Thousands of Minnesota’s federal employees who’ve been furloughed during the government shutdown are back on the job. Offices and programs providing federal services, affected by the shutdown, reopened Thursday morning for the first time in 16 days.
Employee and her bosses are having a viral video standoff. You get to enjoy the videos.
The standoff on Capitol Hill has more than 18,000 federal employees in Minnesota wondering about their work status if there’s a partial shutdown at midnight.
While the national economy struggles, Minnesota’s unemployment rate just hit its lowest level in five years.
A log jam at Raspberry Island near downtown St. Paul is finally being cleared. There had been a dispute between the city of St. Paul and the St. Paul Yacht Club as to who was responsible for cleaning up the debris. With the weight of the log jam pushing against the bridge, concerns arose over the bridge’s integrity. That’s when the city decided to step in and foot the bill, which is an estimated $25,000.
Expect delays in both directions as I-35E in Burnsville will be reduced to a single lane as crews repair concrete pavement, MnDOT said. The work is between the I-35/35W/35E split and Cedar Avenue. One-lane traffic begins at midnight on Friday, June 14, and won’t open back up until mid-July.
Drive down any major freeway around the metro and you’re bound to hit some type of road construction. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has dozens of projects underway in the Twin Cities, but this construction season is off to a slow start. The dreary weather is putting a damper on how often crews are able to get to work.
Cordarrelle Patterson has always looked up to Randy Moss, so he jumped at the chance to grab Moss’s old No. 84 when he was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings.
Whatever the real reason the Vikings had for cutting punter Chris Kluwe, every employee and employer struggles with the line between at-work conduct and off-hour behavior. Can you be fired for what you say outside of work?
A study from the U.S. Census Bureau released Tuesday shows that Hennepin County is among the highest in the country when it comes to people who commute from outside the area to work.
Most of us take for granted that we’re physically and mentally able of getting a job. But four out of five people with disabilities don’t take part in the workforce. A local nonprofit is trying to change that, with the help of some very large local businesses.
The holiday season will do more than bring presents to good boys and girls this year.
A new survey finds four-letter words could impact your professional image more than you think.
A civil case testing the limits of Minnesota’s open records law when it comes to outsourced work is approaching a hearing at the state Court of Appeals.
Taking a nap during the day would be a dream for most of us. But doctors say dozing off can actually improve our health and productivity.