Canada is extending the agreement to keep the U.S. border closed to non-essential travel to Oct. 21 during the coronavirus pandemic. The restrictions were first announced on March 18 and were extended each month since.
Federal officials have denied extending protections under the Endangered Species Act to a subspecies of moose in four upper Midwestern states. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ruled the population is stable.
St. Louis County health officials say they are concerned about hospital capacity with the continued increase in COVID-19 cases. They are already seeing cases tick up from November and they worry about what the coming months will look like.