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 ...
Heavy snow belts Minnesota, Wisconsin
MINNEAPOLIS The heaviest snowstorm to hit the region in two winters dumped heavy snow across a broad belt of Minnesota, including the Twin Cities area, as well as parts of western Wisconsin ... But for many, the snow long overdue: Good times in the ...
Bodies of 2 Minnesota hikers found on Mount Evans
The same week that a team of Minnesota firefighters headed out to Colorado to search for two missing Minnesotans who disappeared during a hiking trip in April, officials confirm their bodies have been found ... than 4,500 search hours were dedicated ...
First Snow for Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan This Weekend
More rain and snow showers will follow for Monday across Minnesota, Wisconsin, upper Michigan and northern Ontario ... can dip near to below freezing at times during the daylight hours, after including wind, actual temperature, precipitation and other ...
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.