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July 13, 2017
Special to The Forum
Shopping habits are hurting American jobs, especially today
July 13, 2017 - 8:55am
June 29, 2017
A customer inspects a new iPhone 7 plus smartphone inside the Apple Covent Garden store in London on Sept. 16, 2016. Bloomberg photo by Chris Ratcliffe.
The app economy is about to explode
June 29, 2017 - 11:08am
June 28, 2017
MovetoNWOntario.ca, an immigration portal and job-search website supported by the provincial and federal governments.
Help wanted, eh? Northwestern Ontario recruiting American workers
June 28, 2017 - 5:27pm
June 26, 2017
Wheat stalks stand at a farm near Drysdale, Australia.  Bloomberg photo by Carla Gottgens.
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
June 26, 2017 - 2:59pm
June 22, 2017
Jim Lucachick, Beltrami County Commissioner and owner of Lucachick Architecture, Inc., was one of the speakers Thursday during a Jobs for Minnesotans press conference at the Bemidji Eagles Club in support of Enbridge’s Line 3 Pipeline Replacement Project. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Labor group urges support for Enbridge Line 3 project
June 22, 2017 - 10:49pm
June 16, 2017
Reader Opinion: Minnesota is dragging its feet
June 16, 2017 - 11:35pm
May 23, 2017
Minnesota manufacturers express record optimism in new survey
May 23, 2017 - 8:35pm
April 15, 2017
Mike Bjerkness (left), workforce director for the Brainerd Lakes Economic Development Corporation, Syvantis Technologies President Janelle Riley, and Karl Samp, executive director of the Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation, speak at at a Rosenmeier Forum on the workforce shortage Thursday at Central Lakes College. Zach Kayser/Brainerd Dispatch.
Millennials and the worker-shortage puzzle: A case in problem-solving to find and retain employees
April 15, 2017 - 6:20am
US retail sales, consumer prices slump in March
April 15, 2017 - 3:50am
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
Job growth slows as U.S. unemployment rate drops to 4.5 percent
April 7, 2017 - 8:07am
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
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.  Forum News Service photo
Milder temperatures in Minnesota bring a new challenge to timber industry
March 4, 2017 - 5:19pm