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.
St. Louis County set to declare state of emergency ahead of peak flood levels
Volunteers are urgently needed for sandbagging efforts in a small community near Voyageurs National Park.
Brothers Bar & Grill closes in downtown Minneapolis
The Midwest chain closed its St. Cloud location in 2018.
Licensed physician Ken Jeong to do standup in MN this September
The licensed physician will take the stage at Treasure Island Resort and Casino on Sept. 30.
Osseo PD says officer did not pursue suspect who caused fatal crash
The crash happened in Brooklyn Park early Sunday morning.
Suspect arrested after 3 family members stabbed in Albert Lea
The three victims are related, according to police.
50,000 gallons of toilet wastewater leaks into Twin Cities lake
You may want to avoid this body of water.
Evidence that omicron strains BA.4 and BA.5 are in Minnesota
The European CDC has warned of a possible significant summer surge fueled by the omicron subvariants.
Hastings man charged for driving drunk with 2-year-old in vehicle
Matthew Quade's BAC was almost five times over the legal limit when police pulled him over last week.
Arrest made after person shot at Hopkins apartment building
Police say this was an isolated incident and that the victim and suspect knew each other.
BA.2.12.1 omicron subvariant quickly becoming dominant in MN
Experts say the subvariant is more transmissible but there is not evidence to suggest it causes more severe disease.
Teen paddle boarders rescued after 'abrupt wind change' on Lake Superior
The rescue happened off Park Point Beach Saturday.
Kohl's plans to add 900 holiday jobs at its Minnesota stores
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.
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.
Toys R Us to open pop-up shop in Macy's stores, including MOA
Macy's at the Mall of America in Bloomington will be among the 24 Macy's stores across the country to offer a Toys R Us Express-branded department during the upcoming holiday season, according to a company news release. The pop-up toy shops will be open from Oct. 15 to Jan. 15 and offer an assortment of dolls, action figures and puzzles.
MSP Sneak peek: Nicole Richie for Macy’s
Nicole Richie for Macy’s Impulse department drops Sept. 12. It’s exactly what the department store is going for right now: young and affordable with celeb appeal. The collection looks a lot like the personal wardrobe of Richie, the former hot mess who recast herself as a cool mom and connoisseur of boho chic.
Macy's is hiring thousands more workers for the holidays
Hiring fairs are being held in Minnesota over the next week.
Target announces cut in seasonal workers; other retailers adding
Minnesota-based Target Corp. is trimming back on its seasonal hires for the holidays. KARE 11 reports that the retail giant will hire anywhere from 80,000 to 90,000 seasonal workers this year, down from 92,000 in 2011. Walmart and Kohl's on the other hand, are increasing their seasonal work forces.
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