July 2, 2021

Trump ally in Pennsylvania raises 2020 election audit plan

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Following in the footsteps of Arizona’s Senate Republicans, Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Senate is considering an investigation into how last year’s presidential election was […]
July 2, 2021

Pilots rescued after cargo plane crashes in ocean off Hawaii

HONOLULU — A cargo plane made an emergency landing in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Hawaii early Friday and both people on board […]
July 2, 2021

Family flavor: Duluth couple packs a punch with their jars of cheesecake

During a recent event in West Duluth, the couple behind Duluth’s Cheesecake & Company listed their handmade-in-a-Mason-jar desserts to curious passersby and customers: Carrot cake, […]
July 2, 2021

On its way out of Duluth, Alder changes command

In a change-of-command ceremony at the Coast Guard station on Park Point, Lt. Cmdr. Joel Wright relieved Lt. Cmdr. Justin Erdman in front of family, […]
July 2, 2021

Lakes area sees spark in tourism ahead of Fourth of July weekend

Carrie Johnston, the president of the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce, said seeing this happen this close to the holiday is a sigh of […]
July 2, 2021

The Latest: Biden: Concern about unvaccinated during holiday

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden says he’s concerned lives will be unnecessarily lost to COVID-19 as unvaccinated people contract and transmit the coronavirus over the […]
July 2, 2021

U.S. hiring accelerated last month as workers see pay gains

WASHINGTON — In an encouraging burst of hiring, America’s employers added 850,000 jobs in June, well above the average of the previous three months and […]
July 2, 2021

As summer's second holiday begins, MSP is seeing the most passengers since before pandemic

Passenger traffic continues to rebound at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport with officials expecting a busy Fourth of July weekend. More than 30,000 passengers passed through […]
July 2, 2021

The Latest: WHO: 'Dangerous period' with delta variant

GENEVA — The head of the World Health Organization says the world is in “a very dangerous period” of the COVID-19 pandemic, noting the more […]
July 2, 2021

Twin Cities home building soared during June

Low mortgage rates and a shortage of homes for sale had builders in the Twin Cities working overtime last month. During June home builders in […]