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July 8, 2016
Brainerd lakes micropolitan summit set Friday
A Brainerd Lakes Area Micropolitan Summit set Friday in Baxter will examine real estate, investment, development trends and the state of the...
July 8, 2016 - 10:03pm
June 19, 2016
Stern Rubber Co. to add 10 jobs in Aitkin
Staples-based Stern Rubber Co. on June 15 announced plans to add 10 jobs and double the size of a manufacturing facility in Aitkin, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development said in a release. The company said it will invest $1.26 million to expand its Aitkin...
June 19, 2016 - 8:34pm
U of M research shines during public forum at Cragun's
Top researchers told a crowd at Cragun's Resort how their work impacted the state's economy, leisure time and health care Tuesday as the University...
April 19, 2016 - 11:31pm
March 4, 2016
Chamber politics event talks gas tax, minimum wage, Sandpiper
BAXTER—Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce members and the public heard Thursday from Minnesota lawmakers on business issues during an annual...
March 4, 2016 - 9:27am
November 29, 2015
Commentary: Private-sector Rx for workforce woes
Our state's workforce shortage—anticipated for years based on demographics and now accelerating due to our stronger economy—has arrived in every community and in every industry. Employers of all sizes and types are challenged to find qualified talent. Lack of housing...
November 29, 2015 - 9:26pm
November 27, 2015
Black Friday shows surge of shoppers
While Thanksgiving day shoppers were out in the lakes area, Black Friday still appeared to reign supreme for many shoppers. Traffic through...
November 27, 2015 - 10:00pm
October 23, 2015
Minnesota employers upbeat about current economy
Minnesota employers are pleased with the performance of today's economy, but they warn that the state's high costs of doing business — if left uncurbed — could slow additional growth. These are among the findings of the 12th annual Business Barometer co-sponsored by the...
October 23, 2015 - 9:56pm
October 11, 2015
Dayton announces state office to help people of color
ST. PAUL — During a live interview Sunday on KMOJ radio, Gov. Mark Dayton announced he will create a new Office of Career and Business Opportunity. The office, which will be housed at the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, will provide the focus and...
October 11, 2015 - 8:29pm
October 2, 2015
Mille Lacs Band wants in on Sandpiper proceedings
The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe wants a say in the permitting process for the Sandpiper pipeline, which it feels is a threat to its environment and culture. The band filed a petition Wednesday to intervene in the route permitting for the pipeline, seeking to become an official party...
October 2, 2015 - 6:19pm
September 29, 2015
Forum focuses on Brainerd women's economic issues
Although Minnesota's economy may have greatly improved in recent years, the state's women still face financial challenges that are unique to...
September 29, 2015 - 12:31am
September 9, 2015
Minnesota gets $5 million grant
ST. PAUL - Minnesota on Wednesday received a new federal apprenticeship grant of $5 million intended to bring more than 800 people into newly registered apprenticeship programs in 29 different high-growth occupations. The grant from the U.S. Department of Labor's American Apprenticeship...
September 9, 2015 - 8:34pm
September 4, 2015
Minnesota experiences best summer travel season since 2008
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's summer travel season was the strongest on record since 2008, based on results from a recent statewide lodging survey conducted...
September 4, 2015 - 10:29pm
September 1, 2014
'The good news is there is a lot going on'
BAXTER - When the office buildings first went up around the water garden in Baxter's first conservation design office park, the idea was to construct...
September 1, 2014 - 1:36am
How plans for Pine Meadows unraveled and what could the future bring: Signs point to a better economic outlook
From manufacturing company expansions, to construction of office buildings and renovations of established business, 2014 may be the year the...
September 1, 2014 - 1:14am
August 29, 2014
Minnesota economy continues to make progress, but challenges remain
Despite the length of our recovery and the jobs that we have regained, the severity of the recession and the often feeble nature of employment growth still leave Minnesota shy of a complete recovery, the state's Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) reported. While...
August 29, 2014 - 10:15pm