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Ag Day takes place at Worthington MIddle School
'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
Commission addresses concern over vehicles stored on acreage
Rubio to stay put with Timberwolves
Girls basketball: Balanced Wildcats advance with 57-48 win over W-WG
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher admits to vomiting nearly every time before taking the mound
College basketball: Bluejays routed by St. Cloud Tech
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
As Others See It: Kill Legislature’s secret-meeting exemption
Column: Enemies of the American people?
Letter: Agency on aging here to help seniors
Column: Stop the Trump hysteria
Bill to jumpstart Minnesota shrimp industry passes first committee stop
Dean Juit Frantsen
Robert "Bob" Reed Prahm
Richard Robert Mork
Robert "Bob" Reed Prahm
Disheveled Theologian: Ornithology 101
2012: Kusz appointed Nobles County Attorney
Column: Worthington’s first Shorty — A colorful life and a sad end
At 102, Eleanore Ebeling enjoys a sharp mind -- and daily exercise, too
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November 30, 2016
Rallies in Twin Cities, elsewhere make case for $15 minimum wage
MINNEAPOLIS -- Dozens of people were arrested Tuesday as they participated in protests nationwide, including the Twin Cities, for a $15 per hour minimum wage. Fast-food restaurant workers and home and child care workers rallied in cities including Minneapolis, Chicago, Detroit, Houston,...
November 30, 2016 - 4:34pm
July 25, 2016
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin Aug. 1 in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's minimum wage rises August 1 and several new laws will hit the books. The state's large employers must pay at least $9.50 an hour, while smaller businesses will be required to pay $7.75. Training and youth wages also must be at least $7.75. In 2018, Minnesota...
July 25, 2016 - 8:56pm
April 4, 2016
$15-an-hour: California governor signs nation’s highest minimum wage into law
LOS ANGELES — Gov. Jerry Brown Monday signed into a law a bill raising California’s minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour by the year 2023,...
April 4, 2016 - 3:26pm
July 30, 2015
Minnesota's new minimum wage will be highest in Midwest
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota will rise above its regional peers in minimum wage Saturday, as the state’s new $9 per hour rate begins Aug. 1. The bump is part of a three-part increase, which will see the minimum wage rise to $9.50 next year, and incremental raises tied to inflation...
July 30, 2015 - 9:03pm
June 18, 2015
As others see it: Large wake hikes unfair
Wal-Mart announced earlier this month it will raise wages for approximately 100,000 of its U.S. workers. Soon, wages for Wal-Mart’s service-oriented departments, such as auto care and electronics, will rise from the range of approximately $10-$19 to approximately $13-$24. That’s...
June 18, 2015 - 9:13pm
March 24, 2015
House passes minimum wage exceptions
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House passed a bill Monday night that would allow employers to pay a lower wage to workers who make more than $4 per hour in tips. The bill, which passed 78-55, represents an effort by the Republican-controlled House to blunt the minimum-wage increases...
March 24, 2015 - 8:32pm
March 20, 2015
South Dakota youths will have lower minimum wage
PIERRE, S.D. — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a bill to lower the minimum wage for youth in South Dakota to $7.50 per hour, his office announced Friday. This is despite approval last fall by voters of an increase in the minimum wage to $8.50 an hour, with annual adjustments. The...
March 20, 2015 - 9:55pm
February 23, 2015
Minimum wage fight reignites in House
ST. PAUL — After a highly partisan and contentious debate last spring that resulted in raising Minnesota’s minimum wage, a Republican House...
February 23, 2015 - 9:48pm
July 31, 2014
New Minnesota laws take effect today
ERIN TRESTER email@example.com WORTHINGTON — A string of new laws passed during the 2014 legislation go into effect today. Wages Under new legislation, the state’s minimum hourly wage will increase to $8 from $6.15, moving up to $9.50 by 2016. Businesses with gross annual...
July 31, 2014 - 8:53pm
May 27, 2014
Local business owners discuss key legislative issues
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and local business owners from around the region, gathered Tuesday at JBS to discuss priorities for the 2015 legislative session as part of the Minnesota Chamber’s Statewide...
May 27, 2014 - 9:21pm
April 14, 2014
MN minimum wage bill becomes law
April 14, 2014 - 9:23pm
April 10, 2014
MN minimum wage set to rise
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s minimum wage is about to rise. After the House passed 71-60 a higher minimum wage Thursday, it heads to Gov. Mark Dayton, who is expected to sign it into law. “I think this is a great trade off, minimum wage for a better life for a great many people...
April 10, 2014 - 8:52pm
April 9, 2014
MN Senate approves $9.50 minimum wage
ST. PAUL — Supporters of raising the state minimum wage say a bill senators passed Wednesday would boost 357,000 Minnesotans’ pay. The measure that passed 35-31 would raise the wage floor to $9.50 an hour at large businesses in three years. The Democratic-controlled House is...
April 9, 2014 - 9:09pm
April 7, 2014
Minimum wage deal advances
ST. PAUL — Small businesses that dot greater Minnesota would not be forced to pay employees as much as larger firms pay under a minimum wage...
April 7, 2014 - 8:23pm
March 13, 2014
Panel OKs higher pay for home care, nursing home workers
ST. PAUL — Kurt Rutzen trusted his personal care attendant, who helped him with such varied tasks as bathing and filling out complex government forms. The Minneapolis man told a Senate committee Thursday that the attendant left the company that provides services to the disabled...
March 13, 2014 - 9:08pm