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April 5, 2015
Job Vacancies Climb to 88,900 in Fourth Quarter
Job vacancies in Minnesota rose to 88,900 in the fourth quarter of 2014, a 47 percent increase from the same period a year earlier, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The agency said Minnesota had 1.1 unemployed...
news / business
April 5, 2015 - 7:49pm
March 20, 2015
State Gains 11,800 Jobs in February
ST. PAUL — Minnesota employers added 11,800 jobs in February, according to seasonally adjusted figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The agency also announced revised figures from January, reducing the number of...
March 20, 2015 - 6:37pm
January 29, 2015
Jobless rate begins seasonal rise
Not surprisingly in a region with seasonal employment, the jobless rates rose between November and December across the lakes region. But unemployment rates across the seven-county area are not as high as a year ago at this time. The test may be later this winter to see if this is...
January 29, 2015 - 9:00pm
January 22, 2015
State unemployment rate drops to 3.6 percent
Minnesota's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.6 percent in December, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The U.S. unemployment rate was 5.6 percent. State employers cut 5,200 jobs during the...
January 22, 2015 - 11:26pm
December 30, 2014
Reader Opinion: We're in good shape
This is the best shape our country has been in years. The restricted bailouts of 2010 have been payed off with interest, thousands of jobs saved. Millions have health care for the first time which lowers the numbers at the expensive emergency ward. Bin Laden was given a proper burial....
opinion / reader opinion
December 30, 2014 - 7:10pm
December 26, 2014
County jobless rates drop to levels not seen in nine years
Numbers of those in the labor force without jobs dipped into shallows not seen in the area in nine years. Crow Wing County's lowest unemployment rate in 2014 was 4.1 percent in October, matching lows in the community in 2006. Jobless numbers across the counties rose in November,...
December 26, 2014 - 7:41pm
Unemployment rates continue to drop
Late summer continued this year's trend of retreating unemployment numbers. To match August's jobless rate of 7.2 percent, would mean traveling back to October of 2007. Brainerd went through 45 straight months of double-digit unemployment from late 2008 through the summer of 2012...
September 26, 2014 - 9:20pm
August 1, 2014
Jobless rates continue to rival summer of 2007
Brainerd's jobless rate ticked up just slightly between May and June rising from 8.1 percent to 8.4 percent but Crow Wing County's numbers were unchanged. Still Brainerd hasn't posted two months with an unemployment rate hovering at 8 percent since the summer of 2007. In the past...
August 1, 2014 - 8:37pm
July 7, 2014
Area counties May jobless rates
Aitkin 6.1% Cass 6.4% Crow Wing 5.1% Mille Lacs 6.6% Morrison 5.4% Todd 4.1% Wadena 5.7% Source: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
July 7, 2014 - 1:43pm
July 4, 2014
Brainerd's jobless rate drops to lowest number in seven years
Brainerd's jobless rate dropped to 8.1 percent in May, the lowest it's been in 78 months. It takes going back to November of 2007, a month before the Great Recession officially began, to find an unemployment rate that is close at 8.3 percent.
July 4, 2014 - 11:04pm
June 9, 2014
Minnesota’s economy improved but many need food stamps
Minnesota's economy is in much better shape than it was a few years ago. Housing prices are rising, and the state's unemployment rate was 4.7...
news / state
June 9, 2014 - 3:24pm