Delta plans to pay off what's left on a Metropolitan Airports Commission loan it inherited from Northwest Airlines. Once the loan is repaid, Delta will no longer be bound by a commitment to keep at least 10,000 jobs in Minnesota. The airline currently has 12,000 employees here.
Gophers fall below roster minimum, postpone Penn State game
It is "due to internal COVID-19 protocols within the Golden Gopher program."
Report: Vikings request interview with Rams' Raheem Morris
Morris was once the youngest head coach in the NFL at 33 years old.
Sheriff: Drunk driver crashed trying to 'beat the train'
The BNSF train slammed into the side of the driver's car.
Man run over after parking dispute leads to road rage crash
The two groups fought about parking prior to the crash.
Deadly crash shuts down small stretch of Chaska highway
At least two vehicles were involved in the wreck.
You can now order 4 free at-home COVID tests from the government
Tests will ship for free within 7-12 days, according to the White House.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, January 18
Minnesota has reached 11,000 COVID-19 deaths.
St. Paul students have list of demands for district amid COVID response
They've released a list of demands.
Vikings must continue building out receiving corps in 2022
Justin Jefferson headlines a young, promising group, but more depth is still needed
Minnesota city seeks to woo new residents with free land, other perks
The city is known as the goose capital of Minnesota.
Students evacuated, classes canceled at Holy Angels HS
Details are still coming in.
Jordan Greenway runs into Darcy Kuemper, sparks fight
Kuemper got knocked out of the game, leading to the brawl.
Delta Air Lines investing in Minnesota
The Atlanta-based airline says the Twin Cities is a key part of its operations. Delta's senior vice president of Minnesota operations told the Star Tribune the airline is investing more than $3 million in new equipment at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Delta already employs 12,000 people in Minnesota and plans to add 400 positions in June.
Delta sharing $27 million worth of profits with Minnesota workers
A record year at Delta Airlines is coming back to Minnesota workers in the form of profit sharing. Not all of the state's 12,000 are eligible, but those who are will get a bonus of nearly five percent of their salary.
Twin Cities not only Delta hub facing job cuts, higher air fares
Delta Airlines' primary headquarters and hub in Atlanta is flourishing. Not so at other hub cities. Since Delta absorbed Northwest Airlines, the Twin Cities area has lost 3,000 jobs associated with the carrier. In Memphis the number of flights has been nearly halved, pushing up air fares to the second highest in the nation. Behind Cincinnati. Which is also a Delta hub.
Needle sandwiches from Delta flights flown back to Netherlands for tests
One of the passengers who bit into a sandwich and punctured his mouth on a needle on a Minneapolis-bound Delta flight, John Tonjes of Plymouth, now faces sleepless nights as he worries about health risks. Meanwhile, an international investigation is focused on a food preparation area at the airport in Amsterdam. And experts speculate that it was not the work of terrorists.
Delta Airlines looking into acquiring American
Delta Airlines is analyzing a possible merger with American Airlines' parent company. The Wall Street Journal reports Delta has hired a firm to look into the financial and regulatory issues of joining the two companies. American filed for bankruptcy in November.
Delta moving 160 jobs from Twins Cites to Georgia
Delta Air Lines is relocating Edina-based MLT Vacations from Minnesota to its Atlanta headquarters over the next several months, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The company says roughly 160 employees in the Twin Cities will be offered the option to transfer. Delta is the dominant carrier in the Twin Cities after in acquired Northwest Airlines in 2008.
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