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Minnesota city woos telecommuters with robust internet, cash

Nov. 15, 2021 01:06 AM EST

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — Last year, like many Americans, Matt Fahrenbruch found himself suddenly doing his job from home. He lived in Topeka, Kansas, where he audited programs for the state Legislature. As remote work continued during the pandemic, and his team’s...

Sanford: 97% of workforce complying with vaccine mandate

Oct. 29, 2021 16:19 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Sanford Health, a dominant provider of health care in the Upper Midwest, said that 97% of its workforce has complied with a mandate to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Monday or potentially lose their job. Sanford announced in July it was...

Saturday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Cambridge-Isanti def. Ellsworth, 25-13, 25-10 Chatfield def. LeRoy-Ostrander, 25-16, 25-16, 26-24 Edgerton def. Benson Minneapolis Roosevelt def. North Lakes Academy, 25-14, 25-14 ...

Sanford donating $350 million toward virtual care center

Sep. 08, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota-based Sanford Health said Wednesday it is giving $350 million to a clinical initiative that aims to create a virtual care center to treat people in rural and underserved areas of the Midwest. The center will serve people from...

Progressive 'Squad' members in Minnesota to protest pipeline

Sep. 05, 2021 11:22 AM EDT

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — Four congressional Democrats who are part of the progressive “Squad” and want President Joe Biden to stop construction of the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline traveled to the shores of the Mississippi River to make their plea. Reps. Ilhan Omar of...