The president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank expects modest improvements in unemployment numbers over several years. Narayana Kocherlakota spoke at a lucnheon Friday, adding that the overall recovery will take longer: "If you're thinking five years, I don't think you'll be disappointed,"
Rep. Boebert refuses to apologize for Islamophobic comment toward Rep. Omar
A phone call Monday between the two lawmakers ended abruptly.
Vikings place Patrick Peterson on COVID-19/reserve list
The Vikings cornerback said he was vaccinated in August.
'Numerous' reports of eager anglers falling through ice
Conditions are still unpredictable, and can vary even across a single body of water.
Minnesota health officials watching closely for omicron variant
Health leaders do not yet know how transmissible or severe the new variant is.
School bus driver charged in fatal hit-and-run will plead guilty
Another motorist told the driver to call 911, but he instead got on the bus and drove off, charges say.
5 outdoor destinations to explore around the Twin Cities
There's something for everyone on this list of overlooked spots.
As pandemic continues, so do efforts to improve child mental health access
Children's Minnesota has announced it will open its first inpatient mental health facility for under 18s.
Charges: Clinic locked down after man tried to enter, threatened passersby
Staff at the clinic suspected he was intoxicated, according to the complaint.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, November 29
The state's latest report includes data from the Thanksgiving break.
Mpls. Fed chief: interest rates should stay low until unemployment falls to 5.5%
The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis has a reputation for being nervous about inflation and backing higher interest rates to guard against it. That's why some economists were surprised by his Thursday speech. Narayana Kocherlakota said -- as long as inflation is under control -- interest rates should remain at rock-bottom levels until unemployment falls to 5.5 percent.
Minneapolis Fed chief says state weathered recession 'notably better' than nation
Federal Reserve President Narayana Kocherlakota says Minnesota is further along in the economic recovery than the nation as a whole and fared better during the recession, as well.
Minnesota trimming 14 weeks off of unemployment benefits
Unemployment benefits in Minnesota will end after 46 weeks, instead of the current 60. The Department of Employment and Economic Development says the unemployment rate has been below six percent for three months, which triggers the reduction.
Once-a-year chance to drive Minneapolis' Nicollet Mall
Thanksgiving night is the only time drivers get a chance to steer through the downtown Minneapolis Nicollet Mall. The street is usually reserved for buses and bikes.
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