Adults in their 20s and 30s race the highest unemployment numbers for their age group since World War II. There's little hope on the horizon. The recession officially ended in 2009, but new Census data show there are prolonged rates of joblessness with young adults causing them to delay marriage and put off having children. Poverty rates for their age group is higher than others.
Excelsior chocolate shop ransacked by thieves to reopen
Truffle Hill will reopen to the public on Friday.
Company agrees to changes after child workers found in MN meat plants
An investigation found children ages 13-17 working hazardous jobs at the plants.
Drinks can company to lay off almost 100 workers, close St. Paul plant
State authorities were informed of the impending closure.
Suspect in Minneapolis bar killing charged with weapons crime
The suspect has not been charged with murder in the case as of Wednesday.
A monster storm is coming next week: What will happen?
What we know with high confidence at this point is that there will be a monster storm in the central U.S. by the early and middle part of next week.
Boy safe after kidnapping by non-custodial parent in Mankato
The search prompted the temporary shutdown of I-35 Tuesday night.
Search for group who stole 13 guns, ammo, vehicles on Thanksgiving
The theft happened at a home near Belle Plaine.
11 face charges after being found 'exploring' Fridley sewer system
A 911 caller reported seeing a group removing a manhole cover Monday night.
Man killed by St. Paul police ID'd by family, community demands answers
The man was identified as 24-year-old Howard Johnson.
Quick shot of snow to impact morning commute in Twin Cities
Snow is moving into the metro Wednesday morning.
Body found in burned out car near Bird Island identified as local farmer
The deceased is a 59-year-old man from rural Bird Island.
I-94 temporarily closed in Moorhead as man was rescued from bridge
The man was on a railroad bridge support pillar.
Even those struggling through tough economy find reasons to be thankful
A photo-journalist who came to Minnesota last year lost her job and her mother this year. She's thankful for the unemployment insurance that's tying her over while she looks for a job she hopes will be even better than the one she lost.
Minnesota doctors debate screening all young adults for chlamydia
The sexually transmitted disease often shows no symptoms and can cause serious harm to women. Health officials say the state is wrestling with an epidemic and that reported cases of the disease have nearly tripled in 12 years. Doctors want to test all patients between age 15 and 25.
Minnesota doctors reject annual chlamydia screening for young men
The Minnesota Medical Association's governing board decided not to recommend annual chlamydia tests for all young adults. The group says screening for men is not cost effective. The tests are recommended for sexually active women ages 15 to 25.
Central Corridor tear-up takes toll on businesses
A few early supporters of the rail project tell MinnPost that if they knew how bad business would get, they wouldn't have supported it in the first place. About two dozen businesses along the rail line have closed up since construction started.
Report sees modest growth in Minnesota economy; construction jobs rebounding
A new report by BMO Capital Markets paints a picture of Minnesota's economy as slowly but surely recovering. The unemployment rate of less than six percent is helped by fresh hiring in the construction industry and an easing of job cuts among government employees. Housing is still considered a weak spot, but at least prices are recovering and there are signs that more building is on the horizon.
Study: Minneapolis among best cities for young adults to start careers
PayScale.com studied foiks in the 19-29 year old age group to see which U.S. cities offer the most fertile ground for the Gen Y set to launch their careers. Minneapolis ranked high not only because of competitive salaries. Short commute times and plenty of other Gen Yers helped place the Mill City third behind Seattle and Houston.
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