St. Paul, MN Other News

Darboy teen Charlie Knuth, who publicly battled a rare skin disease his whole life, dies 'peacefully

Published   May 27, 2023 04:32AM
Darboy's Charlie Knuth, whose fight with a rare skin disease captured the hearts of many in Wisconsin, died Friday at the age of 17.

Charlie's mother, Trisha, said in a Facebook post that her son "peacefully and painlessly" died in her arms. She asked that the community offer the family comfort.

A family friend, Tara Lucia, posted on Facebook that Charlie was flown to Children's Wisconsin hospital in Milwaukee on Thursday morning from ThedaCare Regional Medical Center after he started to get sick around 5 p.m. Wednesda ... Read more

Global trade shifts ‘historical,’ CHS head says

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, US — While recent geopolitical events have created "historical shifts in global trade flows, US agriculture nonetheless finds itself in a good place with strong demand, Jay Debertin, president and chief executive officer of C ... Read more

Falk, Walter and Joseph families forever bonded through soft

JAMESTOWN — Katie Falk, Rylee Joseph and Jada Walter have gotten more than a couple of trophies out of their athletics careers — they have gotten a family.

"There have been many great coaches, teachers, family members and friends who ... Read more

This Week in History

Robeson County History

100 Years Ago: Pembroke Police chief shot and seriously wounded: A story in the May 28, 1923 Robesonian reported that Hubbard Lowery, chief of police of Pembroke and for 20 years a deputy sheriff of Robeson County ... Read more

A Rent Control Renaissance Is Underway in the US—and It’s Sure to Make the Housing Shortage Wors

Published   May 25, 2023 10:59PM
If one needed any more proof that rent control laws suppress investment in new housing, then it is not necessary to look any further than this recent survey from the National Apartment Association. They found that “Over 70% of housing providers say rent control impacts their investment and development plans; actions include reducing investments, shifting plans to other markets, and canceling plans altogether.”

This is significant for two reasons. The first is that there is something of a rent control renaissance happening right ... Read more

ForwardEdge ASIC Establishes St. Paul, Minnesota, Operations

ForwardEdge ASIC, a microelectronics design company that creates application specific integrated circuits and subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, plans to establish operations in St. Paul, Minnesota . The $60 million project is expected to create 100 jobs ... Read more

Minnesota governor signs paid family and medical leave act t

ST. PAUL — Minnesota workers will be entitled to paid time off when they’re seriously ill or to care for newborns and loved ones starting in 2026 under a bill that Democratic Gov. Tim Walz signed Thursday, making his state the 12th to require tho ... Read more

Job loss and layoffs are scary, but take these steps to stab

Sam Bishop-Strand recently took to Twitter after losing the job she loved at 3M.

“If you know me, you know how much I loved working there. I realize these things happen and aren’t personal, but it hurts,” she tweeted.

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