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‘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. Gov. Mark Dayton, Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, Rep. Rick Nolan and Senate...
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
September 1, 2015
Target cuts another 235 Twin Cities jobs
MINNEAPOLIS — Target laid off another 235 headquarters employees on Tuesday. The Minneapolis-based retailer has now laid off nearly 2,100 Twin Cities workers since March. “As a part of our transition to an Agile technology development and support model, we conducted a comprehensive...
September 1, 2015 - 10:05pm
April 23, 2015
Branstad, Reynolds discuss jobs, avian flu
SIBLEY, Iowa — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds made a stop in Sibley Wednesday morning as part of their annual 99-county...
April 23, 2015 - 11:10am
April 16, 2015
Minnesota adds 7,800 jobs in March
ST. PAUL — Minnesota employers added 7,800 jobs last month, according to figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Education and health care led all sectors with 5,800 new jobs. The professional and business services sector lost...
April 16, 2015 - 8:37pm
April 1, 2015
Local area leaders to call on Worthington area lawmakers to support clean energy plan
WORTHINGTON — Local and area leaders from the Clean Energy and Jobs Campaign will call on area lawmakers to support a responsible Minnesota Clean Energy Plan at 1 p.m. today at the Nobles County Library, 407 12th St. The plan includes changing the state’s Renewable Energy Standard...
April 1, 2015 - 9:07pm
March 19, 2015
Minnesota continues to add jobs, with jobless rate steady
ST. PAUL — Minnesota employers added 11,800 jobs in February and the state jobless rate stayed steady at 3.7 percent, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The agency also announced revised figures from January, reducing the number of jobs...
March 19, 2015 - 8:05pm
February 22, 2015
GOP focus turns outstate
ST. PAUL — If rural Minnesota lawmakers get their way this session, a lot more taxpayer dollars soon will start flowing out of the seven-county metro area and into the countryside. The new rural-dominated House Republican majority is putting outstate issues at the top of its...
February 22, 2015 - 8:13pm
Goodwill helps 1,534 find new employment in 2014
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Thanks to the significant job search assistance provided by Goodwill of the Great Plains Connection Centers, 1,534 people found jobs with more than 500 employers within its territory in 2014. “We are ecstatic about the number because the growth rate has increased...
February 22, 2015 - 7:58pm
February 18, 2015
Senators link Greater Minnesota bills
ST. PAUL — Five Democratic senators serving Greater Minnesota on Wednesday linked bills that each sponsor into an overall initiative that they say would provide better training and housing for workers. Among the bills are ones to: Hire career counselors at workforce centers...
February 18, 2015 - 9:01pm
February 16, 2015
Clean Energy Jobs Forum comes to town Friday
WORTHINGTON — A Minnesota Clean Energy Jobs Forum is coming to the Bioscience Advancement Center for a 1 p.m. program Friday. The forum will be led by Joe Sullivan of the Minnesota Center for Energy and Environment and Mike Franklin of Weber Johnson Public Affairs. The forum,...
February 16, 2015 - 9:37pm
February 12, 2015
Target cuts 550 jobs in Minneapolis offices
MINNEAPOLIS — Target is laying off 550 employees in its Minneapolis corporate offices, following its failed Canadian expansion. Of those...
February 12, 2015 - 8:51pm
December 11, 2014
Hour of Code leads to new learning opportunities
WORTHINGTON — Students at Prairie Elementary joined millions around the world this week to learn an “Hour of Code” in celebration of Computer...
December 11, 2014 - 8:29pm
December 8, 2014
Minnesota looks for workforce advice
ST. PAUL — Stories of Minnesota manufacturers finding it difficult to fill jobs abound around rural Minnesota, and some state senators are...
December 8, 2014 - 10:17pm