February 5, 2021

Ads with Minnesota ties will make Super Bowl appearance

The Super Bowl is back and so is the trash-talking, retired Viking defensive tackle John Randle with his latest commercial about how a good rest […]
February 5, 2021

Trudeau tries to reassure Canadians vaccines are coming

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tried Friday to reassure Canadians his plan to vaccinate them is working despite mounting criticism his government is not […]
February 5, 2021

Crow Wing's eye in the sky put to use 30+ times in 2020

Calls included vehicles through ice, fires, missing children and a vulnerable adult, crash reconstructions, a duck hunter in need of rescue, a burglary in progress […]
February 5, 2021

Cook, Duluth and Hermantown receive DEED broadband grants

St. Louis County broadband projects received around $1 million in grant funding from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Border-to-Border Broadband Development Grant […]
February 4, 2021

Australian man convicted in nearly $90M cryptocurrency scam

NEW YORK — An Australian man pleaded guilty Thursday to securities fraud for cheating investors of over $90 million by squandering money they spent on […]
February 4, 2021

US regulators launch review of stock market turbulence

WASHINGTON — The nation’s top financial markets regulators say they will look into whether recent stock market turbulence is an indication that current trading practices […]
February 4, 2021

Indigenous, historic preservation groups object to wind project near Jeffers Petroglyphs

The Big Bend project planned for southern Minnesota would be one of the state’s biggest wind farms, and paired with a large solar plant, would […]
February 4, 2021

Chicago mayor demands teachers return, union offers proposal

CHICAGO — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Thursday that the city was reviewing the teachers’ union latest proposal on COVID-19 safety protocols to return to […]
February 4, 2021

Biden team pitches US on big virus aid as Senate starts work

WASHINGTON — As senators launched an all-night session Thursday to lay groundwork for President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, the White House is […]
February 4, 2021

Fewer surgeries in December because of COVID-19 dinged New Brighton company's finances

As COVID-19 cases again rose in December and stressed ICU capacities, elective surgeries were again limited at hospitals. Cardiovascular Systems Inc. makes devices used in […]