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  • Park Industries Expanding in St. Cloud
    September 23, 2014 - Stone-processing equipment manufacturer Park Industries Inc. announced plans today to invest in its operations and expand its facility in St. Cloud.
  • DEED Awards $1.7 Million for Redevelopment Projects
    September 19, 2014 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded four grants and one loan for redevelopment projects in Minnesota that are expected to create or retain more than 5,700 jobs.
  • State Gains 6,100 Jobs in August
    September 18, 2014 - Minnesota employers added 6,100 jobs in August, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • DEED Pilot Program Helps Fund Roseau Apartment Project
    September 17, 2014 - A 30-unit housing project is underway in Roseau with financial assistance from a pilot program at the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • Rochester WorkForce Center Holds Grand Opening
    September 16, 2014 - The new Rochester WorkForce Center held a grand opening celebration today at its new location at Rochester Community and Technical College. DEED Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben, RCTC President Leslie McClellon and other local leaders welcomed job seekers into the new location.
  • Exports Climb to $5.4 Billion in Second Quarter
    September 11, 2014 - Minnesota exports of manufactured, agricultural and mining products climbed to $5.4 billion in the second quarter, a 3.6 percent gain from the same period a year ago, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). U.S. exports in the quarter were up 3.3 percent from a year ago.
  • Companies Announce $241 Million in Expansions in Second Quarter
    September 04, 2014 - Companies announced plans in the second quarter to invest $241 million in 22 expansion projects that are expected to create nearly 950 jobs in the state, according to the latest business expansion report from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • Nominations Being Accepted for Governor’s International Trade Awards
    September 04, 2014 - The Minnesota Trade Office (MTO) is accepting nominations for the 29th Annual Governor’s International Trade Awards, which honor Minnesota companies that have excelled in the international marketplace.
  • Foreign Students are Valuable Assets to Twin Cities Businesses and Economy
    August 29, 2014 - Today the Brookings Institution released a profile and analysis of the impact of the foreign student population in the Twin Cities metropolitan area as part of its Global Cities Initiative, a joint project of the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase. The Geography of Foreign Students in U.S. Higher Education: Origins and Destinations analyzes the 11,623-large foreign student population in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area between 2008 and 2012 and highlights ways local leaders can bring global connections to the region’s economy.
  • Menasha Packaging Expanding in Lakeville
    August 27, 2014 - Wisconsin-based corrugated display and packaging manufacturer Menasha Packaging will create 15 jobs and invest $7 million in an expansion of its operations in Lakeville.
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