September 20, 2020

The Latest: Australia's Melbourne reports fewer cases

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, has moved close to easing severe lockdown restrictions after recording only 14 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday. It […]
September 19, 2020

Small landlords in Minnesota growing wary as eviction moratorium continues

James Baron had plans for his two properties before the pandemic. The north Minneapolis landlord wanted to paint the exterior of the duplex and apartment […]
September 19, 2020

Viral video of confrontation in a Minneapolis gym changed 3 lives forever

The day after George Floyd died, another video also went viral. It showed a group of Black men in an office gym in Minneapolis’ Uptown […]
September 19, 2020

Trump backs proposed TikTok deal with Oracle, Walmart

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Saturday he’s given his “blessing” to a proposed deal between Oracle and Walmart for the U.S. operations of TikTok, […]
September 19, 2020

Libyan official: Sarraj opposes oil deal with rival Hifter

Libyan officials said Saturday that the leader of the U.N.-supported government would not support a deal with his primary rival in the country’s civil war […]
September 19, 2020

PROGRESS 2020 – Brainerd Lakes Area

Business 2020 may go down in the history books as being the year the world stopped. To say it’s been challenging for everyone is an […]
September 19, 2020

Robert W. Gore, the inventor of Gore-Tex fabric, dead at 83

NEWARK, Del. — Robert W. Gore, whose invention of what created the breathable-yet-waterproof fabric known as Gore-Tex revolutionized outdoor wear and helped spawn uses in […]
September 19, 2020

Health officials report 934 new COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota heath officials reported 924 positive COVID-19 tests and 13 additional deaths on Saturday. The newly reported positive cases bring the statewide to […]
September 19, 2020

80 years of history lives on at Cragun’s on Gull Lake

The Brainerd lakes area was forever changed that year, too, with the founding of Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake. Merrill Cragun Jr., better known around […]
September 19, 2020

Fishing guides had slow start, but are back in business

Fishing guides in the Brainerd lakes area got a late start, per Gov. Tim Walz’s executive order. They were unable to take anyone out during […]