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HealthPartners Furloughs 2,600 Employees

HealthPartners employs about 26,000 people.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP)–Another prominent health care provider is furloughing 2,600 employees as the coronavirus cuts into revenue. HealthPartners, the second-largest nonprofit group in the state, operates seven hospitals, dozens of clinics and a health insurance business. COVID-19 has eliminated elective surgeries and created some financial challenges for health care groups. Earlier this month Minnesota‚Äôs largest nonprofit group, the Mayo Clinic,…

Doosan Bobcat & Polaris Make Changes To Operations, Staff

FARGO, N.D. — Doosan Bobcat North America is temporarily suspending production at its manufacturing facilities in response to the global impact of the coronavirus pandemic. In North Dakota and Minnesota, the temporary shutdown will begin Monday with facilities resuming normal operations two weeks later. The company is experiencing supply chain disruptions. Doosan Bobcat leaders say they want to continue preventive…

What Happens to Federal Employees During a Government Shutdown?

At the North Dakota National Guard, more than 460 people are furloughed

FARGO, ND — A government shutdown does not just affect those in Washington D.C. but it affects lives in the FM area. We’ll tell you what steps some groups take when the government isn’t working. This isn’t the first time the government has shut down, affecting federal workers. But different organizations in North Dakota have a different way of handling…