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April 11, 2017
A mountain of grain sits in a storage pile, as midwestern grain farmers and merchants struggle to find storage space after three years of record harvests, near Minburn, Iowa, U.S., March 11, 2017. REUTERS/Scott Morgan
Global surplus leads to grain piled on runways, parking lots and fields
April 11, 2017 - 8:22am
April 7, 2017
Mychal Stittsworth, owner of Stittsworth Meats, is planning a $1.86 million expansion of the business with the help of a $175,316 grant from the Job Creation Fund from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Stittsworth Meats receives state grant, plans $1.86 million expansion
April 7, 2017 - 5:39pm
Job growth slows as U.S. unemployment rate drops to 4.5 percent
April 7, 2017 - 8:07am
March 29, 2017
Faith Hensrud, President of BSU and NTC, speaks while next to Garrison McMurtrey, Outreach Director for U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar's office, during the second day of Klobuchar's "Minnesota Workforce Tour" on Wednesday at NTC. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Searching for the right skills: Klobuchar’s office takes skills training tour to Cass Lake, Bemidji
March 29, 2017 - 5:31pm
March 20, 2017
Tourists and visitors crowd the Reflecting Pool and the Washington Monument (C) with the U.S. Capitol in the background, in the days prior to Donald J. Trump's inauguration, in Washington, U.S., January 15, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Theiler
Travel ban, strong dollar could put a damper on tourism
March 20, 2017 - 8:37am
March 10, 2017
People wait in line to enter the Nassau County Mega Job Fair at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, U.S. October 7, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo
Strong job growth, rising wages set stage for Fed rate hike
March 10, 2017 - 9:51am
March 7, 2017
A mule truck moves a container in the Port of Miami in Miami, Florida, U.S., May 19, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Oil imports lift U.S. trade deficit to near five-year high
March 7, 2017 - 1:10pm
March 4, 2017
Travis Waldrep works in a lab earlier this week at Northwest Technical College. Waldrep is learning computer numeric control through the Minnesota Innovation Institute, or MI2, which is offered at the college. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
A different avenue for employment: Minnesota Innovation Institute helping to build region’s manufacturing workforce
March 4, 2017 - 7:02pm
Don Wille, owner of Wille Logging Lumber and Timber in Puposky, leans on timber he logged out of Itasca State Park after storms this past summer. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Too warm for timber? Milder temperatures in the state bring a new challenge to industry familiar with change
March 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
Travis Waldrep works in a lab earlier this week at Northwest Technical College. Waldrep is learning computer numeric control through the Minnesota Innovation Institute, or MI2, which is offered at the college. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
A different avenue for employment: Minnesota Innovation Institute helping to build region’s manufacturing workforce
March 4, 2017 - 3:21pm
February 23, 2017
BUSINESS: Greater Bemidji starts initiative on five year strategic plan
February 23, 2017 - 4:47pm
People attend the Tesla and Space X booth at TechFair LA, a technology job fair, in Los Angeles Jan. 26, 2017. Lucy Nicholson / Reuters
U.S. labor, housing markets data underscore economy's stamina
February 23, 2017 - 10:54am
February 22, 2017
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, center, listens to President Donald Trump speak during a "strategic initiatives" lunch at the White House Feb. 22, 2017. Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
Trump seeks jobs advice from some firms that offshore U.S. work
February 22, 2017 - 3:10pm
February 20, 2017
Study: Immigrants make up growing part of workforce, tax base of ND, Minnesota
February 20, 2017 - 9:31pm
February 18, 2017
Emily Williams, Licensed School Nurse at Charter School Health, right, consults with Elizabeth Andrews in the co-working space on Thursday at the Launchpad. (Matthew Liedke | Bemidji Pioneer)
LaunchPad x2: Entrepreneurship program expanding in Mayflower Building
February 18, 2017 - 5:30pm
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