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Gov. Tim Walz and other supporters of a new law requiring drug makers to deliver emergency doses of insulin at little or no cost to Minnesotans ripped the pharmaceutical industry Wednesday for trying to upend the law hours before it took effect.

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MINNEAPOLIS, July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Seemingly every week a new iPhone or Android accessory rolls out in the crowdfunding world. Most of them are touted as some sort of "better than ever" case or wireless charging enhancement. Usually such claims are more hyperbole than reality. This time the Halo case deserves to be considered the best smartphone case ever designed.

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AUSTIN, Minn., July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), a global branded food company, and its SPAM(® )brand, one of the most beloved consumer brands in the world, today announced the reopening of its one-of-a-kind SPAM(®) Museum in Austin, Minn. In addition to hosting in-person visits, the award-winning museum is offering live virtual tours for those who prefer to visit virtually. Each year, the museum attracts fans from around the world from as far away as Australia, the United Kingdom, the Philippines and Hawaii. The museum is one of the most visited attractions in the state of Minnesota, and certainly is one of the most unique in the world.

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MINNEAPOLIS, July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation has awarded more than $3.1M in grants to 23 nonprofit organizations in Minnesota. Grant awards are for one or two years and range from $20,000 to $100,000 per year. Eighteen grants are part of the Healthy Start program, which supports efforts to improve access to quality early childhood care and education throughout the state.

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DES MOINES — The Iowa Legislative Council unanimously approved an emergency directive to give Iowans living overseas the option of returning ballots electronically for July 7 special elections, but not without first returning to a partisan debate lawmakers had in the final hours of their June session.

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DES MOINES — The Iowa Legislative Council unanimously approved an emergency directive to give Iowans living overseas the option of returning ballots electronically for July 7 special elections, but not without first returning to a partisan debate lawmakers had in the final hours of their June session.

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RACINE — In a Wednesday afternoon court decision, Racine County Circuit Court Judge Jon Fredrickson did not change course and said that the City of Racine’s COVID-19 ordinance “is unconstitutionally vague and overbroad, and is unenforceable as drafted.”

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RACINE — In a Wednesday afternoon court decision, Racine County Circuit Court Judge Jon Fredrickson did not change course and said that the City of Racine’s COVID-19 ordinance “is unconstitutionally vague and overbroad, and is unenforceable as drafted.”

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GRAFTON, Wis., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Microbrush, a leading US-based global manufacturer and supplier of flocked applicators, has launched a nasopharyngeal test swab to meet the growing demand for COVID-19 testing requirements.

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MILWAUKEE, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions, today announced that it plans to release 2(nd) quarter earnings results before the market opens on Monday, July 20, 2020. Management will discuss the results the same day in a live webcast at 7:30 a.m. CDT (8:30 a.m. EDT), which can be accessed on the company's website.

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FORT ATKINSON, Wis., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Schools, public safety entities, museums, and a variety of other organizations have a simpler way to keep supplies and equipment organized: they can purchase Spacesaver storage solutions via the Sourcewell contract.

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Fall courses semester include both online and flex classes. Flex courses will combine face-to-face, online and Zoom learning, with instructors delivering as much content as possible in the traditional classroom setting, President Terry Murrell said.

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NEENAH, Wis., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Menasha Packaging Company, the industry's largest retail-focused packaging and merchandising supply chain solutions provider, was awarded one gold, four silver, seven bronze, and two budget OMA Awards on June 22-25 from Shop!, the global trade association dedicated to enhancing retail environments and experience. The awards recognize displays that set the precedents for excellence in merchandising and design in a variety of categories.

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- HR Green, Inc. (HR Green) announced the election of three members to the Board of Directors of their holding company, Green Companies, Inc. (GCI).