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North Central door fabricator Douglas John IronNecklace shows U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., how easy it is to slide a garage door panel down an assembly line on Tuesday afternoon. Klobuchar took a tour of the business followed by a meeting with local business and civic leaders on workforce development issues. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

Working on workforce: Klobuchar tours manufacturer, discusses workforce development issues

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BEMIDJI — Bemidji has the jobs. What it needs is workers.

That’s the message U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., heard Tuesday afternoon at a roundtable discussion with local and area business and civic leaders.


To be exact, the Bemidji area needs skilled workers, those who can step in to help area businesses, mainly in the manufacturing sector, sustain and grow their companies.

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