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  • State Jobless Rate Falls to 5.4 Percent
    April 18, 2013 - The Minnesota unemployment rate dropped 0.1 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted 5.4 percent, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • DEED Awards Training Grant for Kraus-Anderson Workforce
    April 17, 2013 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded a $197,000 grant under its Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) to train 337 employees of Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson Construction Co.
  • DEED Commissioner Tours Mankato Project Sites
    April 15, 2013 - DEED Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben met with Mankato officials today during a trip that included tours of the Mankato civic center and the Tailwind redevelopment project.
  • DEED Awards Funding for Redeveloping Blighted Sites
    April 10, 2013 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded grants totaling $2.67 million for four projects that will create 56 full-time jobs and retain another 100.
  • Fourth Annual Northland Job Fair Set for Duluth
    April 05, 2013 - The fourth annual Northland Job Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, at the DECC Paulucci Hall, 350 Harbor Drive in Duluth.
  • DEED Awards Training Grant for Thermo King Employees
    April 02, 2013 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded a $300,000 grant under its Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) to train 564 employees of Thermo King, a Minneapolis-based manufacturer of transport temperature control systems for trailers, truck bodies, buses, shipboard containers and railway cars.
  • DEED Commissioner Visits Minnesota Iron Range
    April 01, 2013 - DEED Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben made stops on the northern Minnesota Iron Range today, visiting the offices of the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board in Eveleth, touring local companies and participating in an economic development roundtable discussion.