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Students United awards Justin Klander the 2017 Outstanding Alumni Award
Moorhead lawyer fights two-decade war on circumcision
'It made me stronger': MN, WIS women recount a mix of military experiences
ASTRO BOB: Don your spacesuit, we're going for a ride
Team completes training for Bemidji Area Reading Canine
With online registration of deer, Wisconsin DNR biologist misses hunter interaction
Denver uses power-play goals to get split
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Oshie, Holtby guide Capitals past Wild
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Daniel Lee Spigarelli
Roland "Ron" Patterson
Enice Alvina Nordlund
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KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Together we can face any crisis
ART LEE: Yup, those little things in life sure count
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Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
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Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: Running into Winter
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PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer season is here
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MASTER GARDENERS: To till or not to till
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: High school bowlers grateful for support
Tooting your own horn could help others
Commentary: No man accused of sexually harassing a woman is irreplaceable - not even Al Franken
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
September 24, 2017
Finding workers in southwestern Minnesota an economic challenge as need for diversity in workforce grows
MONTEVIDEO, Minn.—When residents of the Upper Minnesota River Valley are surveyed on the challenges the region faces, the number one response...
September 24, 2017 - 6:26pm
Minnesota gains 4,400 jobs in June
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's unadjusted job count passed the 3 million mark in June for the first time ever, according to figures released last...
July 24, 2017 - 5:26pm
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
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.
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.
July 16, 2013 - 9:20am