Minnesota Unemployment Rose To 9.9% In May, Highest On RecordIn all, the private sector added 27,500 jobs in May, for a gain of 1.3%. However, that was offset by job losses in government, information and manufacturing, totaling 17,700.
Twin Cities Pharmacies Damaged In Riots Working To Get Back In BusinessTwenty-three pharmacies were damaged during the unrest in the Twin Cities. Fewer than half have since reopened, making medication complicated for the people who own them and the communities they serve.
Target Boosting Starting Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour For Team MembersTarget announced Wednesday that it’s boosting its starting minimum wage to $15 an hour for team members.
Target Announces Juneteenth Will Be An Annual Company Holiday; U.S. Bank To Close Branches, Offices EarlyOn Monday, Minnesota-based Target announced that it would put $10 million toward the advancement of social justice and to support rebuilding and recovery efforts in the Twin Cities.
YMCA Offering Child Care For Parents Heading Back To WorkAs more Minnesotans go back to work, more families will need child care. The YMCA is one of many options, offering various programs to fit early education and school-aged kids. It costs $40 per day, families can pay per day without committing to a membership, and financial assistance is available.
'Your Guess Is As Good As Mine': Retail Expert Says Minnesota Businesses In Uncharted Territory As Many Reopen During PandemicWith COVID-19 cases growing in Minnesota, and with shops slowly opening for business, customers are being forced to decide if they're willing to take on the risk of getting sick.
'Expectations Of Safety' Are Greatest Obstacles In Economy's Road To Recovery, Prof SaysWith so much uncertainty in the world, economic recovery will be a long, slow process.
Waiting Tables: 3 Twin Cities Restaurants Prepare For Return Of Dine-In ServiceAs part of WCCO's series "Waiting Tables," Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield checks in for the third time with three restaurants ready that are now ready to serve.
Best Buy Set To Reopen To In-Store Shoppers Next WeekThe Richfield-based company says more than 800 of its U.S. locations will reopen Monday, with more than 9,000 employees heading back to work.
Businesses Slowly Start Opening As Part Of Gov. Walz's Phase 3 PlanIt's the first ladies lunch out for Rita Gaspar and her friends she's known since high school.
Bar Displaying Confederate Memorabilia Removed From Tourism Site, Then ReinstatedAfter about 30 complaints were reviewed, the listing for Rollie's Rednecks and Longnecks in Sauk Rapids has been reinstated to the Explore MN website.
Restaurants, Bars & Gyms Allowed To Reopen Wednesday To Indoor CustomersMinnesota is taking the next step in reopening Wednesday as restaurants, bars and gyms are now allowed to serve indoor customers.
'People Want To Get Out': Despite Pandemic, There's Plenty Of Summer Fun To Be HadIt's a summer many will spend close to home, but it doesn't have to be spent inside your four walls.
'This Isn't Going To Happen': Reality Sets In For Minnesota Couples Hoping To Get Married Amid COVID-19Sarah Trotter plans 50 weddings a year. COVID-19 has postponed 30 of them. Still, she stresses couples should still get married on the day planned.
Lawsuit Accuses Nation's Top Meatpackers Of Conspiring To Boost The Price Of BeefA class action lawsuit filed over the weekend accuses the nation’s top meatpackers -- Cargill, JBS, National Beef, and Tyson -- of conspiring to artificially increase the price of beef and thereby boost their profit margins.