November 6, 2020

Demolition starts on big ship stranded 14 months off Georgia

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Using a heavy anchor chain like a saw, a towering crane Friday began cutting apart a cargo ship that’s been stranded on […]
November 6, 2020

Another Duluth B&B is up for grabs: The Firelight Inn listed at $949K

There, Joy and Jim Fischer sat in front of a cove fireplace. After 23 years, the innkeepers are ready to embark on “the last unwritten […]
November 6, 2020

Hershey's Halloween sales up despite fewer trick-or-treaters

Hershey says its Halloween candy sales were up slightly this year despite a lower turnout of trick-or-treaters amid the pandemic. Michele Buck — chairman, president […]
November 6, 2020

US consumer borrowing up $16.2 billion in September

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers increased their borrowing in September, helped by the first gain in the category that covers credit cards in seven months. The […]
November 6, 2020

AP Explains: 5 key takeaways from the October jobs report

WASHINGTON — The American job market is clawing its way back — steadily if slowly — from the devastation inflicted by the coronavirus-caused recession. What […]
November 6, 2020

Pressure mounts, rifts emerge at Fox News over election

NEW YORK — The steady counting of votes that has moved Democrat Joe Biden closer to the presidency is exposing rifts at Fox News Channel, […]
November 6, 2020

Walz names Robert Doty as Minnesota's chief tax collector

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Tim Walz has promoted Robert Doty to be the next commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Revenue, the governor’s office […]
November 6, 2020

Duluth's Eat Downtown promotion shifts to gift cards

Duluth’s twice-yearly restaurant week has pivoted from prix fixe menus to a push to sell gift cards, according to a news release from the Greater […]
November 6, 2020

Walmart agrees to sell its business in Argentina

NEW YORK — Walmart will sell its business in Argentina as it continues to restructure its international division. Walmart will continue to support the business […]
November 6, 2020

Keetac will restart, bringing all Iron Range mines back online

All Iron Range mines that temporarily shut down this summer due to the pandemic’s impact on the steel industry will likely be open by the […]