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Sanford Bemidji hosts blood drive
Snowshoe lacing refresher course
Pancake breakfast at Senior Center
REACH group to not meet in December
$1 million in environmental grants available
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Dibble learning to compete for Beavers
BSU to host softball camp
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
Bruce Robert Smith
Monica Louise Johnston
Ray O. Carpenter
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
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Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
November 12, 2016
Cass Lake startup awarded DEED grant
CASS LAKE—Aki Development, an LED lighting assembly and testing startup company in Cass Lake, has been awarded a $29,000 job-training grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The grant was awarded under DEED's Job Training Incentive Program,...
November 12, 2016 - 5:40am
September 16, 2016
BUSINESS: Employment falls by 1,500 jobs
ST. PAUL—Employment in Minnesota fell by 1,500 jobs in August, according to seasonally adjusted figures released this week by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The state has added 40,629 jobs in the past year, a gain of 1.4 percent, the agency...
September 16, 2016 - 7:10pm
October 15, 2015
Working to boost the workforce: Regional training centers receive state, federal grants to meet workforce needs
BEMIDJI -- Increasing the strength of the regional workforce has been a priority this month with investments from the state and federal level being made at local training centers. The grant funding began when Northwest Technical College was awarded $300,000 from the Federal Economic...
October 15, 2015 - 8:23pm
October 3, 2015
Red Lake awarded $100,000 to help grow business
ST. PAUL—The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians' Entrepreneur Development Program recently was awarded $100,000 to assist in establishing and growing new businesses for the Red Lake Nation. The grant was part of an overall allocation of $2.7 million in two-year grants from the...
October 3, 2015 - 12:17am
July 27, 2015
$30 million transportation grant available for government entities in Minnesota
BEMIDJI -- A $30 million grant has been made available to Minnesota government entities for transportation and infrastructure projects that support economic development. The grant is a product of the Transportation Economic Development, or TED, program, which uses funds from both...
July 27, 2015 - 6:02pm
April 17, 2015
Minnesota adds 7,800 jobs in March
ST. PAUL — Minnesota employers added 7,800 jobs last month, according to figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Education and health care led all sectors with 5,800 new jobs, while trade, transportation and utilities (1,800...
April 17, 2015 - 1:35pm
September 19, 2013
Minnesota edges closer to pre-recession jobs level
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota is closing in on a milestone on the jobs front. A report due Thursday from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development will reflect the state's unemployment rate for August. But that report will also show if Minnesota...
September 19, 2013 - 9:13am
July 25, 2013
'Confidence in the economy': DEED business director optimistic state will see growth
BEMIDJI - Minnesota's economic future is set to make a rebound, a top official from the state's economic department said here Thursday. Kevin McKinnon, director of business and community employment for the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), addressed...
July 25, 2013 - 11:18pm
July 16, 2013
Minnesota hosts job fair geared toward veterans
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota military veterans looking for an edge in the job market can take advantage of a career fair designed just for them. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development was hosting its annual veterans-oriented career fair...
July 16, 2013 - 9:20am