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.
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.
04, 2014 - Companies announced plans in the second quarter to invest $241 million in 22 expansion projects that are expected to create nearly 950 jobs in the state, according to the latest business expansion report from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
04, 2014 - The Minnesota Trade Office (MTO) is accepting nominations for the 29th Annual Governor’s International Trade Awards, which honor Minnesota companies that have excelled in the international marketplace.
29, 2014 - Today the Brookings Institution released a profile and analysis of the impact of the foreign student population in the Twin Cities metropolitan area as part of its Global Cities Initiative, a joint project of the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase. The Geography of Foreign Students in U.S. Higher Education: Origins and Destinations analyzes the 11,623-large foreign student population in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area between 2008 and 2012 and highlights ways local leaders can bring global connections to the region’s economy.