October 21, 2020

US officials: OxyContin maker to plead to 3 criminal charges

WASHINGTON — Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, the powerful prescription painkiller that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty […]
October 21, 2020

In Ely, Minn., Trump presidency has fueled innovation for one manufacturer

The effort had the effect of reverberating beyond Northeastern Minnesota and capturing some national attention. But Novak wasn’t thrilled with the packaging — a letter […]
October 21, 2020

Wisconsin's Country USA and Rock USA festivals call it quits

OSHKOSH, Wis. — Two of Wisconsin’s biggest annual music festivals are shutting down for good following COVID-related cancellations this summer. The company that puts on […]
October 21, 2020

Salvation Army: 20 who went to Minnesota event test positive

MINNEAPOLIS — The Salvation Army says 20 of its staff members from Minnesota and North Dakota tested positive for the coronavirus after 62 people attended […]
October 21, 2020

Verizon tops profit expectations in the third quarter

NEW YORK — Verizon Communications Inc. on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $4.36 billion. On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had […]
October 21, 2020

JC Penney sees bankruptcy protection exit by Christmas

NEW YORK — J.C. Penney believes it will emerge from bankruptcy protection before Christmas under a new ownership agreement that would save tens of thousands […]
October 21, 2020

Essentia Health welcomes Dr. Jenny Wang

Dr. Jenny Wang, a pediatric ophthalmologist, is welcoming new patients at the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic. “I was drawn to the great sense of community at […]
October 21, 2020

Essentia Health welcomes Dr. Christine Wasserman

Dr. Christine  Wasser-man, who specializes in pulmonology and critical care, has joined the Essentia Health team at St. Mary’s Medical Center and is now seeing […]
October 21, 2020

Morberg Joins Wenck’s Duluth Office

Kyle Morberg joins Wenck’s Duluth office as a Civil Engineer, and will be working with their environmental compliance and permitting group as well solid waste […]
October 21, 2020

Essentia Health welcomes Dr. Rebecca Chase

The Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic is excited to welcome Dr. Rebecca Chase, an orthopedic trauma surgeon, to its team. “The people are really what drew me […]