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Business Group Pushes Paid Sick Leave In Minneapolis With "Shop Your Values" Campaign

Small business owners affiliated with the group Main Street Alliance are asking the public to patronize places run by those who support the proposed policy.

November 25, 2015


St. Paul Poised To Change Booze Rules For Restaurants

Among other things, the new laws would allow for an increase in the number of restaurants that could offer hard liquor.

November 24, 2015

Klobuchar To Host Millennial Summit

The event will highlight issues facing one of the nation’s largest generations that is currently entering the workforce.

November 23, 2015

Dayton calls for summit to address challenges facing MN's waterways

Many challenges face Minnesota’s water supply, and Gov. Mark Dayton is hoping a water quality summit will help address them. Dayton announced plans to hold a summit in February, where water...

November 22, 2015

Minnesota's unemployment rate drops slightly to 3.7 percent

Minnesota lost 1,700 jobs in the month of October, but the unemployment rate still dropped by 0.1 percent, figures released by the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Thursday...

November 19, 2015

German ship investigated in Duluth for environmental law violations

German ship anchored in Twin Ports under investigation for alleged environmental violations: — Jennifer Austin (@jenniferfaustin) November...

November 17, 2015


Upgrading Transit From St. Paul To Airport Offers Plenty Of Options - Just Don't Mess With Parking

Options for the Riverview Corridor project include just about every idea for improving transit between Union Depot and MSP, including which route should taken and what transit mode should be used.

November 17, 2015

Data reveals how much property taxes will rise in MN communities next year

Homeowners across Minnesota can expect to see significant property tax increases next year, according to early figures compiled by the Department of Revenue. The department released its preliminary...

November 12, 2015

Fight For 15

The First Hurdle For Sick Leave Policy In Minneapolis: Agreeing On Who Should Study It

The city council wants a "partnership group" of 15 residents to study paid sick leave. Now comes the hard part: deciding who should serve on the panel.

November 12, 2015


FAA Approves Sentera For Drone Use

The approval will enhance the company's ability to provide data to its customers.

November 10, 2015

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