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Legislature moves quickly to fund its work after Dayton veto
On front lines of opioid abuse, Minn. Judicial Council signs off on new tribal drug court
1,000 crowd Minn. Capitol to urge gun violence actions
Alexandria hospital patient died from medication error, report says
Renovated central Minn. lake home saved after judge overturns ruling
It's the time for big tournaments
U.S., mostly with Minnesotans, beats Canada to reach gold medal game in men's curling
Olympics: Bulldogs' Rooney backstops U.S. women to shootout win over Canada, first gold since 1998
Mason sparks Gophers as they end nine-game losing streak
College men's basketball: Banged-up Bluejays fall to St. Cloud Tech
How wine tastings transport you
Column: Main goal of hospice -- monitor symptoms, maintain comfort
Column: Biodiesel gives the region a boost
Column: Keeping southwest Minnesota a vibrant place to live
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Esther Zavala de Adame
Gerald "Jerry" Roetzel
Church turns garbage into good night's sleep through 'Mat Ministry'
Hearty onion and mushroom tart perfect for meatless meals
Cold weather car safety
'Be our guest' to another Disney classic
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
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Sietsema 90th birthday
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Huisman 60th anniversary
Boltjes 50th anniversary
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Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
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
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
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 24, 2017
Minnesota 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...
July 24, 2017 - 5:26pm
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 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 7, 2017
Job growth slows as U.S. unemployment rate drops to 4.5 percent
WASHINGTON - U.S. employers added the fewest number of workers in 10 months in March, but a drop in the unemployment rate to a near 10-year low...
April 7, 2017 - 8:07am
March 10, 2017
Strong job growth, rising wages set stage for Fed rate hike
WASHINGTON - Employers hired workers at a robust pace in February, beating expectations, and wages grinded higher, which could give the Federal...
March 10, 2017 - 9:51am
December 19, 2016
Guest editorial: Creating jobs and driving innovation in rural Minnesota
Back in 2009, I had the opportunity to attend the grand opening of Ever Cat’s biodiesel plant in Isanti. The company, started by a feed-supplement supplier for farmers, uses innovative technology to create biodiesel from waste. And every year since its opening, that plant has produced...
December 19, 2016 - 8:31pm
November 24, 2016
In rural Minnesota, residents facing economic challenges, opportunities
ST. PAUL -- Rural Minnesotans are happy, to a point. They are optimistic, to a point. They see local jobs available, to a point. "It is kind of a mixed bag," Executive Director Brad Finstad of the Center for Rural Policy and Development said.
November 24, 2016 - 8:33pm
December 2, 2015
‘Rangers need jobs’: Minnesota lawmakers seek White House help for Iron Range
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s highest ranking officials are requesting a personal meeting with President Barack Obama to discuss the international trade practices that are crippling domestic steel production.
December 2, 2015 - 2:52pm
Potential MN job crisis ‘ought to make you nervous’
MARSHALL — Nova Tech Engineering and its 40 employees moved 10 years ago from a pole shed on the west end of Willmar to the park-like setting...
November 2, 2015 - 9:19pm
September 17, 2015
Minnesota adds 7,300 jobs in August
ST. PAUL — Minnesota employers added 7,300 jobs in August, according to seasonally adjusted figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), but the jobless rate for the state stayed steady at 4 percent. The August job numbers,...
September 17, 2015 - 9:58pm