Minimum-wage primer: How Minnesota fell behind Wisconsin and other Midwest states
Minnesota’s political and cultural rival Wisconsin has paid a higher minimum wage since 2007, hitting $6.50 per hour that year and matching the state with the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour by 2010. While many businesses in the state must pay the ...
Good Question: How Many Minnesotans Own Cabins?
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Anyone who has sat in traffic on I-94 headed north on a Friday knows that Minnesota’s cabin culture is the real deal. But how many Minnesotans actually ... of Minnesotans with properties in Wisconsin, Iowa or the Dakotas.
A Letter to Scott Walker From a Wisconsin Teacher
On Saturday, February 19, 2011, I sent the following letter to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker ... for a grand total of 2000 hours per year. Part of the teachers’ arguments regarding their time is that no one sees how many hours they work at home ...
Smoky haze across Wisconsin caused by Minnesota blaze
A huge forest fire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in Minnesota has sent ash and smoke across vast sections of Wisconsin, including metro Milwaukee, where air quality spiked to unhealthy levels for many people ... rises for a few hours.
Meet the Wisconsin micro-distillery Minnesota distillers cite as their inspiration
Ask the new crop of micro-distillers setting up shop in the Twin Cities how they got into the business, and many ... Minneapolis's first micro-distillery. From the outside, 45th Parallel Spirits doesn't look like much. But it's here, in New Richmond ...