The message conveyed by protesters who stormed the Uptown McDonald's last week was heard loud and clear by at least a couple members of the Minneapolis City Council.Council member Alondra Cano tells us she's working with the U.S. Department of Labor to get a sense of the legal challenges the city co ... More >>
The Wellstone Act could bring better health care to millions of Americans
This is what jobs see as they come to our fine state.No one in America found a job last month. Not one person. But in Minnesota, the job vacancies listings have shot up in recent months.This leads to some pretty interesting possibilities. Could it be that Minnesota is not part of the United State ... More >>
YouTubeTalk too loud in Cub Foods, you're asking for a headlock.A group peacefully protesting what they call union-busting activities by Cub Foods' cleaning service got way more than they bargained for Tuesday night, including face-fulls of pepper spray. A security guard at the Cub Foods on Lake ... More >>
Image via Dayton for GovernorYvonne Prettner SolonFormer DFL U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton has named Duluth State Senator Yvonne Prettner Solon as his running mate in the 2010 race for the governor's office. "I am very proud to introduce the woman I believe will be Minnesota's next Lieutenant Govern ... More >>
Former Peninsula workers say the Malaysian restaurant made them work long hours without pay.
How many decades has it been since statistics showing that men comprise a majority of anything has been news? And since when does holding 43 percent of a category of jobs make anybody endangered? Forty-three percent is almost half. Is it even statistically relevant?
Even Republicans are alarmed by the governor's fiscal mismanagement
Latinos, Somalis, and the American dream in southern Minnesota
Did Northwest Airlines try to muzzle a whistleblower?
The Lakeland city beach is beautiful, secluded, and contaminated with asbestos
Half a century after a son of Mexican immigrants founded local rock, a new generation of Latinos listens for its own song
Photographers Lewis W. Hine and David Parker frame the debate over child labor
Ex-cons and ex-housewives. The highly trained and the unskilled. The nice, the nasty, and the downright crazy. All kinds of people come to the day-labor hiring hall, but they all come for the same thing.
Minneapolis City Council members go to great lengths to keep meeting private so they can discuss... nothing?
Minneapolis's riverside milling district is about to become a condo tract and history park. But there are plenty of stories the commemorative plaques won't tell