October 11, 2020

Amid COVID, many businesses in precarious spot as 2020 ends

NEW YORK — The final three months of the year, usually a boom time for many small businesses thanks to holiday shopping and celebrations, looks […]
October 11, 2020

Biden harnesses history to describe urgency of 2020 campaign

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — Presidential hopefuls tend to declare every upcoming election the most important one that voters have faced in their lifetime. Joe Biden goes […]
October 11, 2020

COVID-19 coverage safety net has plenty of holes in US

COVID-19 can do more than torment patients physically. It also clobbers some financially. Even though many insurers and the U.S. government have offered to pick […]
October 11, 2020

Wave of 'Nutcracker' cancellations hits dance companies hard

COLUMBUS, Ohio — For many, it’s not Christmas without the dance of Clara, Uncle Drosselmeyer, the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Mouse King and, of course, […]
October 11, 2020

The Latest: Iran has new daily high in virus deaths — 251

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has announced its highest single-day death toll from the coronavirus — 251. Health Ministry spokesperson Sima Sadat Lari said Sunday that […]
October 11, 2020

A look at Judge Amy Coney Barrett's notable opinions, votes

Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, has written roughly 100 opinions in more than three years on the 7th […]
October 11, 2020

Fake asteroid? NASA expert IDs mystery object as old rocket

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The jig may be up for an “asteroid” that’s expected to get nabbed by Earth’s gravity and become a mini moon […]
October 11, 2020

Precedent, recusal, Roe: A court nomination viewer's guide

WASHINGTON — A scant two weeks after her nomination, Judge Amy Coney Barrett goes before a Senate committee that’s bitterly split along partisan lines over […]
October 11, 2020

Aitkin Hospital Earns Award for Emergency Care Excellence

Press Ganey has named Riverwood Healthcare Center a 2020 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner. Other than a Woodbury, Minn. surgery center, Riverwood is the only […]
October 11, 2020

CLC welcomes new agriculture director

Central Lakes College announced Cory Detloff as its new director of the Ag & Energy Center and farm business management. Detloff replaces Keith Olander, who […]