Thirty workers have walked off the job to protest a new dress code at Dianne's Fine Desserts. After a worker's long dress was caught in a piece of floor machinery, women were forbidden from wearing dresses that hang below the knee. The workers are Muslim and say dressing modestly is a tenet of their religion.
Twin Cities placed in tornado watch ahead of intense line of storms
Photo above is a view from Marshall as the line of storms moved through Thursday evening.
Tornado watch in MN as intense line of storms blasts through
The tornado watch is in effect until midnight.
Rare 'particularly dangerous situation' weather watch issued in SW MN
The warning covers an area of Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska.
Dad and 2 children killed in western Wisconsin house fire
A devastating house fire happened early Thursday morning.
2 suspects involved in Brooklyn Park armed carjacking
The incident happened Wednesday night near a shopping center and Cub.
Man sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for child pornography
Alexander John Odegaard was sentenced in U.S. District Court Tuesday.
Victim in I-90 crash was storm-chasing meteorologist from Mexico
Martha Llanos Rodriguez died in the wreck on I-90.
Tickets still available for Minnesota State Fair preview event
The five-day Minnesota State Fair taster event, featuring over 30 food and drink vendors, is making its return at the end of the month.
Woman critical after boyfriend stabs her in neck at light rail station
The boyfriend of the victim is said to have stabbed her, according to St. Paul Police.
Female wolf illegally killed in Voyageurs National Park
Researchers for the project said this is the fourth collared wolf that has been illegally killed in the past two years by poachers.
Gallery: Beautiful English-style home showcases grandeur of an earlier era
Located across Washburn Park and the Minneapolis Institute of Art
Dispute over St. Paul city housing code goes to U.S. Supreme Court
Rental property owners in St. Paul claim the city's housing code will drive up their costs and limit their ability to rent to African-Americans, who make up a disproportionate share of low-income renters. The property owners claim the city is violating the Fair Housing Act by aggressively enforcing the code. City officials say it's the landlords who are trying to evade the fair housing rules by avoiding maintenance and renting out dilapidated housing.
Some workers frustrated with new Mayo Clinic dress code
The Post Bulletin reports the Rochester-based medical facility is requiring about 900 desk employees to wear black pants and light-blue shirts, instead of scrubs. Employees have voiced frustrations, despite Mayo willing to reimburse workers for the new uniforms.
Opponents of a controversial biofuel plant in Le Sueur push for a referendum
The Free Press reports petitions with hundreds of signatures have already been given to the City Council. The $30 million plant would convert food-processing and animal waste into energy. Supporters tout the economic benefits, but opponents call the project "dysfunctional."
Somali workers, plant argue over unemployment eligibility
While a discrimination case against a Le Center food manufacturing plant is just getting started, another state agency is trying to determine whether the estimated 40 Somali workers who claim discrimination led to their departure from the business are eligible for unemployment benefits.
Burnsville cracks down on apartment complex after 120 code violations
The city says an apartment complex with more than 120 code violations can't lease any more units until it fixes the problems. Those include squirrels, mice, roaches, mold, bad wiring, faulty plumbing, sagging ceilings, the list goes on and on ...
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