Winter storm forecast to reach Northeast as Midwest wakes up to snow: Winter weather updates

The winter storm that brought snow and ice to a large swath of the country as it barreled across the U.S. this week reached the Northeast on Wednesday. The storm began strengthening in the Southwest on Monday, arrived in the Ohio Valley by Tuesday night and started affecting the Northeast on Wednesday. The heaviest snowfall … Read more

Atrium Health completes major deal to double in size, combines with Midwest hospital chain

Atrium Health completed a major deal Friday with Advocate Aurora Health to combine healthcare systems, making it one of the largest systems in the U.S. The renamed Advocate Health, which will be headquartered in Charlotte, will serve nearly 6 million patients annually and is the fifth-largest nonprofit integrated health system in the nation, according to … Read more

Costco Will Close This Longstanding Midwest Location Next Month

You know what they say: When one door closes, another one opens—and that’s certainly the case with . According to recent reporting from the , Costco will shut the doors of its Springdale, Ohio location on November 16 only to open a new warehouse in Liberty Township the day after. RELATED: Back in July, Andy … Read more

10 Popular “Midwestern” Dishes That Aren’t Actually From the Midwest

The is a vast expanse of farmlands and cities and lakes—with particular to each region. And, while these dishes may have a , many of these “indigenous” dishes came from somewhere else—Northern European and German Old Country influences are everywhere. So while you can enjoy things like cheese curds and sugar cream in the Midwest, … Read more

Fire at Biggest US Midwest Refinery Threatens Fuel Supplies

(Bloomberg) — An outage at the largest US Midwest refinery is raising wholesale fuel prices regionally just as the agricultural sector gears up for its busiest time of year. Most Read from Bloomberg BP PLC shut two crude units at its 435,000 barrel-a-day Whiting, Indiana, refinery after a fire Wednesday, Wood Mackenzie’s Genscape said. The … Read more

Romaine on Wendy’s sandwiches likely culprit in E. Coli outbreak in the Midwest, CDC says

Romaine on Wendy’s sandwiches is likely to be the cause of an E. coli outbreak in the Midwest. The CDC reported that 37 people were sickened, and they are currently investigating. Wendy’s has pulled romaine from its Ohio, Michigan, and Pennsylvania restaurants. An E. coli outbreak in the Midwest has sickened an estimated 37 people, … Read more