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  • State Adds 7,400 Jobs in April
    May 21, 2015 - – Minnesota employers added 7,400 jobs in April, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • Inter-Faith Care Center Employees Receive Training Focusing on Resident Centered Care
    May 14, 2015 - DEED has awarded Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College a $171,805 Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Program grant to train 150 employees of Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton.
  • Arctic Cat Planning $27 Million Investment in Minnesota Operations
    May 13, 2015 - Arctic Cat Inc. today announced that it plans to invest nearly $27 million in its manufacturing facilities in Thief River Falls and St. Cloud, Minnesota, which is expected to result in the creation of approximately 50 jobs.
  • DEED Awards $17.6 Million for Rehabilitation Projects
    May 11, 2015 - Thirty-seven Minnesota communities were awarded $17.6 million by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) to help pay for building rehabilitation and infrastructure projects.
  • Danish Firm Signs Licensing Deal with Chaska Wind-Power Developer
    May 06, 2015 - SheerWind Inc., a Chaska, Minn., based developer of wind-power systems, has signed a licensing agreement that will allow its technology to be marketed and deployed in Denmark.
  • DEED Initiative Helping Small Businesses Expand
    May 06, 2015 - Small businesses in Minnesota have received $7.8 million in loans that helped them create or retain 2,600 jobs under a program launched by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) in late 2011.
  • Lueken’s Village Foods Workforce to Receive Training
    April 24, 2015 - DEED has awarded Optivation-Bemidji State University a $49,572 Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Program grant to train 43 leaders of Lueken’s Village Foods in south Bemidji.
  • Minnesota to Teens: We're Hiring
    April 23, 2015 - Job prospects for Minnesota teenagers have improved considerably since the recession, with the average unemployment rate for young people ages 16 to 19 falling to 11.4 percent in 2014, according to figures from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • Rahr Corporation’s Shakopee Location to Become World’s Largest Single-Site Malting Facility
    April 20, 2015 - ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development awarded $610,000 in Job Creation Fund resources to Rahr Malting Corporation on Friday, helping position the Shakopee-based company to begin its $68 million expansion and addition of 28 full-time employees. One of Minnesota’s longest-standing family businesses, Rahr manufactures malt and distributes ingredients for the brewing and beverage industry worldwide.
  • State Gains 7,800 Jobs in March
    April 16, 2015 - Minnesota employers add 7,800 jobs in March, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
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