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Minimum wage increases July 1 in Minneapolis for small businesses

Lake Street at Bryant Avenue South in the Lyn-Lake/CARAG neighborhood of South Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo by Tony Webster from San Francisco, California

MINNEAPOLIS— On July 1, 2023, the small business minimum wage in Minneapolis is going up to $14.50. The minimum wage for large businesses already increased in January and is currently $15.19. Beginning July 2024, the minimum wage for small businesses will match the rate for large businesses and continue increasing slightly every Jan. 1.

HGTV to sell ‘Brady Bunch’ house

"The Brady Bunch" house. Photo by Anthony Barcelo

HGTV has put the famous “Brady Bunch House” in Los Angeles, with its instantly recognizable street view, on the market for immediate sale.

Mayor Frey highlights report on affordable housing

Photo by Zack Benz

MINNEAPOLIS— The Way Home progress report showcased the historic work the City of Minneapolis has been doing under the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan—getting residents into safe, dignified, and permanent housing.

Vikings host second annual Diversity Coaching Summit

The Minnesota Vikings are hosting the second annual Diversity Coaching Summit at the team headquarters, Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center, on May 22-24. The summit provides an opportunity for participants to build relationships, broaden their networks and receive helpful feedback in hopes of improving opportunities for minority coaches.

Marvel’s ‘Secret Invasion’ releases new character posters


In Marvel Studios’ “Secret Invasion,” set in the present-day MCU, Fury learns of a clandestine invasion of Earth by a faction of shapeshifting Skrulls. Fury joins his allies, including Everett Ross, Maria Hill, and the Skrull Talos, who has made a life for himself on Earth. Together they race against time to thwart an imminent Skrull invasion and save humanity.

Detroit Diesel expands at Range Regional Airport for electric battery production

Pictured above at the Detroit Reman groundbreaking: Scott Sundvall, Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation; Arik Forsman, Minnesota Power; Adam Lantz, city of Chisholm; Betsy Olivanti, city of Hibbing; Janelle Greschner, Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation; Barrett Ziemer, Chisholm-Hibbing Airport Authority; Bill Statham, Detroit Reman; Brian Lewallen, Detroit Reman; Jeff Nelson, Department of Employment and Economic Development; Matt Sjoberg, Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation; Commissioner Ida Rukavina, Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation; and Mayor Pete Hyduke, city of Hibbing.

Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing LLC (Detroit Reman) in partnership with Chisholm-Hibbing Airport Authority (CHAA) broke ground last week on construction of a 60,000-square-foot addition to Detroit Reman’s existing operations at the Range Regional Airport campus.

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