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  • State Launches Initiatives to Encourage Small Business Growth
    October 09, 2014 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has launched three new initiatives that offer assistance to help small businesses in Minnesota expand or improve their operations.
  • State Job Vacancies Reach 13-Year High
    October 09, 2014 - Job vacancies in Minnesota climbed to their highest level in 13 years in the second quarter, with employers reporting nearly 84,700 openings statewide, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • DEED Awarded DOL Grant to Expand Employment Opportunities Statewide for People with Disabilities
    September 30, 2014 - DEED has been awarded $2.5 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to expand employment opportunities for adults with disabilities. Anoka County Workforce Council, Central Minnesota Jobs & Training Services Inc. and Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council will operate career pathway programming in a 26-county region.
  • DEED Accepting Applications for Broadband Grants
    September 24, 2014 - State officials are accepting applications for funding to expand broadband infrastructure in areas of Minnesota that don’t have adequate high-speed Internet service.
  • Park Industries Expanding in St. Cloud
    September 23, 2014 - Stone-processing equipment manufacturer Park Industries Inc. announced plans today to invest in its operations and expand its facility in St. Cloud.
  • DEED Awards $1.7 Million for Redevelopment Projects
    September 19, 2014 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded four grants and one loan for redevelopment projects in Minnesota that are expected to create or retain more than 5,700 jobs.
  • State Gains 6,100 Jobs in August
    September 18, 2014 - Minnesota employers added 6,100 jobs in August, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • DEED Pilot Program Helps Fund Roseau Apartment Project
    September 17, 2014 - A 30-unit housing project is underway in Roseau with financial assistance from a pilot program at the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • Rochester WorkForce Center Holds Grand Opening
    September 16, 2014 - The new Rochester WorkForce Center held a grand opening celebration today at its new location at Rochester Community and Technical College. DEED Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben, RCTC President Leslie McClellon and other local leaders welcomed job seekers into the new location.
  • Exports Climb to $5.4 Billion in Second Quarter
    September 11, 2014 - Minnesota exports of manufactured, agricultural and mining products climbed to $5.4 billion in the second quarter, a 3.6 percent gain from the same period a year ago, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). U.S. exports in the quarter were up 3.3 percent from a year ago.
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