August 15, 2020

When will things get better? 3 keys to getting past this

Let’s set the record straight: We are all in this together but we are all experiencing things differently. The experience of the families sequestered at […]
August 15, 2020

The S&P 500 has never been more top heavy

Never before has the S&P 500 been as top-heavy as it is now. The five largest companies by market capitalization (Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook and […]
August 15, 2020

Xcel accelerating electric vehicle programs, proposing up to $150M in Minnesota auto rebates

Xcel Energy’s electric-vehicle offensive in Minnesota includes spending up to $150 million on vehicle rebates and bolstering efforts to provide in-home and public charging systems. […]
August 15, 2020

Cloquet business owner donates Duluth Pack-manufactured gear to Life House after Ivanka Trump visit

She built a headquarters/warehouse for her Fond du Lac-based business, Heart Berry. She purchased a trailer to haul her Ojibwe apparel to and from powwows […]
August 15, 2020

AP FACT CHECK: Trump skews record on Biden-Harris, economy

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump greeted the Democratic presidential ticket of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris this past week with a litany of distortion and […]
August 15, 2020

The Latest: India cases cross 2.5 million with another jump

NEW DELHI — India’s confirmed coronavirus cases have crossed 2.5 million with another biggest single-day spike of 65,002 in the past 24 hours. India is […]
August 15, 2020

California heat spurs 1st rolling power outages since 2011

LOS ANGELES — California on Friday ordered rolling power outages for the first time since 2011 as a statewide heat wave strained its electrical system. […]
August 15, 2020

After half-century, Beloit doctor retires amid changed world

BELOIT, Wis. — During his 50-plus years of caring for patients in Beloit, Dr. Ken Gold has felt his strengths have been in the one-on-one […]
August 15, 2020

Postal Service warns states across US about mail voting

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service is warning states coast to coast that it cannot guarantee all ballots cast by mail for the November election […]
August 15, 2020

In Minnesota hog country, visa restrictions limit Mexican workers

GRANADA, MINN. – After years of struggling to hire and retain local workers, Hugoson Pork turned last year to Mexico to help staff its hog […]