Elk River To Soon Say Goodbye To Beloved, Family-Owned Meat Market After 50 YearsElk River Meats is closing for good next month. Owners Bob and Denise Robeck are retiring and will open for the last time May 1.
CDC Changes COVID Guidelines For Disinfecting Homes And SurfacesWhen the pandemic started, stores quickly ran out of disinfecting wipes and household cleaners. But now experts say the risk for catching COVID-19 from surfaces is low.
Downtown Businesses Celebrate The Return Of Sports Fans To StadiumsOn Thursday, 10,000 fans return to Target Field for the first time in over a year. On Monday night, Target Center welcomed 3,000 fans back.
Target To Spend More Than $2B At Black-Owned Businesses As 'Commitment To Advance Racial Equity'Target will spend a total of more than $2 billion at Black-owned businesses by 2025 as part of its effort to advance racial equity.
As More Are Vaccinated, Restaurants Replacing 'Closed' Signs With 'Now Hiring'According to Hospitality Minnesota, employment numbers are still down in the industry, by about 100,000. But, there are signs of optimism with some restaurants hiring people back.
Metro Transit Announces Rider Limit Expansion While ‘Holding Firm’ On Pandemic Precautions Metro Transit is announcing a new phase of ridership during the pandemic, which includes expanded rider limits.
Survey: Residents Strongly Support Reopening George Floyd Square, With Permanent MonumentA survey of businesses and homeowners in the area of East 38th and Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis shows strong support for re-opening the intersection and creating a permanent memorial for George Floyd.
COVID Restrictions At State Hockey Tournament Decimating Fan Size, Local Business ProfitsThe Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament normally brings $2 million worth of business to St. Paul. This year, with COVID-19 precautions, that's projected to be off by about 75%.
Surly Beer Hall Set To Reopen June 1Surly Brewing Company announced Wednesday morning it will reopen its destination brewery in June.
Lift Bridge Brewery Announces Expansion Into WisconsinLift Bridge Brewing Company has announced its plans to expand its operations by opening a taproom and production facility in New Richmond, Wisconsin.
How Will Spending Cryptocurrency Online Work?Online shoppers now have a new way to spend digital money. Tuesday, PayPal announced it will allow customers to use cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin, as a form of payment.
Durisan Hand Sanitizer Recalled Due To Infectious BacteriaContaminated hand sanitizer could wind up sending someone to the hospital.
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.