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Minnesota lawmakers plan first hearing inside state prison amid spike in assaults on officers
Senate sets votes to reopen government
Twin cities airport wait times among worst in the nation
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BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: You can help with the Great Backyard Bird Count
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Farm Service Agency to reopen for more services: All FSA staff recalled to work as shutdown continues
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July 14, 2018
Minnesota's prevailing-wage laws a 'win-win-win,' researcher says; critics call for changes
ST. PAUL—Are Minnesota's rules setting pay on state-funded public construction projects a boost for skilled labor or a barrier for workers...
July 14, 2018 - 9:19am
July 6, 2018
US economy added 213,000 jobs in June as unemployment rose to 4 percent
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy added 213,000 jobs in June, the Labor Department reported Friday, as the unemployment rate rose to four percent....
July 6, 2018 - 11:02am
June 15, 2018
'Dying at your desk is not a retirement plan'
Fritz Gilbert knew in his 20s that he did not want to die at his desk. Gilbert, 55, who retired last week, started saving decades ago for what...
June 15, 2018 - 3:02pm
June 14, 2018
Minn. employers add more than 10,000 jobs
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.1 percent as employers added 10,200 jobs in May. The seasonally adjusted rate is less...
June 14, 2018 - 5:46pm
June 12, 2018
With help, Moorhead business aims to be 'the most sustainable little malt plant in the world'
MOORHEAD, Minn.—The Minnesota Waste Wise Foundation has been providing safe, cost-saving alternatives for environmental sustainability...
June 12, 2018 - 10:26am
June 10, 2018
Can I help you? Teen employment is falling, leaving a future workforce less prepared
DULUTH — For high school students, having a job is less a rite of passage than a novelty these days. In Minnesota and across the country,...
June 10, 2018 - 6:00am
May 17, 2018
Minnesota jobless rate remains steady
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s unemployment rate remained at 3.2 percent in April despite there being 3,200 fewer jobs, according to latest figures...
May 17, 2018 - 3:53pm
May 4, 2018
Unemployment rate falls to 3.9 percent as US economy adds 164,000 jobs
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy added 164,000 jobs in April, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent - the lowest point since 2000, the government's...
May 4, 2018 - 1:50pm
April 19, 2018
Minnesota gains 2,900 jobs in March
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's unemployment rate remained steady at 3.2 percent as the state's employers added 2,900 jobs in March. The state's seasonally...
April 19, 2018 - 5:31pm
April 16, 2018
Local hotel magnate shares secrets to success at Moorhead
MOORHEAD, Minn.—Successful entrepreneur and hotel magnate Gary Tharaldson shared stories from his business career during an event at Minnesota...
April 16, 2018 - 5:30pm
April 9, 2018
In the editorial pages of the Denver Post, a rebellion against its 'vulture capitalist' owners
Today, April 9, more than two dozen staffers in the Denver Post newsroom will walk out the door, representing the latest round of staff cuts and layoffs at one of the largest metro newspapers in the West. The day before, the news outlet's editorial board filled the newspaper's opinion...
April 9, 2018 - 11:56am
March 17, 2018
Paws with purpose: Pets playing larger role in the workplace
MOORHEAD — In the somber surroundings of a funeral home, a woman enters the front door using a wheelchair, followed by her close friend....
March 17, 2018 - 9:32am
February 5, 2018
The world's richest countries guarantee mothers more than a year of paid maternity leave. The US guarantees them nothing.
Twenty-five years ago President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act, which included a provision giving eligible workers 12 weeks...
February 5, 2018 - 3:01pm
February 3, 2018
Aging workforce highlights workplace safety: Companies need to adapt as more employees stay on the job past 65
DULUTH—The wave of baby boomers leaving the workforce is cresting as the largest generation of American workers continues to reach retirement...
February 3, 2018 - 9:47am
January 5, 2018
US added 148,000 jobs in December, in lagging finish to year of strong growth
WASHINGTON - The economy added 148,000 jobs in December after a year of steady hiring, the government employment report said Friday. The jobless...
January 5, 2018 - 9:54am