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Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
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Studio Cruise 2016 artists
'Cruise' on over" Annual Studio Cruise arts tour has largest event yet
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
MASTER GARDENERS: Gardening highs and lows in 2016
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
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Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
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