The Star Tribune reports retailers may play it conservative this year due to a slowing economy. Target, Best Buy and Select Comfort says they've started holiday hiring and will continue to do so through Thanksgiving.
Missing: 17-year-old Waite Park boy last seen July 3
Police say there is no reason to believe he's in danger.
Northfield bicyclist killed in crash identified as 14-year-old
She was riding her bike to soccer practice before a driver hit her last week.
Man's body found near empty fishing boat on St. Croix River
The boat, and an unoccupied truck found on the shore, belong to a 43-year-old White Bear Lake man.
Police identify MOA shooting suspects, issue nationwide warrants
Three Twin Cities residents were charged Monday in connection with helping the suspects escape.
Charges: Best Western employees helped MOA shooting suspects escape
Prosecutors allege two Best Western employees helped the suspects escape.
What to watch for in 2022 Minnesota primary elections
Bring Me The News brings you a breakdown of what to watch for Tuesday.
Charges: Felon accused of firing shots at police during Meeker Co. standoff
The 31-year-old surrendered after a 28-hour standoff in rural Meeker County.
Weekend rain totals pushed 6+ inches in Minnesota, Iowa; 10 in Illinois
Big-time rain totals across southern Minnesota, southeast South Dakota, northern Iowa and northern Illinois.
Man who had meth, guns in checked luggage at MSP Airport gets 10 years
Kevin Alan Aguilar-Moreno, 21, attempted to board a Delta flight to Phoenix in October of last year.
Melissa Etheridge contracts COVID-19, cancels Shakopee show
The show will not be rescheduled.
Kohl's plans to add 900 holiday jobs at its Minnesota stores
In Minnesota, the Menomonee Falls, Wis.-based retailer says it will hire more than 900 people at its two dozen stores in the state. The company says they're able to hire more employees than the last holiday season because of strong store growth.
Best Buy will ship for free this holiday season
The Richfield-based retailer announced a free-shipping offer for all online orders from Nov.1 thru Dec. 27. Best Buy offered a similar service last holiday season with some restrictions, but now the retailer will ship any item from their online inventory.
Target announces cut in seasonal workers; other retailers adding
Minnesota-based Target Corp. is trimming back on its seasonal hires for the holidays. KARE 11 reports that the retail giant will hire anywhere from 80,000 to 90,000 seasonal workers this year, down from 92,000 in 2011. Walmart and Kohl's on the other hand, are increasing their seasonal work forces.
Survey: More than third of employers plan to add jobs next year
A poll from St. Cloud State likely means good news for college students. The biggest gainers will be education, retail and business services.
Comcast to add 150 local jobs
The cable company is adding 150 jobs in St. Paul, which is the second big hiring effort so far this year. In April, Comcast announced plans to hire 450 people for its Minnetonka facility. A company executive tells Twin Cities Business that many of those jobs are still open.
Christmas in September? Retailers want you thinking about holiday shopping
Marketing researchers at the University of St. Thomas say stores are jumping into the holidays two weeks earlier than in recent years. Costco, Home Depot, Kal-Mart and Sears will make room on their shelves for Christmas merchandise by the end of the month.
Survey: Twin Cities plan to party, decorate more this holiday
The survey by Deloitte found people will spend more on 'non-gift' items, like parties and holiday decorations, than on buying presents. Spending on non-gift items increased 22 percent this year compared to last. On average, that equals about $600.
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