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  • Ice Castle Manufacturer Expanding in Pine River
    February 28, 2014 - American Surplus and Manufacturing, a Montevideo company that specializes in making wheeled ice-fishing houses under the Ice Castle brand, is opening a manufacturing facility that will bring 20 jobs to Pine River.
  • DEED Offers 12th Edition of Employment Law Guidebook
    February 18, 2014 - The 12th edition of “An Employer’s Guide to Employment Law Issues in Minnesota” has been completed and is being offered to the public for free by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • Angel Tax Credit Fuels Job Growth and New Investment to Minnesota
    February 14, 2014 - The Angel Tax Credit leveraged over $107 million of private investment in Minnesota technology based startup companies and supported over 500 jobs from 2010 to 2012, according to an independent evaluation of the program by the Economic Development Research Group (EDRG).
  • Minnesota Ranks Fourth in Gallup Job Creation Index
    February 13, 2014 - ST. PAUL – Minnesota ranked fourth among states last year in employee perceptions of job creation at their workplaces, according to a new study released by the Gallup organization this week.
  • Jack Link’s® Beef Jerky Expanding in Minneapolis
    February 10, 2014 - Link Snacks Inc., a Minong, Wis., company that specializes in making and selling Jack Link’s® branded beef jerky and other meat snacks, is bringing 20 new, high-paying jobs to downtown Minneapolis.
  • DEED Partners with Southeast Technical College to Develop Northern Engraving Employees
    February 06, 2014 - DEED has awarded a $235,000 Minnesota Job Skills Partnership grant to Minnesota State College – Southeast Technical to train more than 200 employees of Northern Engraving in Spring Grove.
  • DEED Awards Cleanup Funding for Redevelopment Projects
    February 06, 2014 - Minnesota redevelopment projects that will create 520 jobs and retain another 6,150 jobs were awarded contamination cleanup or investigative funding from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • Minnesota Job Skills Grant Funds Training for Alliance Machine Workforce
    February 04, 2014 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has awarded a $49,475 grant under its Minnesota Job Skills Partnership to Anoka-Ramsey Community College to train 35 employees of Alliance Machine in Elk River.
  • DEED Grant Aims to Assist Low Income Workers
    February 03, 2014 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded a $196,890 Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) Low Income Worker Training Program grant to Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis to start 60 lower-income individuals on a path to information technology careers.