Wednesday Mar 5
St. Cloud Times
Minimum wage: Agreeing on $9.50 an hour, lawmakers differ on inflation indexing
There's no chance the Senate will approve a minimum wage bill that includes an adjustment for inflation, Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk said Tuesday.
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Sat Mar 01, 2014
Met Council data show strong growth ahead for Hennepin and Carver counties
Older, close-in suburbs are poised to reverse long-standing population losses and return to robust growth in coming decades, new Metropolitan Council projections show.
Zach Mohs needed a home. Some Twin Cities builders responded.
Zack Mohs' mom, Cheryl Young, in the living room of Zack's new home, which is under construction, in South St Paul, on Thursday morning, Feb. 27, 2014.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Room & Board plans big warehouse
Room & Board's Edina store is one of its 12 retail locations nationwide. The company is growing and plans to double the size of its distribution center in Rogers.
St. Cloud Times
Times Writers Group: Backlash shows racism alive
Virginia's "sweeping ban" on same-sex marriage was recently overturned, but there are still opponents who "aren't giving up," as the Times reported Feb. 15. Virginia was also the first state to ban miscegenation, making illegal the marriage of a white person and a non-white person.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Minnesota House Dems to live week on minimum wage
As Minnesota's legislative session nears, one of the state's champions of raising the minimum wage issued a challenge to his Capitol colleagues Tuesday: Live on that pay for a week.
Western suburbs evaluate city ordinances on breweries
Breweries have been popping up left and right in the west metro. That's because brewpubs and taprooms are wildly popular - and because city ordinances are being changed to allow them.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Raising Minnesota's minimum wage expected to be hot issue at Capitol
Scott Coykendall lost a $63,000-a-year job a few years ago, had one for a while at around $17 an hour, and for the past few months has worked full time at Domino's for the federal minimum wage of $7.25.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Twin Cities insurer offers nation's cheapest health-exchange plan
MNsure's launch was far from smooth, but the plans it offers are among the cheapest in the nation.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Why Minneapolis is keeping the dueling stadium-area proposals secret
The city of Minneapolis is evaluating two development proposals for the air-rights above a new parking ramp planned next door to the new Vikings stadium .
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Lubrication Technologies Inc. to expand to La
Gov. Bobby Jindal and Lubrication Technologies Inc. CEO Chris Bame announced the project Monday.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
DeRusha Eats: Milton's Vittles, Vino And Beer
When Francine Weber opened Milton's Vittles, Vino and Beer in suburban Crystal, Minn., she thought she'd open a fast casual soul food spot.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
The Des Moines Register
Top Iowa State basketball recruit Vaughn picks announcement date
One of the nation's premiere guards is expected to announce Tuesday where he'll play next season -- and most recruiting experts think it will be Iowa State or UNLV.