August 20, 2020

Judge allows ex-Ohio House speaker more time to find lawyer

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The former speaker of the Ohio House can take more time to find a permanent lawyer to defend him against a charge […]
August 20, 2020

Minnesota's job growth slows in July as unemployment rate falls to 7.7%

Minnesota’s unemployment rate improved slightly to 7.7% in July, down from 8.6% in June, though state officials warned that job growth is slowing. The state […]
August 20, 2020

Working families enlist grandparents to help with the kids

NEW YORK — Gone, for now, are the days when retirees Bill and Mary Hill could do whatever they please. Since school started for their […]
August 20, 2020

Most of Wall Street dips, but tech gains keep S&P 500 steady

NEW YORK — Most stocks are falling on Wall Street Thursday following some discouraging data about the economy, but more gains for tech stocks are […]
August 20, 2020

Spring in their step: Wall St. bullish as 2Q profits plunge

NEW YORK — Earnings for big U.S. companies were historically bad last quarter — and yet still much better than expected. CEOs across the country […]
August 20, 2020

Pandemic pushes expansion of 'hospital-at-home' treatment

As hospitals care for people with COVID-19 and try to keep others from catching the virus, more patients are opting to be treated where they […]
August 20, 2020

Springsteen drummer appointed to planning and zoning board

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Max Weinberg, the longtime drummer for Bruce Springsteen and the bandleader for Conan O’Brien’s Late Night and The Tonight Show, has […]
August 20, 2020

Two company executives, lifelong friends, killed in crash

GROTON, S.D. — Two executives of an agriculture equipment dealer who were lifelong friends have died in a highway crash in South Dakota, according to […]
August 20, 2020

American Airlines will drop flights to 15 cities in October

American Airlines will drop flights to 15 smaller U.S. cities in October when a federal requirement to serve those communities ends. The airline blamed low […]
August 20, 2020

Corner commerce

× Friends Zoey Wenz (left), Aunika Zelinske and Gabby Sanquist serve lemonade to a customer Wednesday, Aug. 19, near the Lowell Elementary School playground in […]