Severe Tropical Storm Trami hits Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Severe Tropical Storm Trami is bearing down on heavily populated northern Taiwan, prompting schools and offices to clo…

Facebook aims to get more people online

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook wants to get more of the world’s 7 billion people online through a partnership with Samsung, Nokia and other large …

Latino Education Summit

There is a new plan in place in southern Minnesota to help Latinos get motivated for college.

Dallas suburb to appeal housing ruling

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (AP) — Leaders of a Dallas suburb have voted to appeal a ruling that overturned a ban on renting apartments to immigra…

Extra DWI patrols on Minnesota roads

It is never a good idea to drive a vehicle while intoxicated, and now the chances of being caught drunk behind the wheel in Minnesota are go…

India scrambles to halt rupee slide

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indians returning from abroad bring nearly 3,000 flat screen televisions into the country a day, turning airport luggage be…

Bridge construction update

In April crews were just starting a project to overhaul a Rockford bridge that had been in use for nearly a century.

Stebens Theatre holds open house

If you’re looking to keep your child active, involved, and on-stage the Steben’s Children’s Theatre is an option you may consider.