June 8, 2021

UnitedHealth taps Eli Lilly exec for its diversity, equity and inclusion efforts

UnitedHealth Group has hired a new executive focused on diversity, equity and inclusion work at the Minnetonka-based health care company. Joy Fitzgerald started this week […]
June 8, 2021

Is $300 extra per week in unemployment benefits actually stopping anyone in Minnesota from taking a job?

As more Minnesotans are vaccinated against COVID-19, the features of a post-pandemic world are emerging: maskless faces, hugs — and “Now Hiring” signs on storefronts […]
June 8, 2021

2021 Brainerd Lakes Golf Guide

Golf Everything you could ever want to know about golfing in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Written By: Denton L. Newman Jr | 10:00 am, Jun. […]
June 8, 2021

Pipeline CEO: Ransom payment among my 'toughest decisions'

WASHINGTON — The chief executive of the massive fuel pipeline hit by ransomware last month will tell senators on Tuesday that authorizing a multi-million-dollar payment […]
June 8, 2021

Official: Death toll rises to 65 in Pakistan train collision

GHOTKI, Pakistan — The death toll from a horrific collision of two trains in southern Pakistan rose to 65 on Tuesday after rescuers pulled 15 […]
June 8, 2021

Global glitch: Swaths of internet go down after cloud outage

LONDON — Dozens of websites briefly went offline around the globe Tuesday, including CNN, The New York Times and Britain’s government home page, after an […]
June 8, 2021

EU says it will act 'firmly' if UK doesn't honor Brexit deal

LONDON — The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator says the bloc is ready to act “firmly and resolutely” if the U.K. fails to honor its […]
June 8, 2021

Lobster lovers feeling the pinch as summer nears

PORTLAND, Maine — Summer weather has arrived, and New England tourists are hungry for a lobster roll or a whole cooked lobster — but they’re […]
June 8, 2021

Asian shares edge lower after mixed finish on Wall Street

BANGKOK — Stocks edged lower in Asia on Tuesday after a mixed finish on Wall Street, as investors weighed the risks of inflation against signs […]
June 7, 2021

US recovers most of ransom paid after Colonial Pipeline hack

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has recovered most of a multimillion-dollar ransom payment made to hackers after a cyberattack that caused the operator of the […]