The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to 576,000, a hopeful sign that layoffs are easing as the economy recovers from the pandemic recession.
After beating the Seattle Mariners 10-2 in the 2021 home opener at Target Field, the Minnesota Twins on Friday used their off day to get COVID-19 vaccines.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 744,000, signaling that many employers are still cutting jobs.
As the weather starts to turn warm, if you are lucky enough to be in the market for a new boat this summer, you are going to run into some trouble getting it on the water before fall.
With COVID-19 numbers again on the rise, Governor Walz is making a push to get food service workers vaccinated.
Before the pandemic, Edina Liquor received about 10 to 20 home delivery orders per day, but that number is closer to 40 or 50 now.
The Treasury Department says it has issued more than 156 million payments as part of President Joe Biden’s coronavirus relief plan.
Delta Air Lines canceled about 100 flights Sunday due to staff shortages, and it opened up middle seats a month earlier than expected in order to carry more passengers.
America’s employers unleashed a burst of hiring in March, adding 916,000 jobs in a sign that a sustained recovery from the pandemic recession is taking hold.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose by 61,000 last week to 719,000, signaling that many employers are still cutting jobs even as more businesses reopen, vaccines are increasingly administered and federal aid spreads through the economy.
The owner of a skyway café in downtown Minneapolis, who has seen his business get beat up in the pandemic, is finding new ways to bring in cash as he fights to see his cafe through the COVID-19 disruption.
The strain of the pandemic on food pantries and kitchens is still being felt, even as a return to normal appears to be in reach.
Minnesota has regained just 49% of the jobs lost at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic development officials say.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to 684,000, the fewest since the pandemic erupted a year ago and a sign the economy is improving.
If one looks at the data for American wages in 2020, which shows that they grew historically fast, this fact may seem to be cause for celebration. But a closer look at the data paints yet another picture of stark inequality and of the "K-shaped recovery."
Officials from the IRS and U.S. Treasury said Monday the next batch of COVID-19 stimulus payments will start hitting bank accounts later this week. Mailed checks will start going out as well.
Some businesses struggled to access loans through the program, a key coronavirus rescue fund
President Joe Biden approved the stimulus payments last week.
President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and their spouses are opening a cross-country tour this week to highlight the benefits of his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 plan.
Millions of Americans are poised to receive direct cash payments worth up to $1,400.