Counties face falling revenues and increased demand for services during coronavirus pandemic.
At a time when Fox Sports North is normally gearing up for one of its busiest stretches, COVID-19 has brought the sports calendar to a halt. So how does Minnesota’s regional sports network choose what to put on TV?
While DEED has already processed 10,000 applications since implementing the program on April 24, it still has a ways to go.
In 1976, a few years after OSHA was created, Congress attached a rider to the agency’s budget that exempted farms with 10 or fewer employees from enforcement. The rider is included every year.
COVID-19 has prompted drastic changes in the way farmers markets are planning to operate.
For those pushing for a carbon-free Duluth, the biggest roadblock may be a company that has long been critical to the region’s economy — and its identity: Minnesota Power.
Minnesota also announced 21 deaths and 221 new COVID-19 cases.
Congress will add funds to the Paycheck Protection Program, even amid reports of misuse of the program.
Cook’s economy relies heavily on tourism, but it’s not clear when the tourists will come.
Walz has not released a comprehensive plan for reviving business in Minnesota yet, a subject of growing frustration among some Republicans, but his administration has been working behind the scenes over the last week to build its strategy.
Some areas have seen a third or more of their workforce file for unemployment.
States have some discretion to determine who is covered, but essentially, any individual who has exhausted all rights to regular unemployment and is self-employed should qualify.
The massive decline in print advertising brought on by the coronavirus crisis is “going to separate the haves and the have-nots,” said Star Tribune Publisher Michael J. Klingensmith.
“It’s a really tough time right now because of the uncertainty,” said Judy Hulterstrum, executive director of the Litchfield Area Chamber of Commerce, “but we’re staying as positive as we can.”
Under the coronavirus aid package passed by the Minnesota Legislature Thursday, child care providers can apply for a $4,500 monthly grant, with larger centers eligible for an additional monthly grant of up to $15,500, based on capacity.
The longer schools and businesses stay shut, the more uncertain the future is for many providers.
Waiting periods are waived; people lacking child care may qualify; caps lifted for business owners; and more.
The red and black square pattern is having a moment nationally, but in Minnesota it never really went away.
Detroit and Cleveland, sure. Duluth?
Medina-based Polaris Industries, a global leader in sales of off-road vehicles, also has the dubious distinction of leading the industry in the number of safety recalls, a new report shows.