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State adds 7,700 jobs in July: Unemployment rate steady at 3.7 percent
ST. PAUL—Minnesota employers added 7,700 jobs in July, according to seasonally adjusted figures released last week by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. In addition, June's employment figures were revised upward by 4,900 jobs to bring total gains...
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April 8, 2017
Weather dampens US job growth, unemployment rate dives to 4.5 percent
U.S. job growth slowed sharply in March amid continued layoffs in the retail sector, but a drop in the unemployment rate to a near 10-year low...
April 8, 2017 - 4:20am
April 3, 2017
Rosenmeier presents session on workforce challenges - Over 2,000 unfilled jobs within 60 miles of Brainerd
The Gordon Rosenmeier Center for State and Local Government presents "Help Wanted: Brainerd Lakes" from 7-9 p.m., April 13 at the Chalberg Theater at Central Lakes College in Brainerd. Area unemployment is over 6 percent, yet help wanted signs hang in many doors. One local major manufacturer...
April 3, 2017 - 5:45am
February 23, 2017
U.S. labor, housing markets data underscore economy's stamina
WASHINGTON—The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but the four-week average of such claims, considered...
February 23, 2017 - 10:54am
February 16, 2017
US housing starts drop; permits rise to one-year high
WASHINGTON—U.S. homebuilding fell in January as the construction of multi-family housing projects dropped, but upward revisions to the...
February 16, 2017 - 10:19am
January 29, 2017
DEED: December posts strong job gains
Minnesota employers added 11,900 jobs in December, according to seasonally adjusted figures released from the Department of Employment and Economic...
January 29, 2017 - 10:41pm
January 26, 2017
U.S. new home sales fall; weekly jobless claims rise
WASHINGTON -- New U.S. single-family home sales fell to a 10-month low in December after three straight months of solid gains, but the housing...
January 26, 2017 - 12:14pm
November 18, 2016
State Loses 12,500 Jobs in October - Unemployment rate steady at 4 percent
ST. PAUL — Minnesota employers eliminated 12,500 jobs in October, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Over the past year, Minnesota has gained 31,375 jobs, an increase of 1.1 percent. Employment...
November 18, 2016 - 7:35pm
August 19, 2016
State Gains 11,300 Jobs in July
Minnesota employers added 11,300 jobs in July, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Those figures, combined with revised data that showed the state gained 2,400 more jobs than originally reported...
August 19, 2016 - 5:57pm
June 17, 2016
Brainerd jobless rate drops to new low: Unemployment level hasn't been this low in 15 years
Brainerd recently hit a jobless rate it hasn't matched in 15 years. The most recent county and city jobless data available from the state lists...
June 17, 2016 - 8:35pm
May 26, 2016
Reader Opinion: Why work?
According to the government figures for 2013 (the last full-year available) there were 105,862,000 adult full-time workers. Of these, 16,855,000 were government employees (that's scary—almost 20 percent work for the government). At the same time 109,631,000 were on "means-tested"...
May 26, 2016 - 10:18pm
May 13, 2016
Reader Opinion: Where's our priority?
We pander to less than 2 percent of the population who claim to be transgender. We have 94 million American workers unemployed. Our national debt has doubled under Obama. Wages/salaries for Middle Class Americans have stagnated. And our biggest concern in the media is where to "pee?"...
May 13, 2016 - 7:18pm
March 27, 2016
State gains 9,000 jobs in February
ST. PAUL—Minnesota employers added 9,000 jobs in February, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department...
March 27, 2016 - 8:24pm
January 22, 2016
State gains 9,100 jobs in December: Unemployment rate at 3.5 percent
ST. PAUL — Minnesota employers added 9,100 jobs in December, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Those figures, combined with November figures that were revised upward by 2,000 jobs, brought...
January 22, 2016 - 8:44pm
December 31, 2015
November jobless rate in Brainerd lowest in 8 years
To find a lower November unemployment rate recently posted in Brainerd means going back eight years to 2007. But numbers still remain high compared...
December 31, 2015 - 12:04pm