04, 2013 - SAINT PAUL, MN – Consumers and businesses in Minnesota often forget that their confidence in buying goods depends on accurate scales and measures that ensure consumers get what they pay for, and businesses compete on a level playing field. This is all due to the diligence of state weights and measures inspectors. The Minnesota Department of Commerce – Weights and Measures Division and the National Conference on Weights and Measures celebrates these public servants each year with Weights and Measures Week, March 1-7.
07, 2012 - The Minnesota Department of Commerce returns to Farmfest this year, with more information relevant to rural Minnesota economies than ever before. The Commerce Department booth is located in the Agriculture Building, where Commerce staff will be on hand to answer questions about a variety of topics affecting the lives of farm families and businesses.
14, 2011 - An ongoing Minnesota Department of Commerce investigation has identified at least 38 gas stations and 10 secondary distributors in southern Minnesota that received gasoline with above-regulation concentrations of ethanol.