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  • DEED Receives National Emergency Funding to Retrain Unemployed Minnesotans
    July 10, 2014 - DEED has been awarded a $919,065 National Emergency Grant to provide on-the-job training, apprenticeships, and occupational training opportunities for 132 workers who lost a job through no fault of their own in central Minnesota and Washington County.
  • Largest Veterans Career Fair in Minnesota Will Be Held July 9
    July 07, 2014 - The 2014 Minnesota Veterans Career Fair, the largest event in the state for military veterans looking for work, will be held in Brooklyn Center on Wed., July 9. Gov. Mark Dayton will address employers and veterans in attendance.
  • DEED Awarded Grant to Assist Low-Income Seniors Re-Enter the Workforce
    July 03, 2014 - DEED has been awarded $350,000 from the USDOL to improve services to lower-income seniors through the Senior Community Service Employment Program.
  • Clyde Machines Expanding in Glenwood
    July 01, 2014 - Clyde Machines Inc., a Glenwood company that designs and manufactures aircraft ground support equipment, is expanding production with a 35,000-square-foot building addition and 15 new jobs. The business said the new jobs will pay wages and benefits averaging $17 an hour.
  • Vision Processing Technologies Expanding in Owatonna
    July 01, 2014 - Food ingredients maker Vision Processing Technologies is expanding operations in Owatonna with 20 new jobs and a 15,000-square-foot building addition.
  • Wurth Adams Moving Operations to Brooklyn Park
    June 30, 2014 - Wurth Adams Nut & Bolt is moving its headquarters to Brooklyn Park in a $27.5 million expansion that will create 20 jobs.
  • Sign-Zone Inc. Moving Operations to Brooklyn Center
    June 26, 2014 - Visual display company Sign-Zone Inc. announced plans today to move its operations to Brooklyn Center and expand its workforce by 25 employees.
  • DEED Seeks to Align Minnesota Workforce and Business Needs
    June 26, 2014 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded more than $3.3 million in grants to Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and the College of St. Scholastica to train 4,482 current and new employees of 34 businesses.
  • Minnesota Sixth in CNBC's "Top States for Business"
    June 25, 2014 - Minnesota ranked sixth in CNBC’s eighth annual “America’s Top States for Business,” climbing from 15th place in the same rankings a year ago, according to results that were released today.
  • Capital Safety Adding 100 Jobs in Red Wing
    June 23, 2014 - Capital Safety, a global provider of fall protection equipment for workers in construction, oil and gas, utilities and other industries, today announced a 60,000-square- foot expansion project that will create 100 jobs at its operations in Red Wing.
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