Will COVID Kill Cash?Customers use less cash at shops and restaurants every year. Buying online or paying with an app have also surged during the pandemic.
Minnesota Unemployment Dropped To 4.3% In February; People Of Color Disproportionately ImpactedMinnesota’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.3% last month from 4.5% in January, state officials said Thursday, but the state still needs to make up ground on the road to economic recovery.
Thinking Of Making Minnesota Summer Travel Plans? Act FastMinnesotans are eagerly making plans for a summer they're hoping is closer to normal -- but getting your spot for outdoor activities could already be a challenge.
Child Tax Credit: 'IRS Not Set Up Currently To Provide Regular Monthly Payments,' Says ExpertThe revised Child Tax Credit will make raising children cheaper for millions of Americans, but the program may not launch by July 1, as stipulated in the new stimulus package.
#DineSaintPaul Seeks To Spur Capitol City's Restaurant RecoverySt. Paul is on a mission to support restaurants and breweries hit hard during the pandemic.
What To Consider Before Heading To Florida For Spring BreakHuge spring break crowds in Miami this weekend made national news as its mayor has now implemented a COVID-19 curfew to gain control.
Rural Minnesota Sees Rise In Catalytic Converter TheftsCatalytic converter thefts aren’t just on the rise in the Twin Cities, some rural Minnesota counties have seen cases more than double since last year.
Minnesota Department Of Revenue Pushes 2021 Tax Due Date To May 17Minnesota taxpayers can file up to that date without any penalty or interest.
Third Stimulus Check: Additional Benefits In The Economic Relief PackageWhile the third stimulus check has drawn a lot of interest, other parts of the American Rescue Plan could also put money in your pocket.
Brit's Pub Reopens Its Doors After More Than Half A Year ShutteredAt the beginning of March last year, Brit's Pub was getting ready to celebrate its 30th year in downtown Minneapolis. Then, COVID-19 hit bringing a shutdown and restrictions.
Minnesota Offering Funds, Consultant Services To Struggling Small BusinessesOwners have had to pivot and change operations because of COVID-19.
Stimulus Check Update: Economic Impact Payments Are On The WayA third economic impact payment has already reached some Americans, but the timeline will be longer for others.
IRS Tax Filing Deadline To Be Pushed Back To May 17The postponement of the deadline will allow taxpayers and tax preparers extra time to work through the ongoing tax issues resulting from the COVID pandemic.
Wedding Planners, Couples Cautiously Optimistic At Prospect Of Summer NuptialsIt's been just over a week since Gov. Tim Walz gave the greenlight to plan those summer weddings, at 50% capacity anyway.
Minnesota's COVID Dial Back Won't Be The Answer To Every Businesses' PrayersOn Monday, restaurants and bars can fill 75% of their seats, and social gatherings can include 15 to 50 guests without household limits. But for many businesses, these changes won't have the impact they might appear to on the surface.