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Rep. Steve Scalise discharged from hospital after 'successful' surgery
Body found in median west of Grand Forks
Barbara Bush honored by friends and family at private funeral in Houston
Lancaster man dies in pickup crash
Dog found killed, cars appear hit by bullets in Polk County
crime and courts
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
Grand Cities Children's Choir presents spring concert
Despite faith fall, Good News still very good
The seed varieties you should plant this spring
New living arrangements could keep family close
Reader shares handy amaryllis tips
New hardy rose variety was 16 years in the making
In search of talent, Minnesota United reaches into Africa
Buxton still dealing with 'pounding' of migraines but other symptoms are improving
Former UND safety Cole Reyes keeping tabs on NFL draft
Soaring to nationals
Soaring to nationals
Lucille M. Heck
Lloyd Emil Radi
The ticks have been waiting for warmer weather, and they are hungry
Earth Day pasque flower hike set for Fertile Sand Hills
OUTDOOR REPORT: Focus switches to sturgeon on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River; light goose migration near peak in North Dakota
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
Wolves should be managed like other species, Minnesota legislator says
Letter: Transparency means involving entire board
Viewpoint: Rural broadband key to infrastructure
Letter: Opposed to dog daycare on north side
Commentary: The fight over online sales taxes cannot be about fairness
Our view: Put online sellers on equal footing
BJ Maxson for Sheriff
Rep. Josh Boschee
90th Birthday Celebration
July 30, 2015
New minimum wage in Minnesota to be highest in the region
Minnesota will rise above its regional peers in minimum wage Saturday, as the state’s new $9 per hour rate begins Aug. 1.
July 30, 2015 - 10:30pm
July 10, 2015
Minnesota banks on higher taxes, minimum wage as script for growth
It is too early to tell how a recent round of tax hikes and a minimum wage increase will play out in Minnesota, a state where liberal and conservative forces have often swapped control and policies.
July 10, 2015 - 9:00pm
June 16, 2015
OUR OPINION: Large wage hikes unfair to small businesses
Wal-Mart announced earlier this month it will raise wages for approximately 100,000 of its U.S. workers. Soon, wages for Wal-Mart's service-oriented...
June 16, 2015 - 5:00am
June 2, 2015
Wal-Mart to raise wages for 100,000 U.S. workers in some departments
Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it would raise minimum wages for over 100,000 U.S. employees including some department managers and deli workers, its...
June 2, 2015 - 7:45pm
May 31, 2015
LETTER: Stingy businesses should pay some social-services costs
This is in response to Lloyd Omdahl's column, "Reducing the size of the dependent population" (Page A4, May 25). There are many reasons why people qualify for public assistance. The most glaring and obvious one is wages—that would be a living wage, not a minimum wage.
May 31, 2015 - 4:45am
May 7, 2015
Labor Dept to unveil proposed overtime pay rules
Overtime pay rules for broad swaths of salaried U.S. workers would be overhauled under a proposal that moved forward on Tuesday, with President...
May 7, 2015 - 5:30pm
April 16, 2015
U.S. fast-food workers mark Tax Day demanding higher wages
Fast-food workers rallied in U.S. cities on Wednesday to demand higher pay, using the April 15 deadline for filing tax returns to publicize their...
April 16, 2015 - 6:45pm
March 24, 2015
Minnesota House passes bill allowing employers to pay tipped workers less
The Minnesota House passed a bill Monday night that would allow employers to pay a lower wage to workers who make more than $4 per hour in tips.
March 24, 2015 - 4:58pm
March 20, 2015
Daugaard signs bill for lower South Dakota youth minimum wage
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a bill to lower the minimum wage for youth in South Dakota to $7.50 per hour, his office announced Friday.
March 20, 2015 - 9:15pm
December 4, 2014
Minimum wage fight hits the streets of nearly 200 U.S. cities
Thousands of U.S. fast-food workers and supporters marched in nearly 200 cities around the United States on Thursday including Chicago and Boston...
December 4, 2014 - 5:17pm
November 5, 2014
South Dakota voters approve minimum wage hike by 55-45 margin
South Dakota voters approved raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.50 an hour in Tuesday’s election.
November 5, 2014 - 8:15pm
July 31, 2014
Minnesota’s minimum wage hike goes into effect Friday
Minnesota is seeing its first minimum wage increase in nearly a decade. Starting Friday, most of the state’s lowest paid workers will receive...
July 31, 2014 - 10:00pm
April 30, 2014
Obama, Republicans, trade fire over minimum wage, Benghazi
President Barack Obama and his Republican opponents traded accusations over the minimum wage and a deadly attack at a U.S. facility in Benghazi, Libya, on Wednesday in their drive to get voters focused on the November congressional elections.
April 30, 2014 - 6:06pm
Senate Republicans stop Obama bid to hike minimum wage
U.S. Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a top White House legislative priority, a bill to increase the federal minimum wage for the first time in five years.
April 30, 2014 - 4:45pm
April 19, 2014
Minimum wage hike worries some Minnesota business owners
When Angie Decker and her business partner started a new enterprise three years ago, they knew their labor costs would grow over time as they...
April 19, 2014 - 12:00pm