December 15, 2020

After repeated violations, state suspends license of Lake Shore restaurant

In a Friday, Dec. 11, news release, the health department outlined several steps it took attempting to gain compliance from The Iron Waffle Coffee Co. […]
December 14, 2020

Group banks on 'truly beautiful' river development in Duluth

Four wooded ravines create a powerful aesthetic over the land, which yields to the wide and vibrant waters of the St. Louis River below it. […]
December 14, 2020

Trump eases rules for religious social service providers

The Trump administration on Monday moved to loosen Obama-era restrictions on religious organizations that receive federal money to provide social services. In new rules coordinated […]
December 14, 2020

North Dakota oil production not likely to improve for months

North Dakota’s oil production was essentially flat in October, and it’s not likely to appreciably improve until well into next year or even 2022, the […]
December 14, 2020

AP Interview: Indians owner says name won't change in 2021

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians are changing their name — they just don’t know to what or when. Expressing that “it’s time,” owner Paul Dolan […]
December 14, 2020

Agency homing in on social media companies' data collection

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators are ordering Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, TikTok’s parent and five other social media companies to provide detailed information on how they collect […]
December 14, 2020

Explainer: How bad is the hack that targeted US agencies?

Governments and major corporations worldwide are scrambling to see if they, too, were victims of a global cyberespionage campaign that penetrated multiple U.S. government agencies […]
December 14, 2020

Judge won't let border wall case defendant move trial

NEW YORK — A judge refused Monday to move a criminal trial from New York to Colorado for a businessman charged with teaming up with […]
December 14, 2020

The Latest: COVID-19 vaccinations beginning in California

LOS ANGELES — Vaccinations against COVID-19 began Monday in California amid a huge surge in infections and hospitalizations. Intensive care unit nurse Helen Cordova received […]
December 14, 2020

Small Business Spotlight: CatTales Books & Gifts

In November of 2016, Woodward’s husband Randy learned longtime owner and novelist Wendy Rosnau was selling the downtown Brainerd business. He set up an appointment […]