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December 8, 2022

Inflation squeezing some community college students

Marisa Gomez takes a full load of classes at Saint Paul College each semester and participates in a work-study program. She’s one of those students […]
December 8, 2022

In an ever-brighter world, tourists travel north for truly dark skies

On the Grand Portage reservation, on the tip of Minnesota's Arrowhead, Travis Novitsky likes to walk to a place where a gnarled, centuries-old tree grows […]
December 8, 2022

White Earth Nation imposes moratorium on large livestock farms

White Earth Nation leaders say proposed large farming operations threaten the Band’s health and safety, water and land resources, and economic security. On Nov. 18, […]
December 7, 2022

Minnesota unlikely to see change in tight labor market

Minnesota’s workforce shrank during the pandemic which was no surprise.  Businesses shut down, sometimes permanently and the sharp rise in the burden of child care, education […]
December 7, 2022

McDonald's franchise owners are caught violating child labor laws

Santonastasso Enterprises, which owns and operates 13 McDonald's franchises in and around Pittsburgh, Pa., paid a civil penalty of $57,332 for violating child labor laws, […]