New Minnesota Employment Numbers Show Job Gains In June, With 84,700 New Payroll JobsMinnesota's unemployment numbers have receded from their May peak of 9.9%, as reported by Minnesota DEED, to 8.6% in June.
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.
MN House GOP Questions AG Ellison Over Threats Of Fines To Business Owners Planning To Reopen Ahead Of June 1Minnesota House GOP lawmakers are questioning Attorney General Keith Ellison in a letter released Sunday after reports that the AG office has threatened to fine business owners who have announced plans to reopen prior to June 1.
'We Miss Our Customers Sitting Down And Eating': Bars And Restaurants Gear Up For Potential June 1 ReopeningThey're hoping this news means happy hours and happier days aren't far away. They have a plan in place for when their doors open.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Uncertainty About Jury Trials Lingers Due To COVID-19Right now, some court hearings are happening virtually, but that won't be an option when jury trials resume.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Impact Of COVID-19 Felt On State's Northern BorderWhile Canada has far fewer COVID cases than the U.S. the feeling in International Falls is that the Canadian government is stricter.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Patients And Doctors Hail Gov. Tim Walz's Decision To Reopen Elective SurgeriesSo far more than 500 tests have been administered by Twin Cities Orthopedics and they have had no staff or patient test positive for COVID-19.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Health Officials Stop Drive-In Movie At Birch's On The LakeBirch's refunded customers who had planned to come to their drive-in movie, but hopes to still make the event happen in the future.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 2 Premier Camping Spots To Remain Closed Overnight During Stay-At-Home OrderThe U.S. Forest Service said that it will refund all overnight reservations at the Boundary Waters and in Superior National Forest that were made through May 17.
Coronavirus Updates: Some In GOP Eye Stay At Home Protests Warily, 'Republicans Are Nervous'The latest demonstration by right-wing groups against measures to contain the coronavirus is headed for Wisconsin, where hundreds of people or more plan to descend on the state Capitol to protest the Democratic governor's stay-home ordinance.
Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Wis. Gov. Tony Evers Extends Wisconsin Stay-At-Home Order Until May 26Schools will be closed the remainder of the academic year under the order.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 23 People Charged For Violating Stay-At-Home OrderWalz and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety have encouraged education over enforcement of the order.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Where To Call If You See People Who Aren't Social DistancingMinnesotans have been doing a good job social distancing, but what if you see people not following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention? WCCO looked at who you can call to report large gatherings -- and what happens once you do.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Some Local Garden Centers Now OpenThey are sterilizing all carts, setting up one-way traffic inside with arrows on the ground, employees wear masks and they started a new online ordering system with a drive through pick up.
What Does Minnesota's COVID-19 Modeling Say?Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has said the information from state’s COVID-19 modeling is one of the major considerations in the stay-at-home order.