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.
Hero dad who stopped carjacker who fled with his kids identified
A GoFundMe has been set up to support Derek Gotchie and his family following the incident.
Watch: New London-Spicer wins 3A championship on incredible walk-off TD
New London-Spicer defeated the unbeaten Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton in remarkable circumstances.
Suspect in woman's killing in Moorhead is arrested
James Kollie Jr. was arrested Friday evening.
Former chair Jennifer Carnahan sues Minnesota GOP, which is suing her back
Carnahan stepped down under a cloud of controversy in August 2021.
One injured after leaping from burning vacant building in Minneapolis
Authorities say the building is known to be used by squatters.
Head-on crash leaves two drivers dead in southeastern Minnesota
The crash happened in Houston County just before 4 p.m. Friday.
Charges: Armed man made death threats at Minneapolis LGBTQ bar
The man allegedly used derogatory terms while threatening to kill someone.
FDA pulls last COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatment as new variants rise
A therapy used to treat more than 11,000 Minnesotans is no longer authorized amid a surge in the latest COVID-19 variants.
Charges: Plymouth man shot girlfriend in head after birthday party
The 23-year-old victim is in critical condition as of Friday.
State announces $2.5M in grants for child care providers
Child care providers in roughly a dozen communities will receive funds to help grow the supply of affordable, quality child care.
Probe of Golden Valley police uncovers racism, alleged misconduct
One officer was terminated for alleged racist comments and violations of state law.
Blowing snow Friday in Minnesota; will it snow next week?
Winds could gust up to 50 mph Friday afternoon and night.
Target, Kohl's announce holiday hiring plans
Minneapolis-based Target plans to hire 80,000 to 90,000 temporary employees nationwide for the Christmas shopping season, Fox Business reports. That is slightly fewer than last year, but Target notes 30 percent of the seasonal workers it hired last year stayed with the retailer permanently. Meanwhile, Wisconsin-based Kohl's plans to boost its temporary workforce by more than 10 percent from last year.
Holiday season will add more jobs, but retailers can't say how many
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.
Macy's will hire 78K for holiday, including in Minnesota
Macy's says it plans to hire 78,000 employees at its stores for the holiday season -- including dozens here in the Twin Cities. It's the latest sign of increased seasonal hiring this year.
Target plans to open its first store in Maui
The proposed store would be the fifth location the Minneapolis-based discount retailer has on the Hawaiian Islands. Pacific Business News reports the 136,500-square-foot store will be the anchor of a new shopping center in Central Maui and could open in 2014.
Wal-Mart says it's not giving up on plan to build store in Chanhassen
The city's Planning Commission voted 7-0 to reject the retailer's proposal after hundreds of people showed up to speak out against the plan. Commissioners say the store hasn't addressed concerns about traffic, parking and a nearby wetland. The company says it will address those issues before the City Council votes later this month.
Heat doesn't stop 900 from running for disabled vets in Cold Spring
Despite the heat and wind, more than 900 participants ran in Saturday’s Old Glory Run in Cold Spring, an annual event to raise money for the Disabled American Veterans organization. For the past five years, the 3.1-mile run has raised almost $90,000 for the cause.
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.
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