Survey Of Minnesota Businesses Show Significant Decline In Revenue; Walz Distributes $67M In AidOut of all the businesses, 50% said they could only remain solvent for the next six months under lockdown conditions; roughly 30% said they could only stay above water for three months or less.
Anonymous Donors Give $100 A Day To Stillwater Cafe To 'Pay It Forward'Tim and Megan Palm, who own the Daily Grind Café in downtown Stillwater, are able to give out coffee, no charge.
COVID Impact (MN): Gov. Walz To Call Special Session To Pass Relief For Small Businesses, Workers, FamiliesGov. Tim Walz says he will be convening a special session of the Minnesota Legislature next week in order to pass COVID-19 relief for small businesses, workers and families.
Coronavirus (MN): Gov. Walz To Call Special Session To Approve More Aid For Small BusinessesMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz says that he intends to announce a major state relief plan to help small businesses and the hospitality industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bars Worry About Take-Out Only, Some Youth Sport Coaches Want To Be Excluded From New COVID RestrictionsBlack Hart Bar in St. Paul's Midway neighborhood is preparing for takeout-only for wine, four and six packs of beer, and bar food.
Mayor Jacob Frey Announces Program To Help Business Owners Recover After Civil UnrestThe city of Minneapolis announced a new program Tuesday to help business owners recover from the civil unrest following George Floyd's death.
Lake Street Small Businesses Rebuild With Help From UnitedHealth Group GrantsBusinesses on Lake Street that were destroyed during riots and unrest are getting some much needed help.
Red Wing Businesses, Residents Come Together To Help Save Liberty's RestaurantA restaurant in a historic building in Red Wing is set to re-open after an impaired driver ran into it.
NEON Aims To Help North Minneapolis Entrepreneurs ThriveBusinesses in North Minneapolis are hurting to get customers in the front door.
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.
Lake Street Council Awards $2.8 Million In Grants To Businesses Damaged During UnrestOf the business which received grants from the Lake Street Council 86% are owned by Black, Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) or immigrants. 81% have fewer than 10 employees.
State Fair Food Vendors Set Up Stands Throughout Minnesota And WisconsinWhen COVID-19 forced the cancelation of the Great Minnesota Get Together, food vendors cooked up a creative way to get the corn dogs and curds to their patrons.
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.
Waiting Tables: Minnesota Restaurant Owners Fighting To Survive PandemicWCCO is checking back in with three Twin Cities restaurants, fighting to survive, in our series "Waiting Tables." A lot can change in two weeks - for better or for worse.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: St. Paul Barbershop Reopens, Defying Stay-At-Home OrderKing Milan's barbershop in St. Paul opened its doors to customers Tuesday morning, violating Gov. Walz's stay-at-home order.