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A grieving, rebuilding city: A day in Minneapolis during the George Floyd protests
Watch: Gov. Walz, public officials to provide update on state’s response to protests, public safety concerns in Minnesota
Bismarck protesters march through the street, avoid clashes with police
Trump postpones the annual Group of Seven meeting, adds nonmembers to list
Majority of those arrested in George Floyd protests and riots gave Minnesota addresses
Proposal for later college baseball season looks like a winner
Macalester re-enters MIAC football in ‘a position of strength’
What limited attendance at Gophers football games could do to the Minnesota’s budget
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Canceling Cats Incredible tournament in NW Minnesota was the right choice, given ongoing pandemic risks
As North Dakota wildlife goes, mountain lions top the list of species that captivate and fascinate
March 11, 2020
St. Paul schools to close again Thursday; no talks planned on teacher contract
ST. PAUL — St. Paul teachers will continue to strike Thursday, March 12, as their union and the school district remain at a standstill on a...
March 11, 2020 - 9:21pm
March 10, 2020
St. Paul schools close Tuesday as teachers strike over contract dispute
ST. PAUL — St. Paul district schools closed Tuesday, March 10, for the city’s first teacher strike since 1946. The St. Paul Federation of...
March 10, 2020 - 4:36pm
March 9, 2020
St. Paul teachers reject arbitration offer to avoid strike; talks continue Monday night
ST. PAUL — St. Paul Public Schools and its teachers union were negotiating late into the night Monday, March 9, seeking to prevent the city’s...
March 9, 2020 - 5:00pm
March 6, 2020
North Dakota city's firefighters' fund helps them go 'above and beyond'
GRAND FORKS -- For Grand Forks firefighters, the goal of every call is to help people -- but sometimes, they see people who they want to help...
March 6, 2020 - 3:33pm
February 26, 2020
4,000 Twin Cities janitors to strike for 24 hours on Thursday evening
MINNEAPOLIS — Four thousand Twin Cities janitors plan to walk off their jobs Thursday evening, Feb. 27, after negotiators failed to reach a...
February 26, 2020 - 9:47pm
February 17, 2020
Former labor union officer accused of embezzling over $100K
FARGO — A former labor union official has been charged with embezzlement after allegedly taking nearly $108,000 from his organization while...
February 17, 2020 - 9:25pm
February 15, 2020
Twin Cities health workers preparing to strike Wednesday
ST. PAUL -- Nurses, physician assistants and other caregivers in the union representing 1,800 HealthPartners workers are preparing for a week-long...
February 15, 2020 - 6:13pm
September 29, 2018
Union wants Minnesota workers hired for wind farm construction
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — With several wind farm projects in development in southwest Minnesota and more on the way, it's an exciting time...
September 29, 2018 - 7:48am
September 3, 2018
'A holiday for the rest of us': Labor Day a reminder to honor workers, and the fight for workplace rights
FARGO — Enjoying your Labor Day holiday? Good! You worked for it. At the same time, as you're firing up the grill or heading to the lakes...
September 3, 2018 - 5:00am
July 14, 2018
Minnesota's prevailing-wage laws a 'win-win-win,' researcher says; critics call for changes
ST. PAUL—Are Minnesota's rules setting pay on state-funded public construction projects a boost for skilled labor or a barrier for workers...
July 14, 2018 - 9:19am
March 26, 2018
Raises coming to Minnesota state workers
ST. PAUL — Tens of thousands of Minnesota state workers will get a raise after the House and Senate approved negotiated contracts. Senators...
March 26, 2018 - 4:36pm
December 4, 2014
Ag groups want to end port disruptions
FARGO, N.D. -- West Coast port disruptions are becoming a dire situation for U.S. agriculture. A coalition of 61 ag groups, including several with members in Minnesota and the Dakotas, have appealed to President Barack Obama to take decisive action to override a labor impasse. The...
December 4, 2014 - 1:45pm
November 17, 2014
West Coast labor disputes hurt Minn. exporters
Every month, Brushvale Seed in Breckenridge, Minn., typically prepares to ship about 100 containers of specialty soybeans to overseas customers. In recent years, the company has cashed in on Minnesota's growing status as a top exporter of agricultural products. At $2.2 billion in...
November 17, 2014 - 12:57pm
August 1, 2014
Court allows Minn. childcare union vote
ST. PAUL -- A federal court Thursday said a vote to organize a union for some Minnesota home day care providers can be scheduled. The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed of two lawsuits filed to block the drive.
August 1, 2014 - 8:56am
May 30, 2014
Minn. Gov. walks fine line on mining as he seeks 2nd term
HOYT LAKES, Minn. - Most Minnesota Democrats are united behind Gov. Mark Dayton, who undoubtedly will be endorsed for a second term at the DFL...
May 30, 2014 - 7:02am