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  • MnDOT and DEED Announce $15.7 million
    June 27, 2013 - The Minnesota Department of Transportation – in partnership with the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) – has awarded $15.7 million in grants to five state trunk highway projects that will support growing industry and businesses, and improve the transportation network for all users. The funding was awarded under the Transportation Economic Development Program (TED).
  • Survey: Business Services Firms Optimistic About Economy
    June 26, 2013 - Seventy-seven percent of Minnesota firms that specialize in business services are optimistic about the outlook for the state economy, saying they anticipate their sales revenue to grow or remain stable in the coming year, according to a survey by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • DEED Reports 42 Business Expansions
    June 24, 2013 - Forty-two business expansion projects have been announced in the first quarter of 2013, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development’s (DEED) quarterly Business Expansion Report.
  • Minnesota Adds 8,400 Jobs in May
    June 20, 2013 - Minnesota employers added 8,400 jobs in May, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • State Opening Foreign Trade Office in Germany
    June 19, 2013 - Minnesota officials announced today that the Dusseldorf-Cologne area of Germany will be the site of a European office to promote Minnesota exports and foreign direct investment in the state.
  • State Economy Among Country's Fastest-Growing
    June 17, 2013 - Minnesota has one of the fastest-growing economies in the country, according to a study by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).
  • Minnesota and Sweden Sign Bioenergy Agreement
    June 14, 2013 - Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton and a Swedish official signed a document today that pledges to continue working together on research, technology and public policy related to the field of bioenergy.
  • DEED Awards 32 Small Cities Development Grants
    June 11, 2013 - Grants totaling $17.97 million were awarded to 32 communities in Greater Minnesota to help pay for rehabilitating housing and commercial structures and improving infrastructure.
  • DEED Awards Training Grant for NewPage Duluth Mill Workforce
    June 11, 2013 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded a $91,768 grant under its Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) to train 105 employees of the NewPage Duluth Mill. The latest grant will support advanced training at Lake Superior College for NewPage Duluth Mill employees from the company’s automation, mechanical, rover and leadership departments.
  • Delegation Named for Trade Mission to Germany, Sweden and Norway
    June 05, 2013 - A delegation of 35 business executives, government officials and higher education leaders will accompany Gov. Mark Dayton on his trade mission to Germany, Sweden and Norway on June 12-21.
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