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  • DEED Unveils Career Profile Tool
    June 03, 2015 - Career Profile, a new data tool that helps students and job seekers learn about wages, educational requirements, job opening projections and other details related to hundreds of occupations, was unveiled today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • State Exports at $4.9 Billion in First Quarter
    May 29, 2015 - Minnesota exports of manufactured, agricultural and mining products were valued at $4.9 billion in the first quarter of 2015, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • Blattner Energy Expanding Headquarters in Avon
    May 28, 2015 - Power generation contractor Blattner Energy Inc. is investing $6.2 million to expand and renovate its headquarters in Avon and will create 12 new jobs at the site.
  • Minnesota DEED Supports Business Growth in Shoreview
    May 27, 2015 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has announced new business growth is coming to Shoreview, with funding support provided by the Minnesota Job Creation Fund. Ally Financial Inc., a leading financial services company, is consolidating its Twin Cities operations in Shoreview, moving 150 jobs there from Roseville and Bloomington, and adding 250 new jobs within two years.
  • State Adds 7,400 Jobs in April
    May 21, 2015 - – Minnesota employers added 7,400 jobs in April, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • Inter-Faith Care Center Employees Receive Training Focusing on Resident Centered Care
    May 14, 2015 - DEED has awarded Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College a $171,805 Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Program grant to train 150 employees of Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton.
  • Arctic Cat Planning $27 Million Investment in Minnesota Operations
    May 13, 2015 - Arctic Cat Inc. today announced that it plans to invest nearly $27 million in its manufacturing facilities in Thief River Falls and St. Cloud, Minnesota, which is expected to result in the creation of approximately 50 jobs.
  • DEED Awards $17.6 Million for Rehabilitation Projects
    May 11, 2015 - Thirty-seven Minnesota communities were awarded $17.6 million by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) to help pay for building rehabilitation and infrastructure projects.
  • Danish Firm Signs Licensing Deal with Chaska Wind-Power Developer
    May 06, 2015 - SheerWind Inc., a Chaska, Minn., based developer of wind-power systems, has signed a licensing agreement that will allow its technology to be marketed and deployed in Denmark.
  • DEED Initiative Helping Small Businesses Expand
    May 06, 2015 - Small businesses in Minnesota have received $7.8 million in loans that helped them create or retain 2,600 jobs under a program launched by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) in late 2011.
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