongwane to snap a nine-match winless streak with a 2-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night. Minnesota United (9-10-6) took a 1-0 lead into halftime thanks...

Republicans emerge from their convention thrilled with Trump and talking about a blowout victory

Jul. 19, 2024 07:02 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The last time Republicans gathered for a full convention, they were plagued by internal division and fear. Morale was near rock bottom. And the party's presidential nominee showed little desire, or capacity, to add new voters to his political coalition. What a...

Cheryl Reeve is enjoying and fueling the good vibes with the Lynx as the Olympic break arrives

Jul. 18, 2024 17:24 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Four WNBA championships with the Minnesota Lynx top the list of Cheryl Reeve's achievements over the longest continuous tenure by a head coach in league history, a loaded resume that added more heft when she was picked to lead the U.S. national team through the current...

Christian Benteke scores twice, adds assist to lead DC United to 3-2 victory over Minnesota United

Jul. 17, 2024 23:31 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Christian Benteke scored the first and last goals of the match and picked up an assist in between to rally D.C. United to a 3-2 victory over Minnesota United on Wednesday night. Benteke scored in the 14th minute to give DC United (6-11-8) a 1-0 lead and found...

Prominent Democrat Schiff calls for Biden to withdraw, but party aims to nominate before convention

Jul. 17, 2024 21:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — California Rep. Adam Schiff on Wednesday became the highest-profile Democrat to call for President Joe Biden to drop his reelection bid, even as the party pushed ahead with plans for a virtual vote to formally make Biden its nominee in the first week of August. ...

NVE: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 17, 2024 16:31 PM EDT

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — NVE Corp. (NVEC) on Wednesday reported profit of $4.1 million in its fiscal first quarter. The Eden Prairie, Minnesota-based company said it had net income of 85 cents per share. The nanotechnology company...

Takeaways from AP story on dangerous heat threats to greenhouse workers

Jul. 17, 2024 09:36 AM EDT

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Many farms, from vertical farming startups to traditional specialty crop growers, are marketing greenhouses as a way to shelter crops from climate extremes. But overlooked are the experiences of workers inside, who may swelter under high heat and humidity. The...