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  • State Gains 2,600 Jobs in March
    April 17, 2014 - Minnesota employers added 2,600 jobs in March, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • State Officials Making Bonding Visit to Moorhead
    April 11, 2014 - Commissioners from two Minnesota state agencies are in Moorhead today to show their support for $6.54 million in bonding that Gov. Mark Dayton is recommending for Minnesota State Community and Technical College.
  • North Star Insurance Expands Cottonwood Headquarters
    April 07, 2014 - North Star Mutual Insurance Company, headquartered in Cottonwood, Minn., is expanding due to an increase in services to markets throughout the Midwest. The company announced plans to invest $9.5 million and will create 12 new full-time permanent jobs.
  • DC Group Expands in North Minneapolis
    April 04, 2014 - DC Group, a Minnesota-based maintenance and repair services group, announced plans to expand its North Minneapolis facility and will create at least 33 full-time permanent jobs. The company’s expected private investment in the expansion is over $6.2 million.
  • HexFuel Plans Manufacturing Facility in Hastings
    April 02, 2014 - HexFuel, a Maplewood startup that makes technology that improves the performance of diesel engines, is planning a manufacturing facility in Hastings that will employ 150 people within three years and potentially 300 in five years.
  • Employers Report 60,400 Vacancies in Fourth Quarter
    April 01, 2014 - Minnesota employers reported nearly 60,400 job vacancies in the fourth quarter last year – the most job openings in the state during a fourth quarter in nine years, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • State Loses 100 Jobs in February
    March 26, 2014 - Minnesota employers cut 100 jobs in February, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • Pearson Candy Company Expanding in St. Paul
    March 26, 2014 - Pearson Candy Co., which has been making candy in Minnesota for more than 100 years, is expanding its St. Paul operations in a move that will create at least 40 local jobs.
  • DEED Hosts First Water Technology Summit
    March 25, 2014 - Leaders from the water technology industry and other officials met in Eagan today for the state’s first Minnesota Water Technology Business Summit. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) hosted the event, which explored how Minnesota can address global water issues and showcase the state’s business strength in this sector. The summit was held at Ecolab’s Allan L. Schuman Campus in Eagan.
  • DEED Awards First Job Creation Fund Projects
    March 25, 2014 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced the first projects awarded funding under the Minnesota Job Creation Fund, a new $24 million program approved by Governor Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature last spring for economic development.
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