Minnesota and eight other states are working closely with federal labor officials to root businesses that are wrongly classifying workers as independent contractors and depriving them of minimum wage and overtime.
Ex-South St. Paul coach dies by suicide 2 days before sentencing
Matthew McCollister was to be sentenced for fraud in federal court on Wednesday.
Minnesota 'glampground' named one of 10 best in U.S.
In Nevis, Minnesota, campers can stay in a refurbished 1905 train car.
Two men charged over terrifying armed robbery at Newport apartment
They shot the woman who lives in the apartment in the abdomen, and put a gun to a man's head.
Minneapolis 2-year-old identified in suspicious death case
The cause of death has not yet been revealed due to an ongoing investigation.
Victim of wrong-way driver crash ID'd as Hutchinson 19-year-old
Three women, ages 19, 20 and 20, were in the vehicle struck by a wrong-way driver early Sunday morning.
FOX 9's Mary McGuire, KSTP's Brett Hoffland expecting baby
The couple announced they're expecting this winter.
Eli Hart killing: Police investigating multiple crime scenes
An announcement Tuesday confirmed potential crime scenes in Mound and Minnetrista.
Twin Cities mental health workers gather for 1-day strike
More than 400 mental health workers are participating in the unionized strike on Tuesday.
HAZMAT team at Bloomington hotel following chemical spill in pool
The fire department said two hotel employees are being evaluated by paramedics.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities gets $6M of Mackenzie Scott donation
The donation is the largest the organization has ever seen from a single individual.
Minneapolis accused of backtracking on 24/7 bus lanes for Hennepin Ave.
The Minneapolis City Council is set to vote on Thursday.
Duluth brings back masking in city buildings amid COVID surge
Duluth, in one of the state's current COVID hotspots, has brought back a mask requirement in city buildings.
Sugar workers enlist youngsters in hopes of breaking labor standoff
Workers locked out by American Crystal Sugar have turned to their children to make an appeal to the board members of the farmer-owned co-operative. The kids gathered over the weekend to write letters describing the impact the labor impasse has had on their families over the last 14 months. The company insists the contract that's been rejected by the union is its final offer.
Labor board rejects claim by Crystal Sugar workers
The board says American Crystal offered several contracts before the lockout that made significant strides towards a compromise with the workers' union. The union plans to appeal the board's ruling.
Labor officials allege Cargill discriminated in hiring production workers
The Labor Department claims the food giant discriminated against more than 4,000 people who sought entry-level jobs at a turkey processing facility. Officials say women were less likely to be hired while Asians and Pacific Islanders were favored.
Minnesota town offers free home lots to attract workers
The town of Hallock is waiving fees for home lots in hopes that workers coming to staff a new canola plant will put down roots there. The town has seen a steady decline in population and now has fewer than a thousand residents for the first time since 1950.
Twin Cities workers push for better pay and clear benefits on Labor Day
That includes a $15 minimum wage and posters explaining workers' time off rights.
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