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Projectiles cause damage at 2 locations, breaking window: Authorities seek suspect
Report: Officers respond to shooting in small northwest Minnesota town
Woman describes alleged rape by Hamline University student in St. Paul
992 of Minnesota’s newest citizens take Oath of Allegiance
Rear-end crash injures 1 in Morrison County
Frozen out of China, American farmers refuse to sell their soybeans
Another pipeline to start in ND and head to Texas?
Amazon borrows holiday tips from retailers it crushed
Seasonal worker didn’t know former boss was escaping after fraud accusations
Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
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Defending Stanley Cup champs hand Wild first home loss
New Timberwolves view trade as an 'opportunity'
UND basketball faces No. 10 Kentucky in iconic Rupp Arena
College men’s hockey: This year’s Pioneers wouldn’t mind mimicking last year’s Bulldogs
‘Running on fumes,’ Wild glad to be back home
Athlete of the Week
McFeely: Saying farewell to radio
Guest Opinion: Ask a Trooper
War story: This U.S. soldier from Germany made false teeth for his comrades during WWII
Guest Opinion: Cass County Sheriff's Corner
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Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame inducts Matt Straw
Manvel, N.D., couple brings baby along for the hunt
WATCH: Female hunters are on the rise in Minnesota, North Dakota
Minnesota opening weekend deer harvest down from last year
Experienced outdoorsman selected to lead outdoor coverage for Forum Communications
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Chocolatiers need more cocoa, and they want millennials to help
Crow Wing Energized: Resiliency and hope - a vet reflects
Seasonal depression, 'winter blues' and SAD
New government guidelines say you can get your exercise in small doses
Happy Holidays? Hospice offers classes to get through grief during a happy time of year
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Walker Art Center in Minneapolis hires new director
Lakes Jam announces more acts: Collective Soul, Jackie Lee to name a few
Meet Rachel Hollis, the Texas mom shaking up this year's best-seller list
Stan Lee, creator of superheroes, dies at 95
Young Authors Conference is Nov. 13 in Staples
Her Voice Magazine
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Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
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October 5, 2018
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent, lowest since 1969
WASHINGTON - The unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in September, its lowest level since 1969, the Labor Department reported Friday, Oct....
October 5, 2018 - 8:56am
September 20, 2018
Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's unemployment rate fell to 2.9 percent in August, the lowest it has been in nearly 19 years. The rate was 3 percent...
September 20, 2018 - 2:29pm
September 1, 2018
College students say they want a degree for a job. Are they getting what they want?
College is increasingly seen by high school students as a means to an end: getting a job. Since the Great Recession, surveys of teenagers - and...
September 1, 2018 - 12:30pm
Low unemployment levels recorded across the region
Unemployment numbers in the region as of July. In Brainerd, the number of people unemployed out of the labor force amounted to 268 people out...
September 1, 2018 - 12:00pm
July 6, 2018
US economy added 213,000 jobs in June as unemployment rose to 4 percent
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy added 213,000 jobs in June, the Labor Department reported Friday, as the unemployment rate rose to four percent....
July 6, 2018 - 11:02am
June 15, 2018
State gains 10,200 jobs in May: Unemployment rate drops to 3.1 percent
Minnesota employers added 10,200 jobs in May, according to seasonally adjusted figures released Thursday, June 14, by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. With those gains, the state has added 29,188 jobs in the past year, a 1 percent growth rate. The...
June 15, 2018 - 11:30am
June 14, 2018
Minn. employers add more than 10,000 jobs
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.1 percent as employers added 10,200 jobs in May. The seasonally adjusted rate is less...
June 14, 2018 - 5:46pm
April 22, 2018
State gains 2,900 jobs in March
ST. PAUL — Minnesota employers added 2,900 jobs in March, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department...
April 22, 2018 - 5:30am
March 8, 2018
Minnesota gained 2,500 jobs in January, unemployment steady
ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS—Minnesota added 2,500 jobs in January, according to the latest employment figures released Thursday, March 8, by the state Department of Employment and Economic Development. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January held steady at 3.3 percent....
March 8, 2018 - 5:03pm
March 1, 2018
Rosenmeier Forum: Panelists tackle issues of lakes area unemployment
The issue of unemployment took center stage at Central Lakes College for the Gordon Rosenmeier Forum Wednesday evening—though, panelists...
March 1, 2018 - 6:00am
Minnesota named 2nd-strongest state
ST. PAUL—Ahead of Tuesday's State of the Union address, POLITICO released a report naming Minnesota the Second Strongest State in the Union. This is the fourth time Minnesota has ranked among the top two strongest states in the nation in the POLITICO study.
February 1, 2018 - 6:30am
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
November 27, 2017
Lakes Area jobless rates
Unemployment rates from the seven-county lakes region are at their lowest levels in 27 years, which marked the furthest search option on the...
November 27, 2017 - 2:00pm
November 25, 2017
Minnesota, North Dakota seeing lowest jobless rates in years
Minnesota and North Dakota are both reporting unemployment rates that are among the lowest seen in over a decade. Minnesota's unemployment rate dropped 0.4 percent in October to 3.3 percent, its lowest point in 17 years, according to seasonally adjusted figures released by state officials...
November 25, 2017 - 3:00pm