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FCC Votes Down Obama-era 'Net Neutrality' Rules

NEW YORK (AP) - The Federal Communications Commission has voted on party lines to undo sweeping Obama-era “net neutrality” rules that guaranteed equal access to internet. The agency’s Democratic commissioners dissented in the 3-2 vote Thursday. The FCC’s new rules…

What is Net Neutrality and Why Does it Matter?

NEW YORK (AP) — “Net neutrality” regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission plans to…

Chicken Pox Cases on Rise in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS-Minnesota health officials say there's an increase in the number of chickenpox cases this year. Department of Health spokesman Doug Schultz says nearly 400 cases have been reported, the highest number since 2013 when about 480 cases were reported. Schultz…

As 'Net Neutrality' Vote Nears, Some Brace for a Long Fight

NEW YORK (AP) — As the federal government prepares to unravel sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet, advocates of the regulations are bracing for a long fight. The Thursday vote scheduled at the Federal Communications Commission…

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Chisholm Mayor Resigning Jan. 2

CHISHOLM, Minn-Chisholm's Mayor Todd Scaia has announced that he will be resigning Jan. 2. Scaia was finishing the previous mayor's term as he was elected to another office. Scaia's term was expected to last until the end of 2018. The…

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