Gov. Walz Announces $300 In New Weekly Unemployment BenefitsGov. Tim Walz has announced an extra $300 in new weekly unemployment benefits, to be funded by money from the CARES Act.
'We're Not Going To Forget': City, State Leaders Speak Out Against RiotingAfter what many called a rocky city and state response to the George Floyd protests and rioting, Gov. Tim Walz said there were lessons learned.
Some Perplexed By CDC Guidelines, Seeming To Shift To Less COVID-19 TestingThe previous position was testing should be done on anyone who was in close contact with someone who had tested positive. It's now saying if you're not medically vulnerable and have no symptoms,you should self-monitor.
COVID-19 Pandemic Stalls Out Construction, Leaves Nearly 9,000 Workers JoblessIron Workers' Union Local 512 represents more than 2,200 union members across Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin. But uncertainties of COVID-19 are resulting in project delays and cancellations, and a long-lost summer.
'A Medical Level Effect': Twin Cities Company Introduces A Healthier Alternative To Reducing Bad CholesterolHeart disease continues to be the leading cause of death for Americans. That's why a Twin Cities company is promoting a new approach to reduce our cardiac risks.
Groups Band Together To Donate Food To 350+ Low Income Families In North MinneapolisIn North Minneapolis, a large food distribution effort is going on to provide good nutrition to families in need. It's the second of three large distribution efforts.
'I Missed It A Lot': AMC Theaters Reopens 5 Twin Cities LocationsFive long months since COVID-19 closed its doors, AMC's mega movie theaters are welcoming customers back.
Coon Rapids Offers Help To Small Businesses Hit By COVID-19 LossesSmall businesses struggling to survive can now receive grants from the Coon Rapids Business Relief Grant Program. The money is part of the $1.6 million the city received from the Federal CARES Act.
Hospitality Industry Desperately Hanging On During COVID-19According to data from the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, statewide dining table seating is off 46% from a year ago.
State Workplace Safety Commissioner Ousted In Partisan Senate VoteAnger was palpable as Gov. Tim Walz reacted to Senate Republicans' rejection of Nancy Leppink as his commissioner of Labor and Industry.
Home Repair Materials In Short Supply Due To COVID-19 Production SlowdownsWhen factories making asphalt shingles were shuttered by coronavirus lockdowns, it led to some supply chain problems.