March 13, 2021

I have faith in vaccine; don't steal my JOY

If you want to stop reading now, first go back and read Ferry’s quote again and let it sink in. We all can do our […]
March 12, 2021

Stocks mostly shake off a weak start, edge to more records

Stocks are closing mostly higher on Wall Street, shaking off an early slide and notching more record highs for the S&P 500 and the Dow […]
March 12, 2021

Biden played 'sheriff' on '09 aid, now salesman on COVID law

WASHINGTON — In 2009, then-Vice President Joe Biden was “Sheriff Joe,” the enforcer making sure federal dollars from a massive economic aid package were getting […]
March 12, 2021

Mike Lindell's biggest gamble: Giving hard sell to baseless election fraud claims

Mike Lindell has made countless bets in his life, some that cost him everything he had. But after the November election, the MyPillow founder made […]
March 12, 2021

Union seeks vote of 87 workers at Nissan Tennessee plant

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A union wants to hold a vote for representation of fewer than 100 workers out of thousands at the Nissan vehicle assembly […]
March 12, 2021

Labor movement targets Amazon as a foothold in the South

BESSEMER, Ala. — The South has never been hospitable to organized labor. But that may be changing, with an important test in Alabama, where thousands […]
March 12, 2021

Whitmer offers plan to supply propane after pipeline closes

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration released a plan Friday to make sure Michigan will have enough propane if a controversial pipeline is […]
March 12, 2021

Minneapolis City Council passes rule for hotels, event centers to recall laid-off workers

The Minneapolis City Council unanimously passed an ordinance on Friday that will require large hotel and event centers in the city to first recall their […]
March 12, 2021

MNsure shoppers will see extra $70 million in tax credits

Minnesota’s health insurance exchange is estimating that this week’s federal stimulus legislation will deliver more than $70 million in new tax credits to discount premium […]
March 12, 2021

Duluth hospitals recovering, but not back to normal yet

DULUTH – In the middle of 2020, the city’s two largest employers and the region’s biggest health care providers — Essentia Health and St. Luke’s […]