Annie Baxter Feature Archive

The number of online help-wanted ads for Minnesota jobs jumped in April, according to data from the New York-based research firm The Conference Board. (04/30/2012)
Officials say a brief evacuation of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport today was spurred by a bag containing materials supposedly used for water filtration. (04/27/2012)
Federal and state officials are commemorating the opening of a high tech physics lab in northern Minnesota today. (04/26/2012)
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Friday to hold down interest rates on some student loans. But the measure faces a veto threat from President Obama, who doesn't like the funding source. Republican Rep. John Kline spoke to The Daily Circuit shortly after the vote. (The Daily Circuit, 04/26/2012)
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie says about 90 percent of the 18,000 new businesses were created by individuals who are self-employed. (04/26/2012)
U.S. Bank will continue to service its existing loans, but it stopped taking new applications for student loans on March 29, 2012. (04/25/2012)
Twin Cities home prices climbed into positive territory in February compared to the same month a year ago, rising .4 percent, according to Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller National Home Price Index. (04/24/2012)
DFL Gov. Mark Dayton says there are a number of projects he's hoping to see included in a bonding bill. (04/24/2012)
The Walker Art Center says vandals spray painted the iconic "Spoonbridge and Cherry" sculpture, as well as two other objects in the Walker sculpture garden over the weekend. (04/23/2012)
A Delta spokesman says the plane took off from LaGuardia Airport Sunday evening and made an emergency landing when crew members detected an electrical smell. (04/23/2012)
The immigration special agent who ordered the arrest of convicted Sept. 11 hijacker Zacarias Moussaoui has taken up a new cause. Mark Cangemi is trying to help an immigrant teenager stay in the country. (04/23/2012)
The retailer will close Mondays through Saturdays at 6 p.m. instead of 7 p.m. and will be closed all day on Sundays except during the holiday season. (04/18/2012)
The bank set aside less money for bad loans and got a boost from jumps in income from both loans and fees. (04/17/2012)
Competition for jobs remains tough. And some job seekers also face an internal obstacle in their job hunt: a fear of going back to work. (02/07/2012)
Minnesota employers posted about 106,000 online jobs in January -- about 2,600 fewer than in December, the Conference Board says. (02/01/2012)