June 22, 2020

What’s up with unemployment in Minnesota? The view from the May numbers

MinnPost photo by Peter Callaghan Minnesota’s labor force in May consisted of 3,067,999 people, an increase of 1,500 compared to April. Minnesota’s labor force in […]
June 19, 2020

Caribou Coffee workers join in national campaign for better COVID-19 protections

One protestor carried a massive cup that played off Caribou Coffee’s slogan. Caribou Coffee’s long-time slogan is “Life is short. Stay awake for it.” When […]
June 18, 2020

How COVID-19 has affected the price of rent in the Twin Cities

While COVID-19 seems to have blunted the growth of rent prices somewhat, its longer-term effects remain unclear. For a good part of the last decade, […]
June 17, 2020

5 Best Minnesota Airbnbs

The best Minnesota Airbnbs can be found all around the state. If you’re looking for a fun local getaway, you’ve found the right spot! Keep […]
June 8, 2020

Can energy companies help Minnesota’s economy recover from the COVID pandemic?

REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol Potential initiatives include the repowering of older wind farms with newer technology and new solar energy projects. In early May, Joseph Sullivan, a […]
June 2, 2020

For unemployment during the COVID-19 pandemic, Minnesota is below average

The state and federal governments recently released data for unemployment at the national, state, and county levels for April — some of the first data to […]
June 2, 2020

5 Must-do Midwest Road Trips

Looking for some great Midwest road trips? You’ve found the right place! Living in Minnesota, we love to explore our backyard, so we make a […]
May 27, 2020

Travel vs. Vacation

Travel vs. vacation. Are they the same thing? Being a travel writer for the last 3 years, here’s my thoughts. There’s not many more things […]
May 22, 2020

Economic impacts of pork shutdowns will reach well beyond Minnesota farmers

Minnesota is the U.S.’s second-biggest pork-producing state. Even before COVID-19, Minnesota’s pork farmers had been having a tough time, with trade disputes holding down farm […]
May 22, 2020

Minnesota isn’t going to run out of meat

If you’ve been to a grocery store in recent weeks, you may have noticed the meat section looking a little picked over. Then again, maybe […]