CNBC Names Minnesota
America's Top State For Business

In the 2015 ranking of “America’s Top States for Business,” Minnesota claimed the top spot - moving the state up from sixth place in 2014.

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Whether you're new to exporting altogether or targeting a new market, STEP export assistance grants can help your company get export-ready and pave the way to success.

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Angel Tax Credit: The Movie

Entrepreneur meets investor in this epic tale of how great Minnesota businesses are financed. Five stars.

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We're A Grant Finalist!
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Minnesota is a finalist for a National Disaster Resilience Grant offered through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Before submitting a final application and a list of proposed projects, the state is looking for public input.

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Scott County Career Fair

October 1, Canterbury Event Center
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Northeast Minnesota: Making Machines That Make Things

The state's rustic northwoods are home to a cluster of companies that manufacture sophisticated machinery.

Counting on Manufacturing: Take a Look at the Numbers

Want to understand the seismic economic impact of Minnesota's manufacturing industries? The tale's in the digits.

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