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October 22, 2016
Tour offers public inside view of manufacturing jobs
Members of the public are invited to Minnesota Manufacturers Week Tours Thursday. The Little Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Morrison County Community Development thank local manufacturers who call Morrison County home during the month of October when Minnesota manufacturers are...
October 22, 2016 - 6:11pm
Reader Opinion: Labor Day
Blaming business for the destruction of the middle class is misguided. Business is simple, you make money or you're out of business. I would agree the middle class is being destroyed. However it's because good businesses not only leave Minnesota, but leave the country. Ford is a great...
September 22, 2016 - 9:41pm
September 18, 2016
Employers Cut 1,500 Jobs in August: Unemployment rate at 4 percent
Employment in Minnesota fell by 1,500 jobs in August, according to seasonally adjusted figures released recently by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The agency said the state has added 40,629 jobs over the past year, a gain of 1.4 percent. U.S. job...
September 18, 2016 - 8:26pm
September 16, 2016
Reader Opinion: Nolan champions workers, veterans
Mills says he'll get good trade deals, bring back jobs and deregulate, ect. Echos of Trump. Neither one realizes a wealthy country trading with a poor country will always have a deficit , no matter what you arrange. This includes China also. Companies have been returning from China...
September 16, 2016 - 6:22pm
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
April 11, 2016
Parker Hannifin to close Deerwood plant: Deerwood to lose 31 jobs
Parker Hannifin is closing its Deerwood plant and moving those jobs to Wisconsin. Work to shutter the Parker Hose Products Division facility...
April 11, 2016 - 10:09pm
March 4, 2016
Minnesota among 10 states selected for SNAP jobs project
ST. PAUL—Minnesota is one of 10 states that will take part in SNAP to Skills, a first-of-its-kind national effort to help states design improved employment and training programs for adults participating in the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. The program will...
March 4, 2016 - 7:27pm
December 18, 2015
Employers add 7,200 jobs in November
ST. PAUL—Minnesota employers added 7,200 jobs in November, according to seasonally adjusted figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Those figures, combined with October figures that were revised from 1,700 jobs lost to 200...
December 18, 2015 - 11:30pm
November 22, 2015
Unemployment rate drops to 3.7 percent
The Minnesota unemployment rate fell 0.1 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted 3.7 percent, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The U.S. unemployment rate in October was 5 percent. The state lost 1,700 jobs...
November 22, 2015 - 7:23pm
Reader Opinion: Keep kids in school
The legislators are being asked to take up the problem of the growing gap with unemployment statistics between whites and blacks. I find this to be a problem, too, because most of the social issues we have going on between blacks and whites stems from frustrations the black community...
November 22, 2015 - 7:21pm
November 13, 2015
Agricultural education major returns to the U of M Crookston
CROOKSTON—A high demand for teachers of agriculture and a desire to serve the needs of the region have led to the return of an agricultural education major to the University of Minnesota Crookston. The University of Minnesota Board of Regents approved the degree program in...
November 13, 2015 - 8:07pm
November 12, 2015
Aldi to host hiring event Saturday
BAXTER - The new Aldi grocery store in Baxter is hosting a hiring event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The company reports all positions pay $12 per hour to $16.50 per hour with a 50-cent associate raise after six months. Aldi is preparing for a December opening.
November 12, 2015 - 9:52pm
October 5, 2015
Biz Buzz: Jobs are coming
The Aldi grocery store is hosting hiring events Wednesday with jobs in the greater Twin Cities area. Expectations are to hire about 10 people...
October 5, 2015 - 9:35am
October 2, 2015
Dayton Proclaims Minnesota Manufacturers Week
To highlight the importance of manufacturing, Gov. Mark Dayton issued a proclamation declaring the week of October 1-10 to be Minnesota Manufacturers...
October 2, 2015 - 10:39pm
September 18, 2015
Employers Add 7,300 Jobs in August
ST. PAUL - Minnesota employers added 7,300 jobs in August, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Those numbers, combined with July figures that were revised upward by 2,800 jobs, brought job gains...
September 18, 2015 - 9:10pm