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'He never went in': Armed sheriff's deputy stayed outside Florida school while mass killing took place
Twin cities man charged with chaining, torturing, raping daughters
Has blaze orange become the anti-gun color?
Minnesota State names three finalists for chancellor
Legislature moves quickly to fund its work after Dayton veto
Hormel drops after tighter margins spark fears, Jennie-O Turkey Store faces challenges
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
Electric cars sales, efficiency continue to grow
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Peter Elander explains the 'Oops, I Did It Again' shootout move
Ice time tough to come by, but Wild defenseman Mike Reilly presses on
2014 Team USA shootout hero T.J. Oshie, former Warroad and UND star, salutes golden goal
A flurry of gold as Winter Games near conclusion
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We must admit it: This is who we are
Opinion: Stop politicizing the Russia investigation
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Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
2017 fish, game and trapping licenses expire Feb. 28
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - Feb. 21, 2018
Taking the classroom to the lake
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Church turns garbage into good night's sleep through 'Mat Ministry'
Commentary: Why do we understand so little about breast-feeding?
Mushrooms are turning up in coffee, chocolate, even beauty 'dusts.' How come?
Hearty onion and mushroom tart perfect for meatless meals
Billy Graham, charismatic evangelist with worldwide following, dies at 99
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This Was Brainerd
Visual Arts - Feb. 22
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Do you feel guilty about sharing your TV streaming login? Don't.
Lakes Area Music Festival presents 'Celebrating 10' on Sunday
Whitesidewalls brings rock 'n' roll to Staples
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Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Crosby, births
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February 2, 2018
The economy added 200,000 jobs in January
WASHINGTON - The economy added 200,000 jobs in January as the unemployment rate stayed at 4.1 percent, federal economists reported Friday. Analysts...
February 2, 2018 - 10:30am
January 26, 2018
MN Republican governor hopefuls lean right
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—There was no confusing Minnesota Republican governor candidates for Democrats in a forum at the Minnesota Newspaper...
January 26, 2018 - 3:05pm
January 18, 2018
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's job market has improved to record levels for black residents although their jobless rate remains more than double the state average. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, or DEED, released a jobs report Thursday, Jan., 18, that...
January 18, 2018 - 7:41pm
January 5, 2018
US added 148,000 jobs in December, in lagging finish to year of strong growth
WASHINGTON - The economy added 148,000 jobs in December after a year of steady hiring, the government employment report said Friday. The jobless...
January 5, 2018 - 9:54am
November 13, 2017
The fastest-growing jobs in America pay about $22,000 per year
The largest two categories of America's fastest-growing jobs offer some of the country's lowest wages and weakest benefits. Over the next ten years, analysts expect to see 1.2 million more jobs for home health and personal care aides, according to a report from the Bureau of Labor...
November 13, 2017 - 12:30pm
October 19, 2017
State adds 6K jobs in Sept.; unemployment rate down
ST. PAUL — Minnesota employers added 6,400 jobs in September, lowering the state's unemployment rate to 3.7 percent. The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage points from the month before. Minnesota's rate remains well below the national 4.2 percent unemployment...
October 19, 2017 - 7:35pm
September 22, 2017
Guest Opinion: Tackling workforce shortage on multiple fronts
The new school year has started, placing renewed attention by the business community to attracting and retaining qualified employees. We view Minnesota's talented workforce as the secret sauce that drives the economy. It's at the foundation of making Minnesota ready for the future—ready...
September 22, 2017 - 8:30am
September 16, 2017
Biz Buzz: PetSmart creates Black Friday atmosphere early
BAXTER—September provided an early glimpse at Black Friday—a Black Friday for pets at least. Customers with pets in tow, including...
September 16, 2017 - 6:00am
August 13, 2017
Peek @ performance: Duluth research part of national study about work productivity
DULUTH — If a FitBit can make us better at working out, maybe it can make us better at working, too. That's the basic premise behind a...
August 13, 2017 - 4:36pm
August 9, 2017
Chefs say a dishwasher can make or break a restaurant. So I signed up for a shift.
My dish hose has a mind of its own. Every time I use it to spray a geyser of water onto a dirty plate, it splashes clean whatever it touches...
August 9, 2017 - 7:00am
July 25, 2017
State 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 week by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The agency said the state added 4,400 jobs in June on a seasonally...
July 25, 2017 - 1:30pm
July 13, 2017
Shopping habits are hurting American jobs, especially today
More and more Americans are embracing a trend that labor groups have come to fear: We are shopping online now about as often as we take out the...
July 13, 2017 - 8:55am
May 12, 2017
Guest Opinion: Investing in a 21st Century workforce
Wyoming Machine is making a big difference in Stacy. The company recently brought home the National Association of Workforce Boards' business...
May 12, 2017 - 10:30am
May 2, 2017
Minnesota's Diamond match and toothpick factory closing; 85 to lose jobs
Cloquet’s match and toothpick factory is closing, and 85 people will lose their jobs there as a result, owner Newell Brands announced Monday,...
May 2, 2017 - 11:06am
April 15, 2017
Millennials and the worker-shortage puzzle: A case in problem-solving to find and retain employees
A panel Thursday covered how to attract and retain workers—including those supposedly finicky millennials—to help combat a widespread...
April 15, 2017 - 6:20am