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Top-ranking Vatican cardinal charged with sex offenses in Australia
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S.D's Daugaard named Western Governor's Association chairman, to emphasize workforce development
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Halftime tirade product of higher expectations from United coach Adrian Heath
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Ex-NFL running back Portis considered murder after losing millions
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Looking Back: 1967 -- 1923 WHS graduate speaks at 100th Carleton commencement
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WHS 70th reunion
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City of Worthington summary financial report
City council resolution No. 2017-06-02
City of Worthington Statement of Revenues, Expenses and Changes in Net Position
Independent school district 518 call for bids
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. 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