April 22, 2021

Duluth camera and print shop First Photo to close after 28 years

The last northern Minnesota camera shop to process film is closing Friday. Duluth’s First Photo, opened in 1992, had been struggling for years because of […]
April 22, 2021

California governor declares drought emergency in 2 counties

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Standing in the dry, cracked bottom of Lake Mendocino, Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a drought emergency Wednesday in two Northern California counties […]
April 21, 2021

Duluth housing market in 'new normal' as listings remain scarce

DULUTH – Spring usually means slim pickings for house hunters in Minnesota and that is especially true around Duluth. But this season’s dip has reached […]
April 21, 2021

Medical marijuana legal in Utah, but not always affordable

SALT LAKE CITY — Pain left from oil-field work defeated traditional pain pills and dominated William Adams’ life — until he tried medical marijuana. But […]
April 21, 2021

US ends oil, gas lease sales from public land through June

BILLINGS, Mont. — The U.S. Interior Department is cancelling oil and gas lease sales from public lands through June amid an ongoing review of how […]
April 21, 2021

Fairview Health Services sees losses grow with COVID-19

A COVID-19 surge last spring followed by a resurgence in November drove operating losses last year at Fairview Health Services as the Minneapolis-based health system […]
April 21, 2021

Biden pushes for momentum as US returns to climate fight

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is convening a coalition of the willing, the unwilling, the desperate-for-help and the avid-for-money for a global summit Thursday aimed […]
April 21, 2021

EPA botched oversight of permits for PolyMet mine, internal investigation finds

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) botched its oversight of permits for Minnesota’s first copper-nickel mine, according to the findings of an internal investigation. The […]
April 21, 2021

Medical cannabis legal in Utah, but not always affordable

SALT LAKE CITY — Pain left from oil-field work defeated traditional pain pills and dominated William Adams’ life — until he tried medical cannabis. But […]
April 21, 2021

Stocks end higher on Wall Street after a day of steady gains

Technology companies and banks helped lift stocks on Wall Street broadly higher Wednesday, enabling the market to claw back some of its losses after a […]