The president’s proposal would cut payroll taxes and offer incentives for employers to hire. In Minnesota alone -- the plan would send more than $600 million in hopes of creating nearly 8,000 jobs.
Best Buy makes job cuts weeks after warning of soft sales
The Richfield retailer has been dealing with a shift in consumer trends.
Man makes 'vague comments' about Jewish people, smashes own car with club
It happened at a course that was founded as a Jewish country club 100 years ago.
Suspect of home invasion, murder in Minneapolis arrested in Wisconsin
There have been 57 deaths reported as homicides in Minneapolis this year.
Charges: Man stole handgun from house, fired at motorcyclists from car
A chaotic scene that led to a police chase unfolded after an alleged burglary in Ham Lake.
BCA's Uniform Crime Report shows violent crime in MN spiked in 2021
The report details violent crime trends in the seven-county metro and Greater Minnesota.
Search for vulnerable man, 66, missing from Brooklyn Park
Alex Ramirez was last seen in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Utility firms blocked from passing on extra $60M in 2021 gas crisis costs to Minnesotans
But the companies will still be able to recoup $600 million.
St. Cloud Times writing staff hit by Gannett budget cuts
Mass layoffs were expected at Gannett-owned outlets across the country.
Pool company sued by AG for allegedly scamming homeowners out of $1M-plus
According to the lawsuit, 17 Minnesota homeowners were affected by this scam.
Walz prepared to 'immediately extradite' Mall of America shooting suspects
The men were arrested in Chicago.
Late cancellation of music festival leaves bad blood in Two Harbors
The cancellation announcement says the promoter walked away from the gig after being harassed by some local residents.
Central Corridor tear-up takes toll on businesses
A few early supporters of the rail project tell MinnPost that if they knew how bad business would get, they wouldn't have supported it in the first place. About two dozen businesses along the rail line have closed up since construction started.
Officials: Central Corridor project meeting minority hiring goals
Nearly 19 percent of rail workers are minorities and nearly 10 percent are females. The report comes shortly after the contractor that built the Hiawatha light rail line was fined millions of dollars for falsifying claims about its hiring diversity.
Obama: Jobs bill would create 26,000 jobs in Minnesota
The president gave an ultimatum to lawmakers -- saying they can either help create jobs or explain yourself. Obama says Republicans 'should love this plan' because it includes tax cuts for the middle class and small businesses.
Franken plan would retrofit buildings to save energy, create jobs
U.S. Senator Al Franken says his proposal would cut energy consumption and create jobs in the building trades. He says similar programs are helping local governments save money with more energy-efficient buildings. Plus, Franken says, it would help Minnesota which he called "the Silicon Valley of windows."
St. Paul businesses file lawsuit, ask for Central Corridor project to be stopped
The University Avenue Betterment Association says the city isn't doing enough to help them with their struggling businesses -- trapped in the middle of the construction. St. Paul officials say they'll review their programs to help those merchants next month.
Major stretch of Central Corridor in St. Paul resumes normal car traffic
After months of work, a three-mile stretch of University Avenue in St. Paul will reopen this week. On Wednesday, University Avenue will transition back into two lanes in both directions.
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