January 9, 2021

Albert Lea restaurant fined for defying governor's orders

An Albert Lea restaurant will have to pay $3,000 every day it is open for indoor dining after it violated Gov. Tim Walz’s orders closing […]
January 8, 2021

Visit Duluth unveils first look at cruise vessels

The Viking Ocantis was shown in three images. The 378-guest ship was “floated out” in late 2020, highlighting the first time the ship met water, […]
January 8, 2021

Hyundai recalls 471K more SUVs, tells owners to park outside

DETROIT — Hyundai is adding about 471,000 SUVs to a September U.S. recall for an electrical short in a computer that could cause fires. And […]
January 8, 2021

Essentia Health making major acquisition of North Dakota, rural Minnesota facilities

DULUTH — The city’s largest employer and health care provider, Essentia Health, intends to grow its regional footprint with a massive acquisition of hospitals and […]
January 8, 2021

With virus surging, Biden to speed release of COVID vaccines

WASHINGTON — With COVID-19 surging and vaccinations off to a slow start, President-elect Joe Biden will rapidly release most available vaccine doses to protect more […]
January 8, 2021

Semiconductor shortage forces automobile production cuts

DETROIT — A widening global shortage of semiconductors for auto parts is forcing major auto companies to halt or slow vehicle production just as they […]
January 8, 2021

PBS' 'Masterpiece' marks 50th year with challenges ahead

LOS ANGELES — As PBS’ “Masterpiece” marks its 50th anniversary Sunday, the drama and mystery showcase could rest on its reputation built with acclaimed programs […]
January 8, 2021

Sarepta, Newmont fall; WD-40, New Relic rise

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Friday: Roku, up $19.84 to $399.13 The company bought the video library of Quibi, the […]
January 8, 2021

Stock market shakes off a slump to reach more record highs

Stocks shook off a midday slump and powered higher in the afternoon, bringing major indexes to record highs and leaving the market with solid gains […]
January 8, 2021

US consumer credit up 4.4% in November, best in 5 months

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer borrowing rose 4.4% in November, its strongest showing in five months, led by strong gains in auto and student loans that […]