US BRISTLES AT GERMANY'S REDUCED DEFENSE BUDGET PLANS

The United States is bristling at the suggestion Germany might miss its own defense spending target, which is already short of the...

FORMER DEER MOUNTAIN SKI RESORT BACK ON MARKET AFTER REPAIRS

A 440-acre ski resort in western South Dakota is up for sale two years after it was shut down amid bankruptcy proceedings. The Rapid...

 
 
 

ENTERGY ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR 3RD SOLAR PROJECT IN ARKANSAS

Entergy Arkansas and NextEra Energy Resources have announced plans for a new, 100-megawatt solar facility near Searcy. Entergy says...

US LABOR SECRETARY TOURS WYOMING COAL MINES

U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta is in Wyoming to tour coal mines. Acosta is the host of Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi. Enzi's...

 
 
 

NEW MEXICO INVESTIGATES NONPROFIT GROUP OVER PAY DISPARITIES

The New Mexico attorney general's office has launched an investigation into a nonprofit organization that helps people with disabilities...

STATE OKS $50 MILLION FOR NEW TECH BUILDING FOR WEBER STATE

Utah has approved $50 million in funding for a new technology building at Weber State University. The Standard-Examiner in Ogden reported...

 
 
 

RESOLUTION REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS VOTE TO SPEND OIL INTEREST

North Dakota's Legislature is considering a resolution that would require a two-thirds vote of the House and Senate to spend earnings...

THE LATEST: FRANCE BANS SOME YELLOW VEST PROTESTS IN PARIS

The Latest on yellow vest protests in France : 5:20 p.m. France's prime minister has announced a ban on yellow vest protests on Paris'...

 
 
 

FOXCONN SAYS WISCONSIN FACTORY WILL BE OPERATIONAL IN 2020

Foxconn Technology Group says its manufacturing facility in Wisconsin will be producing liquid crystal display screens by the end of...

BALTIMORE MAYOR QUITS HOSPITAL SYSTEM BOARD OVER BOOK SALES

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has stepped down from the University of Maryland Medical System's board of directors, days after it...

 
 
 

TOURISM CHIEF WANTS TO LURE VISITORS TO WISCONSIN BY PLANE

The state Department of Tourism's new leader says she wants to launch a new marketing campaign to draw visitors to Wisconsin by plane....

GRAINS MIXED, LIVESTOCK MIXED

Grain futures were mixed Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery was up 2.40 cents at $4.59 a...

 
 
 

WALKER TO LEAD EFFORT FOR BALANCED BUDGET AMENDMENT

Former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will be leading the national effort to call a convention to approve a balanced budget amendment...

EXCERPTS FROM RECENT SOUTH DAKOTA EDITORIALS

Rapid City Journal, March 14 Hemp veto seems futile Gov. Kristi Noem doesn't doubt the sincere intentions of misguided South Dakota...

 
 
 

MUNSON MEDICAL CENTER NURSES REACH TENTATIVE 3-YEAR CONTRACT

Unionized nurses at Munson Medical Center in northern Michigan have reached a tentative three-year contract agreement. The agreement...

GAS PRICES STILL ON THEIR WAY UP IN NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND

Gasoline prices are still on their way up in northern New England. In New Hampshire, prices rose 7.3 cents per gallon, averaging $2.42...

 
 
 

BALTIMORE MAYOR STEPS DOWN FROM HOSPITAL NETWORK'S BOARD

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has stepped down from the University of Maryland Medical System's board of directors days after it came...

QUARLES: SALES OF KENTUCKY HEMP PRODUCTS SURGED IN 2018

Kentucky's agriculture commissioner says sales of the state's hemp products surged in 2018, as did the amount hemp farmers were paid....

 
 
 

FEDS INVESTIGATE OREGON COMPANY'S AFRICAN WOOD PRODUCTS

Roseburg Forest Products, one of the country's leading manufacturers of particleboard and plywood, has ended production and sales of...

EXPECTATIONS OF WEAKER ECONOMY UNITES SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

Although small businesses vary widely in terms of size, industry and issues, they do appear to be generally united by a growing uneasiness...

 
 
 



'I just love her': Jayme Closs' accused kidnapper says they cooked, played...

'I just love her': Jayme Closs' accused kidnapper says they cooked, played board games

The man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents is speaking out from jail. Read more ...

Beto O'Rourke Raised $6.1 Million In First 24 Hours After Announcing 2020 Run

Beto O'Rourke Raised $6.1 Million In First 24 Hours After Announcing 2020 Run

He received more money in that time period than any other Democratic candidate who has disclosed fundraising figures. Read more ...

Multiple people are injured in shooting on a tram in the Netherlands, and...

Multiple people are injured in shooting on a tram in the Netherlands, and anti-terror police are investigating

Multiple people are reported injured in a shooting on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday morning. Anti-terror officers have been dispatched to the scene, Dutch media... Read more ...

Boeing slides after authorities say Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air crashes...

Boeing slides after authorities say Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air crashes have 'clear similarities'

The March 10 Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 people on board has parallels to the October Lion Air crash of the same Boeing model that killed 189 people, according... Read more ...

Which Apple Pencil does iPad Air (2019) support?

Which Apple Pencil does iPad Air (2019) support?

Best answer: Apple's new 10.5-inch iPad Air supports the first-generation Apple Pencil. Get the Apple Pencil: Apple Pencil Get the iPad Air: iPad Air The new iPad Air (2019)... Read more ...

French air crash investigators say ‘clear similarities' between Boeing 737...

French air crash investigators say ‘clear similarities' between Boeing 737 MAX crashes

A team of French air crash investigators say they have found “clear similarities” between last week's Ethiopian Airlines crash and last October's Lion Air disaster. Both 737... Read more ...

'It's really a team': Blind runner, guide dog trio make history running half...

'It's really a team': Blind runner, guide dog trio make history running half marathon

"It never made sense to me to walk out the door and leave my guide dog behind when I love to run and they love to run," Thomas Panek says. Read more ...

How Dave Gettleman is now explaining the Odell Beckham trade

How Dave Gettleman is now explaining the Odell Beckham trade

Dave Gettleman reiterated Monday that the Giants didn't re-sign Odell Beckham Jr. with the intention of trading him, “but obviously things changed” when Big Blue dealt the... Read more ...

Trump's accusations about socialism should be taken seriously - because when...

Trump's accusations about socialism should be taken seriously - because when it comes to business, he's a socialist

President Donald Trump attacked General Motors for idling a factory in Ohio, demanding that the carmaker reopen the plant. GM idled the plant because it was producing a... Read more ...

Jelly Belly creator debuts CBD-infused jelly beans

Jelly Belly creator debuts CBD-infused jelly beans

The new candy, made with a legal substance derived from marijuana, promptly sold out. Read more ...