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Witnesses and residents recount Superior refinery explosion
Refinery blast injures at least 11; fire still burning as evacuation continues
Combating fake news: Panel of Fargo media experts discuss the landscape of today's media
Senate debates voluminous budget bill that includes little spending
Data: April 27, 2018
Thursday sports roundup: Adrian baseball team takes two from E/SWC
Track and field: Olsen makes a big throw forward
Prep baseball: Trojans bomb Redwood Valley
The trout don't know how lucky they are
Thibodeau 'proud' of Timberwolves' progress
New Mall of America movie theater to offer food options
Worthington retailers jump into internet sales tax debate
Big farm insolvency plays out in state court
Lange’s Cafe ends 24-hour service after 62 years
Bingham Lake family business up for sale after 89 years
Place a Business Announcement
Letter: Time to get tough on confinement buildings
Letter: Historical society thankful for support at meeting
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Time to respond to reader feedback
Letter: Looking out for farmers' best interests
Donna M. Miller
Allan James Ritter
Arlene Mina Johansen
Minnesotans could have been exposed to measles in Winona and Albert Lea, officials say
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
When it comes to wine, what are tannins?
STDs rising in Minnesota
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
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85 Birthday Card Shower
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
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
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