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Monday Business

Deadline extended for assistance in paying mortgage, taxes

Up to 25,000 households across the state that may be eligible for mortgage assistance will have more time to apply after Minnesota Housing Commissioner Jennifer Ho announced Thursday an extension of the application period. HomeHelpMN provides $109 million in federal assistance for ...

Nuvera declares Q2 dividend

NEW ULM — The Nuvera Communications Board of Directors recently approved a second-quarter dividend payment of $.14 per share. The declared dividend will be paid to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 6 and will be payable on June 15. “In Q2 2022, we began delivering ...

WTO holds big meeting to tackle vaccines, food shortages

GENEVA (AP) — The head of the World Trade Organization predicted a "bumpy and rocky" road as it opened its highest-level meeting in 4-1/2 years on Sunday, with issues like pandemic preparedness, food insecurity and overfishing of the world's seas on the agenda. At a time when some question ...

Average US gasoline price jumps 39 cents to $5.10 per gallon

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline spiked 39 cents over the past three weeks to $5.10 per gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the price jump comes amid higher crude oil costs and tight gasoline ...

German minister rejects calls to tax growing oil profits

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's finance minister on Tuesday rejected calls by some in the country's governing parties to tax what they call "excessive profits" earned by oil companies since Russia's war in Ukraine spiked energy prices. Suggestions for such a tax by some politicians in Chancellor ...

Oil industry prepares for restrictions to conserve bird

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Lesser prairie chickens once numbered in the thousands throughout the American West, thriving on the prairielands of eastern New Mexico and the American West. But in recent years, the chicken's numbers declined amid growing development in the oil and gas and ...