November 22, 2020

Hal Greenwood, savings-and-loan scandal figure who later was a leader in Grand Marais, dies at 89

Harold “Hal” Greenwood, the former president and CEO of Midwest Federal Savings and Loan and a central figure in the savings and loan crisis of […]
November 21, 2020

Gambling, alcohol and tobacco sales up during COVID-19

Annie Santos headed to the store for some emergency supplies after a distressing message from her children’s school. “We just got the e-mail from school […]
November 21, 2020

Many GOP lawmakers shrug off Statehouse mask-wearing rules

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Many Republican lawmakers in states where coronavirus cases and hospitalizations have surged are not only rejecting statewide mask mandates. They’re also […]
November 21, 2020

Northland makers team up on hand-forged Scandinavian knives

With a pair of tongs, he removed a rectangular piece of metal from the fire. It shifted in color from red to purple and blue, […]
November 21, 2020

US-European ocean monitoring satellite launches into orbit

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — A U.S.-European satellite designed to extend a decades-long measurement of global sea surface heights was launched into Earth orbit […]
November 21, 2020

Nevada facing double-bind of rising cases, limping economy

LAS VEGAS — As the coronavirus surges to record levels in Nevada, the governor has implored residents to stay home. But Democrat Steve Sisolak has […]
November 21, 2020

Retailers brace as virus bears down on consumers and economy

WASHINGTON — LaTonya Story is every retailer’s worst fear. With the viral pandemic re-surging through the country and the economy under threat, Story has decided […]
November 21, 2020

6 tips for navigating the holidays if you took a financial hit this year

  It’s safe to say that this year has been a wild ride and there’s a good chance that your finances have taken a hit […]
November 21, 2020

5 unusual year-end tax strategies for investors

Taxpayers have any number of deductions and credits that they can take to reduce their tax burden, but those looking to get a break for […]
November 21, 2020

Formula for buying your life insurance

Life insurance applications for Americans have jumped in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic has made us more aware of our own mortality. No one has […]