Minnesota firms submitted nominations and filled out extensive surveys for the third-annual project, which recognizes outstanding workplace wellness programs. Target, Accenuture, and Health Partners were among the notable employers who made the list.
Firefighters respond to smoke-filled cabin to find man asleep inside
A wood stove was determined to be the cause of the smoke.
MSP snowplow drivers reach contract agreement after threatening strike
Teamsters Local 320 reached an agreement with the Metropolitan Airports Commission Saturday.
What you should know about the Vikings' head coach candidates
Seven candidates were revealed on Saturday morning.
COVID testing site in Minneapolis to move temporarily as Boat Show moves in
The testing site will be moved to U.S. Bank Stadium.
Man dies after being 'punched in the head' during altercation in Duluth
A 46-year-old man is in custody and facing 1st-degree manslaughter charges.
Deion Sanders says Zimmer, Spielman hadn't spoken 'in months'
Sanders' comments revealed some of the Vikings' issues last season.
Brooklyn Park man pleads guilty in 2020 fatal drive-by shooting
Devon Manley will be sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years.
Man gets 10 years for fatal pawn shop fire during Minneapolis riots
The incident, which took place during riots in May 2020, resulted in one man's death.
Election officials dismiss conservative group's complaint against Rep. Ilhan Omar
The group alleged that she used campaign funds on her future husband's consulting firm.
Survey: More Twin Cities employers plan to hire in 2012
A new employment survey out Monday has some good news. Fifteen percent of 140 companies surveyed said they plan to hire more workers next year. That's up from about 12 percent earlier. Eight percent of employers surveyed said they plan to trim their workforce.
Forbes names Minneapolis healthiest city in America
The magazine credits residents for healthy habits and the city for making those habits easy to keep. Exercise, weight control, bike trails and open space all add up to less cardiovascular disease, diabetes and asthma.
Minnesota employers plan salary hikes just under 3 percent in 2013
A compensation consulting firm's annual survey finds Minnesota employers plan to give their workers raises averaging 2.9 percent next year. That's smaller than the pay hikes before the recession, but it's enough to keep their workers ahead of inflation.
Twin Cities ranks as one of the healthiest places for women
The metro area came in fourth in the nation. The magazine emphasized that women in the Twin Cities have 'very low' rates of heart disease and 'excellent' mental health.
Employment prospects in Minnesota remain positive in 4th quarter
The latest Manpower Employment Outlook survey shows 17 percent of Minnesota employers plan to increase their workforce in the final three months of 2012, Finance & Commerce reports. Twenty percent of employers in the Twin Cities plan to hire in the fourth quarter.
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