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15 years later, memory of Dru Sjodin lives on
Traffic switches planned next week on Minnesota 60
Sibley library seeking board member
Regional students take part in Hackathon
Work begins on splash pad
Cross country ski enthusiasts get new home at base of Duluth’s Spirit Mountain
High drama in Denver: Top-ranked Bulldogs tie game in final second, edge Pioneers in OT
No. 2 St. Cloud State sweeps Bemidji State in high-scoring finale
Burke's first two goals lift Gophers past Saints
Gophers senior Blake Cashman has memorable last game at TCF Bank Stadium
A big dig
Congolese ambassador to visit Worthington later this month
One year after one of the nation's largest oil pipeline leaks happened near SD-ND border, some questions remain
Marijuana is getting cheaper. For some states, that's a problem.
'Making my dreams come true': Minnesota farmer harvests her first crop at 27
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Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Shaw: Three Stooges films continue to deliver
Bursack: Don't let holidays make life changes more difficult
Fielding Questions: Palm problem diagnosed, best watermelon variety and more
Denis M. Schneider
Donald W. Schmuck
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Shirley Jolaine (Kraft) Place
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Intercultural Thanksgiving is Sunday in Worthington
Creamy wild rice soup is a great way to use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey
Chocolatiers need more cocoa, and they want millennials to help
Seasonal depression, 'winter blues' and SAD
out and about
McCready family -- five generations
Aubrey Jade Pass
McCready family -- five generations
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
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November 11, 2018
St. Paul to vote on $15 minimum wage Wednesday: Here’s what’s in there — and what’s not
PAUL — With the goal of achieving a $15-per-hour minimum wage within the next few years, the city of St. Paul will soon mandate that all employers offer a higher base rate than what the state currently requires, followed by annual increases thereafter.The St. Paul City Council...
November 11, 2018 - 5:30pm
August 23, 2018
Minnesota minimum wage to rise on Jan. 1
ST. PAUL — The 219,000 Minnesotans paid minimum wage will get a raise Jan. 1. State officials announced Thursday, Aug. 23, that employees...
August 23, 2018 - 10:58am
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