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  • Expert On-the-Job Workshop to be Offered in Fergus Falls
    July 23, 2013 - The state’s employment agency is bringing nationally renowned training to Minnesota businesses.
  • State Unemployment Rate Dips to 5.2 Percent
    July 18, 2013 - The Minnesota unemployment rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 5.2 percent in June, reaching its lowest point since May 2008, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • DEED Commissioner Opens Seventh Annual
    July 16, 2013 - Emphasizing the role the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) plays in helping veterans find employment in Minnesota, Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben welcomed Minnesota employers at the 7th annual Minnesota Veterans Career Fair in Brooklyn Center today.
  • Valley Cartage Opens New Headquarters in Lake Elmo
    July 16, 2013 - DEED Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben joined other state and local officials at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Lake Elmo today to celebrate the opening of a Valley Cartage Group Inc. headquarters and logistics center that will ultimately bring 96 jobs to the city.
  • 2012 a Successful Year for Minnesota Small Businesses
    July 11, 2013 - Minnesota’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) network is shaping the future of small business in Minnesota. The SBDC annual report for 2012 highlights that success.
  • DEED Leads Cleanup of Six Contaminated Project Sites
    July 10, 2013 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development awarded grants totaling $2.9 million to investigate or clean up contamination on six sites in Mankato, Moorhead and Minneapolis.
  • Minnesota Exports Post 10th Straight Quarter of Record Growth
    July 10, 2013 - Minnesota exports of agricultural, mining and manufactured products reached $4.9 billion in the first quarter of 2013, the state’s 10th consecutive quarter of record export growth, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • YouthBuild Grant of $768,000 Awarded to Dayton’s Bluff Neighborhood Housing Services
    July 10, 2013 - The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Dayton’s Bluff Neighborhood Housing Services, in St. Paul, a $768,000 YouthBuild grant to support academic and occupational skill training for at-risk youth.
  • $900,000 YouthBuild Grant Awarded to Tree Trust in St. Louis Park
    July 10, 2013 - The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Tree Trust, in St. Louis Park, a $900,000 YouthBuild grant to support academic and occupational skill training for at-risk youth.
  • YouthBuild Grant of $864,000 Awarded to Bemidji Action Programs
    July 10, 2013 - The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Bi-County Community Action Programs Inc. of Bemidji an $864,000 YouthBuild grant to support academic and occupational skill training for at-risk youth.