September 5, 2020

Northland's summer drought may dull some fall colors

“Looks like fall is coming early!” is often the response. But of course, early fall color is not a sign of an early fall. Trees […]
September 5, 2020

The Latest: Czech Republic sees 700 new cases for 1st time

PRAGUE — The number of people infected with the coronavirus has continued to surge in the Czech Republic, surpassing 700 for the first time. The […]
September 5, 2020

Wisconsin's effigy mounds connected people to spirits

Peter Krsko is an artist who creates sculptures and murals, and he gets his ideas from forms and structures that he finds in nature. “My […]
September 5, 2020

Minneapolis solar installation mixing art and clean energy

ST. PAUL, Minn. — An eight-story, block-long solar installation unlike any other now overlooks Minneapolis’ busy Uptown neighborhood. Wavy ribbons of tilted panels, each colored […]
September 5, 2020

A lifetime of collecting goes up for auction in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Wis. — The passion was gone in an instant for Darvin Frey. For years he has been all-in on his massive, eclectic collection. There’s […]
September 5, 2020

Market review: Amazon shares fall as tech stocks take a beating

Tech tumble Amazon shares fell 2.2% to $3,294.62 Friday as the Nasdaq notched its worst week since March as investors dumped heavyweight technology stocks. Apple, […]
September 5, 2020

Asia Today: Victoria police brace for anti-lockdown rallies

MELBOURNE, Australia — Police in Australia’s hardest-hit Victoria stare are urging people to stay away from Saturday rallies protesting the lockdown in Melbourne, as the […]
September 5, 2020

Jobless rate falls to 8.4% as half of lost jobs have returned

U.S. unemployment dropped sharply in August from 10.2% to a still-high 8.4%, with about half the 22 million jobs lost to the coronavirus outbreak recovered […]
September 5, 2020

Hyundai now says recalled vehicles should be parked outside

DETROIT — Hyundai has reversed itself on a recall to fix a defect that could cause engine fires and is now telling owners of more […]
September 4, 2020

State to begin sending $300 payments to jobless this weekend

The state of Minnesota will start distributing an extra $300 a week in unemployment payments to out-of-work residents this weekend. The funds, which are from […]