Work & Money

Fort Snelling project secures affordable housing financing while costing $900,000 per...

A plan to save 26 crumbling buildings at Fort Snelling’s Upper Post and turn them into moderately priced apartments for veterans narrowly secured critical...

Hennepin County to purchase two properties for homeless people

Hennepin County will spend $3.5 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid to buy two properties for people experiencing homelessness: a 35-room motel in southwest...

Why the eviction moratorium is so important for the Minnesota economy

Gov. Tim Walz has continued to extend a ban on evictions resulting from non-payment. The most recent executive order, which became effective August 4th,...

Unrest ruined their businesses, rebuilding may displace them for good

First came the pandemic that forced many of the small restaurants in St. Paul’s Midway Shopping Center to temporarily close. Then, as many were...

Cure cancer while achieving financial success! Jason Lewis used radio show...

Back when he still had a radio show, U.S. Senate candidate Jason Lewis sold Youngevity nutritional supplements that the multi-level marketing company claims fight...

Memo to Washington: We need another COVID-19 relief bill — now

What are they waiting for? Back in the spring, federal policymakers acted quickly to address the emerging pandemic and economic disruption. Among various measures...

On Labor Day, little to celebrate for American workers

Many Minnesotans will be free from work today because of the federal Labor Day holiday, but the average worker has had little to celebrate...

Mnuchin: White House would back additional cash to states in relief...

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday said the Trump administration would be open to providing additional aid to state and local governments...

Milan, Minnesota swelled with immigrants. But will the census count them?

This story was contributed by Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts. MILAN, Minn. — The October chill hit Gabriel Elias like a truck...

6 questions for former St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman, CEO of...

We talked to Chris Coleman, president and CEO of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity and former St. Paul mayor, about the housing landscape and what...
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