The parent company of the daily newspaper in Rochester, Small Newspaper Group, announced it's moving all news page and ad design production to Moline, Ill., by the end of the year to cut costs. About 23 employees at the PB will be affected, including copy editors, news graphics and ad design artists.
Firefighters respond to smoke-filled cabin to find man asleep inside
A wood stove was determined to be the cause of the smoke.
MSP snowplow drivers reach contract agreement after threatening strike
Teamsters Local 320 reached an agreement with the Metropolitan Airports Commission Saturday.
What you should know about the Vikings' head coach candidates
Seven candidates were revealed on Saturday morning.
COVID testing site in Minneapolis to move temporarily as Boat Show moves in
The testing site will be moved to U.S. Bank Stadium.
Man dies after being 'punched in the head' during altercation in Duluth
A 46-year-old man is in custody and facing 1st-degree manslaughter charges.
Deion Sanders says Zimmer, Spielman hadn't spoken 'in months'
Sanders' comments revealed some of the Vikings' issues last season.
Brooklyn Park man pleads guilty in 2020 fatal drive-by shooting
Devon Manley will be sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years.
Man gets 10 years for fatal pawn shop fire during Minneapolis riots
The incident, which took place during riots in May 2020, resulted in one man's death.
Election officials dismiss conservative group's complaint against Rep. Ilhan Omar
The group alleged that she used campaign funds on her future husband's consulting firm.
Computer virus attacks Post-Bulletin's website
The Rochester newspaper has shut down its popular website until a computer virus is eliminated. On Facebook, Publisher Randy Chapman wrote the virus "attacked its website through an advertisement posted on its site." In the meantime, the Post-Bulletin is using blogs and its social media accounts to post breaking news.
Jostens moving production jobs to Tennessee
The Bloomington-based maker of yearbooks, class rings and similar products will start phasing out nearly 400 jobs in July. The director of communications for Jostens told the Topeka Capital-Journal, "the transition is expected to be substantially complete by January of 2013."
Rochester Post Bulletin sold to owner of Duluth News Tribune
Forum Communications owns dozens of newspapers across four states.
Online job postings inch up in Minnesota
There were about 100 more online job postings in Minnesota this month compared to September, according to the Conference Board. Minnesota's chief labor market analyst tells MPR that online job postings have consistently been stronger in Minnesota, perhaps because "employers in Minnesota are adapting to that technology more rapidly."
Hubbard Broadcasting shuts down news operations in Alexandria, cuts 17 jobs
Effective immediately, KSAX-TV will no longer produce and broadcast its regularly scheduled local news cut-ins. The move affects 17 employees at the Alexandria television station. KSAX Station Manager Ed Smith told the Echo Press, "The rising costs of technology, along with increased competition in viewing choices, have made it impossible for the station to remain profitable in its current form." The ABC affiliate will continue to offer central Minnesota viewers local and national programming from its Twin Cities-based sister station, KSTP-TV.
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