The Minnesota Nurses Association said St. Luke's asked them to delay raises that are written into the labor contract, to help out financially during the COVID-19 pandemic. But the two sides did not come to an agreement about this, so the raises will go into effect.
Construction of Duluth's first Costco Wholesale store is expected to begin this fall, according to a document submitted to the St. Louis County Board. City and county officials are considering a combined $2 million in tax abatement for the project.
Michigan lawmakers increasingly frustrated over delayed unemployment benefits for people out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic are urging Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to reopen offices so the jobless can get in-person assistance.
The Wisconsin Elections Commission has given final approval to a mailing that will put absentee ballot application forms in the hands of most registered voters ahead of the November presidential election.
Ever since the beacon of the Two Harbors Lighthouse went out, the Lake County Historical Society has been working to re-light it. On Saturday, they did, but only with a temporary replacement. They hope to raise enough money for a permanent one.