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Man who stole from wealthy Minnesota philanthropist sent to prison
Federal lawsuit hopes to change way state, county 'unfairly' take away children --especially in black families
Minnesota firefighter catches baby dropped from apartment
Data: April 25, 2018
Central Minn. man dies after vehicle he was driving loses control, rolls
Tuesday roundup: R-T-R dumps Adrian; Luverne moves to 4-0
Boys tennis: Trojans laser sharp against BEA
HL-O, Fulda pairing increasing opportunities
Minnesota United winger Finlay likely lost for season with ACL injury
Monday sports roundup: Luverne baseball team sweeps, WHS tennis team falls; SWC and Luverne shine in track
Big farm insolvency plays out in state court
Lange’s Cafe ends 24-hour service after 62 years
Bingham Lake family business up for sale after 89 years
Record cold, snowstorms delay SD planting season
Minnesota gains 2,900 jobs in March
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Letter: Time to get tough on confinement buildings
Letter: Historical society thankful for support at meeting
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Time to respond to reader feedback
Letter: Looking out for farmers' best interests
Robert L. Brommer
Floy H. Wentworth
Charles Allen Gray Sr.
Darlene Joyce Jerlow
Arlene Mina Johansen
STDs rising in Minnesota
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
North Dakota woman's puzzling digestive problem turned out to be bacterial overgrowth
Despite faith fall, Good News still very good
Disheveled Theologian: The irrevocable call
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85 Birthday Card Shower
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
March 16, 2018
St. Paul Saints seek state minimum wage exemption, saying salary cap threatens operations
ST. PAUL—The owners of the St. Paul Saints are seeking an exemption from having to pay its players Minnesota's minimum wage. Noting league...
March 16, 2018 - 10:12am
January 12, 2018
$15 minimum wage, tip-credit divides restaurant workers
ST. PAUL — The fight over whether and how to implement a $15 minimum wage is heating up in St. Paul. Newly sworn-in St. Paul Mayor Melvin...
January 12, 2018 - 6:22pm
September 4, 2017
Fast-food workers strike in St. Paul for $15 minimum wage
ST. PAUL — About 200 fast-food workers and community allies rallied for a strike Monday morning, Sept. 4, to push for a $15 minimum wage. "Hold the burgers, hold the fries, make our wages super sized," attendees chanted, according to Stephanie Gasca, one of the event organizers....
September 4, 2017 - 7:58pm
August 18, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Minimum wage automatically heads up
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's minimum wage workers will receive a 15-cent-per-hour bump on Jan. 1. The state Department of Labor and Industry...
August 18, 2017 - 2:15pm
July 14, 2017
Stretched thin: Renting two-bedroom units requires $16.73 an hour for 40-hour week in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS — There was a point in Pam Whaley's life when she didn't have to worry about where she lived. Then her husband lost his job...
July 14, 2017 - 8:10pm
June 30, 2017
Minneapolis approves gradual rise in minimum wage to $15 an hour
The Minneapolis city council approved a measure on Friday requiring large companies to pay workers least at $15 an hour by 2022, a 58 percent...
June 30, 2017 - 1:22pm
March 2, 2017
GOP tries to stop Minnesota cities from mandating minimum wage hikes, sick leave
ST. PAUL—Rod Adams, an advocate with Neighborhoods Organizing for Change, doesn't mince words when it comes to the so-called Uniform Labor...
March 2, 2017 - 10:43pm
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.
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