Coronavirus In Minnesota: Post-COVID-19 Jobless Rate May Top Great Depression FiguresThe Federal Reserve Bank in St. Louis predicts by June, the U.S. unemployment rate could be 30%. That would be three times higher than the worst of the 2009 recession, which was 9.9% in Minnesota.
Trump's Deportation Idea Similar To 1930s Mass Removals Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago.
Best Family Activities In Minnesota To Do Before The Summer EndsGet out and enjoy these five family-friendly activities before the summer is over.
Meet The 101-Year-Old South Dakotan Bowling In The Senior GamesIf John Zilverberg wins gold at the National Senior Games this week, it's not because he's the only bowler over 100. The South Dakota resident practices once a week, catching a ride to the nearest bowling alley, a 98-mile round trip. He's still driving; his kids just won't let him on the highway anymore.
Finding Minnesota: St. Cloud's Public Gardens Tell A Love StoryTwo free public gardens along St. Cloud’s riverfront are known for more than their flowers, tall trees and fountains.
Good Question: Why Do Some Workers Get Overtime While Others Don’t? If you work long hours, your paycheck could soon be getting bigger. On Thursday, the president is expected to issue an executive order to direct the Department of Labor to extend overtime to millions of American workers.
2 Mpls Staples Closing After A Combined 164 Years In BusinessTwo Minneapolis staples will be closing their doors after a combined 164 years in business. Peter's Grill, a favorite among Twin Cities lunchtime diners, first opened its doors in 1914, two years after the Titanic sunk. Halek's Bar, founded over 65 years ago, will also be calling it quits.
Opinion: RecoverySlowly but surely the economy is picking up steam. Today's job numbers are another data point that Barack Obama and Democrats have put the country on a path to recovery from the economic carnage of the Bush Administration.
Labor Unions Stand With OccupyMN Protesters Labor unions joined the front lines Saturday in what Occupy Minnesota has termed "the fight against corporate greed."