CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Economic development bill passes
By Don Davis
Minnesota legislators voted to increase funding designed to produce jobs.
The House voted 73-59 for the jobs and economic development bill that for the next two years provides $100 milli... Posted on 5/16/13 at 10:09 PM
NEW PLATEAUS The Irony of Apple
Steve Jobs was a self-starting, free-thinking entrepreneur. Yet whenever a new Apple product is released, we see that part of his legacy is a population of those who chase trends and hold a brand in s... Posted on 7/10/12 at 8:54 AM
THE FLENSBURG FILES Annie's Kiosk Coming Soon to Schleswig Holstein
During my trip to Flensburg in May 2010, I did a pair of bike tours along the Flensburg Fjord, a bay area that is part of the Baltic Sea and enclaves the border city. On one day I toured the south e... Posted on 6/12/12 at 4:55 AM
REPRINT 1940: Highway Jobs
There were plenty of advertised construction projects in 1940.... Posted on 5/15/11 at 12:00 AM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Journalism, Jackson and jobs
The other day, someone asked me what time I usually went to work.
My reply: Whenever I get there.
He laughed and said something like, It must be nice to have a job like that.
I shrugged my shoulder... Posted on 1/29/11 at 12:48 AM
People 65 and older will increasingly try to stay employed or find employment for a number of reasons. Some will feel a need to do it for financial reasons. Others will stay working because if fulfills them more than full retirement.
Layoffs are college’s reaction to unallotment WORTHINGTON — Minnesota West Community & Technical College has already laid off two campus CEOs, and will lay off a total of about six employees by the time the college reacts fully to a cut in state aid, said President Rick Shrubb.
City sees new home construction, job vacancies
JACKSON — Economic times may be tough, but a subdivision and apartment building are being built and businesses are looking for new employees in Jackson, according to Sue Pirsig, the city’s economic development coordinator.
Boost in renewables industry key part of Pawlenty’s economic plan ST. PAUL — Lower taxes for businesses that add jobs in renewable energy industries is a key part of Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s 2009 economic plan.
FARGO - Ahh, children. One minute they’re running around the house, making messes and screaming at the tops of their lungs. Then they grow into teenagers – and still – they run around making messes and screaming at the tops of their lungs.
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