October 4, 2020

The Latest: Navajo Nation reports 17 new cases, no deaths

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation, which sprawls across Arizona, New Mexico and Utah, reported 17 new coronavirus cases and no new deaths Saturday. […]
October 4, 2020

Doctor: Trump improving, but not 'out of the woods' yet

BETHESDA, Md. — President Donald Trump went through a “very concerning” period Friday and faces a “critical” next two days in his fight against COVID-19 […]
October 4, 2020

Minnesota Republicans fly Delta home from D.C. after COVID-19 exposure

Minnesota’s three Republican congressmen flew home on a Delta flight from Washington, D.C., Friday night, despite airline restrictions on passengers recently exposed to COVID-19-positive people […]
October 4, 2020

The Future of Work: Two downtowns on hold as big employers monitor the march of the virus

Kody Karschnik walks through the darkened office at Sleep Number Corp., laptop in hand, passing a sea of empty cubicles locked in a pandemic time […]
October 3, 2020

Zooming more, driving less: When to ditch your car

With the pandemic changing the way we work, commute and shop, there is probably no better time to see what life feels like without a […]
October 3, 2020

Xcel proposes program to help folks who can't pay their utility bills

As the COVID-19 recession lingers, Minnesotans’ past-due utility bills are swelling, state data show. Indeed, Minnesota’s largest utility, Xcel Energy, recently proposed $17.5 million in […]
October 3, 2020

Outdoor activity surge boosts Minnesota kayak, canoe makers Lightning and Wenonah

Many Americans have decided that outdoor activities, including kayaking and canoeing, are essential to getting through the coronavirus pandemic. And that has helped paddle sports […]
October 3, 2020

Long-term care is a topic we should all be talking about

The largest uninsured financial risk older Americans face are the odds of being on the hook for expensive long-term care bills. About half of Americans […]
October 3, 2020

Pandemic increases importance of filing early for financial aid

It is especially important to apply early for financial aid this year, college experts said, because many families have suffered economically during the coronavirus pandemic […]
October 3, 2020

China's pork industry begins recovery after disease outbreak

BEIJING – China’s huge pig herd is rebounding rapidly after being decimated by disease but pork output will take much longer to restore given the […]